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Windows 7: The Missing Manual

Format:  Paperback,

887 pages

Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc

Publish Date: Mar 2010

ISBN-13: 9780596806392

ISBN-10: 0596806396

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In early reviews, geeks raved about Windows 7. But if you're an ordinary mortal, learning what this new system is all about will be challenging. Fear not: David Pogue's "Windows 7: The Missing Manual" comes to the rescue. Like its predecessors, this book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners as well as veteran PC users.
Windows 7 fixes many of Vista's most painful shortcomings. It's speedier, has fewer intrusive and nagging screens, and is more compatible with peripherals. Plus, Windows 7 introduces a slew of new features, including better organization tools, easier WiFi connections and home networking setup, and even touchscreen computing for those lucky enough to own the latest hardware.
With this book, you'll learn how to:

Navigate the desktop, including the fast and powerful search function Take advantage of Window's apps and gadgets, and tap into 40 free programs Breeze the Web with Internet Explorer 8, and learn the email, chat, and videoconferencing programs Record TV and radio, display photos, play music, and record any of these to DVD using the Media Center Use your printer, fax, laptop, tablet PC, or smartphone with Windows 7 Beef up your system and back up your files Collaborate and share documents and other files by setting up a workgroup network

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Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
Publish Date: Mar 2010
ISBN-13: 9780596806392
ISBN-10: 0596806396
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 887
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.85
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.0 x 9.0 x 2.0

About the author

Biography of Pogue, David

David Pogue grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio and later graduated from Yale University. After graduation, Pogue wrote manuals for music software, worked on Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, and wrote for Mac world Magazine. Pogue wrote Macs for Dummies, which became the best-selling Mac title, as well as other books in the Dummies series. He has also written the book, Hard Drive and has co-authored The Weird Wide Web.

Chapter outline

The Missing Credits
Introduction
The Windows 7 Desktop
Getting Started, Desktop, & Start Menu
Explorer, Windows, & the Taskbar
Searching & Organizing Your Files
Interior Decorating Windows
Getting Help
Windows 7 Software
Programs, Documents, & Gadgets
The Freebie Apps
The Control Panel
Windows 7 Online
Hooking Up to the Internet
Internet Security
Internet Explorer 8
Windows Live Mail
Windows Live Services
Pictures, Music, & TV
Windows Live Photo Gallery
Windows Media Player
Windows Media Center
Hardware & Peripherals
Print, Fax, & Scan
Hardware
Laptops, Tablets, & Touchscreens
PC Health
Maintenance & Speed Tweaks
The Disk Chapter
Backups, System Restore, & Troubleshooting
Networking & Homegroups
Accounts & Logging On
Setting Up a Workgroup
Network Domains
Sharing Files on the Network
Windows by Remote Control
Appendixes
Installing & Upgrading to Windows 7
Fun with the Registry
Where'd It Go?
The Master Keyboard Shortcut List
Colophon

Book description

In early reviews, geeks raved about Windows 7. But if you're an ordinary mortal, learning what this new system is all about will be challenging. Fear not: David Pogue's Windows 7: The Missing Manual comes to the rescue. Like its predecessors, this book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners as well as veteran PC users.

Windows 7 fixes many of Vista's most painful shortcomings. It's speedier, has fewer intrusive and nagging screens, and is more compatible with peripherals. Plus, Windows 7 introduces a slew of new features, including better organization tools, easier WiFi connections and home networking setup, and even touchscreen computing for those lucky enough to own the latest hardware.

With this book, you'll learn how to:

  • Navigate the desktop, including the fast and powerful search function
  • Take advantage of Window's apps and gadgets, and tap into 40 free programs
  • Breeze the Web with Internet Explorer 8, and learn the email, chat, and videoconferencing programs
  • Record TV and radio, display photos, play music, and record any of these to DVD using the Media Center
  • Use your printer, fax, laptop, tablet PC, or smartphone with Windows 7
  • Beef up your system and back up your files
  • Collaborate and share documents and other files by setting up a workgroup network

Customer Product Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5★ by 3reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by This is a 'MUST HAVE' book! Anyone that has Windows 7 as their operating system will love this book with all it's 'tricks' and hints on how to get everything to work and to customize your system just the way you want it to look. Written so anyone can understand it! Truly the "Missing Manual". 11/03/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great reference book. I got turned on to the missing manual series about 4 years ago. Now anything regarding how tos and technology this is always my first choice. Saved about $15 using the walmart.com site. I'm officially hooked! :) 01/04/2012
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great reference book for user of average (not IT) Great reference book for user of average (not IT) level. I had checked it out, along with a couple of other Win7 manuals, from my local library and was convinced it was the one I needed to refer to as I moved from XP to Win7. 07/14/2012
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