Windows 7 All-In-One for Dummies®
Eight references in one-fully revised to include all the new features and updates to Windows 7
As the #1 operating system in the world, Windows provides the platform upon which all essential computing activities occur. This much-anticiapted version of the popular operating system offers an improved user experience with an enhanced interface to allow for greater user control.
This All-in-One reference is packed with valuable information from eight minibooks, making it the ultimate resource. You'll discover the improved ways in which Windows 7 interacts with other devices, including mobile and home theater.
- Windows 7 boasts numerous exciting new features, and this reference is one-stop shopping for discovering them all!
- Eight minibooks cover Windows 7 basics, security, customizing, the Internet, searching and sharing, hardware, multimedia, Windows media center, and wired and wireless networking
- Addresses the new multi-touch feature that will allow you to control movement on the screen with your fingers
With this comprehensive guide at your fingertips, you'll quickly start taking advantages of all the exciting new features of Windows 7.
Woody Leonhard describes himself as a "Windows victim." Since 1992, he's been sharing the solutions to his own tech problems with millions of readers. In addition to writing several books in the For Dummies series, Woody is a Contributing Editor for Windows Secrets newsletter. He also runs his own blog at AskWoody.com.
Table of Contents
Book I: Cranking Up Windows 7.
Chapter 1: Windows 7 4 N00bs.
Chapter 2: Windows 7 for the Experienced.
Chapter 3: Which Version? Pick a 7, Any 7.
Chapter 4: Upgrades, Clean Installs, Transfers.
Chapter 5: Getting Essentials: The Rest of Windows 7.
Book II: Windows 7 Boot Camp.
Chapter 1: Running Windows from Start to Finish.
Chapter 2: Controlling Users.
Chapter 3: Maintaining Your System.
Chapter 4: Getting the Basic Stuff Done.
Chapter 5: Troubleshooting and Getting Help.
Book III: Customizing Windows 7.
Chapter 1: Personalizing Your Desktop.
Chapter 2: Organizing Your Interface.
Chapter 3: Searching Your Computer.
Chapter 4: Beating and Cheating Windows 7 Games.
Book IV: Joining the Multimedia Mix.
Chapter 1: Jammin’ with Windows Media Player.
Chapter 2: iPod and iTunes in Windows 7.
Chapter 3: Discovering Digital Cameras and Recorders.
Chapter 4: Managing Pics with Windows Live Photo Gallery.
Chapter 5: Lights! Action! Windows Live Movie Maker.
Chapter 6: Setting Up Media Center.
Book V: Windows 7 and the Internet.
Chapter 1: Getting the Most from the Internet.
Chapter 2: Finding Your Way Around Browsers.
Chapter 3: Making Internet Explorer Your Own.
Chapter 4: Using Firefox: The Advanced Course.
Chapter 5: Searching on the Internet.
Chapter 6: Sending Windows Mail Live.
Chapter 7: Chatting with Windows Live Messenger.
Book VI: Securing Windows 7.
Chapter 1: Lock Down: Spies, Spams, Scams, and Slams.
Chapter 2: Action Center Overview.
Chapter 3: Windows Firewall.
Chapter 4: Patching and Plugging.
Chapter 5: Fighting Viruses and Other Scum.
Book VII: Networking with Windows 7.
Chapter 1: Attaching to a Network.
Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Own Network.
Chapter 3: Building Your Network.
Chapter 4: Putting the Why in Wi-Fi.
Book VIII: Using Other Hardware.
Chapter 1: Finding and Installing the Hardware You Need.
Chapter 2: Using Device Stage.
Chapter 3: Printing (Almost) Effortlessly.
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