Brilliant Computer Basics

Kick-start a new career or just understand the basics of working with your PC with this title in the 'Brilliant' series.

Author: Matt Powell

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0131888137

Category: Computers

Page: 255

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Kick-start a new career or just understand the basics of working with your PC with this title in the 'Brilliant' series.

Brilliant Microsoft Vista Computer Basics

Spend less time reading and more time doing Brilliant Computer Basics , Microsoft Windows Vista edition , is a visual quick reference book that gives you a ...

Author: Matt Powell

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132354519

Category: Microcomputers

Page: 274

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This visual quick reference book gives you a basic grounding in the way computers work, introduces the Windows Vista operating system and demonstrates how to use common applications - a complete reference for the beginner user.

Brilliant Mac Basics

This is already growing with the increase in popluarity of digital photography and image processing, and digital music downloading for the ipod, for which the mac is seen as being the optimum choice.

Author: Jerry Glenwright

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273717065

Category: Apple computer

Page: 341

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A detailed yet accessible explanation of Apple's Mac computers and OS for novice owners and users based on the PC-oriented book Brilliant Computer Basics. The release of Mac OSX Leopard, with its revolutionary new Boot camp software that allows both Windows and Mac OSX to be run on the Mac simultaneously is widely expected to increase the presence and popularity of the Mac in the Home PC market. This is already growing with the increase in popluarity of digital photography and image processing, and digital music downloading for the ipod, for which the mac is seen as being the optimum choice. With this growth the number of fisrt time users of macs is increasing and this book with give the novice user getting a mac as a home computer, or migratng from a Windows Pc, a huge head-start in understanding how to use and maintain their mac, and to become familiar with the OS and applications. The book assumes nothing on the part of readers - though some tasks are explained in context for those migrating from Windows. The book provides a basic armoury of skills necessary to use the Mac confidently, efficiently and productively straight from the box. Brilliant series features: Brilliant guides provide the quick, easy-to-access information that you need .... Detailed index and troubleshooting guide to help you find exactly what you need to know Each task is presented on one or two pages Numbered steps guide you through each task or problem Numerous screenshots illustrate each step "See Also ..." boxes point you to related tasks and information in the book "Did you know '..." sections alert you to relevant expert tips, tricks and advice

Brilliant Troubleshooting and Repairing Your Vista PC

He has been the editor of many computing magazines , including Which PC , Practical PC , Windows ... Basic problems explained Learning about your PC's built.

Author: John Taylor

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132354500

Category: Microcomputers

Page: 222

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Brilliant Troubleshooting & Repairing your Vista PC, 2nd edition, is a visual quick reference book that will show you how to get to grips with the inner workings of your computer. Encouraging you to open the box and learn your way around the motherboard, find out which components can be easily replaced, understand error messages and discover what happens behind the scenes when you switch on, this book strips away the mystique and shows computers for what they are digital assistants under your control.

Brilliant Computing for the Over 50s

2 • How to get started with your computer Learn about Windows Basics Browse Help topics More on the new Windows website Check out the new Windows website ...

Author: P. K. McBride

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 027373055X

Category: Computer science

Page: 277

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Fully updated throughout to cover Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 2007, this easy-to-use guide gives a good grounding in the computer essentials, enabling readers to tackle new activities with confidence and get the most out of their computer.

Brilliant Microsoft Office 2003 Pocket Book

Everything the reader wants to know is covered in this compact book: from using and customizing Office features through to the main features and functions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook.

Author: Joe Habraken

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0131757261

Category: Business

Page: 278

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Everything the reader wants to know is covered in this compact book: from using and customizing Office features through to the main features and functions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook.

Brilliant Microsoft Access 2003 Pocket Book

Joe Habraken presents everything you need to know to master Access 2003 in an accessible, easy-to-use pocket book.

Author: Joe Habraken

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132239663

Category: Database management

Page: 157

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Joe Habraken presents everything you need to know to master Access 2003 in an accessible, easy-to-use pocket book.

Brilliant E Citizen

... Help topic 2 Computer information User and system guides • What's new in Windows XP Music , video , games , and photos Windows basics Protecting your PC ...

