See it done. Do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Computer Basics, Windows 7 Edition teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common computer tasks. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. In full color Learn how to… • Set up and configure your new computer system • Upgrade your computer with new hardware and software • Use Microsoft Windows 7–and personalize it just for you • Connect to the Internet for web surfing, email, Facebook, and YouTube • Manage and edit digital photos • Play, copy, and burn your own music CDs–and download music from the Internet to play on your iPod • Protect your family and your computer from viruses, spam, and spyware • Set up a wireless home network and share your Internet connection with multiple computers Category: General Computing Covers: Hardware, Microsoft ® Windows 7 User Level: Beginner Easy steps guide you through each task. Items you select or click are shown in bold. Each step is fully illustrated.
This volume presents a brief guide to using Microsoft's Windows 7, the latest release of Microsoft Windows which is a series of operating systems produced for use on personal computers and laptops. Windows 7 was released to manufacturing in July 2009. "Discover everything you want to know about Microsoft's newest version of Windows 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. This book covers every practical aspect of using Windows 7 on your PC or laptop and is filled with easy to understand practical tasks that will help you to achieve immediate results". --From publisher.
The down and dirty basics for computer newbies. For those with a blank slate when it comes to computer know-how, this guide teaches readers how to get started on a PC, including: easy instructions on starting, setting up, and organizing the PC; navigating the Windows 7 desktop and folder system; getting up and running with email; working with music, photos, and video; plus an introduction to Google, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, eBay, blogging, instant messaging; and more! ? Focuses on software - and the practical and fun things new users want to do with their PCs ? A large number of people - particularly the older generation - are new to computers ? Includes troubleshooting tips
Everything casual users need to know to get the most out of their new Windows 7 PCs, software, and the Internet The best-selling beginner's guide, now completely updated for Windows 7 and today's most popular Internet tools - including Facebook, craigslist, Twitter, and Wikipedia Easy step-by-step instructions cover setting up a new PC, getting online, working with digital media, using productivity tools, and much more By the world's #1 author of beginning technology books, Michael Miller This year, you may be one of the millions of casual computer users that will buy a new Windows 7 notebook or desktop PC. You'll want to know how to find your way around, get comfortable, and get the job done - without jargon, complexity, or hassle. There's a book for you: Michael Miller's Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Windows 7 Edition. It's the one book that covers everything today's beginners and near-beginners need to know: not just about Windows, but also about software, hardware, and the Internet. Through 90+ books, author Michael Miller has established an unparalleled track record in explaining complicated concepts simply and clearly, and empowering beginners. Now, he's thoroughly updated his best-selling Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics to cover today's user experience - with Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8, and today's hottest online tools, from craigslist and Facebook to Twitter, Wikipedia, and Google Docs. Miller offers step-by-step instructions and friendly, practical advice for making the most of Windows 7's improvements, including the new taskbar, Action Center, and Aero Snap. He walks through setting up a new computer; connecting to the Internet; working with digital media; burning custom CDs; watching DVD movies; using Microsoft Office and other popular software; managing money online; setting up home networks; keeping PCs running reliably; and protecting them from spam, viruses, and spyware. This is the one indispensable book for today's PC novice.
Easy Computer Basics See it done. do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8.1 Edition teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common computer tasks. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. Learn how to… -- Set up and configure your new computer system -- Upgrade your computer with new hardware and software -- Use Microsoft Windows 8.1–and personalize it just for you -- Connect to the Internet for web surfing, email, Facebook, and listening to digital music -- View and edit digital photos -- Watch your favorite movies and TV shows online with Netflix and Hulu Plus -- Protect your family and your computer from viruses, spam, and spyware -- Set up a wireless home network, and share your Internet connection with multiple computers
Windows 10 hält Ihren PC am Laufen: Es verwaltet Ihre Dateien und bietet eine Plattform für alle wichtigen Programme und Anwendungen. Kurz gesagt, es ist die Schaltstelle Ihres Computers. Mit diesem Buch lernen Sie Windows 10 richtig kennen, aktuell zum Anniversary Update. Mit den leicht nachvollziehbaren Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen und vielen wertvollen Tipps richten Sie Ihren Computer so ein, wie es für Sie am besten passt. Andy Rathbone informiert Sie umfassend. Und auch wenn mal etwas nicht so läuft wie erhofft, finden Sie in diesem Buch eine schnelle und verständliche Lösung. Es werden keine Vorkenntnisse vorausgesetzt.
