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Publisher Comments:

This year, millions of beginner-to-intermediate-level PC users will be searching for the easiest possible way to master their new Windows 8 computers - and, with Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition, they'll find exactly what they're looking for. This full-color, utterly simple, step-by-step book has been carefully crafted to provide instant access to the tasks they every novice or casual computer user needs to master. Like all books in the Easy series, it's designed to teach visually: readers never have to work their way through lengthy text explanations. The latest edition of Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition is updated with coverage of Windows 8, which introduces the totally new Metro user interface. Given Metro's genesis as a mobile interface, and Microsoft's push towards a new breed of touchscreen computing devices, this new edition will include more hardware coverage than previous editions. In addition, this book will cover Windows 8's new Metro interface in depth, as well as feature increased coverage of social networking and cloud computing applications.

Synopsis:

SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It’s that Easy! Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common computer tasks. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

Learn how to…

  • Set up and configure your new computer system
  • Upgrade your computer with new hardware and software
  • Use Microsoft Windows 8—and personalize it just for you
  • Connect to the Internet for web surfing, email, Facebook, and YouTube
  • View and manage digital photos
  • Download music from the iTunes Store and other sites, plus stream music live over the Internet
  • Protect your family and your computer from viruses, spam, and spyware
  • Set up a wireless home network and share your Internet connection with multiple computers

About the Author

Michael Miller is a successful and prolific author with a reputation for practical advice, technical accuracy, and an unerring empathy for the needs of his readers.

Mr. Miller has written more than 100 best-selling books over the past two decades. His books for Que include Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics, Easy Facebook, Facebook for Grown-Ups, My Pinterest, and The Ultimate Digital Music Guide.

He is known for his casual, easy-to-read writing style and his practical, real-world advice—as well as his ability to explain a variety of complex topics to an everyday audience.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Understanding Personal Computers

Part 2: Setting Up and Using Your PC

Part 3: Using Microsoft Windows 8

Part 4: Personalizing Windows 8

Part 5: Working with Files and Folders

Part 6: Setting Up a Wireless Home Network

Part 7: Connecting to the Internet

Part 8: Using the Internet – Safely and Securely

Part 9: Finding Apps in the Windows App Store

Part 10: Using Microsoft Word

Part 11: Communicating with Email

Part 12: Social Networking with Facebook and Twitter

Part 13: Watching TV and Movies Online

Part 14: Downloading and Playing Digital Music

Part 15: Editing and Sharing Digital Photos

Part 16: Protecting and Taking Care of Your Computer

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780789750051
Author:
Miller, Michael J
Publisher:
Que
Author:
Miller, Michael
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Easy
Publication Date:
20120914
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.489 in 526 gr

Related Subjects


Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » General
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Using PCs
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » General

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"Synopsis" by , SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It’s that Easy! Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common computer tasks. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

Learn how to…

  • Set up and configure your new computer system
  • Upgrade your computer with new hardware and software
  • Use Microsoft Windows 8—and personalize it just for you
  • Connect to the Internet for web surfing, email, Facebook, and YouTube
  • View and manage digital photos
  • Download music from the iTunes Store and other sites, plus stream music live over the Internet
  • Protect your family and your computer from viruses, spam, and spyware
  • Set up a wireless home network and share your Internet connection with multiple computers

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