Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers

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Wiley, Sep 2, 2005 - Computers - 304 pages
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Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something—and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, full-color illustrations that introduce you to computers, from working with different operating systems, applications, e-mail, and the Internet to the newest wireless devices, digital video technologies, and multimedia formats. Each task-based spread includes these great features to get you up and running on your computer in no time:
  • Jargon-free captions that offer practical tips and tricks
  • Succinct explanations that walk you through step by step
  • Full-color illustrations that demonstrate each concept or task
  • Self-contained lessons that break big topics into bite-sized modules

Learn How To:

  • Choose a computer, printer, and software
  • Understand memory and data storage
  • Find your way around Windows® XP or Mac OS® X
  • Install and uninstall programs
  • Create word documents, spreadsheets, and presentations
  • Use multimedia applications and the Internet

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Contents

Discover the Computer 4
Types of Computers 10
Learn About Computer Hardware 16
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Paul McFedries is the president of Logophilia Limited, a technical writing company. While now primarily a writer, Paul has worked as a programmer, consultant, and Web site developer. Paul has written over 40 books that have sold over three million copies worldwide. These books include the Wiley titles Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows XP, Second Edition, and Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks for Windows XP, Second Edition.

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