Visual Basic In Easy Steps shows you how to quickly create Windows applications using the latest Visual Basic 2010 programming environment. It provides code examples, screenshots, and step-by-step instructions that illustrate each aspect of Visual Basic. Visual Basic In Easy Steps begins by describing the installation process then introduces form controls, application properties, the programming language, and problem-solving techniques. It illustrates, by example, how to build and deploy a complete Windows application. It also explores scripting with Visual Basic to create macros for Microsoft Office and exciting dynamic web pages for Internet Explorer. The book demonstrates how to incorporate external data into your applications from text files, Excel spreadsheets, XML documents, live RSS web feeds, and SQL databases. You need have no previous knowledge of any programming language so it's ideal if you're a newcomer to Windows programming. Each chapter builds your knowledge of Visual Basic. By the end of this book you will have gained a sound understanding of Visual Basic programming and be able to create your own interactive applications. Visual Basic In Easy Steps has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone who wants to begin Windows programming. It will appeal to programmers who want to quickly learn the latest Visual Basic techniques, and to the student who is studying computing at school or college, and to those seeking a career in Information Technology who need a thorough understanding of Visual Basic programming.
This guide provides tips and easy instructions for new computer users, including starting up and organizing the PC, navigating Windows 7, using email and media and features an introduction to Google, eBay and social media. Original. 12,000 first printing.
SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It’s that Easy! Easy Microsoft Windows 7 teaches you the fundamentals of working with Microsoft’s latest operating system. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through every task, building the skills you need to master Windows 7 with ease. No need to feel intimidated–we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. Learn how to… • Instantly find what you’re looking for: files, programs, anything • Manage your music and video with Windows Media Player • See it all, do it all, get it all on the Web • Have more fun with Windows 7’s built-in games • Protect yourself from viruses, intrusions, and phishing • Download free Windows Live Essentials bonus software • Set up your computer just the way you want it • Keep your computer running reliable and fast • Build a home network the easy way with HomeGroup • Put live and Internet TV on your PC with Windows Media Center
Many people unnecessarily spend money buying a new computer when their current PC can be upgraded to meet their requirements. This title takes the reader through this process in simple stages. Many of us would spend more time fixing a ten-dollar pen than repairing or upgrading a thousand dollar computer. Delving inside a PC seems so forbidding that many people would rather avoid it at any cost, even though replacing computer parts is so easy that, with the proper guidance, even technophobes can do it. Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps provides all the information one needs to do just that. A must for all PC users. Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps enables you to keep your PC at the cutting-edge by explaining how to replace components or add new ones. Its simple, illustrated instructions and nifty sidebars teach you to identify, locate, and install the relevant parts to make your computer faster, more versatile, and more powerful. But this book isn't just a handy how-to manual; it's a consumer guide. In truly easy steps, it teaches you to evaluate the performance, storage, and networking needs of your PC yourself.Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps even provides you with a money-saving tutorial on your various buying options and a separate chapter on troubleshooting nasty problems. When one considers the high price and inconvenience of computer store visits, it's no wonder that we think of this both a learning tool and an investment.
Provides information on the features and functions of Microsoft Windows 7, covering such topics as user accounts, Windows Live, Internet Explorer 9, devices and printers, networking, syncing with smartphones, and managing digital images.
Mit diesem Buch können Sie sich ganz leicht in Windows 10 einarbeiten. Wenn Sie die wesentlichen Grundlagen verstehen wollen, ohne sich durch verwirrendes Computerkauderwelsch graben zu müssen, suchen Sie nicht weiter! Dieses Buch nutzt einen Schritt-für-Schritt-Ansatz, der speziell für Windows-10-Anfänger entwickelt wurde. Leicht verständliche Texte in großer Schrift und eine Fülle hilfreicher Abbildungen machen auch aus Ihnen einen Windows-10-Profi.
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.
Computing with Windows® 7 for the Older & Wiser is a user friendly guide that takes you step-by-step through the basics of using a computer. Written in an easy-to-understand, jargon free language, it is aimed at complete beginners using PCs running on Microsoft Windows® 7. Inside, you will find step-by-step guidance on: Using the keyboard & the mouse Navigating files and folders Customising your desktop Using Email and the Internet Word processing Organising your digital photos Safely downloading files from the Internet Finding useful websites and much more
"Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps" has long helped seniors enjoy all the benefits of using a personal computer. Now, this best-selling title is better than ever, fully updated to cover all the new key features in Windows 7. With larger type for easy reading, this book presents no-nonsense, easy-to-understand tutorials on dozens of computer topics. In easy steps, computer users learn the basics of PC components, terminology, and special features. The range of topics covered here includes: playing and storing music on your PC; creating your own letterhead; surfing the Web; buying and selling on eBay; sending and receiving email; playing games; installing antivirus software; shopping safely on the Internet; ordering groceries online; money management; transferring images from your digital camera; and much more.