PCs All-in-One For Dummies, 6th Edition

PCs All-in-One For Dummies, 6th Edition
  • Paperback: 720 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 6th edition (April 29, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118280350
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118280355
eBook Description:

PCs All-in-One For Dummies, 6th Edition

  • Nine minibooks provide a comprehensive PC overview and include PC Hardware; Windows 8; The Internet; Troubleshooting and Maintenance; Office 2013; Music, Movies, and Photos; Upgrading and Supercharging; Home Networking; and Gaming
  • Explores step-by-step procedures for using the new Windows 8 operating system
  • Delves into the techy nitty-gritty on things like processor speeds, hard drive capacities, and upgrading
  • Reviews ways to protect your PC from viruses, offers troubleshooting tips, and discusses how to supercharge your PC’s performance

PCs All-in-One For Dummies, 6th Edition: A perfect companion for your PC!

Whether you use your PC for work or play, there’s a lot to learn and a lot of territory to discover, so take along a good guide. Serving up nine meaty minibooks, this All-in-One guide covers essential PC topics from soup through nuts, including the latest on PC hardware, Windows 8, the Internet, all the tools in Office 2013, digital media, troubleshooting and maintenance, upgrading your PC, home networking, and PC gaming. You’ll get to know your PC inside and out and find yourself turning to this terrific resource again and again. PCs All-in-One For Dummies, 6th Edition covers everything you need to know to get the most out of your PC.

This new edition features expanded coverage of home networking and desktop gaming, cool hardware for hardcore gamers, exciting new Windows 8 features, and much more.

  • Nine minibooks provide a comprehensive PC overview and include PC Hardware; Windows 8; The Internet; Troubleshooting and Maintenance; Office 2013; Music, Movies, and Photos; Upgrading and Supercharging; Home Networking; and Gaming
  • Explores step-by-step procedures for using the new Windows 8 operating system
  • Delves into the techy nitty-gritty on things like processor speeds, hard drive capacities, and upgrading
  • Reviews ways to protect your PC from viruses, offers troubleshooting tips, and discusses how to supercharge your PC’s performance

PCs All-in-One For Dummies, 6th Edition covers everything you need to know to get the most out of your PC.

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A perfect companion for your PC!

Whether you use your PC for work or play, there’s a lot to learn and a lot of territory to discover, so take along a good guide. Serving up nine meaty minibooks, this All-in-One guide covers essential PC topics from soup through nuts, including the latest on PC hardware, Windows 8, the Internet, all the tools in Office 2013, digital media, troubleshooting and maintenance, upgrading your PC, home networking, and PC gaming. You’ll get to know your PC inside and out and find yourself turning to this terrific resource again and again.

This new edition features expanded coverage of home networking and desktop gaming, cool hardware for hardcore gamers, exciting new Windows 8 features, and much more.

9 books in 1

  • Getting Started with PCs
  • Windows® 8
  • The Internet
  • Troubleshooting and Maintenance
  • Office 2013
  • Fun with Movies, Music, and Photos
  • Upgrading and Supercharging
  • Home Networking
  • Gaming

Just what you need to know to make the most of your desktop, laptop, or tablet PC

Today’s PCs pack a ton of power, but that doesn’t mean they have to leave you feeling perplexed. Trusted For Dummies author Mark Chambers makes learning about PCs a piece of cake with these 9 self-contained minibooks. From hardware to home networking, Windows to the web, multimedia to maintenance, and much, much more, this all-in-one guide will help you become pals with your PC in no time at all.

  • Nuts and bolts — get to know the standard equipment and find useful add-ons like scanners and printers
  • All about Windows 8 — discover what’s new with Windows and learn how to make the latest features work for you
  • Important Internet stuff — cruise the web, protect your privacy, tame your e-mail, and connect with the world
  • Keep it fast and happy — master routine maintenance and troubleshooting tasks and boost your PC’s power
  • Open your Office — start using Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Access®, Outlook®, and the SkyDrive® storage system
  • Magnificent multimedia — have fun with movies, music, videos, photos, games, and more
  • Join my network — learn to install and use a home or small office network
  • For serious gamers — turn your PC or laptop into the ultimate gaming machine with cool hardware and software to bring out your inner game geek

Open the book and find:

  • The pros and cons of laptops and tablets
  • What’s different in Windows 8
  • How to guard against hack attacks and security threats
  • Easy PC troubleshooting tips
  • Essential Office 2013 how-tos
  • Advice on making movies with your PC
  • Gaming hardware to give you the winning edge
  • Memorable Mark’s Maxims to help you along the way

A perfect companion for your PC!

Whether you use your PC for work or play, there’s a lot to learn and a lot of territory to discover, so take along a good guide. Serving up nine meaty minibooks, this All-in-One guide covers essential PC topics from soup through nuts, including the latest on PC hardware, Windows 8, the Internet, all the tools in Office 2013, digital media, troubleshooting and maintenance, upgrading your PC, home networking, and PC gaming. You’ll get to know your PC inside and out and find yourself turning to this terrific resource again and again.

This new edition features expanded coverage of home networking and desktop gaming, cool hardware for hardcore gamers, exciting new Windows 8 features, and much more.

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