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Computer basics : absolute beginner's guide : Windows 8.1 / Michael Miller.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Absolute beginner's guide series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 004.16 MIL (Text) 37521530529777 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 004.16 MIL (Text) 50577010965610 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780789752338 (pbk) :
  • ISBN: 0789752336 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: xix, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Seventh edition.
  • Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana : Que, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Windows 8.1 edition.
Previous edition: 2013.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding computers and similar devices. How personal computers work ; Setting up and using a desktop computer ; Setting up and using a notebook or tablet computer -- Using Windows. Getting to know Windows 8.1 ; Using the new Windows 8.1 interface ; Using the traditional Windows desktop ; Working with files, folders, and other storage -- Setting up the rest of your computer system. Connecting other devices to your PC and your PC to other devices ; Working with printers ; Adding storage and backup ; Setting up a home network -- Using the internet. Connecting to the internet at home and on the road ; Using Internet Explorer to surf the web ; Searching and researching online ; Shopping and selling online -- Communicating online. Sending and receiving email ; Social networking with Facebook ; More social networking with Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter ; Managing your social activity (and contacts) in Windows ; Video chatting with friends and family -- Working with apps. Understanding and using Windows apps ; Exploring Windows 8.1's built-in apps ; Finding and installing new apps -- Doing fun and useful things with your PC. Doing office work ; Staying organized ; Viewing and sharing digital photos ; Playing music ; Watching movies, TV shows, and other videos -- Keeping your system up and running. Protecting your PC from computer attacks, malware, and spam ; Performing preventive maintenance and dealing with common problems.
Summary, etc.:
Guides beginning users through basic PC operations in Microsoft Windows, demonstrating such tasks as personalizing Windows 8.1, connecting to the Internet, using social networks, working with apps, playing music, and performing routine maintenance.
Subject: Microsoft Windows (Computer file) > Popular works.
Microsoft Windows (Computer file)
Microcomputers > Popular works.
Computer science > Popular works.
Microcomputers.
Computer science.

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