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Windows ME Complete

Windows ME Complete

Dave Evans, Greg Jarboe, Hollis Thomases, Mari Smith, Chris Treadaway

ISBN: 978-0-782-12900-7

Feb 2001

1056 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Description

Windows Me Complete is a one-of-a-kind computer book---valuable both for its expansive content and its low price. This book contains the essentials for using Windows Me, as well as comprehensive coverage of Internet basics.

Let our expert authors get you up and running quickly -- you'll learn everything from navigating the Windows Me Desktop to how to set up a peer-to-peer network. With this book as your guide, you'll be using the newest Windows features, such as Windows Media Player, PC Health features and Movie Maker, in no time! Windows Me Complete also includes an extensive A -- Z reference that puts key information at your fingertips, and includes scores of hands-on instructions and visuals.

Windows Me Complete introduces you to the work of some of Sybex's finest authors, so you'll know where to go to learn even more about Windows Me and your computer.
Introduction.

PART I: Windows Me–The Basics.

Chapter 1: Introducing Windows Me
Adapted and revised from Upgrading to Windows 98.

Chapter 2: Installing Windows Me
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

Chapter 3: Exploring the Windows Me Desktop
Adapted and revised from ABCs of Windows 98.

Chapter 4: Shortcuts Galore
Adapted and revised from ABCs of Windows 98.

Chapter 5: Installing and Running Programs
Adapted and revised from Windows 98: No Experience Required.

Chapter 6: Organizing Files, Programs, and Disks
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

Chapter 7: Windows Me Applets
Adapted and revised from ABCs of Windows 98.

Chapter 8: Printers and Printing
Adapted and revised from Expert Guide to Windows 98.

PART II: Optimizing and Customizing Windows Me.

Chapter 9: Customizing Windows with the Control Panel
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

Chapter 10: Customize and Organize Your Desktop and Start Menu
Adapted from Windows Me! I Didn’t Know You Could Do That….

Chapter 11: Customize the Taskbar and System Tray
Adapted from Windows Me! I Didn’t Know You Could Do That….

Chapter 12: PC Health Features
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

Chapter 13: Improving System Performance
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

Chapter 14: Building a Peer-to-Peer Network
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

PART III: The Internet and Windows Me.

Chapter 15: Understanding the Internet
Adapted and revised from The Internet: No Experience Required, Second Edition.

Chapter 16: Connecting to the Internet
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

Chapter 17: Communicating with E-Mail
Adapted and revised from The Internet: No Experience Required.

Chapter 18: Browsing the Web with IE 5.5
Adapted and revised from ABCs of Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.

Chapter 19: Browsing with a Sense of Security
Adapted and revised from Mastering Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.

Chapter 20: An Alternative to Internet Explorer: Netscape Navigator
Adapted and revised from Chapter 20, “An Alternative to Internet Explorer: Netscape Navigator,” written specifically for PC Complete, Second Edition.

Chapter 21: Internet Search Engines
Adapted from Mr. Modem’s Internet Guide for Seniors and adapted and revised from ABCs of Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.

Chapter 22: Buying, Selling, and Investing Online
Adapted from Internet! I Didn’t Know You Could Do That…, Second Edition.

Chapter 23: Publishing on the Web
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

PART IV: Having Fun with Multimedia.

Chapter 24: Using the Windows Media Player
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

Chapter 25: Using Image Acquisition and Movie Maker
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

Chapter 26: Working with Multimedia and Entertainment Hardware
Adapted from Mastering Windows Me.

Appendix A: Windows Me Instant Reference
Adapted from Windows Me Instant Reference.

Index.

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Combined Errata

Page 730

Under the Desktop entry, delete the cross-reference to Active Desktop .