Easy Computer Basics, Windows 7 Edition

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132713658

Category: Computers

Page: 264

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See it done. Do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Computer Basics, Windows 7 Edition teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common computer tasks. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. In full color Learn how to… • Set up and configure your new computer system • Upgrade your computer with new hardware and software • Use Microsoft Windows 7–and personalize it just for you • Connect to the Internet for web surfing, email, Facebook, and YouTube • Manage and edit digital photos • Play, copy, and burn your own music CDs–and download music from the Internet to play on your iPod • Protect your family and your computer from viruses, spam, and spyware • Set up a wireless home network and share your Internet connection with multiple computers Category: General Computing Covers: Hardware, Microsoft ® Windows 7 User Level: Beginner Easy steps guide you through each task. Items you select or click are shown in bold. Each step is fully illustrated.

Computer Basics with Windows 7 in Simple Steps

Author: Joli Ballew

Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780273736844

Category: Microsoft Windows (Computer File)

Page: 201

View: 7280

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This volume presents a brief guide to using Microsoft's Windows 7, the latest release of Microsoft Windows which is a series of operating systems produced for use on personal computers and laptops. Windows 7 was released to manufacturing in July 2009. "Discover everything you want to know about Microsoft's newest version of Windows in this easy to use guide; from the most essential tasks that you'll want to perform, to solving the most common problems you'll encounter. This book covers every practical aspect of using Windows 7 on your PC or laptop and is filled with easy to understand practical tasks that will help you to achieve immediate results". --From publisher.

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0789742535

Category: Computers

Page: 426

View: 9346

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Guides beginning users through basic PC operations in Microsoft Windows, demonstrating how to print letters, manage finances, shop online, send and receive e-mail, and customize the desktop.

Computer Basics in Easy Steps

Author: Michael Price

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: 1840783958

Category: Computers

Page: 240

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A guide to features and functions of a laptop or desktop PC provides information on how to install and configure hardware and software, use Windows 7, manage files, access the Internet, create a home network and ensure personal security, as well as work with iPods, PDAs, pocket PCs, digital cameras, printers, scanners, and cell phones. Original.

Windows 7 for Seniors

For Everyone who Wants to Learn to Use the Computer at a Later Age

Author: Jolanda Ligthart,Mara Kok,Rilana Groot

Publisher: Visual Steps B V

ISBN: 9789059051263

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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A guide to Microsoft Windows 7 for seniors covers such topics as computer security, creating user accounts, burning CDs and DVDs, installing and deleting programs, and backups and system restore.

Windows 10 Simplified

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111905706X

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 1789

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Learn Windows 10 quickly and painlessly with this beginner's guide Windows 10 Simplified is your absolute beginner's guide to the ins and outs of Windows. Fully updated to cover Windows 10, this highly visual guide covers all the new features in addition to the basics, giving you a one-stop resource for complete Windows 10 mastery. Every page features step-by-step screen shots and plain-English instructions that walk you through everything you need to know, no matter how new you are to Windows. You'll master the basics as you learn how to navigate the user interface, work with files, create user accounts, and practice using the tools that make Windows 10 the most efficient Windows upgrade yet. This guide gets you up to speed quickly, with step-by-step screen shots that help you follow along with the clear, patient instruction. Shed your beginner status with easy-to-follow instructions Master the basics of the interface, files, and accounts Browse the web, use media features, and send and receive email Customize Windows to look and work the way you want Learning new computer skills can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Even if you have no Windows experience at all, this visually rich guide demonstrates everything you need to know, starting from the very beginning. If you're ready to become fluent in Windows, Windows 10 Simplified is the easiest, fastest way to learn.

Easy Computer Basics, Windows 10 Edition

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134077520

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 7399

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In Full Color! See it done. Do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Computer Basics, Windows 10 Edition, teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common computer tasks. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. Learn how to... Set up and configure your new Windows 10 computer Upgrade your system with new hardware and software Use Microsoft Windows 10--and personalize it just for you Connect to the Internet for web browsing, email, Facebook, and listening to digital music View and edit digital photos Watch your favorite movies and TV shows online with Netflix and Hulu Protect your family and your computer from viruses, spam, and spyware Set up a wireless home network and share your Internet connection with multiple computers

