The Complete Idiot's Guide to PCs, 8th Edition

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to PCs, 8th Edition
Alpha | 8th edition (Sept 13, 2001) | 408 pages | ISBN: 0028642759 | PDF | 70Mb

From shopping for the personal computer to caring for the beast–technically timid users will love this lighthearted and helpful look at the personal computer. Taking a less-is-more approach, this book simply covers what users need and want to know. Provides easy-to-understand descriptions and instructions for buying, setting up, and using PCs and popular software applications. Includes "What's Wrong with This Picture" illustrations depicting humorous PC pitfalls and mistakes. Features a full-color tear-out card which includes a PC Shopping Guide, Emergency Troubleshooting Tips, and a Setup "Don'ts" List. Covers IBM

From the Publisher
As more and more people purchase computers for their home, the need for an easy-to-use, light-hearted guide becomes a necessity. Updated from the best-selling first edition, this must-have resource will provide readers with all the information they need from purchasing, setting up, upgrading their system and using the Internet to creating impressive documents and spreadsheets with confidence. - Includes a directory of the most popular Web sites

- Covers the latest advancements in technologies, including the new MMX chip and changes to the Internet and online services

- Combines solid instructions with light-hearted wit and humor to make learning fun and easy –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From the Back Cover
The Complete Idiot's Guide to PCs gives you the hands-on training you need to become productive with your new PCs. This book leads you from the very first stage (purchasing, setting up, and turning on a PC), through day-to-day operations (using Windows and applications; creating, formatting, and printing documents; browsing the Web; and sending and receiving email), and finishes up with tips for optimizing, configuring, and troubleshooting a PC. A simple scan of the outline reveals that The Complete Idiot's Guide to PCs is no standard PC reference book. From the very first pages and throughout the book, you perform the tasks required to learn and master your PC, and become more productive with software applications.

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