Get the most out of the Internet including browsing, communicating, and searching, with this comprehensive, solutions-oriented guide.
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Utilize the power of the most talked about communications advancement since television. Quickly master browser basics, then leverage the Internet to learn, shop, entertain, and communicate with your new neighbors across the globe. This comprehensive book guides you through the essentials to help you find information more quickly, and communicate more effectively. Learn customization and security techniques, upgrade your software online, and access multimedia including audio and video. The most advanced communications tool in history is at your fingertips - and each chapter in this book is designed to help you speak the new global language.
Inside, learn to:
*Use Internet search tools to find the online information and resources you need
*Save, store and print Internet information, from entire sites to specific portions of Web pages
*Customize your Web browser, including changing fonts, colors, portal pages, home page and more
*Download, install, and update software over the Internet
*Read, send, and archive e-mail, use attachments and maintain online address books
*Access multimedia including MP3, plug-ins and viewers, still pictures and video, radio and TB
*Master the techniques of online shopping and participation in online auctions
*Protect personal information like credit card numbers and passwords
*Use anti-virus software to defend your computer against viruses
*Maintain your privacy and safety when using chat rooms and newsgroups
Dennis Jones (Ontario, Canada) has taught introductory computer courses at adult-education and university level, and has been a professional author for over twenty years. He is co-author of Que's bestselling title, Special Edition Using Microsoft FrontPage 2000 and has contributed to several other books related to Windows and the Internet, including Que's Platinum Edition Using Windows 98.
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Book Description Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072130288