Laptops For Dummies Quick Reference, 2nd Edition
By Corey Sandler
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: November 2008
Pages: 740

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 fully revised guide is packed with useful information you can take wherever you take your laptop. This edition covers Windows Vista®, Office 2007, security, Windows Media Center and Media Direct, Blu-ray DVD drives, wireless USB ports, and so much more.

  • Pick and choose — compare laptop features and choose the best 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 software tools to synchronize your laptop with other devices

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

  • Put safety first — secure your property and information with accessories, hardware, and software, including the most recent Symantec 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®, and PowerPoint®

  • What you should know about storage

  • Troubleshooting advice for the road warrior

  • Cool things to add

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