9780789724465

Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows Millennium

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789724465

  • ISBN10:

    0789724464

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 2000-01-01
  • Publisher: Que

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Bott zeroes in on topics, tools and techniques that help intermediate-advanced Windows users become more productive with their PCs. He covers the most important new technologies in this Windows upgrade for consumers, including MP3 audio, cable modems, home networking, scanners and digital cameras, and system utilities. Two-color interior.

Author Biography

Ed Bott is an award-winning computer journalist and one of the most widely recognized voices in the computing world, with nearly two decades of experience as a writer and editor at leading magazines such as PC World and PC Computing. Currently, he is Senior Contributing Editor for Smart Business (formerly PC Computing), a 1999 National Magazine Award winner with a monthly circulation of more than 1 million. On the Web, Ed is the Guide to Windows for About - The Human Internet (http://windows.about.com), one of the Internet's leading resources for news, information, and entertainment; he also writes a weekly column for TechRepublic.com. He is the author of a long list of Que books covering Microsoft Windows and Office, including Special Edition Using Microsoft Office 2000, Practical Windows 2000, Special Edition Using Windows 98, and Platinum Edition Using Windows 98, and two editions of Using Windows 95. In all, Ed has reached more than 650,000 Windows and Office users through his unique combination of expert knowledge and friendly, down-to-earth style. Mark Edward Soper is president of Select Systems and Associates, Inc., a technical writing and training organization. Mark has taught computer troubleshooting and other technical subjects to thousands of students from Maine to Hawaii since 1992. He is an A+ Certified hardware technician and a Microsoft Certified Professional. He has been writing technical documents since the mid-1980s, and has contributed to several other Que books, including Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 11th and 12th Editions, Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Second Edition, and Upgrading and Repairing PCs 12th Edition, Academic Edition. Mark co-authored both the first and second editions of Upgrading and Repairing PCs, Technician's Portable Reference, and is coauthor of Upgrading and Repairing PCs, A+ Certification Study Guide. He's also the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to High Speed Internet Connections. Watch for details about these and other book projects at www.mcp.com/que. Mark has been writing for major computer magazines since 1990, with more than 125 articles in publications such as SmartComputing, PCNovice, PCNovice Guides, and the PCNovice Learning Series. His early work was published in WordPerfect Magazine, The WordPerfectionist, and PCToday. Mark welcomes comments at mesoper@selectsystems.com.

Table of Contents

I Windows Essentials
The Evolution of Windows
9(10)
Installing and Updating Windows Millennium Edition
19(20)
Advanced File Management with Windows Explorer
39(40)
Getting Help
79(14)
Maintaining Your System and Troubleshooting Problems
93(28)
Working with the Windows Registry
121(22)
II Customizing Windows
Configuring Windows Options
143(30)
Changing the Look and Feel of Windows
173(34)
Installing and Managing Applications
207(18)
Managing Fonts
225(20)
III Windows and Hardware
Working with Disks and Drives
245(22)
Configuring Hardware and Device Drivers
267(44)
Using Windows on a Notebook Computer
311(34)
IV Windows at Play
Playing and Recording Digital Music
345(24)
Creating and Editing Digital Images and Videos
369(24)
Turning a Windows PC into a Killer Game Machine
393(20)
V Home Networking
Windows Networking 101
413(34)
Setting Up a Home Network
447(24)
Sharing Files, Folders, and Printers
471(24)
Sharing an Internet Connection
495(10)
Connecting to a Business Network
505(30)
VI Exploring the Internet
Connecting to the Internet
535(34)
Keeping Your Internet Connection Secure
569(28)
Using and Customizing Explorer 5.5
597(36)
Finding, Organizing, and Saving Web-Based Information
633(24)
VII Email and Other Internet Tools
Using Outlook Express for Email
657(38)
Using Outlook Express to Read Newsgroups
695(20)
Managing the Windows Address Book
715(18)
Using MSN Messenger and NetMeeting
733(90)
VIII Appendixes
A Using MS-DOS with Windows
779(18)
B Effective Backup Strategies
797(14)
C Dual-Booting and Advanced Setup Options
811(12)
Index 823

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