Whether you use your PC for work or play, there's a lot to learnand a lot of territory to discover, so take along a good guide.Serving up nine meaty minibooks, this All-in-One guidecovers essential PC topics from soup through nuts, including thelatest on PC hardware, Windows 8, the Internet, all the tools inOffice 2013, digital media, troubleshooting and maintenance,upgrading your PC, home networking, and PC gaming. You'll get toknow your PC inside and out and find yourself turning to thisterrific resource again and again.
This new edition features expanded coverage of home networkingand desktop gaming, cool hardware for hardcore gamers, exciting newWindows 8 features, and much more.
PCs All-in-One For Dummies, 6th Edition covers everythingyou need to know to get the most out of your PC.
Mark L. Chambers has been an author, technical writer, and computer consultant for more than 20 years. He uses his experience as a computer hardware technician to demystify the workings of PCs. Mark has written a variety of books including Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies.
This handy guide is made up of eight convenient minibooks, soyou can find what you need in a hurry. And in case you thinkyou’ve seen it before, this fourth edition is fully updatedfor all the newest, coolest stuff. Want a guided tour of the Vistaoperating system and how it differs from XP? Check out minibook #2.Have you heard about Microsoft Works but aren’t sure whatit’s about? Find out in Book #4. Planning to network all thecomputers in your home? Minibook #8 is just what you need. Theentire repertoire includesPC HardwareWindows VistaThe InternetMicrosoft WorksOffice 2007Fun With Movies, Music, and PhotosUpgrading and SuperchargingHome Networking
For all the things you probably do with your PC — browsingthe Internet, e-mail, word processing, presentations, spreadsheets,organizing and sharing digital photos and video, downloading music— you’ll find you can get right to the point anddiscover what you want to know, quickly and easily. You’llwant to keep PCs All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies,4th Edition handy, say on your desk, maybe?
A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC.
Even if you don't know a mouse from a megabyte, this book walks you through all the steps to choosing, setting up, and successfully using your new computer. Begin with learning how to turn the computer on and use the keyboard, and from there you'll progress to effortlessly finding your way around the new Windows 10 operating system. Explore all you can do with a computer:Research topics of interestKeep in touch with loved onesShop securely onlineFind recipes and diet tips
If you've just purchased your first computer and need a plain-English introduction to getting started, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has you covered.
Smart Homes For Dummies, Third Edition, shows you howeasy it can be to create and live in a cutting-edge, fullyconnected home—without breaking your bank account. With thisuser-friendly guide, you’ll discover all the latest trendsand gadgets in home networking, automation, and control that willhelp you make life more enjoyable and comfortable for your entirefamily. We help you plan for things such as flat-screen TVs,intercom systems, whole-home audio systems, gaming consoles, andsatellite systems. We talk about your wiring (and wireless) optionsand introduce you to the latest technologies, such as VoIP andBluetooth. You’ll see how to:Build your home network on a budgetTurn your home into an entertainment centerAccess the Internet from any roomGet VoIP on your phone networkBoost in-home wireless and cell phone signalsConnect your computer to your TVSecure your home and propertyIncrease your home’s resale valueAvoid common networking pitfallsAnd much, much more
Complete with a resource list for more information and neat toysof the future, Smart Homes For Dummies is yourplain-English, twenty-first century guide to a fully wiredhome!
Completely updated to cover the latest technology and software, the 13th edition of PCs For Dummies tackles using a computer in friendly, human terms. Focusing on the needs of the beginning computer user, while also targeting those who are familiar with PCs, but need to get up to speed on the latest version of Windows. This hands-on guide takes the dread out of working with a personal computer.
Leaving painful jargon and confusing terminology behind, it covers Windows 10 OS, connecting to and using services and data in the cloud, and so much more. Written by Dan Gookin, the original For Dummies author, it tells you how to make a PC purchase, what to look for in a new PC, how to work with the latest operating system, ways to protect your files, what you can do online, media management tips, and even basic topics you're probably too shy to ask a friend about.Determine what you need in a PC and how to set it upConfigure your PC, hook up a printer, and connect to the InternetFind your way around Windows 10 OS with ease and confidencePlay movies and music, view photos, and explore social media
If you're a first-time PC user at home or at work or just need to brush up on the latest technological advancements, the new edition of this bestselling guide gets you up and running fast.
Not only is building your own PC a really rewarding project, itcan also save you a nice chunk of cash. This step-by-step guidehelps you decide what you need, teaches you what all those computerterms mean, and tells you exactly how to put the pieces together.It shows you:What tools you need (not as many as you might think!)All about operating systemsHow to install CD and DVD drivesThe scoop on sound and video, and how to put a sound systemtogether from start to finishHow to connect a monitor and install a modemAll about setting up and configuring the hard driveSecrets for securing your system, and more
Included is a bonus DVD showing you how to install themotherboard, CPU, RAM, ports, hard drive, video and sound cards, aDVD drive, and more. With Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself ForDummies, you can have the computer you want plus thesatisfaction of doing it yourself!
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.