Higher Education

Microsoft Windows 7: Illustrated Complete, 1st Edition

  • Steve Johnson
  • ISBN-10: 0538749040  |  ISBN-13: 9780538749046
  • 484 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2008
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.00
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Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, Microsoft Windows 7 – Illustrated Complete equips your students with Windows 7 knowledge using a practical, user-friendly format. This streamlined book gets students up and running with Windows 7 and covers all of the newest Windows 7 features, including HomeGroup, Jump Lists, Libraries, and more!

Features and Benefits

  • Features the reader-friendly Illustrated Series' two-page spread format, which provides succinct lessons with instructions on the left page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page.
  • Makes concepts relevant with end-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops.
  • Helps students get the most from Windows 7 with the text's coverage of the newest file and window management features.
  • Predicts commonly made mistakes and offers "Quick Tips" within the step-by-step directions to help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Makes a great reference for future use, thanks to its concise content and streamlined design.

Table of Contents

Unit A: Introducing Windows 7.
Unit B: Working with Windows Programs.
Unit C: Managing Files and Folders.
Unit D: Customizing File and Folder Management.
Unit E: Customizing Windows Using the Control Panel.
Unit F: Securing Your Computer.
Unit G: Exploring the Internet.
Unit H: Exchanging Mail, News, and Appointments.
Unit I: Communicating over the Internet.
Unit J: Creating Movies and DVD Videos.
Unit K: Working with Windows Media.
Unit L: Managing Shared Files Using a Network.
Unit M: Going Mobile.
Unit N: Maintaining Your Computer.
Unit O: Backing Up and Restoring Your Files.
Unit P: Managing Hardware.
Appendix A: Setting Up Windows 7.
Appendix B: Administering Your Computer.


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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538749067 | ISBN-13: 9780538749060)

Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included such as data and solution files, syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson has authored or co-authored more than 90 titles on a variety of computer software. Steve has written on Windows, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Expression Web, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and Mac OS X. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training in print and Web editions.