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PCs For Dummies, 13th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-04178-8
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360 pages
November 2015
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Introduction 1

Part I: Hello, PC! 7

Chapter 1: What Is This Thing, This PC 9

Chapter 2: The PC Knobs, Buttons, and Doodads Tour 19

Chapter 3: PC Setup 29

Chapter 4: Both On and Off 41

Part II: The Nerd's?]Eye View 51

Chapter 5: Deep Inside the Console 53

Chapter 6: PC Memory 63

Chapter 7: The Mass Storage System 73

Chapter 8: Merry Monitor Mayhem 87

Chapter 9: Input This 99

Chapter 10: System Expansion 115

Chapter 11: P Is for Printer 127

Chapter 12: PC Audio Abilities 139

Part III: Basic Computing 151

Chapter 13: Relevant Parts of Windows 153

Chapter 14: Programs On Your PC 165

Chapter 15: Fun with Files and Folders 177

Chapter 16: Life On the Cloud 195

Chapter 17: The Weird World of Networking 205

Part IV: Your Digital Life 223

Chapter 18: An Internet Refresher 225

Chapter 19: Hello, Other Gizmo 235

Chapter 20: Images Digital 243

Chapter 21: Electronic Entertainment 255

Part V: Security and Maintenance 265

Chapter 22: System Security 267

Chapter 23: That All?]Important Safety Copy 279

Chapter 24: Maintenance Chores 289

Part VI: The Part of Tens 301

Chapter 25: Ten PC Commandments 303

Chapter 26: Ten Things Worth Buying for Your PC 307

Chapter 27: Ten Tips from a PC Guru 313

Index 319