The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft Windows, 7th Edition

  • Paul McFedries
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  • ISBN-10: 1101144815
  • ISBN-13: 9781101144817
  • DDC: 005.446
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 368 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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For Windows users, 7 might just be their lucky number! This guide offers a smoother transition for users moving from an older version to Windows 7. Along with simple step-by-step instructions and numerous useful examples, readers will learn how to: use new tools; find applications and files instantly; navigate efficiently; use wizards and dialogue boxes better; use the improved Windows firewall; get the most out of the new Explorer; and use the many new options.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Dedication Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
1: Windows 7 Everywhere: A Few Things You Need to Know.
2: Windows 7: The 50¢ Tour.
3: Making Something Happen: Launching and Controlling Programs.
4: Working with Windows 7’s Windows.
5: Saving, Opening, Printing, and Other Document Lore.
6: Fiddling with Files and Folders.
7: Installing and Removing Programs and Devices.
8: Windows 7 at Home.
9: Playing with Images.
10: Getting Images from Scanners and Digital Cameras.
11: Sights and Sounds: Windows 7’s Digital Media Tools.
12: Making Movies with Windows 7.
13: Sharing Your Computer with Others.
14: Windows 7 at Work.
15: Places to Go, People to See: Using Windows Live Mail’s Calendar.
16: Fax-It-Yourself: Using Windows 7’s Faxing Features.
17: Windows 7 and Your Notebook Computer.
18: Windows 7 on the Internet.
19: Getting onto the Internet.
20: Wandering the Web with Internet Explorer.
21: Sending and Receiving E-Mail with Windows Live Mail.
22: Your Net Safety Net.
23: Windows 7 at the Shop: Customizing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting.
24: Refurbishing the Desktop.
25: Revamping the Start Menu and Taskbar.
26: Maintaining Your System in Ten Easy Steps.
27: Troubleshooting and Recovering from Problems.
The Complete Idiot’s Keyboard Command Reference.