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