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warranties

coverage, 18-19

duration, 18

laptop computers, 324-325

testing everything while under, 409

Web, buying computer through, 35-36

Web browsers, selecting, 508

Web browsing

configuring Internet Explorer

blocking inappropriate content, 743-745

changing browser's colors and fonts, 737-738

changing browser's language, 738-739

changing browser's text size, 738

changing default Web page, 734-735

changing login information, 745-746

controlling privacy settings, 741-743

controlling security settings, 740-741

managing cached files, 735-736

managing history, 736

setting browser programs, 747

saving favorites, 732-733

searching the Web, 730-731

viewing history, 733-734

Web mail, 512

Web sites, publishing images to, 599-600

weight of laptops, 319-320

white box computers, 32

Wi-Fi connection

hotspots, 395-399

overview, 325-326, 368

protecting, 787-792

setting encryption, 789-790

using access control, 790-792

Wimax, 368

Windows

accessibility features

Accessibility wizard, 472-474

display, 474-483

keyboard options and alternatives, 487-490

mouse options and alternatives, 485-487

sounds, 483-484

activating, 433-434

alternatives to

DOS, 534

Linux, 537-539

loading different operating system, 539-540

Unix, 534-536, 538-539

Windows services for Unix, 540

assigning passwords to Windows users, 783-785

configuring for multiple monitors, 447-450

configuring for sound cards

audio, 237

hardware, 238

sounds, 236-237

voice, 238

volume, 233-236

connecting to Windows computer with USB or FireWire, 253

creating faxes in

changing fax settings, 708

configuring fax console, 706-707

installing fax component, 705-706

determining version, 497

device drivers

adding new hardware to system, 499

using Device Manager, 499-502

downloading and installing updates for, 406-409

finding and installing patches, service packs, and upgrades, 503-504

games, 529

loading, 497-498

optimizing

customizing the Taskbar, 421-425

display settings, 412-421

optimizing System Tray, 425-428

setting mouse options, 421

turning sound on or off, 410-412

Remote Desktop

connecting through Internet, 652-654

connecting to older version of Windows, 651-652

connecting to remote computer, 649-651

setting up computer as remote desktop client, 640-649

restoring

restoring from CDs, 820-821

System Restore utility, 815-819

setting power options

power schemes, 293-295

standby and hibernation, 291-293

shut down, 272-273

tweaking

deleting unneeded items, 429-430

TweakUI program, 430-431

Windows 3.1, 495

Windows 95 and 98, 495

Windows 2000 and Millennium Edition (ME), 496

Windows CE, 496

Windows Event Viewer, 825-826

Windows Firewall, 512-514

Windows keys, 202

Windows Media Player, 656-658

Windows Messenger

configuring, 756-757

using, 757-758

Windows Movie Maker, 672-674

Windows NT, 496

Windows Vista

and graphics controllers, 172-173

new features of, 504-505

overview, 496

Windows XP, 496

wired Internet connections, 365-366

wireless Internet options

Bluetooth, 368

connecting through cell phone, 369-374

digital cellular services, 368-369

Wi-Fi, 368

Wimax, 368

wireless keyboards, 196

wireless mice, 217

wireless power switch, 335

word processors

faxing documents from within, 713-714

overview, 522-523

work surface, 463




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

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