PC QuickSteps, Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 15, 2008 - Computers - 240 pages

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!

Get started using your PC right away--the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions show you how to manage, customize, and troubleshoot your desktop or laptop PC. Follow along and learn how to install and configure hardware and software, use Windows Vista, manage files, access and navigate the Internet, set up a home network, secure your PC, and much more. Get the book that gets you up and running on your PC in no time.

Use these handy guideposts:

  • Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks
  • Need-to-know facts in concise narrative
  • Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
  • Bonus information related to the topic being covered
  • Errors and pitfalls to avoid

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Getting to Know Your PC
1
Chapter 2 Working with Windows Vista
23
Chapter 3 Connecting to and Using the Internet
53
Chapter 4 Installing and Using Programs
81
Chapter 5 Installing and Using Audio and Video Hardware
99
Chapter 6 Upgrading Installing and Configuring Hardware
125
Chapter 7 Securing Your PC
139
Chapter 8 Setting Up a Home Network
163
Chapter 9 Getting Maximum Use out of Your Laptop PC
191
Chapter 10 Troubleshooting Hardware
215
Index
231
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About the author (2008)

Guy Hart-Davis is the author of more than 40 computer books, including How to Do Everything with Microsoft Office Word 2007.

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