The Complete Idiot's Guide to PC Basics, Windows 7 Edition

Author: Joe Kraynak

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101478861

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 3107

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The down and dirty basics for computer newbies. For those with a blank slate when it comes to computer know-how, this guide teaches readers how to get started on a PC, including: easy instructions on starting, setting up, and organizing the PC; navigating the Windows 7 desktop and folder system; getting up and running with email; working with music, photos, and video; plus an introduction to Google, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, eBay, blogging, instant messaging; and more! ? Focuses on software - and the practical and fun things new users want to do with their PCs ? A large number of people - particularly the older generation - are new to computers ? Includes troubleshooting tips

Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8.1 Edition

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133552365

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 6612

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Easy Computer Basics See it done. do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8.1 Edition teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common computer tasks. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. Learn how to… -- Set up and configure your new computer system -- Upgrade your computer with new hardware and software -- Use Microsoft Windows 8.1–and personalize it just for you -- Connect to the Internet for web surfing, email, Facebook, and listening to digital music -- View and edit digital photos -- Watch your favorite movies and TV shows online with Netflix and Hulu Plus -- Protect your family and your computer from viruses, spam, and spyware -- Set up a wireless home network, and share your Internet connection with multiple computers

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780768694697

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 1065

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Everything casual users need to know to get the most out of their new Windows 7 PCs, software, and the Internet The best-selling beginner's guide, now completely updated for Windows 7 and today's most popular Internet tools - including Facebook, craigslist, Twitter, and Wikipedia Easy step-by-step instructions cover setting up a new PC, getting online, working with digital media, using productivity tools, and much more By the world's #1 author of beginning technology books, Michael Miller This year, you may be one of the millions of casual computer users that will buy a new Windows 7 notebook or desktop PC. You'll want to know how to find your way around, get comfortable, and get the job done - without jargon, complexity, or hassle. There's a book for you: Michael Miller's Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Windows 7 Edition. It's the one book that covers everything today's beginners and near-beginners need to know: not just about Windows, but also about software, hardware, and the Internet. Through 90+ books, author Michael Miller has established an unparalleled track record in explaining complicated concepts simply and clearly, and empowering beginners. Now, he's thoroughly updated his best-selling Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics to cover today's user experience - with Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8, and today's hottest online tools, from craigslist and Facebook to Twitter, Wikipedia, and Google Docs. Miller offers step-by-step instructions and friendly, practical advice for making the most of Windows 7's improvements, including the new taskbar, Action Center, and Aero Snap. He walks through setting up a new computer; connecting to the Internet; working with digital media; burning custom CDs; watching DVD movies; using Microsoft Office and other popular software; managing money online; setting up home networks; keeping PCs running reliably; and protecting them from spam, viruses, and spyware. This is the one indispensable book for today's PC novice.

Computer Basics Absolute Beginner's Guide, Windows 8 Edition

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133107388

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 7019

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This year, millions of casual computer users will buy new Windows 8 mobile devices, notebooks, and desktop PCs. They'll want to know how to find their way around, get comfortable, and get the job done - without jargon, complexity, or hassle. There's a book for them: Michael Miller's Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition. It's the one book that covers everything today's beginners and near-beginners need to know: not just about Windows, but also about software, hardware, and the Internet. Through 100+ books, author Michael Miller has established an unparalleled track record in explaining complicated concepts simply and clearly, and empowering beginners. Now, he's thoroughly updated his best-selling Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics to cover today's user experience - with Windows 8, Internet Explorer 8, and today's hottest online tools, from craigslist and Facebook to Twitter, Wikipedia, and Google Docs. The latest edition of Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics is updated with coverage of Windows 8, which introduces the totally new Metro user interface. Given Metro's genesis as a mobile interface, and Microsoft's push towards a new breed of touchscreen computing devices, this new edition will include more hardware coverage than previous editions. In addition, this book will cover Windows 8's new Metro interface in depth, as well as feature increased coverage of social networking and cloud computing applications.

Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118232437

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 2213

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The bestselling guide to choosing a computer and getting online, fully updated for Windows 8! Whether you use your computer for bookkeeping, making travel plans, socializing, shopping, or just plain fun, computers are now an essential part of daily life. But it can be overwhelming to keep up with the technology as it continually evolves. This clear, friendly guide not only gets you up to speed on computer basics, it also covers the very latest information, like the changes you?ll see with Windows 8. You'll learn to use the keyboard and mouse, navigate the Windows 8 operating system, access the Internet, create documents, keep safe online, and more. Packed with screenshots and illustrations, the new edition of this popular book is easy to follow, never intimidating, and always helpful. Starts with the basics and assumes no prior knowledge of computers Updates your current skills for the latest technology changes, such as the Windows 8 operating system Explains how to connect to the Internet, keep up with family and friends via e-mail and social media, find recipes and health information, book travel, manage your budget, and much more Shows you how to organize documents, work with files and folders, manage pictures and videos, and customize your desktop and system Offers tips and advice to help you avoid common pitfalls Take on technology with confidence and take advantage of all your computer can do with Computers for Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition!

