Collins Gem Using your Software introduces you to all the essentials from the moment you switch on your computer until you close it down, complete with guidance on managing with Windows software and introducing the major computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and playing games.
This is one four computing Collins Gems and is published in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. In a stylish new cover design, these new computer Gems will provide an essential friendly introduction to computing.
The book introduces the fundamentals of running a computer, basics frequently omitted from large guides. It starts with what you see when you turn the computer on and then runs through key elements - the desktop, organizing and working with files and directories, using disk drives and printers, installing software and using the basic application packages. By treating these subjects simply and directly, the book aims to put you in control of your computer, rather than the other way around.
A guide to all the essentials from switching on a computer to closing it down.
Key features of the main operating systems and software packages examined.
Technical jargon explained and demystified, complete with colour images of what you see on the screen.