Brilliant Computer Basics

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Pearson Education Limited, 2006 - Computers - 255 pages

When you are working on your PC and come up against a problem that you are unsure how to solve or want to accomplish something in application that you aren't sure how to do, where do you look ? Manuals and traditional training guides are too unwieldy and make it hard to get to the info you need right away, and help-lines are rarely that helpful ! Brilliant guides allow you to find the info you need easily and without fuss and guide you through the task using a highly visual, step-by-step approach - providing exactly what you need to know when you need it !!

Brilliant guides provide with the quick, easy-to-access information that you need, using ....

  • Detailed index and troubleshooting guide to help you find exactly what you need to know
  • Each task is presented on one or two pages
  • Numbered steps guide you through each task or problem
  • Numerous screenshots illustrate each step
  • "See Also ..." boxes point you to realted tasks and information in the book
  • "Did you know '..." sections alert you to relevant expert tips, tricks and advice

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About the author (2006)

Matt Powell is Technical Editor on GigaHz magazine, a publication aimed at experienced computer users, which he helped to conceive and launch. He is responsible for commissioning and writing news, games and hardware reviews and ensuring that readers are kept informed of all the latest trends and developments. He joined Highbury Entertainment (formerly Paragon Publishing) three years ago when he worked on PC First Aid - a beginners guide to PCs, covering both hardware and software with an emphasis on tutorials. He was also responsible for compiling the cover disc for each issue acquiring a vast and comprehensive knowledge of the free and shareware applications available to UK readers. He then moved to work on PC Home where he did everything from hardware reviews to step-by-step guides and features. In addition, he has freelanced for Internet User, Ebuyer, Windows XP Made Easy, PC Basics, Digital Creative Arts, Digital Photographer, PC Essentials, Digital Photography Made Easy and Practical Internet.

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