Windows 7 For Dummies
Windows For Dummies is the all-time bestselling guide to the Windows operating system. The latest edition in the series, this book answers all your questions about Microsoft’s latest operating system and its new features and tools.
Whether you’re new to computers or just eager to start using the newest version of Windows, Windows 7 For Dummies walks you through the most common Windows 7 tasks, including managing files, starting programs, copying digital photos to your computer, setting up Internet access, and more.
If you’ve never used Windows before, this book shows you the things most books assume you already know, like how to navigate the interface, customize the desktop, and work with the file system. Then it helps you grow comfortable with Windows 7, the fastest-selling version of operating system used on nearly 90 percent of the world’s computers.
- Covers basic management of applications, files, and data; creating and printing documents; setting up an Internet connection and e-mail account; and online security
- Explores using Windows to edit and manage audio, video, and photo files, and how to create CDs, DVDs, and playlists with Media Center
- Helps you tweak and customize Windows 7 to set up secure user accounts, build an easy home network, and maintain your PC
- Provides troubleshooting advice, helps you find missing files and use the Help system, and explains common error messages
Windows 7 For Dummies will have you up and running on the newest version of Windows quickly and easily. Some versions of the book also come bundled with a DVD training program.
Here’s the free downloadable Windows 7 For Dummies Cheat Sheet.
A few errors inevitably creep into every book. These errors have appeared in Windows 7 For Dummies. As soon as they’re reported, I make sure they’re fixed in the book’s next printing.
Windows 7 For Dummies’ foreign editions are listed here. If you know of any others, please let me know, and I’ll add them.
Windows 7 Fur Dummies (German edition) is available now.
Windows 7 Para Dummies (Spanish edition) is available now.
Windows 7 per negati (Italian edition) is available now.
Windows 7 Tantusz Könyvek (Hungarian edition) is available now. (Thanks, Balint!)
Windows 7 pour les nuls (French Edition) is available now.
Amazon Kindle Editions
Amazon sells three different Kindle editions of Windows 7 For Dummies. Unfortunately, Amazon’s layout doesn’t allow for detailed descriptions of each book. Here’s the breakdown:
Kindle Edition $3.99: This tiny book came out as a pre-release promotional item. It’s not the complete book, and I don’t recommend it.
Kindle Edition (August 19, 2009): If you want the full “Windows 7 For Dummies” book to read on your Kindle, buy this version.
Kindle Edition with Audio/Video (June 1, 2010): This contains the full “Windows 7 For Dummies book, as well as some (16) of the videos from the Windows 7 For Dummies book/DVD combo. Currently, this edition can only be viewed on an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. That will eventually change as more Kindle devices are able to display video. If you choose this book, you can still read the text, but you can’t watch the videos until your particular version of the Kindle supports video.