PC's for Dummies with Book (For Dummies (Computers))

Dan Gookin

Published by Hungry Minds
ISBN 10: 0764582224 / ISBN 13: 9780764582226
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Synopsis: Want to watch DVDs and burn CD-Rs? How about emailing digital pictures to your friends? Completely updated to cover the latest technologies, this bestselling guide makes using Windows XP easy and includes spam blocking, digital imaging, managing files and much more.

Review: Explaining the fundamentals of personal computing to those who would rather read words than look at pictures, PCs for Dummies tells you everything you need to know in order to use an IBM-compatible PC running Windows 98. Dan Gookin's prose is technically astute and fun to read.

This isn't the book for you if you're looking through a computer catalog and wondering what all the jargon means (Buying a Computer for Dummies covers that). Rather, this book will help you when you've gotten the machine into your home and you need to know what to do next. Starting with the process of unpacking the box and plugging in all the cables, this book shows you what to do with your new machine.

After assembly is out of the way, Gookin shows you how to get around in Windows 98 (and Windows 95, which is almost identical). He explains concepts like files, directories, and applications, and frequently explains the exact procedures involved in common tasks like adjusting screen resolution. Once you've heard all about the basics, Gookin goes on to explain modem configuration, printer problems, productivity software, and a fair amount about Internet use. --David Wall

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Title: PC's for Dummies with Book (For Dummies (...
Publisher: Hungry Minds
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: GOOD

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