PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 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 makesit 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 canhave. Here's all the stuff you need to know, from turning the PC onand keeping your information safe to sharing photos and videos onthe Internet, storing your files, and, most importantly, gettingthings done.

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

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

  • It's the network — use networking hardware and software andset 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 ActionCenter and Internet Explorer's safety tools

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

  • Have some fun! — download pictures from your digitalcamera, watch TV using Windows Media® Center, and burn musicCDs

  • Your life online — join Facebook®, share videos onYouTube, 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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