Author: Nik Taylor

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0131743945

Category: Computer literacy

Page: 288

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Short Description A Brilliant guide to the new eCitizen qualification from the ECDL Foundation - giving everything you need to know to pass the eCitizen exam, when you need it ! Long Description The new eCitizen qualification has been developed by the ECDL Foundation to meet the need for individuals who have little knowledge of computer use and allow them to develop an understanding and experience of the Internet and inclusion within the Information Society. The tasks contained within the course are designed to allow the candidate to become more involved within an on-line culture and are developed to allow the candidate to gain a practical experience of some of the opportunities the Internet presents. Therefore, to supplement the basic IT skills which are presented within the course there is a close link to a number of real applications such as online banking and information retrieval to allow the candidate to truly interact with the Internet.eCitizen has been carefully tailored to work alongside government targets to provide UK citizens with the web skills they require to improve their quality of life:- Foundation Skills - The technological skills needed to use the Internet (e.g.: open a browser, open and send an email)- Information Searching - Getting reliable information from the Internet (e.g.: use a search engine, be aware of the safety of personal data. Use information such as news, government...;)- e-Participation - Interaction and involvement with the web (e.g.: online forms, e-commerce, book a flight, use e-learning materials)Throughout there is an understanding developed of personal safety (credit cards, Spam, personal data)

Brilliant Microsoft Excel 2003 Pocket Book

Joe Habraken presents everything you need to know to master Excel 2003 in an accessible, easy-to-use pocket book.

Author: Joseph W. Habraken

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 013175727X

Category: Business

Page: 128

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Joe Habraken presents everything you need to know to master Excel 2003 in an accessible, easy-to-use pocket book.

Brilliant Home Computer Book

Excel has the same basic design , but add to this a large set of tools , which are all stored in the Ruler , above the sheet . Microsoft Office button Quick ...

Author: P. K. MacBride

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273715739

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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The ONLY book that you will need to show you how to do just about anything that you might want to do on your home computer - from browsing the internet and organising yur emails, to storing and sharing your digital photos and movies, downloading and listening to digital music and even the more mundane activities using the myriad of applications available to you. This book is your answer - everything that you want to do on your home computer is straightforward and easy to do once you know how - and this book will tell you how in the most accessible, easy-to-use and friendly way, guiding you through the main features of the most common applications and their uses, showing you how to do exactly what you want to do - and some things you didn't even know were possible. It will also show you what sort of things most commonly go wrong, how to avoid them wherever possible, and how to fix them if not. It will also give you enough of an understanding of how your home computer works and enough confidence in handling the software to allow you to explore further in complete confidence. The only way to learn how to get the most out of your computer is to use it - and short of taking a hammer to it, you are not likely to damage it whatever you do. So, with Brilliant as your guide, go ahead and use this book to explore, experiment and have fun with your home computer, and get on with doing all of things that it will enable you to do to make your life easier and more fun!

Brilliant Laptops for the Over 50s

7 Repeat steps 4 to 6 as desired Windows Basics : all topics Windows amics topics are designed to introduce you to personal computing and the Windows ...

Author: Joli Ballew

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273720554

Category: Computers and older people

Page: 419

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Brilliant Laptops for the Over 50s is a visual quick reference book that shows you how to make the most of your laptop computer, particularly if it is your first one, or if you are new to the world of computers ! It will give you a solid grounding on how choose the right laptop for you, how it works and how to get the best out of your laptop a complete reference for the beginner and intermediate user who hasn't growen up with a laptop. The first couple of chapters look at the different types and specs of of laptops available and matches these to the needs and demands of the older user, helping you to understand what your laptop can do for you and how it fits into the bigger universe of laptops. As you move though the chapters you will learn more about how your laptop works, how to get the most from its and how to keep it in tip top condition. Brilliant Laptops provides: a visual tutorial taking you from laptop novice to accomplished user in easy steps; a guide to optimising your use of your laptop. making a more integral and essential part of your life; essential guidance on the vast array of software and peripferal hardware available to you, allowing you to make the right choices for how you wnat to work; insider tips and tricks on optimising your hardware an software to make sure that you get every extra ounce of power and time from your battery.

Brilliant Home Networking for the Over 50s

2 Identify your current network cards Get your home and computer network ... In the first chapter , you were introduced to computer networking basics .

Author: Greg Holden

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273720546

Category: Electronic books

Page: 54

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Brilliant Home Networking for the Over 50s is a visual quick reference book that shows you how to make the most of your home computers by networking them. It will give you a solid grounding on how choose the right network for you, how it works and how to get the best out of it – a complete reference for the older beginner and intermediate user who is less experienced and confident working with the technology. Just as one car isn’t enough for most households, one computer isn’t going to fulfill the needs of a family, older couple, or retired person. Setting up a wired or wireless home network is well within the reach of the average person over the age of 50 who hasn't grown up with the technology, provided he or she chooses the right setup for their needs. Brilliant Home Networking for the Over 50s will describe common network configurations and guide you step by step through the process of getting your PCs connected to the Internet and to each other. You’ll learn the ins and outs of Ethernet, Wi-Fi, IP addresses, and file sharing. You’ll discover how to go wireless so you can work from anywhere in the home. Finally, you’ll explore ways to keep your network and your self and younger family users secure from hackers, viruses, and other threats. Brilliant Home Networking for the Over 50s provides… A visual tutorial taking you from networking novice to accomplished user in easy steps. A guide to optimising your use of a wired or wireless home network. making a more integral and essential part of you life. Essential guidance on the vast array of software and peripheral hardware available to you, allowing you to make the right choices for how you want to work

Brilliant Mac OS X Snow Leopard

For additional help and support information , visit the Apple Computer Web ... Use the Help toolbar to navigation help topics : Learn the basics about your ...

