Easy Computer Basics

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Que, 2005 - Computers - 246 pages
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Your new PC just arrived. You open the box, excited to hook it up, start surfing the web, send e-mails...and then you see all of the cords, CD-ROMs and parts that need to be connected and installed, and suddenly it doesn't seem like so much fun anymore. The instructions look even more intimidating. Don't panic! Easy Computer Basics can help. This up-to-date, full-color, highly visual guide will walk you through the entire set-up process and then show you how to use the different programs to accomplish common tasks. You'll learn how to:

  • Use Microsoft Windows, Works and Word
  • Connect to the Internet
  • Surf the web
  • Read and write e-mail
  • View and edit digital pictures
  • Download and listen to digital music
  • Add new devices, such as printers and hard drives
  • Perform basic maintenance and security tasks
Having a computer is supposed to be fun, so don't let its size or complexity take the fun out of your experience. Make your PC work for you with Easy Computer Basics.

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User Review  - trikle - LibraryThing

I foiund that this was just the book I needed to give me basic understanding of my new laptop programed with the new Window 7. I went through the book twice, once before I got the computer and again ... Read full review

Review: Easy Computer Basics: Windows 7

User Review  - Tami - Goodreads

Easy Computer Basics: Windows 7 Edition is meant for the person who has just bought their first computer, with a Windows 7 system, and isn't quite sure what to do next. If you have no idea how to open ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Michael Miller is a successful and prolific author with a reputation for practical advice, technical accuracy, and an unerring empathy for the needs of his readers.

Mr. Miller has written more than 60 best-selling books in the past 15 years. His books for Que include Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Absolute Beginner's Guide to eBay, Tricks of the eBay Masters, and Bad Pics Fixed Quick. He is known for his casual, easy-to-read writing style and his practical, real-world advice?as well as his ability to explain a wide variety of complex topics to an everyday audience.

You can email Mr. Miller directly at easycomputer@molehillgroup.com. His website is located at http://www.molehillgroup.com.


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