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

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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.

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

Author: Joe Kraynak

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101478861

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 7798

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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 7 Edition (UK Edition)

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 9780789742322

Category: Computer science

Page: 264

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Teaching you the fundamental skills required in order to get the most from your computer, this guide includes illustrated steps with simple instructions, building skills and confidence along the way.

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780768694697

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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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.

Visual Basic in easy steps, 3rd edition

Author: Mike McGrath

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 192

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Visual Basic In Easy Steps shows you how to quickly create Windows applications using the latest Visual Basic 2010 programming environment. It provides code examples, screenshots, and step-by-step instructions that illustrate each aspect of Visual Basic. Visual Basic In Easy Steps begins by describing the installation process then introduces form controls, application properties, the programming language, and problem-solving techniques. It illustrates, by example, how to build and deploy a complete Windows application. It also explores scripting with Visual Basic to create macros for Microsoft Office and exciting dynamic web pages for Internet Explorer. The book demonstrates how to incorporate external data into your applications from text files, Excel spreadsheets, XML documents, live RSS web feeds, and SQL databases. You need have no previous knowledge of any programming language so it's ideal if you're a newcomer to Windows programming. Each chapter builds your knowledge of Visual Basic. By the end of this book you will have gained a sound understanding of Visual Basic programming and be able to create your own interactive applications. Visual Basic In Easy Steps has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone who wants to begin Windows programming. It will appeal to programmers who want to quickly learn the latest Visual Basic techniques, and to the student who is studying computing at school or college, and to those seeking a career in Information Technology who need a thorough understanding of Visual Basic programming.

Upgrading and Fixing a PC in easy steps, 3rd edition

Author: Stuart Yarnold

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 192

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Many people unnecessarily spend money buying a new computer when their current PC can be upgraded to meet their requirements. This title takes the reader through this process in simple stages. Many of us would spend more time fixing a ten-dollar pen than repairing or upgrading a thousand dollar computer. Delving inside a PC seems so forbidding that many people would rather avoid it at any cost, even though replacing computer parts is so easy that, with the proper guidance, even technophobes can do it. Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps provides all the information one needs to do just that. A must for all PC users. Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps enables you to keep your PC at the cutting-edge by explaining how to replace components or add new ones. Its simple, illustrated instructions and nifty sidebars teach you to identify, locate, and install the relevant parts to make your computer faster, more versatile, and more powerful. But this book isn't just a handy how-to manual; it's a consumer guide. In truly easy steps, it teaches you to evaluate the performance, storage, and networking needs of your PC yourself.Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps even provides you with a money-saving tutorial on your various buying options and a separate chapter on troubleshooting nasty problems. When one considers the high price and inconvenience of computer store visits, it's no wonder that we think of this both a learning tool and an investment.

Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8.1 Edition

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133552365

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 7676

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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

Practical Accounts and Bookkeeping in easy steps

Author: Alex Byrne

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Practical Accounts and Bookkeeping in easy steps provides assistance for anyone unfamiliar with accounts either already in the business world or waiting for that crucial moment to enter it. From understanding accounts and why they are important, the legal documents required when preparing accounts, what happens if accounts are not submitted in time and when accounts need to be sent to authorities, to the more complex scenarios of creating a balance sheet using sales ledgers, purchase ledgers and nominal ledgers, this book shows you how in easy to follow steps. This book will help you make sense of the 'daunting' accounts world. It will help you to spot problems in the accounts and explain them to others using the correct terminology. It will show you how to get to grips with Double Entry bookkeeping, and its importance, together with how computer software has been designed to simplify the processes. This book is certain to help the non-accountant understand businesses finances, assisting in making your company as successful as possible.

JavaScript in easy steps, 5th edition

Create functions for the web

Author: Mike McGrath

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 192

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JavaScript in easy steps, now in its 5th edition, instructs the user how to create exciting web pages that employ the power of JavaScript to provide functionality. You need have no previous knowledge of any scripting language so it's ideal for the newcomer to JavaScript. By the end of this book you will have gained a sound understanding of JavaScript and be able to add exciting dynamic scripts to your own web pages. JavaScript in easy steps begins by explaining how to easily incorporate JavaScript code in an HTML document. Examples demonstrate how to use built-in JavaScript functions to work with Math, date and time, random numbers, cookies, text strings, and components of document content. You will learn how to create effects, such as an automated slide show, learn how JavaScript is used with HTML submission forms, and how to develop Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) using the latest techniques employing Asynchronous JavaScript And XML (AJAX). The book examples provide clear syntax-highlighted code showing how to create behaviors for an HTML document to endow components with interactive functionality, to illustrate each aspect of JavaScript. JavaScript in easy steps has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone who wants to add functionality to their web pages. It will appeal to programmers who want to quickly add JavaScript to their skills set, and to the student who is studying website design at school or college, and to those seeking a career in web development who need an understanding of client-side scripting.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to PC Basics

Windows 7 Edition

Author: Joe Kraynak

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9781615640676

Category: Computers

Page: 410

View: 7681

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This guide provides tips and easy instructions for new computer users, including starting up and organizing the PC, navigating Windows 7, using email and media and features an introduction to Google, eBay and social media. Original. 12,000 first printing.

