Brilliant Computer Basicsis a visual quick reference book that gives you a basic grounding in the way computers work, introduces the Windows Vista operating system and demonstrates how to use common applications a complete reference for the beginner user.
This full colour task-based guide will take you through all the basic skills you need, giving you expert tips and trouble-shooters. Fully updated and rewritten for the release of Microsoft Vista & Office 2007 it covers all of the new features available to the user to enhance their use and experience of their PC.
Matt Powell is Technical Editor on GigaHz magazine, a publication aimed at experienced computer users, which he helped to conceive and launch. He is responsible for commissioning and writing news, games and hardware reviews and ensuring that readers are kept informed of all the latest trends and developments. He joined Highbury Entertainment (formerly Paragon Publishing) three years ago when he worked on PC First Aid - a beginners guide to PCs. He then moved to work on PC Home where he did everything from hardware reviews to step-by-step guides and features. In addition, he has freelanced for Internet User, Ebuyer, Windows XP Made Easy, PC Basics, Digital Creative Arts, Digital Photographer, PC Essentials, Digital Photography Made Easy and Practical Internet.
1. Introducing your PC
2. Welcome to Windows Vista
3. Security and privacy
4. Managing software and files
7. The interactive Internet