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Using Your First PC (Cliffs Notes)by Jim Mccarter
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Your shortcut to success for over 40 years Master the essentials. Gain confidence. Meet new challenges. Fast. That's the reason for CliffsNotes. And that's just what you'll get from this quick and easy guide to personal computer basics. Get more at www.cliffsnotes.com Find free newsletters, cross-linked references, tools, samples, and more — including the complete CliffsNotes catalog and many downloadable titles. Check out our other CliffsNotes titles See the inside back cover for a complete list of CliffsNotes on Technology and Personal Finance topics — and look for CliffsNotes on other topics coming soon.
The shrinking price of a home computer made you run out and buy one. But how do you use it? This guide takes the fear and frustration out of getting your PC up and running, without a lot of technical mumbo-jumbo. Computers are supposed to make life less complicated, and Cliff's shows you how in clear, easy-to-follow language and exercises.
About the Author
Jim McCarter has trained computer users and designed computer systems for over ten years.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Taking Inventory.
Chapter 2: Taking Inventory of the Extras.
Chapter 3: Getting Everything Connected.
Chapter 4: Getting to Know Microsoft Windows.
Chapter 5: Joining the Internet.
Chapter 6: Managing Your Files.
Chapter 7: Putting Built-in Programs to Work.
Chapter 8: Putting Other Applications to Work.
Chapter 9: Printing.
Chapter 10: Troubleshooting.
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