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Teach yourself visually Windows Me millennium edition
Maran, Ruth, 1970-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Foster City, Calif. : IDG Books Worldwide, [2000]

Physical Description:
303 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
"Visual from maranGraphics & IDG Books Worldwide, Inc."

Includes index.
Format :


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QA76.76.O63 M3624 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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This work covers the Windows Millennium Edition operating system with two-page colour spreads that provide instructions, screenshots and illustrations.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Windows Basics
Introduction to Windowsp. 4
Parts of the Windows Screenp. 6
Using the Mousep. 7
Start Windowsp. 8
Shut Down Windowsp. 9
Using the Start Menup. 10
Scroll Through a Windowp. 12
Close a Windowp. 13
Maximize a Windowp. 14
Minimize a Windowp. 15
Move a Windowp. 16
Resize a Windowp. 17
Switch Between Windowsp. 18
Show the Desktopp. 19
Close a Misbehaving Programp. 20
Restart Your Computerp. 21
Using the Calculatorp. 22
Find Help Informationp. 24
Chapter 2 Create Documents
Start WordPadp. 28
Edit Textp. 30
Bold, Italicize or Underline Textp. 31
Change Font of Textp. 32
Change Size of Textp. 33
Save a Documentp. 34
Open a Documentp. 35
Chapter 3 Create Pictures
Start Paintp. 38
Draw Shapesp. 40
Draw Linesp. 41
Erase Part of a Picturep. 42
Save a Picturep. 43
Open a Picturep. 44
Chapter 4 View Files
View Contents of Your Computerp. 48
Change Appearance of Itemsp. 50
Sort Itemsp. 52
View Contents of My Documents Folderp. 53
Using Windows Explorerp. 54
Chapter 5 Work with Files
Select Filesp. 58
Open a Filep. 60
Open a Recently Used Filep. 61
Print a Filep. 62
View Files Sent to the Printerp. 64
Cancel Printingp. 65
Rename a Filep. 66
Undo Last Changep. 67
Move and Copy Filesp. 68
Copy a File to a Floppy Diskp. 70
Delete a Filep. 72
Restore a Deleted Filep. 74
Empty the Recycle Binp. 76
Create a New Filep. 78
Create a New Folderp. 80
Search for Filesp. 82
Add a Shortcut to the Desktopp. 86
Chapter 6 Customize Windows
Move the Taskbarp. 90
Resize the Taskbarp. 91
Hide the Taskbarp. 92
Add Wallpaperp. 94
Set Up a Screen Saverp. 96
Change Screen Colorsp. 98
Change the Date and Timep. 100
Change Color Depthp. 102
Change Screen Resolutionp. 104
Change Mouse Settingsp. 106
Using Desktop Themesp. 112
Add an Active Desktop Itemp. 116
Move an Active Desktop Itemp. 120
Hide or Display an Active Desktop Itemp. 121
Chapter 7 Have Fun with Windows
Play Gamesp. 124
Assign Sounds to Program Eventsp. 126
Play a Music CDp. 130
Adjust the Volumep. 134
Display Media Player in Compact Modep. 135
Listen to Radio Stations on the Internetp. 136
Using the Media Guidep. 140
Organize Your Media Filesp. 142
Change Skin of Media Playerp. 146
Chapter 8 Create Movies
Introduction to Windows Movie Makerp. 150
Start Windows Movie Makerp. 151
Record a Videop. 152
Play a Video Clipp. 156
Add a Video Clip to Storyboardp. 157
Remove a Video Clip from Storyboardp. 158
Rearrange Video Clips on Storyboardp. 159
Save a Projectp. 160
Open a Projectp. 161
Preview a Moviep. 162
Exit Windows Movie Makerp. 163
Save a Moviep. 164
Chapter 9 Optimize Your Computer
Add Windows Componentsp. 170
Update Windowsp. 174
Install a Programp. 178
Remove a Programp. 180
Install a Printerp. 182
Install a Printer on a Networkp. 186
Format a Floppy Diskp. 190
View Amount of Disk Spacep. 194
Defragment Your Hard Diskp. 196
Detect and Repair Disk Errorsp. 198
Using Disk Cleanupp. 200
Schedule Tasksp. 202
Using the Maintenance Wizardp. 206
Start a Program Automaticallyp. 210
Restore Your Computerp. 214
Chapter 10 Work on a Network
Turn on Sharingp. 220
Install a Network Protocolp. 224
Share Informationp. 228
Share a Printerp. 232
Change Your Default Printerp. 234
Browse Through a Networkp. 236
Search for a Computer on a Networkp. 240
Set Up a Home Networkp. 242
Chapter 11 Browse the Web
Introduction to the Webp. 252
Start Internet Explorerp. 254
Display a Specific Web Pagep. 256
Select a Linkp. 258
Stop Transfer of Informationp. 259
Move Through Web Pagesp. 260
Refresh a Web Pagep. 261
Display and Change Your Home Pagep. 262
Search the Webp. 264
Add a Web Page to Favoritesp. 266
Chapter 12 Exchange Electronic Mail
Start Outlook Expressp. 270
Read Messagesp. 272
Send a Messagep. 274
Save a Draft of a Messagep. 276
Reply to a Messagep. 278
Forward a Messagep. 280
Print a Messagep. 281
Attach a File to a Messagep. 282
Open an Attached Filep. 284
Delete a Messagep. 285
Add a Name to the Address Bookp. 286
Add a Group to the Address Bookp. 288
Select a Name from the Address Bookp. 290
Add a Signature to Messagesp. 292