Synopses & Reviews
-- Presented in a visual, easy-to-learn manner
-- Organized to provide hands-on experience surfing the Internet using the IE 4 browser and Outlook
-- Provides the background knowledge, resources, and tools necessary for the further expansion of their use of the Internet as a medium of expression and communication
According to recent estimates there are approximately 30,000 new users catching the Internet wave every day. These people have heard a few surfer phrases and have seen demos of Internet Software, but they don't have a real feel for how this World Wide Web thing works, These people have a dual task ahead: learning about the Internet itself, and learning about their new Internet software at the same time, They are optimistic and anxious to get started and see some results.
This book uses the approach of selecting the most popular features of IE 4 and presenting their usage in a visual, easy-to-learn manner.
This book provides a series of tutorials that visually teach the reader how to access all of the resources of the Internet using Internet Explorer 4.0 and its components.
This book will help the reader become proficient at surfing the Internet with Internet Explorer 4 and Outlook Express fast and easy. The material is presented visually leading the reader through step-by-step tasks organized to provide a hands-on experience surfing the Internet using the IE 4.0 browser and Outlook Express. A fifth section will cover the IE 4 add-ons.
The book guides the reader from a beginning user level to an intermediate user level. The book will be organized as follows:
Part I: Get IE up and running. Install the software, configure the software to work with a serviceprovider, and customize the look of the software to work smarter and faster.
Part II: Working with the integrated desktop. Learn how IE 4 changes the way Windows operates, use Active Content on the desktop, and set up Task Scheduler to automate routine download and maintenance tasks.
Part III: Get familiar with the browser. Access web sites, save and print pages, work with Favorites, perform searches, use FTP, and view multimedia.
Part IV: Get familiar with email. Send and receive messages. send attachments, keep an address book, use the Inbox Assistant, and use HTML mail.
Part V: Get familiar with news. Subscribe to newsgroups, read and post messages, post attachments, use newsgroup filters, and use HTML news.
Part VI: Some light reading. Discussions about other IE add-ons, how they are used, and where to get more information about them.