Windows 7 For Dummies, Enhanced Edition

Author: Andy Rathbone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118014316

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 2786

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The perfect plain-English guide to the much-anticipated release ofWindows 7 Whether you're new to computers or just eager to start using thenewest version of Windows, Windows For Dummies, EnhancedEdition answers all your questions about the changes and newtools in Windows 7, enhanced with detailed video tutorials. Windowsexpert Andy Rathbone walks you step by step through the most commonWindows 7 tasks, including managing files, applications, media, andInternet access. You’ll learn how to navigate the interface,customize the desktop, and work with the file system. You’llthen go deeper into the system, discovering new features andimprovements, and finding tips and techniques for getting the mostout of Windows 7. Covers basic management of applications, files, and data;creating and printing documents; setting up an Internet connectionand e-mail account; and online security Includes specially produced videos explaining features andillustrating techniques in greater depth Explores using Windows to edit and manage audio, video, andphoto files, and how to create CDs, DVDs, and playlists with MediaCenter Helps you tweak and customize Windows 7 to operate your way andset up user accounts, build a home network, and maintain yourPC Provides troubleshooting advice, helps you find missing filesand use the Help system, and explains common error messages Windows 7 For Dummies, Enhanced Edition will have you up andrunning on the newest version of Windows quickly and easily.

Windows 7 Para Dummies

Author: Andy Rathbone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118297954

Category: Computers

Page: 504

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Straightforward, easy-to-use Windows 7 reference and guide forSpanish speakers. Microsoft's Windows 7, the long-awaited replacement for WindowsVista has arrived, and now you can learn the basics of this newoperating system with this practical guide. Understand the new userinterface, set up your desktop, cover basic applications, and muchmore with this easy-to-follow book. Whether you're upgrading orstarting fresh, this is the perfect basic reference. Introduces the operating system and shows you how to navigatethe user interface, set up your desktop, and manage files Covers basic management of applications and data and how toprint Helps you get things done online by setting up a user accountand build a home network Shows you how to have fun with your new system by editingaudio, burning CDs, creating videos, and more Explores troubleshooting issues, such as warning notices,finding missing files, transferring data from one PC to another,and more This is the basic Windows 7 reference you'll want to keep onhand.

PCs For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470465425

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Get the latest edition of the bestselling PC book on the planet! What better way to make friends with your new PC than with this new edition of the bestselling PC book in the world? PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition explains the latest Windows operating system in a refreshingly jargon-free way that's loaded with good humor and great help. Discover how to make your PC safe for your kids, get in touch with your digital life, use flash drives, learn about green computing, and much more. Dan Gookin, author of the original DOS For Dummies, helped launch the worldwide popularity of the series; his books have been translated in 32 languages and have more than 12 million copies in print This guide gets you up to speed on the latest PC hardware and software and covers all the innovations and changes in Windows 7, all without the boring jargon Covers making your PC safe for kids, organizing your digital life, green computing, storage on memory cards and flash drives, online photo sharing, and much more Make your life easier the Dummies way with PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition.

Computing Made Easy for the Overs 50s

Windows 7 Edition

Author: Lynn Wright

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781844901128

Category: Computer science

Page: 224

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Fully illustrated with colour screen-shots, this is the perfect handbook for those new to Windows 7, whether they are using a PC for the first time or upgrading from Vista or XP.

Windows 7 Inside Out

Author: Ed Bott,Carl Siechert,Craig Stinson

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735636842

Category: Computers

Page: 1056

View: 7372

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You’re beyond the basics, so now dive in and really put your PC to work! This supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle Windows 7—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery! Compare features and capabilities in each edition of Windows 7. Configure and customize your system with advanced setup options. Manage files, folders, and media libraries. Set up a wired or wireless network and manage shared resources. Administer accounts, passwords, and logons—and help control access to resources. Configure Internet Explorer 8 settings and security zones. Master security essentials to help protect against viruses, worms, and spyware. Troubleshoot errors and fine-tune performance. Automate routine maintenance with scripts and other tools. CD includes: Fully searchable eBook Downloadable gadgets and other tools for customizing Windows 7 Insights direct from the product team on the official Windows 7 blog Links to the latest security updates and products, demos, blogs, and user communities For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Easy Microsoft Windows 7

Author: Mark Edward Soper

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132713733

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 3978

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SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It’s that Easy! Easy Microsoft Windows 7 teaches you the fundamentals of working with Microsoft’s latest operating system. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through every task, building the skills you need to master Windows 7 with ease. No need to feel intimidated–we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. Learn how to… • Instantly find what you’re looking for: files, programs, anything • Manage your music and video with Windows Media Player • See it all, do it all, get it all on the Web • Have more fun with Windows 7’s built-in games • Protect yourself from viruses, intrusions, and phishing • Download free Windows Live Essentials bonus software • Set up your computer just the way you want it • Keep your computer running reliable and fast • Build a home network the easy way with HomeGroup • Put live and Internet TV on your PC with Windows Media Center