Author: Steve Johnson

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273729551

Category: Mac OS.

Page: 554

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Brilliant Mac OS X Snow Leopardoffers a unique, task-based approach for power users who want to master the features of Snow Leopard. This book covers all the new features of Snow Leopard, and gives detailed instructions on customising and maintaining the Mac, dealing with security, networking and much more. All information is to be found in an easy to navigate format so readers will no longer have to wade through paragraph after paragraph of information to find the task they want to achieve. Brilliantguides allow you to find the info you need quickly, easily and without fuss. It guides you through all the tasks using a highly visual, step-by-step approach - providing exactly what you need to know when you need it. Brilliant Mac OS X Snow Leopard: Gives readers a task-based reference to quickly locate exactly what they want to do and then walks them through the task. Provides additional tips and tricks in the form of "Did you know" and "Important" elements and offers a pleasing four colour visual layout. Is filled with step-by-step information on using Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

SEO 101 Learn the Basics of Search Engine Optimization

An apt comparison is to computer science. Brilliant computer scientists are inventive masters of algorithms, but not necessarily great coders.

Author: Loren Baker

Publisher: Alpha Brand Media

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 324

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While SEO as a term isn't perfect - after all, we aren't optimizing search engines, we're optimizing our web presence - it has remained the preferred term of our industry for 20 years now and likely will be for the foreseeable future.

BASICS IN COMPUTER AND GENERAL APPLICATIONS

With the introduction of Control Data's CDC1604 in 1958, the first transistor powered computer, a new age dawns. Brilliant scientist Seymour Cray heads the ...

Author: SALIM OMAMBIA

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9789966069146

Category: Computers

Page:

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This book is likely to contribute in the field of basics in computer for students at secondary and tertiary levels. The book is well detailed in its coverage of basics in computers and general applications making it a resourceful referencing material for learners. As such, both teachers and students will definitely find this book useful in the teaching and learning process.

Computer Basics for Librarians and Information Scientists

A computer program written in machine language would consist of a large group of ... to this inherent man / machine conflict was both simple and brilliant .

Author: Howard Fosdick

Publisher: Arlington, Va. : Information Resources Press

ISBN: UOM:39015002092255

Category: Computers

Page: 203

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Explains the workings of computers, discusses the fundamentals of computer programming, and examines the uses of computer systems in libraries

Brilliant Build Your Own PC

This new book in the Brilliant series will allow you to build your own PC from scratch to meet your exact requirements, using the visual and accessible Brilliant design and format.

Author: Geoff Spick

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132048787

Category: Microcomputers

Page: 200

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As computer components become more readily available - and affordable - the trend for building customised computer systems for gaming and other interests, is becoming a more and more popular and cost-effective option. This new book in the Brilliant series will allow you to build your own PC from scratch to meet your exact requirements, using the visual and accessible Brilliant design and format. With a guide on how to choose the components you need to create your own PC, sections on upgrading your PC and on building niche use PCs ideal for Gaming enthusiasts, Brilliant Build Your Own PC contains everything you need to know and how to do it.

Brilliant Microsoft Windows 7 for the Over 50s

How to get started with your computer • Learn about Windows Basics Browse Help topics More on the new Windows website Check out the new ...

Author: Joli Ballew

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273729152

Category: Microsoft Windows (Computer file)

Page: 344

View: 401

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This guide is specifically written for those who did not have significant contact with computers in their working lives, but who now have the time to explore its possibilities. It provides an easy-to-use guide to anyone wanting to get the most out of their computer. Brilliant Windows 7 For the Over 50sallows you to find the information you need easily and without fuss. It guides you through all tasks and applications using a highly visual, step-by-step approach. It tells exactly what you need to know when you need to know it. Spend less time reading and more time doing with a simple step-by-step approach. Brilliant guides provide the quick, easy-to-access information that you need - § Numbered steps guide you through each task or problem § Numerous screenshots illustrate each step § Cross reference boxes point you to related tasks and information in the book § "Did you know '..." sections alert you to relevant expert tips, tricks and advice