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AOL For Dummies, 2nd Edition

John Kaufeld, Ted Leonsis (Foreword by)
ISBN: 978-0-7645-6833-6
378 pages
January 2004
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Part I: Driver’s Ed for the Digital Traveler.

Chapter 1: What You Got Yourself Into (And What You Need to Enjoy the Trip).

Chapter 2: I Didn’t Know You Could Do That Online!

Chapter 3: Peering through AOL’s Windows.

Chapter 4: Dealing with Spams, Scams, Viruses, and Hoaxes.

Part II: Settling Into Your Online Home.

Chapter 5: Making Your Preferences Known.

Chapter 6: Doing the Screen Name Tango.

Chapter 7: Taking Away the Online Car Keys with Parental Controls.

Chapter 8: Navigating the System and Marking Your Favorite Destinations.

Chapter 9: Where’s Your Buddy? Where’s Your Pal?

Chapter 10: AOL Companion: Look — on the Desktop! Something Small, Blue, and Useful.

Part III: Connecting and Communicating.

Chapter 11: E-Mailing the World, One Mailbox at a Time.

Chapter 12: Chatting the Day (And Night) Away.

Chapter 13: Dropping a Quick “Hello” with Instant Messages.

Chapter 14: Posting On the Message Boards and Joining the Groups.

Chapter 15: Reading, Keeping, and Sharing Thoughts with an AOL Journal.

Part IV: Diving Into the Fun Stuff.

Chapter 16: Finding People, Places, Things, and Information.

Chapter 17: Cruising the Internet.

Chapter 18: There’s Music in the Wires.

Chapter 19: Tracking News, Weather, Markets, and More.

Part V: Secret Tricks of the AOL Gurus.

Chapter 20: Customizing Your Online Persona.

Chapter 21: Dressing Up Your Software with Fresh Buttons and a New Menu.

Chapter 22: Spinning a Web (Site) of Your Own.

Chapter 23: Sampling AOL’s Advanced Tools.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Ten Fun Things to Do Online.

Chapter 25: Ten Things That Can Go Wrong (And How to Fix Them).