Windows 7 For Dummies Paperback – Aug 21 2009
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From the Back Cover
Personalize your Windows 7 desktop with your own photos
Speed up Windows with built-in shortcuts
Customize Windows warnings to only give the notices you want
Move your files from your old PC to a Windows 7 computer
Windows 7 is loaded with features, tools, and shortcuts designed to make life easier for all users. To learn how they all work, you need this latest version of the book that's been making Windows clear for years! It starts at Square One, helping you set up Windows 7, use folders and files, get online, play with media, and keep Windows happy.
New to Windows? — Part I is full of stuff everybody thinks you already know, like how to use the Start menu, taskbars, and files
What's new in Windows 7 — control the number of prompts and warnings, enjoy plentiful shortcuts, and explore interactive previews
Lost and found — use the Search function to locate anything: missing windows, programs, e-mails, songs, photos, files, even other computers on your network
Cruisin' with the new Internet Explorer — set up and customize Internet Explorer, understand plug-ins, and navigate the Web
Move your stuff — transfer your files from an old PC to your Windows 7 system
Where the fun starts — play music and movies with Media Player, organize photos, and create slideshows you can put on DVD
Keep your files safe — make backups and create a system repair disk
Open the book and find:
Shortcuts for finding photos, music, and video on your PC
Steps to setting up separate user accounts for a whole family
Tips for laptop users
How to get photos from your digital camera to your computer
Advice on managing e-mail with Windows 7
Common Windows 7 headaches and how to avoid them
How to create a simple home network
Windows 7's tools for safe computing
About the Author
Andy Rathbone has written all previous editions of Windows For Dummies, the bestselling computer reference book of all time. Andy's helpful tips and easy-to-understand directions have helped millions of people run Windows on their home and business computers.
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Top Customer Reviews
an omission of the book is, not mentioning the loss of overall thumb-nail views in the picture folders
wisely, Rathbone did not try to keep updated on the sweeping changes continuing on the internet
my last Rathbone book before this was windows 98 for dummies
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Excellent , solved many lumpenprogammers instructions, seemed to have made very simple to operate.Published 5 months ago by tatans
Good teaching. Helps with simple problems. Worth the Money.Published 7 months ago by Robert Wayne Howes
Another very helpful book that helps me when I get confused over some part of the Window 7 program.Published 12 months ago by dancer
Just what I was looking for . . . a reference guide for adapting to Windows 7 from Windows XP. I'm happy with a written "manual", even if it isn't from Windows itself.Published 13 months ago by David Myers
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