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How to Do Everything Netbook (How to Do Everything)

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Publisher Comments:

Get the most out of your netbook!

Now that you've got a netbook, it's time to find out how to maximize all of its capabilities. This hands-on guide explains how you can keep your netbook running at peak performance by limiting how many programs you run concurrently and what you download. Learn the best ways to connect to the Internet, secure your system, install software, use web-based programs from Microsoft, Google, and others, add memory, and troubleshoot your netbook. You'll also get helpful tips for working with Windows and Linux operating systems.

  • Secure your netbook, set up a firewall, and protect it from viruses, malware, and other threats
  • Connect to public wireless networks, Wi-Fi hotspots, and wired networks
  • Configure your web browser to run quickly and cleanly
  • Connect to printers, USB drives, backup devices, and other hardware
  • Install software stored on a CD or DVD
  • Configure and use the built-in web cam
  • Expand your netbook with accessories
  • Take advantage of Office Live Workspace, Google Apps, and other free web-based applications
  • Use Open Office on a Linux-based netbook
  • Learn how to use Windows 7

About the Author -

Joli Ballew, MCSE, MCTS, MCDST, is a technical writer, technology trainer, and website manager. She is the author of How to Do Everything with Windows Vista Media Center, Hardcore Windows XP, and other books.

Synopsis:

Master your netbook in no time The bestselling How to Do Everything series now covers netbooks--the increasingly popular, small, inexpensive laptops. This step-by-step guide shows you how to get the most out of your netbooks and to overcome limitations. The book explains how to connect to the Internet wirelessly and through wired LANs, install software, add memory, work in the cloud upgrade, troubleshoot, and much more. You'll also get tips for working with Windows 7 and Linux.

About the Author

Joli Ballew is a netbook expert, professional writer, trainer, and consultant. She is a columnist for the Microsoft Windows Expert Zone and the author of How to Do Everything with Windows Vista Media Center.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started; Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Netbook; Chapter 2. Safety First; Part II: Connecting to the Internet; Chapter 3. Find and Connect to Public Wireless Networks and Wi-Fi Hotspots; Chapter 4. Connect to a Wired Ethernet Network; Chapter 5. Make a Direct Connection with a Stand-Alone PC; Chapter 6. Connect with a Satellite Provider; Chapter 7. Surfing the Internet; Part III: Installing and Using Hardware and Software; Chapter 9. Install Software; Chapter 10. Web Cameras and Video Messaging; Chapter 11. Expand Your Netbook with Accessories; Chapter 12. An Introduction to Windows Live Services; Chapter 13. An Introduction to Office Live Workspace; Chapter 14. An Introduction to Google Apps; Chapter 15. An Introduction to OpenOffice.org; Chapter 16. Additional Web-Based Applications to Try; Chapter 17. An Introduction to Windows 7; Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071639569
Author:
Ballew, Joli
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Author:
Ballew Joli
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - PCs
Subject:
Personal Computers & Micro / IBM-Compatible
Subject:
Netbook, internet, wireless, networks, wi-fi, PC, Satellite, hardware, software, web cam, CD, DVD, application, RAM, hard drive, online, windows, mail, office live, google, joli ballew, how to do everything, laptop, memory, Linux, OS, storage, Windows 7 Q
Subject:
Personal Computers-General
Series:
How to Do Everything
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.26x7.38x.68 in. 1.17 lbs.

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Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » General
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"Synopsis" by , Master your netbook in no time The bestselling How to Do Everything series now covers netbooks--the increasingly popular, small, inexpensive laptops. This step-by-step guide shows you how to get the most out of your netbooks and to overcome limitations. The book explains how to connect to the Internet wirelessly and through wired LANs, install software, add memory, work in the cloud upgrade, troubleshoot, and much more. You'll also get tips for working with Windows 7 and Linux.
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