PCs For Dummies®, 7th Edition
By Dan Gookin
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: October 2009
Pages: 388

Making Everything Easier!

Windows® 7 Edition

PCs for Dummies

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Get started with Windows® 7 and use all the new features

Make your PC safer for kids

Store your files on memory cards and flash drives

Share photos online and explore new digital options

Dan Gookin

Author of all editions of Laptops For Dummies

You can tame the PC beast, and Windows 7 too! Dan Gookin makes it easy and fun

So you've become the proud parent of a PC with Windows 7? Congratulations! This book is the best friend you and your PC can have. Here's all the stuff you need to know, from turning the PC on and keeping your information safe to sharing photos and videos on the Internet, storing your files, and, most importantly, getting things done.

  • Open the box — start at the beginning with a tour of the parts, setup instructions, and a guide to what goes where

  • Get graphical — explore the Windows interface and use the taskbar, Start menu, and Control Panel

  • It's the network — use networking hardware and software and set up a HomeGroup

  • The Internet — configure Windows to use it, choose an ISP, browse the Web, and make the most of e-mail

  • Dodging the evil ones — protect yourself with the Action Center and Internet Explorer's safety tools

  • Getting stuff done — install and upgrade software and manage files and folders

  • Have some fun! — download pictures from your digital camera, watch TV using Windows Media® Center, and burn music CDs

  • Your life online — join Facebook®, share videos on YouTube, and send tweets

Open the book and find:

  • A complete PC assembly guide

  • The scoop on storage devices

  • How to set up a printer

  • Tips on power management

  • Explanations of Internet dangers and how to avoid them

  • How to set up parental controls

  • Valuable Web-browsing tips

  • How to handle a cyberbully

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