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Laptops For Dummies Paperback – 19 Sep 2008

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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 3rd Edition edition (19 Sept. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470277599
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470277591
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 2 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 35 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,384,410 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A great boon for the laptop buyer." (Good Book Guide, January 2007)

“Using plenty of insight laced with humour, Gookin explains the benefits of laptops and shows how to solve problems" (Good Book Guide, May 2007)

"A great boon for the laptop buyer." (Good Book Guide, January 2007)

“Using plenty of insight laced with humour, Gookin explains the benefits of laptops and shows how to solve problems." (Good Book Guide, May 2007)

"…plenty of insight laced with humour…shows how to solve problems and generally have a lot of fun." (Good Book Guide, September 2007) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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Mobile is magnificent! Here′s how to choose, use, and love your laptop Life is out there waiting — who wants to be stuck behind a desk? Laptops offer freedom, and if you′ve been wary of them, fear no more. Here′s what you do and don′t need in a laptop and how to set it up, use all its features, deal with its oddities, protect it, and more, in the plain English you expect from For Dummies and Dan Gookin. Starting at Start — decide what you need in a laptop, understand the parts, and set it up for action Windows view — learn how Windows Vista® and SP1 work with your laptop More power — monitor and recharge your battery and learn to manage your laptop′s power Get connected — safely add your laptop to an existing network or configure a wireless connection Ah, memory — store your stuff securely on PC cards, Secure Digital cards, and other devices Pain–free Tablets — explore an entire chapter devoted to the often–overlooked Tablet PC Hit the road — travel safely with your laptop, protect your data, and outwit laptop thieves Shoot down trouble — follow this simple and reassuring advice when something goes wrong Open the book and find: What′s different about the laptop keyboard, and why Safe ways to collect your e–mail on the road Why saving Web pages is smart What to do with a cranky battery How (and when) to run System Restore How to make your laptop hard to steal Things you can add to make laptops more fun How to sync your laptop with your desktop

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