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pc user's bible
PC User's Bible
byJohn RossandKelly Murdock
John Wiley & Sons 2007 (888 pages)
ISBN:9780470088975

With clear, step-by-step instructions and tips from power users, this comprehensive guide explains everything you need to succeed with your Windows Vista or Windows XP computer, whether it's a desktop or a laptop.

Table of Contents
PC User's Bible
Introduction
Part I - Choosing Your Computer
Chapter 1 - Desktop or Laptop?
Chapter 2 - Evaluating the Warranty and Support
Chapter 3 - Buying a Computer
Part II - Understanding Your Computer's Components
Chapter 4 - Looking Inside the Case
Chapter 5 - How Your Computer Computes
Chapter 6 - The Central Processing Unit
Chapter 7 - Random Access Memory
Chapter 8 - Understanding the BIOS
Chapter 9 - Hard Drives and Other Storage Media
Chapter 10 - Understanding Graphics Controllers
Chapter 11 - Video Monitors
Chapter 12 - Keyboards, Mice, and Other Input Devices
Chapter 13 - Sound Cards, Speakers, and Other Audio
Chapter 14 - Using USB and FireWire Interfaces
Chapter 15 - Using Bluetooth
Part III - Using Your Desktop Computer
Chapter 16 - Exploring Your Desktop Computer
Chapter 17 - Managing Power on a Desktop Computer
Chapter 18 - Overclocking Your Computer
Part IV - Using Your Laptop Computer
Chapter 19 - Choosing a Laptop Computer
Chapter 20 - Finding Your Way Around Your Laptop Computer
Chapter 21 - Managing Power on a Laptop Computer
Chapter 22 - Using External Devices with a Laptop
Chapter 23 - Connecting Your Laptop to the Internet
Chapter 24 - PC Cards and ExpressCards
Chapter 25 - Laptop Accessories
Chapter 26 - Traveling with Your Laptop
Part V - Improving Your Computer's Performance
Chapter 27 - Setting Up Your Computer
Chapter 28 - Enhancing the View
Chapter 29 - Ergonomics-Making the Most of Bad Design
Chapter 30 - Accessibility
Part VI - Putting Your Computer to Work
Chapter 31 - Working with Microsoft Windows
Chapter 32 - Essential Software
Chapter 33 - Alternatives to Windows
Chapter 34 - Sharing a Computer
Chapter 35 - Printing from Your Computer
Chapter 36 - Making Presentations
Chapter 37 - Scanning to Your Computer
Chapter 38 - Using Your Computer with a Digital Camera
Chapter 39 - Scheduling Software Events
Chapter 40 - Synchronizing Your Data Files
Chapter 41 - Using Windows Remote Desktop
Chapter 42 - Playing, Creating, and Editing Sound
Chapter 43 - Viewing, Creating, and Editing Video
Part VII - Using Your Computer for Communications
Chapter 44 - Connecting Your Computer to a Network or Another Computer
Chapter 45 - Sending and Receiving Faxes
Chapter 46 - Using Your Computer on the Internet
Chapter 47 - Using Virtual Private Networks
Part VIII - Security and Maintenance
Chapter 48 - Keeping Your Computer and Data Secure
Chapter 49 - Preventing Trouble Through Maintenance
Chapter 50 - Restoring Windows
Chapter 51 - Troubleshooting-Finding the Problem After It Happens
Index
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Sidebars



PC User's Bible
PC Users Bible
ISBN: 0470088974
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 372

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