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PCs For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

Dan Gookin

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ISBN 10: 0470465425 / ISBN 13: 9780470465424
Published by For Dummies, 2010
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Title: PCs For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)...

Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 2010

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: 7th Edition.

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Get the latest edition of the bestselling PC book on the planet!

What better way to make friends with your new PC than with this new edition of the bestselling PC book in the world? PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition explains the latest Windows operating system in a refreshingly jargon-free way that's loaded with good humor and great help.

Discover how to make your PC safe for your kids, get in touch with your digital life, use flash drives, learn about green computing, and much more.

  • Dan Gookin, author of the original DOS For Dummies, helped launch the worldwide popularity of the series; his books have been translated in 32 languages and have more than 12 million copies in print
  • This guide gets you up to speed on the latest PC hardware and software and covers all the innovations and changes in Windows 7, all without the boring jargon
  • Covers making your PC safe for kids, organizing your digital life, green computing, storage on memory cards and flash drives, online photo sharing, and much more

Make your life easier the Dummies way with PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition.

From the Back Cover:

Making Everything Easier!

Windows® 7 Edition

PCs for Dummies

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    Get started with Windows® 7 and use all the new features

    Make your PC safer for kids

    Store your files on memory cards and flash drives

    Share photos online and explore new digital options

    Dan Gookin

    Author of all editions of Laptops For Dummies

    You can tame the PC beast, and Windows 7 too! Dan Gookin makes it easy and fun

    So you've become the proud parent of a PC with Windows 7? Congratulations! This book is the best friend you and your PC can have. Here's all the stuff you need to know, from turning the PC on and keeping your information safe to sharing photos and videos on the Internet, storing your files, and, most importantly, getting things done.

    • Open the box — start at the beginning with a tour of the parts, setup instructions, and a guide to what goes where

    • Get graphical — explore the Windows interface and use the taskbar, Start menu, and Control Panel

    • It's the network — use networking hardware and software and set up a HomeGroup

    • The Internet — configure Windows to use it, choose an ISP, browse the Web, and make the most of e-mail

    • Dodging the evil ones — protect yourself with the Action Center and Internet Explorer's safety tools

    • Getting stuff done — install and upgrade software and manage files and folders

    • Have some fun! — download pictures from your digital camera, watch TV using Windows Media® Center, and burn music CDs

    • Your life online — join Facebook®, share videos on YouTube, and send tweets

    Open the book and find:

    • A complete PC assembly guide

    • The scoop on storage devices

    • How to set up a printer

    • Tips on power management

    • Explanations of Internet dangers and how to avoid them

    • How to set up parental controls

    • Valuable Web-browsing tips

    • How to handle a cyberbully

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