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Title:
Teach yourself Windows 95 visually.
Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
323 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780764560019
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Aimed specifically at beginners and intermediate users, this book provides simple screen sheets, as well as straightforward instructions on all aspects of Windows '95.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started
Introduction to Windowsp. 2
Using the Mousep. 3
Start Windowsp. 4
The Windows 95 Screenp. 5
Display the Datep. 6
Shut Down Windowsp. 7
Chapter 2 Windows Basics
Start a Programp. 10
Minimize or Maximize a Windowp. 12
Move or Size a Windowp. 14
Switch Between Windowsp. 16
Cascade Windowsp. 18
Tile Windowsp. 19
Minimize All Windowsp. 20
Close a Windowp. 21
Getting Helpp. 22
Scroll Through a Windowp. 24
Using the MS-DOS Promptp. 26
Chapter 3 Paint
Start Paintp. 30
Draw Shapesp. 32
Draw Linesp. 34
Erase an Areap. 36
Undo Last Changep. 37
Add Textp. 38
Save a Drawingp. 40
Exit Paintp. 41
Open a Drawingp. 42
Chapter 4 View Contents of Computer
Storage Devicesp. 46
View Contents of Computerp. 48
Change Size of Itemsp. 50
Move an Itemp. 51
Arrange Itemsp. 52
Display File Informationp. 54
Sort Itemsp. 56
Chapter 5 Work with Files and Folders
Select Filesp. 60
Create a New Folderp. 62
Move a File to a Folderp. 64
Copy a File to a Floppy Diskp. 66
Rename a Filep. 68
Open a Filep. 70
Open a Recently Used Filep. 71
Preview a Filep. 72
Print a Filep. 74
View Files Sent to the Printerp. 75
Pause the Printerp. 76
Cancel Printingp. 77
Delete a Filep. 78
Restore a Deleted Filep. 80
Empty the Recycle Binp. 82
Start Windows Explorerp. 84
Display or Hide Foldersp. 86
Chapter 6 Time-Saving Features
Find a Filep. 90
Add a Shortcut to the Desktopp. 92
Put Part of a Document on the Desktopp. 94
Add a Program to the Start Menup. 96
Have a Program Start Automaticallyp. 98
Chapter 7 Personalize Windows
Change the Date and Timep. 102
Add Wallpaperp. 104
Change Screen Colorsp. 106
Set Up a Screen Saverp. 108
Change Mouse Settingsp. 110
Move the Taskbarp. 114
Size the Taskbarp. 115
Hide the Taskbarp. 116
Change Screen Resolutionp. 118
Change Color Depthp. 120
Chapter 8 Entertaining Features
Play a Music CDp. 124
Adjust the Volumep. 127
Assign Sounds to Program Eventsp. 128
Record Soundsp. 132
Using Media Playerp. 136
Chapter 9 Object Linking and Embedding
Embed or Link Informationp. 142
Edit Embedded Informationp. 146
Edit Linked Informationp. 148
Chapter 10 Faxing
Start Microsoft Exchangep. 152
Send a Faxp. 154
Change How Modem Answers Faxesp. 158
View a Faxp. 160
Print a Faxp. 163
Chapter 11 Electronic Mail
Add a Name to the Address Bookp. 166
Send a Messagep. 168
Insert a File in a Messagep. 172
Read a Messagep. 174
Delete a Messagep. 175
Reply to a Messagep. 176
Forward a Messagep. 178
Chapter 12 Add Hardware and Software
Add Fontsp. 182
Add Windows Componentsp. 186
Add a New Programp. 190
Set Up New Hardwarep. 194
Chapter 13 Maintain Your Computer
Format a Diskp. 204
Detect and Repair Disk Errorsp. 208
Defragment a Diskp. 212
Copy a Floppy Diskp. 216
Compress a Diskp. 220
Chapter 14 Back Up Your Files
Introductionp. 228
Start Microsoft Backupp. 230
Back Up Selected Filesp. 232
Perform the Backupp. 236
Back Up Named Filesp. 238
Restore Filesp. 240
Chapter 15 The Microsoft Network
Introductionp. 246
Connect to The Microsoft Networkp. 248
Browse Through Categoriesp. 250
Join a Chat Roomp. 252
Display Bulletin Board Messagesp. 254
Read Bulletin Board Messagesp. 256
Reply to a Bulletin Board Messagep. 258
Create a New Bulletin Board Messagep. 260
Add an Item to Favorite Placesp. 262
Sign Out of the MSNp. 263
Chapter 16 Briefcase
Create a Briefcasep. 266
Work with Briefcase Filesp. 270
Update Briefcase Filesp. 272
Chapter 17 Networks
Introduction to Networksp. 278
Turn on Sharingp. 279
Name Your Computerp. 282
Share Informationp. 284
Share a Printerp. 288
Set the Default Printerp. 290
Browse Through a Networkp. 292
Find a Computerp. 294
Chapter 18 Dial-Up Networking
Introduction to Dial-Up Networkingp. 298
Set Up Office Computerp. 299
Set Up Connection to Office Computerp. 302
Dial In to Office Computerp. 306
Chapter 19 Direct Cable Connection
Set Up Direct Cable Connectionp. 310
Re-Establish Direct Cable Connectionp. 314

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