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PCs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 4th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-05220-4
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696 pages
March 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: PC Hardware.

Chapter 1: Starting with the Basics.

Chapter 2: Additional Toys Your PC Will Enjoy.

Chapter 3: Connectors, Ports, and Sundry Openings.

Chapter 4: Maintaining Your Hardware.

Part II: Windows Vista.

Chapter 1: Shake Hands with Windows Vista.

Chapter 2: The Many Windows of Windows.

Chapter 3: Windows Vista Basics.

Chapter 4: Customizing Windows Vista.

Chapter 5: Maintaining the Vista Beast.

Chapter 6: Taking Control of the Control Panel.

Chapter 7: Easy Vista Troubleshooting.

Part III: The Internet.

Chapter 1: Making Sense of the Internet.

Chapter 2: Adding a Dialup Connection to Windows Vista.

Chapter 3: Protecting Your Internet Privacy.

Chapter 4: Cruising the Web with Internet Explorer.

Chapter 5: Harnessing Your E-Mail.

Chapter 6: Instant Messaging Done Right.

Part IV: Microsoft Works.

Chapter 1: An Overview of Works.

Chapter 2: Word Processing in Works.

Chapter 3: Working with Spreadsheets.

Chapter 4: Using Works Calendar.

Chapter 5: Having Fun with Works Database.

Part V: Office 2007.

Chapter 1: Introducing Office 2007.

Chapter 2: Using Word.

Chapter 3: Putting Excel to Work.

Chapter 4: Performing with PowerPoint.

Chapter 5: Doing Database Magic with Access.

Chapter 6: Staying in Touch with Outlook.

Part VI: Fun with Movies, Music, and Photos.

Chapter 1: Scanning with Gusto.

Chapter 2: Dude, MP3 Rocks!

Chapter 3: Making Movies with Your PC.

Chapter 4: I Can Make My Own DVDs?

Chapter 5: I’m Okay, You’re a Digital Camera.

Part VII: Upgrading and Supercharging.

Chapter 1: Determining What to Upgrade.

Chapter 2: Adding RAM to Your Hot Rod.

Chapter 3: Scotty, I Need More Power!

Chapter 4: Adding Hard Drive Territory to Your System.

Chapter 5: Partying with USB, FireWire, and Hubs.

Chapter 6: Pumping Up Your Sound and Video.

Part VIII: Home Networking.

Chapter 1: Do I Really Need a Network?

Chapter 2: Ethernet to the Rescue.

Chapter 3: Going Wireless.

Chapter 4: Sharing Your Internet Connection.

Chapter 5: Securing Your Home Network.

Index.

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