PCs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 2nd Edition
- Covers the most popular PC applications and tools available today, fully revised to include Windows XP, Office "X," Works 7, and basic Internet, digital photography, and home networking
- Walks the reader through setting up a computer, navigating the Windows desktop, using e-mail, exploring the Internet, and much more
- Convenient minibook format makes it easy to find desired information quickly
Book I: PC Hardware.
Chapter 1: Starting with the Basics.
Chapter 2: Additional Toys Your PC Will Enjoy.
Chapter 3: Connectors, Ports, and Sundry Openings.
Chapter 4: Maintaining Your Hardware.
Book II: Windows XP.
Chapter 1: Shake Hands with Windows XP.
Chapter 2: The Many Windows of Windows.
Chapter 3: Windows XP Basics.
Chapter 4: Customizing Windows XP.
Chapter 5: Maintaining the XP Beast.
Chapter 6: Taking Control of the Control Panel.
Chapter 7: Easy XP Troubleshooting.
Book III: The Internet.
Chapter 1: Making Sense of the Internet.
Chapter 2: Adding a Dialup Connection to Windows XP.
Chapter 3: Protecting Your Internet Privacy.
Chapter 4: Cruising the Web with Internet Explorer.
Chapter 5: Harnessing Your E-Mail.
Chapter 6: Instant Messaging Done Right.
Book IV: Microsoft Works.
Chapter 1: An Overview of Works.
Chapter 2: Word Processing in Works.
Chapter 3: Working with Spreadsheets.
Chapter 4: Using the Works Calendar.
Chapter 5: Having Fun with Works Database.
Book V: Office XP.
Chapter 1: Introducing Office XP.
Chapter 2: Using Word.
Chapter 3: Putting Excel to Work.
Chapter 4: Performing with PowerPoint.
Chapter 5: Doing Database Magic with Access.
Chapter 6: Staying in Touch with Outlook.
Book VI: Fun with Movies, Music, and Photos.
Chapter 1: Scanning with Gusto.
Chapter 2: Dude, MP3 Rocks.
Chapter 3: Making Movies with Your PC.
Chapter 4: I Can Make My Own DVDs?
Chapter 5: I’m Okay, You’re a Digital Camera.
Book VII: Upgrading and Supercharging.
Chapter 1: Determining What to Upgrade.
Chapter 2: Adding RAM to Your Hot Rod.
Chapter 3: Scotty, I Need More Power!
Chapter 4: Adding Hard Drive Territory to Your System.
Chapter 5: Partying with USB, FireWire, and Hubs.
Chapter 6: Pumping Up Your Sound and Video.
Book VIII: Home Networking.
Chapter 1: Do I Really Need a Network?
Chapter 2: Ethernet to the Rescue.
Chapter 3: Going Wireless.
Chapter 4: Sharing Your Internet Connection.