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Laptops For Dummies By Dan Gookin

Laptops For Dummies

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Shows you how to use your laptop to its fullest potential, from how to purchase a laptop and what to do when you first open the box to how to keep your laptop safe and running smoothly. This title helps to discover how to choose and purchase the right laptop for you, how to set up and maintain your laptop, and customize user accounts.
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Laptops For Dummies by Dan Gookin

"Laptops For Dummies, 3rd Edition" shows you how to use your laptop to its fullest potential, from how to purchase a laptop and what to do when you first open the box to how to keep your laptop safe and running smoothly. You will discover how to choose and purchase the right laptop for you, how to set up and maintain your laptop, customize user accounts, adding your laptop to networks, printing, and connecting to the Internet. In this updated and revised edition, find information about synchronizing with the desktop, coordinating email pickup between two machines, remote access to the desktop, networking, power management, storage, and especially laptop security.You'll find out how to: navigate all your laptop's components; use keyboard shortcuts and a mouse; organize and manage files and accounts; print files and add your laptop to a network; properly equip your laptop carrying case with tools and resources; manage the power supply; and, add software tools to synchronize and update files between a laptop, a PDA, and a desktop or office server. In addition to the basics, find lists of ten battery tips and tricks, ten handy laptop accessories, and ten things you should keep in your laptop carrying case in "Laptops for Dummies, 3rd Edition", a convenient and handy guide!

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Table of Contents


Introduction. Part I: Getting Your Very Own Laptop. Chapter 1: The Quest for Portable Computing. Chapter 2: A Laptop Just for You. Part II: Discover Your Laptop. Chapter 3: Out of the Box and into Your Lap. Chapter 4: The Chapter about Turning a Laptop On and Off. Chapter 5: Around Your Laptop in 18 Pages. Chapter 6: Windows on Your Laptop. Chapter 7: Behold the Tablet PC. Chapter 8: You and Your Laptop. Chapter 9: Power Management Madness. Chapter 10: Expanding Your Laptop's Universe. Part III: Your Laptop Talks to the World. Chapter 11: Fear Not Networking. Chapter 12: Doing the Internet. Chapter 13: That Modem Thing. Chapter 14: Internet Security. Chapter 15: Portable Internet Stuff. Chapter 16: The Desktop-Laptop Connection. Part IV: Hit the Road, Jack. Chapter 17: On the Road Again ... Chapter 18: Laptop Security. Chapter 19: Meeting Expectations. Part V: Troubleshooting. Chapter 20: Major Trouble and General Solutions. Chapter 21: Upgrading Your Laptop. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 22: Ten or So Battery Tips and Tricks. Chapter 23: Ten Handy Laptop Accessories. Chapter 24: Ten Things to Throw in Your Laptop Case. Chapter 25: Ten Tips from a PC Guru. Index.

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GOR001526108
Laptops For Dummies by Dan Gookin
Dan Gookin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2008-09-19
384
0470277599
9780470277591
N/A
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