The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft Windows 7

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Penguin, Oct 6, 2009 - Computers - 368 pages
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For Windows users, 7 might just be their lucky number!

This guide offers a smoother transition for users moving from an older version to Windows 7. Along with simple step-by-step instructions and numerous useful examples, readers will learn how to: use new tools; find applications and files instantly; navigate efficiently; use wizards and dialogue boxes better; use the improved Windows firewall; get the most out of the new Explorer; and use the many new options.

?More than 90% of new Intel-based PCs - by far the dominant type - ship with Windows pre-installed

?Many users soon must update, with Microsoft no longer supporting XP after 2009

?Author teaches basic skills to newcomers and is widely recognized as an expert on Windows


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Title Page
Launching and Controlling
Working with Windows 7s Windows
Saving Opening Printing and Other Document Lore
Fiddling with Files and Folders
Installing and Removing Programs and Devices
Windows 7 at Home
Getting Images from 8 Scanners and Digital Cameras
Using Windows Live
Windows 7 and Your Notebook Computer
Windows 7 on the Internet
Wandering the Web with Internet Explorer
Sending and Receiving EMail with Windows Live Mail
Your Net Safety
Revamping the Start Menu and Taskbar

Windows 7s Digital Media Tools
Making Movies with Windows 7
Sharing Your Computer with Others
Windows 7 at Work
Maintaining Your System in Ten Easy Steps
Troubleshooting and Recovering from Problems
Appendix The Complete Idiots Keyboard Command Reference

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PAUL McFEDRIES has worked with (yelled at, and kicked) computers since 1975, yet still manages to keep his sanity intact. The author of more than three dozen computer books, including The Complete Idiot's GuideŽ to Windows 98, The Complete Idiot's GuideŽ to Windows Me, and The Complete Idiot's GuideŽ to Windows 2000 Professional, Paul's titles have sold over two million copies worldwide.

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