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Absolute Beginners Guide to Computing By Wallace Wang

Absolute Beginners Guide to Computing by Wallace Wang

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Absolute Beginners Guide to Computing by Wallace Wang

Learn and understand how you can perform a wide range of tasks on your new Windows computer, including managing files, browsing the internet, and protecting yourself, as well as interacting with Cortana.

Using Absolute Beginners Guide to Computing you will see how to use Windows, and how you can connect and communicate with others. You will learn the basics of browsing the web, how to send email, and sign up for services. You will learn about some of the social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. You will also learn how to connect and use external hardware, and process digital music, photos, and video.

Written by an author who has written multiple computing titles, this book is friendly and approachable, and can teach anyone how to use a computer. With simple steps, easy troubleshooting, and online resources, it's the best place to learn how to make computing a part of your life.

What You'll Learn:
  • Get pictures onto your computer to share
  • Listen to digital music
  • What clubs, groups, and other resources there are to help
Who this Book Is For
Anyone that wants to learn all the latest Windows features. Beginners who want to use their new Windows computer to share pictures or video clips on YouTube or Facebook to those seeking a common sense approach to safe computing.

About Wallace Wang

Wallace Wang has written dozens of computer books over the years beginning with ancient MS-DOS programs like WordPerfect and Turbo Pascal, and graduating up to writing books on Windows programs like Visual Basic and Microsoft Office.
When he's not helping people discover the joys of personal computing, he performs stand-up comedy and appears on two radio shows on KNSJ in San Diego called "Notes From the Underground" and "Laugh In Your Face Radio."

He also writes a screenwriting blog called "The 15 Minute Movie Method," a blog about the latest cat news on the Internet called "Cat Daily News," and a blog about the latest technology related to Apple products called "Top Bananas."

Table of Contents

Part I. Basic Training

Chapter 1. Understanding Computers

Chapter 2. Giving Commands with the Mouse, Trackpad, and Keyboard

Chapter 3. Running Programs

Chapter 4. Typing and Editing Text

Chapter 5. Understanding Files and Folders

Chapter 6. Manipulating Files

Chapter 7. Sharing Files

Part II. Customizing Windows 10

Chapter 8. Using the Start Menu and Taskbar

Chapter 9. Installing Software

Chapter 10 - Customizing the Screen

Chapter 11.Customizing the File Explorer Window

Chapter 12. Organizing Windows

Part III. Having Fun

Chapter 13. Playing with Photos

Chapter 14. Watching Video and Playing Audio

Chapter 15. Drawing and Editing Pictures

Part IV. Getting on the Internet

Chapter 16. Browsing the Internet

Chapter 17. Talking to Cortana

Chapter 18. Using Email

Chapter 19. Getting News

Chapter 20. Chatting with Skype

Chapter 21. Keeping Track of People

Part V. Getting Work Done

Chapter 22. Using OneNote

Chapter 23. Keeping Track of Dates and Times

Chapter 24. Capturing Screenshots and Audio

Chapter 25. Using the Calculator

Part VI. Useful Computer Information

Chapter 26. Backing Up Your Data

Chapter 27. Protecting Against Malware

Chapter 28. Maintaining Your Computer

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