Computer Basics Absolute Beginner's Guide, Windows 10 Edition (includes Content Update Program)

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134077482

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 615

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Make the most of your new Windows® 10 notebook or desktop computer–without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to get comfortable, get productive, get online, get started with social networking, make more connections, and have more fun! Even if you’ve never used a Windows computer before, this book shows you how to do what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Computer basics have never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple using computers could be? This is today’s best beginner’s guide to using your computer or tablet with the new Windows 10 operating system…simple, practical instructions for doing everything you really want to do! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: Set up your new computer and use the Windows 10 Start menu and desktop Connect to the Internet and browse the Web with Microsoft Edge Get started with social networking on Facebook®, Twitter™, Pinterest™, and LinkedIn® Use Windows 10’s built-in apps–and find great new apps in the Windows Store Connect printers and external storage, and set up automatic file backup Create a home network in just minutes Go online to shop and sell–and smart search with Microsoft Cortana® Get your office work done fast Organize, view, and share photos Play music using Spotify®, Pandora®, iTunes®, and more Watch TV shows and movies online with Netflix® and Hulu™ Protect yourself against viruses, spyware, and spam Keep your system running reliably at top speed This book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft® updates features of Windows, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. See inside for details

How to Do Just about Anything on a Computer

Author: Reader's Digest Editors

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780276427497

Category: Computer software

Page: 381

View: 6210

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Now fully revised and updated to take account of the new Windows XP operating system, this friendly, illustrated guide opens up hundreds of ways for you to get more out of your PC - from managing your household expenses to planning a garden: from cataloguing your favourite recipes to making your own Christmas cards (and addressing the envelopes ); and from keeping track of your family's health to shopping on the Internet - it's all explained in clear, jargon-free language. With step-by-step instructions based on a PC using Windows XP and standard Microsoft software, the projects offer expert advice and tried and tested shortcuts to make light work of any task they are also clearly illustrated with screen snapshots showing you what you'll see on your screen at each stage. images and fonts to make the tasks even simpler. Easy-to-use garden design software, and a gallery of free illustrations for livening up stationery and newsletters are just some of the exciting benefits of this CD-Rom. Whether you're a complete beginner or a more experienced PC user, this guide offers you a wealth of inspirational, bright ideas for accomplishing tasks you never even dreamed of tackling on a computer before.

Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator's Reference

Upgrading, Deploying, Managing, and Securing Windows 7

Author: Jorge Orchilles

Publisher: Syngress

ISBN: 9781597495622

Category: Computers

Page: 672

View: 2083

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Microsoft Windows 7 Administrators Reference covers various aspects of Windows 7 systems, including its general information as well as installation and upgrades. This reference explains how to deploy, use, and manage the operating system. The book is divided into 10 chapters. Chapter 1 introduces the Windows 7 and the rationale of releasing this operating system. The next chapter discusses how an administrator can install and upgrade the old operating system from Windows Vista to Windows 7. The deployment of Windows 7 in an organization or other environment is then explained. It also provides the information needed to deploy Windows 7 easily and quickly for both the administrator and end users. Furthermore, the book provides the features of Windows 7 and the ways to manage it properly. The remaining chapters discuss how to secure Windows 7, as well as how to troubleshoot it. This book will serve as a reference and guide for those who want to utilize Windows 7. Covers Powershell V2, Bitlocker, and mobility issues Includes comprehensive details for configuration, deployment, and troubleshooting Consists of content written for system administrators by system administrators

The Complete Idiot's Guide to PCs

Author: Joe Kraynak

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0028642759

Category: Computers

Page: 391

View: 8773

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Guides the beginner through the process of purchasing a PC, customizing the system, using Microsoft Windows, managing disks and directories, creating and saving documents, and getting connected to the Internet.

