How to Use Computers

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Sams, 2001 - Computers - 248 pages
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How to Use Computers, Second Edition presents the reader with a straightforward, visual approach to learning. The steps and graphics guide the reader through just about everything he or she needs to know about how a computer works and how to make use of it: *

  • The anatomy of a computer-how the processor, hard disk, memory, and other peripherals work together
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  • How to organize the computer's hard drive and folders
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  • How to use the Windows XP operating system and work with its powerful features
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  • How to upgrade a computer with more memory, or add new peripherals like DVD players
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  • How to protect a computer against data loss and viruses
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    Contents

    The Brains of the Computer
    24
    CDROM Drives and Other Drives
    31
    Saving Data
    38
    Copyright

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    About the author (2001)

    Lisa Biow is a computer trainer and consultant to small- and medium-sized businesses in Oakland, California. She has taught everything from introductory computer classes to advanced database management courses on the college level. Lisa has authored several books on PC software, as well as the First and Bestseller's Edition of How to Use Your Computer.

    Bob Temple is the president of Red Line Editorial, Inc., an editorial services and content services provider based in Minnesota. He is the author of six other computer books and 18 children's nonfiction titles.

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