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How computers work: A simple explanation
by Ernie Dainow - Smashwords , 2016
This book is for people who want to understand how computers work, without having to learn a lot of technical details. The book provides clear explanations of hardware, software, the Internet and smartphones, using examples that are easy to follow.
Practical Suggestions for Microsoft Windows
by John Meister - Smashwords , 2015
There are a number of recommendations presented to keep your computer safe and productive while explaining commands and tools that you may not be familiar with, all intended to be done on the local system using only what is supplied by Microsoft.
Perspectives on Personal Digital Archiving
- National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program , 2013
This book is intended as resource for individuals -- and the institutions that serve them -- to meet a critical challenge. Our aim is for it to be a primer for the digital archive novice, as well as a refresher for those with more experience.
PC Technician's Tune-Up Manual
by Jarvis Edwards - TekTime , 2013
The Manual is designed to show you step by step details on how to properly and successfully tune up a computer. The secrets shared in this manual are tricks that many 'technicians' (especially the retail store techs) do not even know exist.
Minimizing Hard Disk Drive Failure and Data Loss
- Wikibooks , 2011
While every hard disk drive can eventually be expected to fail, some preparation and practical information can be used to minimize this failure, and to avoid data loss when failure is likely. Most of the stated strategies apply to hard disk drives.
Computers for Beginners
- Wikibooks , 2011
This is a book for people with little or no prior computer knowledge. It will teach basics moving slowly toward more advanced topics. The primary learning technique will be tutorial examples since they facilitate learning more effectively.
Using YouTube: From Consumption To Production
by Matt Smith - MakeUseOf.com , 2012
This guide goes over everything you need to know about YouTube, whether you're an enthusiast or a budding director. It deals with both sides of the YouTube coin, teaching you everything you need to know to find videos and to upload you're own.
Turbo Windows: The Ultimate PC Speed Up Guide
by Liz Cornwell, Andre Coolfix - Auslogics Software , 2011
This book will teach you how to: Perform essential PC maintenance; Troubleshoot common computer problems; Fix Windows errors, crashes, and freeze-ups; Upgrade your hardware; Apply advanced Windows tweaks; Speed up Internet connection; and more.
U.S. Robotics Home Networking for Dummies
by Kathy Ivens, Clark Scheffy - USRobotics , 2011
We think that if you have more than one computer in your home, you should have a network. That belief has its roots in the fact that we're generally lazy, and we believe everyone should do everything in the easiest possible manner.
HackerProof: Your Guide To PC Security
by Matt Smith - MakeUseOf.com , 2011
The web is seemingly full of hazards. Keeping yourself safe requires not only the right software, but an understanding of what kind of threats to look out for. This guide provides a detailed, but easily understood walkthrough of PC security.
The Secret Guide to Computers
by Russ Walter - Russell Walter Pub , 2003
The book explains everything important about computers -- simply, candidly, and as wisely as possible, with a cynical laugh. This book was rated 'tops' by the major computer magazines, newspapers, library organizations, schools, and computer clubs.
The Mac Manual
by Jackson Chung - makeuseof.com , 2009
Written with the beginner Mac user in mind. It was intended to help recent Switchers learn more about the Mac operating system, to expose them to the best free applications, to extend their productivity and to assist them with day-to-day procedures.
Basic Computing Using Windows
- Wikibooks , 2006
Introduces the reader to a Windows PC environment, it explains basics of computers and peripherals, operating systems and controls, desktop, file systems, concepts and settings, networks and the Internet, email, chat-rooms, and IM.
PC Security Handbook
by Rich Robinson - mintywhite.com , 2009
This handbook is designed to help you find ways to protect your Windows XP/Vista/7 PC and ensure your data is safe. Some of the topics covered in the book: the best anti-virus software, firewall program, backup utilities, and other.