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The bestselling PC reference on the planet—now available in its 13th edition

Completely updated to cover the latest technology and software, the 13th edition of PCs For Dummies tackles using a computer in friendly, human terms. Focusing on the needs of the beginning computer user, while also targeting those who are familiar with PCs, but need to get up to speed on the latest version of Windows. This hands-on guide takes the dread out of working with a personal computer.

Leaving painful jargon and confusing terminology behind, it covers Windows 9 OS, connecting to and using services and data in the cloud, and so much more. Written by Dan Gookin, the original For Dummies author, it tells you how to make a PC purchase, what to look for in a new PC, how to work with the latest operating system, ways to protect your files, what you can do online, media management tips, and even basic topics you're probably too shy to ask a friend about.

  • Determine what you need in a PC and how to set it up
  • Configure your PC, hook up a printer, and connect to the Internet
  • Find your way around Windows 9 OS with ease and confidence
  • Play movies and music, view photos, and explore social media
  • If you're a first-time PC user at home or at work or just need to brush up on the latest technological advancements, the new edition of this bestselling guide gets you up and running fast.

    The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.

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    Completely updated to cover the latest technology and software, the 13th edition of PCs For Dummies tackles using a computer in friendly, human terms. Focusing on the needs of the beginning computer user, while also targeting those who are familiar with PCs, but need to get up to speed on the latest version of Windows. This hands-on guide takes the dread out of working with a personal computer.

    Leaving painful jargon and confusing terminology behind, it covers Windows 9 OS, connecting to and using services and data in the cloud, and so much more. Written by Dan Gookin, the original For Dummies author, it tells you how to make a PC purchase, what to look for in a new PC, how to work with the latest operating system, ways to protect your files, what you can do online,...

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    Leaving painful jargon and confusing terminology behind, it covers Windows 9 OS, connecting to and using services and data in the cloud, and so much more. Written by Dan Gookin, the original For Dummies author, it tells you how to make a PC purchase, what to look for in a new PC, how to work with the latest operating system, ways to protect your files, what you can do online, media management tips, and even basic topics you're probably too shy to ask a friend about.

  • Determine what you need in a PC and how to set it up
  • Configure your PC, hook up a printer, and connect to the Internet
  • Find your way around Windows 9 OS with ease and confidence
  • Play movies and music, view photos, and explore social media
  • If you're a first-time PC user at home or at work or just need to brush up on the latest technological advancements, the new edition of this bestselling guide gets you up and running fast.

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    Introduction 1

    Part I: Hello, PC! 7

    Chapter 1: What Is This Thing, This PC 9

    Chapter 2: The PC Knobs, Buttons, and Doodads Tour 19

    Chapter 3: PC Setup 29

    Chapter 4: Both On and Off 41

    Part II: The Nerd's�]Eye View 51

    Chapter 5: Deep Inside the Console 53

    Chapter 6: PC Memory 63

    Chapter 7: The Mass Storage System 73

    Chapter 8: Merry Monitor Mayhem 87

    Chapter 9: Input This 99

    Chapter 10: System Expansion 115

    Chapter 11: P Is for Printer 127

    Chapter 12: PC Audio Abilities 139

    Part III: Basic Computing 151

    Chapter 13: Relevant Parts of Windows 153

    Chapter 14: Programs On Your PC 165

    Chapter 15: Fun with Files and Folders 177

    Chapter 16: Life On the Cloud 195

    Chapter 17: The Weird World of Networking 205

    Part IV: Your Digital Life 223

    Chapter 18: An Internet Refresher 225

    Chapter 19: Hello, Other Gizmo 235

    Chapter 20: Images Digital 243

    Chapter 21: Electronic Entertainment 255

    Part V: Security and Maintenance 265

    Chapter 22: System Security 267

    Chapter 23: That All�]Important Safety Copy 279

    Chapter 24: Maintenance Chores 289

    Part VI: The Part of Tens 301

    Chapter 25: Ten PC Commandments 303

    Chapter 26: Ten Things Worth Buying for Your PC 307

    Chapter 27: Ten Tips from a PC Guru 313

    Index 319