Windows 10 in easy steps, 2nd Edition

Covers the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Author: Nick Vandome

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: 1840787589

Category: Computers

Page: 240

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Windows 10 in easy steps, 2nd Edition provides full-colour and comprehensive coverage of this new operating system from Microsoft, and shows how to get the most out of it, whether you are using a desktop computer or a mobile device. It details the new features and shows how these integrate with the more traditional elements of the operating system. It covers the new features, and includes: Upgrading to Windows 10 and personalising it for your needs Getting to grips with the Windows 10 interface, navigating with the Start menu, the Start button, and the Taskbar Customising the live tiles feature, so that you can create your own look and feel Accessing and downloading apps, and how to work with them and organise them Working with files and folders, using OneDrive for free storage and sharing files Using Cortana, the Personal Digital Assistant, to search your computer or the web, or to perform actions like opening apps or documents Getting online with the new browser, Microsoft Edge, and keeping in touch by email and Skype Perfecting photos, viewing movies, playing music and games Windows 10 is one of the most significant upgrades in Microsoft's history and Windows 10 in easy steps, 2nd Edition is ideal for newbies and for those wanting to quickly grasp the essentials in the new version. Covers the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, released August 2016. Table of Contents Introducing Windows 10 Getting Started Working with Apps Basic Controls Customizing Windows File Explorer Managing Files and Folders Digital Lifestyle Microsoft Edge Browser Keeping in Touch Networking System and Security

Windows 10 For Dummies

Author: Andy Rathbone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119470919

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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The #1 source for Windows 10 help Millions of Windows users have turned to Windows For Dummies for quick, friendly, and easy-to-understand help with their computers. Windows 10 For Dummies, 3rd Edition continues this tradition as it helps you navigate the twists and turns of Windows. Start at the beginning to discover the basics of the Windows interface or flip to later chapters to help you work with Windows apps, connect to the Internet, or customize your privacy settings. Updated to cover the latest changes to Windows 10, this revised edition is ideal for first-time Windows users who need a guide to their operating system as well as experienced users who need a road map to the latest features. Inside, the book quickly and easily shows you how to do everything from establishing a user account, to corralling your photos, to setting up a printer, to using Windows on a tablet—and everything in between. Manage the start-up menu and the Windows desktop Get to know the programs that come with Windows 10 Discover troubleshooting tips and privacy tricks Be productive at home or in the office If you use Windows 10, you’ll want to keep this updated edition of the trusty companion nearby as you make your way around the new OS.

Windows 10 Step by Step

Author: Joan Lambert

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 150930682X

Category: Computers

Page: 640

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The quick way to learn today’s Windows 10! This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with the newest version of Windows 10. Jump in wherever you need answers–brisk lessons and colorful screenshots show you exactly what to do, step by step. Do what you want to do with Windows 10! Explore fun and functional improvements in the newest version Customize your sign-in and manage connections Quickly find files on your computer or in the cloud Tailor your Windows 10 experience for easy access to the information and tools you want Work more efficiently with Quick Action and other shortcuts Get personalized assistance and manage third-party services with Cortana Interact with the web faster and more safely with Microsoft Edge Protect your computer, information, and privacy

Computing Fundamentals

Introduction to Computers

Author: Faithe Wempen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119039622

Category: Computers

Page: 768

View: 9214

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The absolute beginner's guide to learning basic computer skills Computing Fundamentals, Introduction to Computers gets you up to speed on basic computing skills, showing you everything you need to know to conquer entry-level computing courses. Written by a Microsoft Office Master Instructor, this useful guide walks you step-by-step through the most important concepts and skills you need to be proficient on the computer, using nontechnical, easy-to-understand language. You'll start at the very beginning, getting acquainted with the actual, physical machine, then progress through the most common software at your own pace. You'll learn how to navigate Windows 8.1, how to access and get around on the Internet, and how to stay connected with email. Clear instruction guides you through Microsoft Office 2013, helping you create documents in Word, spreadsheets in Excel, and presentations in PowerPoint. You'll even learn how to keep your information secure with special guidance on security and privacy. Maybe you're preparing for a compulsory computing course, brushing up for a new job, or just curious about how a computer can make your life easier. If you're an absolute beginner, this is your complete guide to learning the essential skills you need: Understand the basics of how your computer works Learn your way around Windows 8.1 Create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations Send email, surf the Web, and keep your data secure With clear explanations and step-by-step instruction, Computing Fundamentals, Introduction to Computers will have you up and running in no time.