Author(s): Kyle MacRae
Incorporating all the latest developments in technology and software, this manual, now available in paperback, is ideal for anyone who lacks experience or confidence in using a PC. The reader will learn how to set up their PC, get to grips with Windows 7, work with software and drives, get online and send emails. With clear, jargon-free text, plenty of practical exercises and numerous hints and tips, this manual is aimed at the complete beginner and no technical knowledge whatsoever is assumed or required.
Kyle MacRae is a freelance writer and journalist living in Scotland. He contributes technology and internet features to magazines and the UK press, with a strong focus on debunking jargon, explaining how things work in plain English and helping to make everyday computing accessible to all.
Get to know your computer and peripherals. Learn how to use a mouse and a keyboard. Work with Windows 7. Understand files and folders. Install and use software programs. Connecting a digital camera. Back-up your data and make your own CDs. Set up an internet connection (with security precautions). Surf the web and send/receive e-mail. Avoid viruses and bugs. Previous hardback edition ISBN: 978 0 85733 120 5.