Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Laptop for Dummies

Are you thinking about buying a laptop, but you’re not sure what to look for, how to choose one, or how to use it? Or maybe you already have a laptop and just want to learn more about its features, functions, and capabilities. Dan Gookin, the author of the best-selling Dummies series, shows you the ins and outs of owning and operating your portable PC with Laptops for Dummies, 2nd Edition.

This fun-and-easy guide covers all the laptop necessities, from managing the battery and other hardware to going wireless. It’ll provide you with advice on shopping for a laptop and using it wherever you go—at home, in class, or on the road! This handy, updated reference will give you the tools you need to:

* Determine what you need and don’t need in a laptop
* Clean and maintain your computer
* Navigate using Windows
* Expand your laptop with USB ports, PC cards, and more
* Connect to the Internet
* Travel with your laptop and keep it safe
* Link your laptop to your desktop
* Operate using Windows Vista