Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics by Michael Miller
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Who knew how simple computers could be?


What can you do with your new PC? The sky's the limit! Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics will show you how to set up and configure your PC, including how to connect to the Internet. Then you'll learn how to fix your digital photos, create digital scrapbooks, download digital music to your iPod, burn your own custom CDs, watch DVD movies, write letters and memos, balance your checkbook, and create show-stopping presentations. And if you need more computing horsepower, you'll even learn how to upgrade your PC and add new peripherals. It's all easy, thanks to Michael Miller's step-by-step instructions and helpful advice!


Now updated for both Windows Vista™ and Windows® XP, Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics will have you using your new PC in no time! Here's a preview of

what you'll find inside:

Learn how to set up and configure your new computer, and install new computer hardware and software Get the scoop on how to work with Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Vista, and how to personalize it just for you Learn how to use the most popular computer programs–including Microsoft®  Word, Microsoft®  Works, Microsoft®  Money, and Quicken Connect to the Internet for web surfing, email, instant messaging, blogging, and podcasts–and create your own MySpace page Become a digital media pro–learn to work with digital cameras and photos, download and listen to digital music, and burn your own CDs and DVDs Find out how to protect your PC from spam, viruses, spyware, and computer attacks Learn how to set up a wireless home network and share your Internet connection with multiple PCs

About Michael Miller

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Michael Milleris a successful and prolific author with a reputation for practical advice and technical accuracy and an unerring empathy for the needs of his readers. Mr. Miller has written more than 75 best-selling books in the past 18 years. His books for Que includeAbsolute Beginner’s Guide to eBay,How Windows Vista Works, andGooglepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource.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 wide variety of complex topics to an everyday audience. You can email Mr. Miller directly at abg@molehillgroup.com. His website is located at www.molehillgroup.com.
Published February 20, 2007 by Que Publishing. 456 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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