By Michael Price
Publication: February 28, 2011
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About the book
This strong seller is being updated to cover the new Windows 7 operating system. This book will take the reader step by step through the features and functions of a computer, and ensure that he/she will make full and effective use of its power and flexibility.
Computer Basics (...and beyond) in easy steps explores the elements that make up your computer and identifies the tasks you can perform. It will help you communicate with your friends and family across the world, write reports, and prepare book reviews. You'll want to take advantage of the Internet, to explore websites relating to your hobbies, for example digital photography, drawing or genealogy. Maybe its film or music you're interested in. Whatever you want to do, your computer can unlock new ways to extend your knowledge and experience. It can also help you take full advantage of other devices such as iPods, PDAs and pocket PCs, digital cameras, printers and scanners, or mobile cell phones.
Computer hardware and software functions are covered, but the real emphasis is on the tasks you want to perform and how you can utilise your computer to increase your productivity and enhance your level of enjoyment and satisfaction.
About the author
Michael Price is an accomplished author, IT journalist and systems consultant with a wide experience of computing systems ranging from mainframes to personal computers. He's also a successful author with several best-selling In Easy Steps books to his credit.