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CompuServe 2000 for dummies
Phillips, R. Michele.
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Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, [2000]

Physical Description:
xxii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
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QA76.57.C65 P55 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Navigating CompuServe's hub of services, including more than 30 channels and over 300 forums, can be overwhelming. You'll want this friendly guide along to help you get set up, get online, and get comfortable with CompuServe's newest features, such as remote e-mail access, personalized calendars, instant messaging, and more!

With this For Dummies edition, discover how to: create favorite places lists, use the new gift reminder service, get customized news and weather, build contact lists, register a domain name, set up kid safe controls, and more.

Discover how to:
* Create favorite places lists
* Use the new gift reminder service
* Get customized news and weather
* Build contact lists
* Register a domain name
* Set up kid safe "controls"

Author Notes

R. Michele Phillips is an experienced trainer, tech writer, and consultant, and longtime CompuServe member.

Table of Contents

Part I Map to the Digital Highway
Chapter 1 Online Ramp to the Internet
Chapter 2 Just an Average Day Online
Chapter 3 Putting Your Feet Up On the Digital Coffee Table
Chapter 4 Software Survival Guide
Part II Surviving Online Life
Chapter 5 Online Cruising and Favorite Destinations
Chapter 6 A World of E-Mail
Chapter 7 Communicating via IMs and Chats
Chapter 8 Living the Forums Life
Part III The Truly Cool Stuff
Chapter 9 The Search Is Afoot!
Chapter 10 CompuServe 2000 News, Your Way
Chapter 11 A Semi-Cultural Affair
Chapter 12 Shop, Shop Till You Drop
Chapter 13 Building Your Own Internet Space
Part IV Doing Your Own Thing
Chapter 14 Business Is Business
Chapter 15 Computing: It's Not Just for Nerds Anymore
Chapter 16 Pursuing Knowledge Online
Chapter 17 Tracking Your Investments Online
Part V The Part of Tens
Chapter 18 Ten Nifty Things to Do on CompuServe 2000
Chapter 19 Ten Fixes for Common CompuServe Problems
The CompuServe 2000 For Dummies Forum Directory
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