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Computer Basics Windows 7 Edition In Simple Steps By Joli Ballew

Computer Basics Windows 7 Edition In Simple Steps
by Joli Ballew

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Discover everything you want to know about using your computer in this easy-to-use guide - from the most essential tasks that you'll want to perform, to solving the most common problems you'll encounter.
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Computer Basics Windows 7 Edition In Simple Steps by Joli Ballew

Discover everything you want to know about using your computer in this easy-to-use guide - from the most essential tasks that you'll want to perform, to solving the most common problems you'll encounter.

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Table of Contents


Contents at a Glance

Top 10 Tips to Get You Started

Chapter 1 Set Up a PC or Laptop

  • Connect a USB mouse and keyboard
  • Locate and press the power button
  • Connect and install a USB printer
  • Connect additional hardware

Chapter 2 First Steps

  • Explore the Getting Started window
  • Open an application
  • Open a window
  • Shut down windows safely

Chapter 3 Explore Windows 7 Applications

  • Write a letter with Notepad
  • Reopen a saved file
  • View sample pictures
  • Empty the Recycle Bin

Chapter 4 Work with Files and Folders

  • Create a folder on the desktop
  • Open a saved file
  • Search for a lost file
  • Back up a folder (or file) to an external drive

Chapter 5 Work with Windows

  • Change the view in a window
  • Restore a window
  • Move a window
  • Reposition a window to take up half the screen

Chapter 6 Personalize Windows 7

  • Add desktop icons
  • Create a shortcut on the desktop
  • Search for anything from the Start menu
  • Configure the Taskbar

Chapter 7 Surf the Internet

  • Open a Web site in Internet Explorer
  • Set a Home page
  • Mark a Favorite
  • Stay safe online

Chapter 8 Get Windows Live Essentials

  • Download and install Windows Live Essentials
  • Get a Windows Live ID
  • Sign in
  • Open Windows Live Photo Gallery

Chapter 9 Windows Live Mail

  • Set up a Windows Live e-mail account
  • Compose and send a new email
  • Attach something to an email using Attach
  • Add a contact

Chapter 10 Work with Media

  • Open Media Player and locate music
  • Listen to a song
  • View pictures in Windows Live Photo Gallery
  • Open Media Center

Chapter 11 Connect to your Home Network

  • Create the connection
  • Enable Network Discovery
  • Access the Public folder
  • Diagnose Connection Problems

Chapter 12 Manage Computer Resources and Connected Devices

  • Use ReadyBoost
  • Use Disk Defragmenter
  • Change what happens when you press the power button or close the lid
  • Manage all connected devices

Chapter 13 Stay Secure

  • Require a password
  • Scan for viruses with Windows Defender
  • Enable the Firewall
  • Create a basic backup

Chapter 14 Fix Problems

  • Use System Restore
  • Disable unwanted start up items
  • Resolve internet connectivity problems
  • Uninstall unwanted programs

Top Ten Problems Solved

Additional information

GOR003581948
Computer Basics Windows 7 Edition In Simple Steps by Joli Ballew
Joli Ballew
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2010-06-10
224
0273736841
9780273736844
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