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Sams Teach Yourself Windows Millenium Edition in 24 Hours

ISBN-10: 0672319535

ISBN-13: 9780672319532

Edition: 2000

Authors: Greg M. Perry

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This manual provides completely updated extensive coverage of Windows Millennium Edition's new features, including user interface enhancements and changes, Internet Explorer 5.5, home networking and Internet connection, security features and more.
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 8/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction
Wake Up with Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
What Windows Me Is All About
Getting a Feel for Windows Me
Mouse Around
First Things First
Logging On
Command Controls
Save Before You Quit
How to Manage Windows
I Do Windows!
Minimizing Windows
Enlarging Windows
Manually Changing Window Sizes
Moving Windows
Closing a Window
Using the System Menu
A Window's Menu
A Window's Toolbar
One Last Note About Windows
Take Windows Me to Task
A Quick Taskbar and Start Button Review
Moving the Taskbar
The Taskbar Properties Menu
Tiling Windows
Working with Taskbar Properties
Sizing the Taskbar
Starting Programs with the Start Menu
Using the Run Command
Introduction to Your Active Desktop
Understanding the My Computer Window
Looking at My Computer
Introducing the My Computer Window
Working with My Computer
Other My Computer Folders
Introducing the Control Panel
Modifying the Mouse Properties
Using the Right Mouse Button
Startup in Emergencies
Morning Windows Desktop Exploration
Using Explorer to Navigate
Introducing the Windows Explorer
The Explorer Options
Managing Documents with a Right Mouse Click
Right-Click to Copy and Move Documents
Where Do the Deleted Files Go?
Making Windows Me Easier
A Call for Help
Introducing the Help System
Getting Local Help
Searching the Index
Searching the Internet
Other Forms of Help
Using Application Help
Using Pop-Up Help
Desktop Management
Activate Your Desktop
SOS--Save Our Screens!
Setting Up a Screen Saver
Securing Your Screen Saver
Check the Time
Working into the New Millennium
Paint Windows 98
Windows Accessories in the Afternoon
Installing Programs with Windows Me
The Add/Remove Programs Icon
The Windows Setup Page
Installed Applications
Uninstallation Procedures
A Last Resort
Finding Files, Folders, and Friends
Introducing Search
Searching Files and Folders
Using Search to Locate Types of Files
Searching for Internet Information
Finding People
Using the Desktop Accessories
Calculate Results
Working with the Standard Calculator
Using the Scientific Calculator
Write with Flair
Paint a Pretty Picture
Late Afternoon Internet Integration
Surfing the Web with Internet Explorer
Introduction to the Internet
The WWW: World Wide Web
Introducing the Internet Explorer Web Browser
Surfing the Internet
Locating Information
Helpful Browsing Tools
Keeping Links Handy
Using Shortcut Keys
Open Multiple Browser Windows
AutoComplete Works for You
How Windows Ties into the Web
Your Desktop and the Web
The Active Desktop
Add Desktop Components
Desktop Components
Exploring Online Services
Why Online Services Are Less Critical Today
Introduction to Online Services
Comparing the Online Services
America Online
ATandT WorldNet Service
Prodigy
Understanding the Internet's Push and Channel Content
Introduction to Push Technology
Active Desktop Push
Turn Push Technology into a Screen Saver
Favorites on the Windows Desktop
Networking
Networking Your Environment
Networking Hardware
Windows Me Helps You Network
Working with a Network
Mail and Newsgroups with Outlook Express
The Email World
Managing Email with Outlook Express
Setting Up Outlook Express
Sending Mail with Outlook Express
Sending Web Pages as Email
Receiving Email
Using Newsgroups
An Evening with Extended Windows
Exploring Your Hardware Interface
Plug and Play
Windows Offers Hardware Help
Setting Up a Second PC
Using Windows on the Road
Docking Your Laptop
Using PC Cards
The Windows Briefcase
Going Wireless with Infrared
Performing Tune-Ups with the Update Manager
How the Updates Work
Updating Windows Yourself
Fine-Tune Your System
Windows Safety at Nighttime
Managing Your Hard Drive
Check the Disk
Fill In the Holes
Running DriveSpace
Using the Advanced System Tools
Check Your System
Dr. Watson, Come Right Away
Scheduling System Tasks
Using System Restore
Using Multimedia and Sound
Introducing the Windows Media Player
Playing with AutoPlay
Changing the Look of the Windows Media Player
The Media Guide
CD Audio Extras
The Media Library and Playlists
A Radio in Your PC!
Downloading to a Portable Player
What About Video?
Understanding Printing and Fonts
Introduction to Spooled Printing
Setting Up a Printer
The Print Dialog Box
Managing Print Jobs
Deferred Printing
Fonts Have Style
Fonts and Typefaces
Advanced Windows Tips
Windows Desktop Tips
Rearrange Start Menu Items
Deleting Menu Items
Right-Click Menu Options
Make a Startup Diskette
Don't Wait for a Disaster!
Make Yourself More Comfortable
Start Windows Explorer Quickly
Adjust the Toolbar in Any Window
Internet Explorer Tips
Learn the Web As You Use It
Quickly Enter Web Addresses
Set Up Internet Explorer Security
Keep More History for Faster Access
Take a Look at Advanced Internet Explorer Options
Change Your Home Page
Disconnect Quickly
Outlook Express Tips
Compress Files
Clean Up Your Deleted Folder
Create a Personal Signature
Check Email Often
Printing Tips
Manage Printer Jobs
Cancel All Print Jobs Easily
Multiple Users Should Print Separator Pages
Miscellaneous Tips
Save the Scraps
Stop a Copy or Move
Laptop Security
Delay On-the-Road Printing
Print to a Hotel Fax
Purchase a Desktop Infrared Transmitter
Appendixes
Aid via the Accessibility Options
The Accessibility Wizard
The Accessibility Options
The Onscreen Keyboard
Glossary
Answers to Quizzes
Index