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How to Use the Internet Visually in Full Color

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ISBN-10: 0672322153

ISBN-13: 9780672322150

Edition: 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Rogers Cadenhead

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This guide leads you through everything you need to know in order to get connected to the Internet, browse and create Web pages, send and receive e-mail, read and post to news groups, and apply the Internet to your everyday office and home life.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 8/31/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Rogers Cadenheadis a writer, computer programmer, and Web developer who has written twelve books on Internet-related topics. He is an application developer and he maintains the Cruel Site of the Day and several other popular Internet sites that receive more than 7 million visits a year.

Introduction
Getting Connected for the First Time
How to Set Up an Internet Connection
How to Connect to the Internet
How to Connect to the Internet Through a Proxy Server
How to Load a Web Page
Browsing the World Wide Web
How to Use a Web Site
How to Visit a Web Site When You Know Its Address
How to Revisit Your Favorite Web Pages
How to Load a Web Page for Faster Viewing
How to Pick a New Home Page for Your Browser
How to Change Internet Explorer's Settings
How to Print a Web Page
Visiting a Portal Web Site
How to Set Up an Account on a Portal
How to Personalize a Web Portal
How to Make a Portal Your Browser's Home Page
How to Set Up a Microsoft Passport Account
Searching the World Wide Web
How to Find a Site When You Don't Know Its Address
How to See Pages You Have Recently Visited
How to Search for a Specific Topic on the Web
How to Search Through Millions of Web Pages
How to Find a Program on the Web
How to Find a Company on the Web
How to Find a Person on the Web
How to Find a Job on the Web
Communicating with Electronic Mail
How to Set Up Outlook Express for E-Mail
How to Send E-Mail
How to Receive E-Mail
How to Send a Web Page Using E-Mail
How to Send an Attached File
How to Receive an Attached File
How to Find Someone's E-Mail Address
How to Subscribe to a Mailing List
How to Set Up a Free Web-Based E-Mail Account
How to Set Up Hotmail in Outlook Express
How to Use Your Free Web-Based E-Mail Account
How to Print an E-Mail Message
Protecting Yourself on the Web
How to Choose a Security Setting
How to Customize Your Security Setting
How to Block Objectionable Content from Being Viewed
How to Use Security Certificates
How to Disable Cookies in a Web Browser
How to Make Your Internet Connection More Secure
Participating in Usenet Discussion Groups
How to Set Up Outlook Express for Usenet Newsgroups
How to Read a Newsgroup
How to Read Newsgroups You Have Subscribed To
How to Post a Message to a Newsgroup
How to Find a Newsgroup
How to Search an Archive of Past Newsgroup Discussions
How to Decrease the Junk E-Mail You Receive
Sending and Receiving Instant Messages
How to Set Up Windows Messenger
How to Add Someone to Your Contact List
How to Invite Someone to Use Messenger
How to Send Someone an Instant Message
How to Prevent Someone from Sending You Messages
Participating in Chat and Online Communities
How to Create an Account to Chat on MSN
How to Chat for the First Time on MSN
How to Participate in a Chat on MSN
How to Join a Community on MSN
How to Read and Send Messages in an MSN Community
Using America Online's Internet Capabilities
How to Install America Online
How to Run AOL for the First Time
How to Send AOL Mail
How to Read Usenet Newsgroups on AOL
How to Use AOL's Chat Features
How to Send Instant Messages on AOL
How to Add Someone to Your AOL Buddy List
How to Block Objectionable Content from Your AOL Account
Listening to Audio and Viewing Video over the Internet
How to Find Windows Media Audio and Video Files
How to Listen to Web Radio Stations
How to Install an MP3 Player
How to Listen to an MP3 File
How to Find MP3 Files to Download
How to View Windows Media Video Files
Shopping on the Internet
How to Buy a Product over the Web
How to Shop Safely on the Web
How to Sign Up for eBay's Online Auctions
How to Set Up a New eBay Account
How to Bid in an Online Auction on eBay
Investigating Stocks, Taxes, and Savings on the Web
How to Find Current Stock Quotes
How to Create a Portfolio of Stocks You Track
How to Add and Remove Stocks from a Prtfolio
How to Get Tax Help Online
How to Find Savings Tips Online
Creating Your Own Web Site
How to Create a Web Site on MSN
How to Work on Your MSN Web Site
How to Publish a Photo on Your Site
How to Publish a File on Your Site
How to Add a Feature to Your Site
How to Make Your Site Invitation-Only
Glossary
Index