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Simply Windows 7

Simply

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If you are serious about getting up to speed with Windows 7, then this clear, concise guide is the ideal companion for fast and efficient learning. The author illustrates the main functions of Windows 7, explaining everything you need to know in plain, jargon-free English with full-colour screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructions.

The simple, yet elegant design features a multitude of images as well as tips & tricks to make this a perfect reference for all ages - just follow the instructions on your own PC.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced user in need of a quick grip on the updates in Windows 7, read on for:

  • Windows 7 basics
  • new ways to customize Windows to work for you
  • the new interface and the new and improved Internet Explorer
  • creating movies
  • sharing their computer
  • working with and managing files
  • browsing the Web

Packed with advice and illustrations, this visual tutorial is excellent value for money. Learn something new today – read it, try it and become your own expert with Simply Windows 7!



About the Author

Paul McFedries is a full-time technical writer who has worked with computers in one form or another since 1975 and has used Windows since version 1 was foisted upon an unsuspecting (and underwhelmed) world in the mid-1980s. He is the author of more than 60 computer books that have sold more than three million copies worldwide. His recent titles include the Sams Publishing books 'Windows Vista Unleashed' and 'Windows Home Server Unleashed' and the Que Publishing books 'Networking with Microsoft Windows Vista', 'Formulas and Functions with Microsoft Excel 2007', 'Tricks of the Microsoft Office 2007 Gurus', and 'Microsoft Access 2007 Forms, Reports, and Queries'.

1 GETTING STARTED WITH WINDOWS 7.

Start Windows 7.

What You Can Do with Windows 7.

The Windows 7 Screen.

Using a Mouse with Windows 7.

Get Help.

Activate Your Copy of Windows 7.

Shut Down Windows 7.

2 LAUNCHING AND WORKING WITH PROGRAMS.

Install a Program.

Change or Repair a Program Installation.

Start a Program.

Understanding Program Windows.

Use Pull-Down Menus.

Use Toolbars.

Use Dialog Boxes.

Work with Program Windows.

Use Scrollbars.

Switch Between Programs.

Take Advantage of Program Jump Lists.

Uninstall a Program.

3 CREATING AND EDITING DOCUMENTS.

Understanding Documents.

Create a Document.

Save a Document.

Open a Document.

Edit Document Text.

Change the Text Font.

Find Text.

Replace Text.

Print a Document.

4 WORKING WITH IMAGES.

Open the Pictures Library.

Preview an Image.

View Your Images.

Scan an Image.

Import Images from a Digital Camera.

Repair a Digital Image.

Print an Image.

5 PLAYING MUSIC AND OTHER MEDIA.

Open and Close Windows Media Player.

Navigate the Media Player Window.

Use the Library.

Play an Audio or Video File.

Adjust the Volume.

Play a Music CD

Copy Tracks from a Music CD.

Create a Playlist.

Burn Music Files to a CD.

Play a DVD.

6 WORKING WITH FILES.

View Your Files.

Select a File.

Change the File View.

Preview a File.

Copy a File.

Move a File.

Burn Files to a CD or DVD.

Rename a File.

Create a New File.

Delete a File.

Restore a Deleted File.

Search for a File.

7 SHARING YOUR COMPUTER WITH OTHERS.

Display User Accounts.

Create a User Account.

Switch Between Accounts.

Change a User's Name.

Change a User's Picture.

Delete an Account.

Create a Homegroup.

Connect to a Wireless Network.

8 SURFING THE WORLD WIDE WEB.

Understanding the World Wide Web.

Start Internet Explorer.

Navigate Internet Explorer.

Select a Link.

Enter a Web Page Address.

Open a Web Page in a Tab.

Navigate Web Pages.

Change Your Home Page.

Save Favourite Web Pages.

Search for Sites.

9 WORKING WITH E-MAIL, CONTACTS, AND EVENTS.

Install Windows Live Essentials Programs.

Configure an E-mail Account.

Send an E-mail Message.

Add Someone to Your Contacts.

Select a Contact Address.

Add a File Attachment.

Add a Signature.

Receive and Read E-mail Messages.

Reply to a Message.

Forward a Message.

Open and Save an Attachment.

Switch to Calendar.

Understanding the Calendar.

Navigate the Calendar.

Create an Event.

Add a Calendar.

10 IMPLEMENTING SECURITY IN WINDOWS 7.

Understanding Windows 7 Security.

Check Action Center for Security Problems.

Protect an Account with a Password.

Lock Your Computer.

Set the Junk E-mail Protection Level.

11 CUSTOMISING WINDOWS 7.

Open the Personalization Window.

Change the Desktop Background.

Set the Screen Saver.

Change the Windows 7 Colour Scheme.

Customise the Start Menu.

Customise the Taskbar.

12 MAINTAINING WINDOWS 7.

Check Hard Drive Free Space.

Defragment Your Hard Drive on a Schedule.

Back Up Files.

Restore Backed-Up Files.

INDEX.

ISBN: 9780470711330
ISBN-10: 0470711337
Series: Simply
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 16th July 2010
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 18.6  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1