Computer Basics Windows 7 Edition In Simple Steps

Computer Basics Windows 7 Edition In Simple Steps

By: Joli Ballew (author)Paperback

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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.


Contents at a Glance Top 10 Tips to Get You Started Chapter 1 Set Up a PC or LaptopConnect a USB mouse and keyboardLocate and press the power button Connect and install a USB printer Connect additional hardware Chapter 2 First StepsExplore the Getting Started windowOpen an application Open a windowShut down windows safely Chapter 3 Explore Windows 7 ApplicationsWrite a letter with Notepad Reopen a saved fileView sample picturesEmpty the Recycle Bin Chapter 4 Work with Files and FoldersCreate a folder on the desktopOpen a saved fileSearch for a lost fileBack up a folder (or file) to an external drive Chapter 5 Work with Windows Change the view in a windowRestore a windowMove a windowReposition a window to take up half the screen Chapter 6 Personalize Windows 7Add desktop iconsCreate a shortcut on the desktopSearch for anything from the Start menuConfigure the Taskbar Chapter 7 Surf the InternetOpen a Web site in Internet ExplorerSet a Home pageMark a FavoriteStay safe online Chapter 8 Get Windows Live EssentialsDownload and install Windows Live EssentialsGet a Windows Live IDSign inOpen Windows Live Photo Gallery Chapter 9 Windows Live MailSet up a Windows Live e-mail account Compose and send a new emailAttach something to an email using AttachAdd a contact Chapter 10 Work with MediaOpen Media Player and locate musicListen to a songView pictures in Windows Live Photo GalleryOpen Media Center Chapter 11 Connect to your Home NetworkCreate the connectionEnable Network DiscoveryAccess the Public folderDiagnose Connection Problems Chapter 12 Manage Computer Resources and Connected DevicesUse ReadyBoostUse Disk DefragmenterChange what happens when you press the power button or close the lidManage all connected devices Chapter 13 Stay SecureRequire a passwordScan for viruses with Windows DefenderEnable the FirewallCreate a basic backup Chapter 14 Fix ProblemsUse System RestoreDisable unwanted start up itemsResolve internet connectivity problemsUninstall unwanted programs Top Ten Problems Solved

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  • ISBN13: 9780273736844
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780273736844
  • weight: 458
  • ISBN10: 0273736841

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