PCs For Dummies, 13th Edition
By Dan Gookin
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: November 2015
Pages: 360

Learn to:

  • Determine what you need in a PC and how to set it up
  • Configure your PC, hook up a printer, and connect to the Internet
  • Find your way around Windows 10
  • Play movies and music, view photos, and have fun

Everything you ever needed to know about PCs but didn't know who to ask!

Here's the bestselling PC reference on the planet, fully updated for Windows 10 and still written for ordinary people! Whether it's your first computer or an upgrade, Dan Gookin, tech expect extraordinaire, is the man to show you how to use it. Learn to pick the right PC, navigate Windows 10, add a printer, get online, use social media, protect your files…and have a laugh along the way.

  • PC shopping made easy — learn what to look for, how to choose software and hardware, and what support you need
  • Stuff they think you already know — like what those weird things are on the console, and how to attach peripherals
  • What's under the hood — basic info about the motherboard, memory, storage, setting monitor resolution, expanding your system, and using Bluetooth
  • Through the Windows — tour Windows 10 and learn to use the taskbar, settings, and control panel; find, install and run programs; and manage files and folders
  • The digital world — connect to the Internet, explore web browsers and email programs, manage photos, listen to music, and watch movies
  • Be careful out there — set up the Windows firewall, back up files, and keep yourself safe on the Internet

Open the book and find:

  • Nerdy terms used to describe a PC
  • Keyboard and typing basics
  • How to use cloud storage to keep files in sync
  • Definitions of network terms
  • Useful troubleshooting advice
  • Power management tips
  • The ten PC commandments
  • System expansion information
  • Touchscreen tips
  • What accessories to buy for your PC
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