Laptops For Dummies Quick Reference, 2nd Edition
By Corey Sandler
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: November 2008
Pages: 240

Quick, up-to-date answers about laptop hardware, software, use,and care

Laptops are compact, convenient, and most importantly, mobile.That portable package is pumped full of features, and this fullyrevised guide is packed with useful information you can takewherever you take your laptop. This edition covers WindowsVista®, Office 2007, security, Windows Media Center and MediaDirect, Blu-ray DVD drives, wireless USB ports, and so muchmore.

  • Pick and choose — compare laptop features and choose thebest buy for your needs
  • Communicate — find out how to install and activate Wi-Fi,Bluetooth, wired Ethernet, and other communication media

  • Get it together — compare, choose, and install softwaretools to synchronize your laptop with other devices

  • Be prepared — outfit your carrying case with everything youneed for repairs, unusual power sources, and other oddities

  • Put safety first — secure your property and informationwith accessories, hardware, and software, including the most recentSymantec and Microsoft security suites

Open the book and find:

  • The similarities and differences in laptops
  • External devices you might want

  • How to surf the Web, watch a movie, or check e-mail —anywhere

  • Security and maintenance tips

  • Keyboard shortcuts for Word, Excel®, andPowerPoint®

  • What you should know about storage

  • Troubleshooting advice for the road warrior

  • Cool things to add

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