Windows 7 For Dummies Quick Reference (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 22, 2009 - Computers - 224 pages
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This handy reference covers all the must-know elements ofWindows 7

The much-anticipated Windows 7 operating system brings lots ofnew elements to Windows, and you may have lots of questions. You'llfind the answers quickly and easily in Windows 7 For DummiesQuick Reference - a concise, convenient reference you can keepby your PC.

Windows 7 For Dummies Quick Reference covers all theinformation you need most often: tips on navigating the newdesktop, launching programs, working with files and folders,getting online and managing e-mail, using special features, andmuch more. It provides quick, easy-to-find answers that can saveyou time and hassle every day.

  • Small size is designed to keep must-have informationconveniently at hand
  • Covers all the new features of Windows 7
  • Gives concise information on navigating the desktop, launchingprograms, adding and deleting programs, and creating, copying, anddeleting files and folders
  • Shows how to create shortcuts, connect to the Internet, searchthe Web, add favorites, and send and receive e-mail
  • Also covers printing as well as how to use Windows Movie Makerand Windows Media Player

You'll find what you need to know quickly in Windows 7 ForDummies Quick Reference, so you can get on with enjoying allyou can do with Windows 7.

  

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Contents

Part 1 The Windows 7 User Experience
1
Part 2 Computer Management
29
Part 3 Networking
61
Part 4 Communications
79
Part 5 System and Security
117
Part 6 Entertainment
145
Part 7 Accessories
165
Part 8 Windows Live Essentials
177
Appendix Windows Logo Key Shortcuts
199
Index
201
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Greg Harvey is a prolific author of personal computing books that are highly informative, yet entertaining and easy to understand. Harvey earned a B.A. in classics and American history from the University of Illinois in Urbana in 1970. He moved to San Francisco the following year and worked as a draftsman on civil engineering projects for the next 10 years Harvey became interested in the growing computer field in the early 1980s. While teaching college computer classes at Golden Gate University, he wrote his first books, WordPerfect Desktop Companion (1987) and WordPerfect Instant Reference (1988). Since then, he has written, in his own words, "tons of books." These include Lotus 1-2-3 Instant Reference (1989), Encyclopedia Lotus 1-2-3 (1991), and WordPerfect 6 for Windows Quickstart (1993). Since 1993, Harvey has written exclusively for Dummies Press of IDG Books, for whom he has turned out several personal computing classics, such as 1-2-3 for Dummies (1993), DOS for Dummies (third edition, 1998), and Excel 2000 for Windows for Dummies (1998).

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