How to Do Everything Netbook
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Publication date: December 2009
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)
You save: $3.00 (12%)
Get the most out of your netbook!Now that you've got a netbook, it's time to find out how to maximize all of its capabilities. This hands-on guide explains how you can keep your netbook running at peak performance by limiting how many programs you run concurrently and what you download. Learn the best ways to connect to the Internet, secure your system, install software, use web-based programs from Microsoft, Google, and others, add memory, and troubleshoot your netbook. You'll also get helpful tips for working with Windows and Linux operating systems.Secure your netbook, set up a firewall, and protect it from viruses, malware, and other threatsConnect to public wireless networks, Wi-Fi hotspots, and wired networksConfigure your web browser to run quickly and cleanlyConnect to printers, USB drives, backup devices, and other hardwareInstall software stored on a CD or DVDConfigure and use the built-in web camExpand your netbook with accessoriesTake advantage of Office Live Workspace, Google Apps, and other free web-based applicationsUse Open Office on a Linux-based netbookLearn how to use Windows 7About the author:Joli Ballew, MCSE, MCTS, MCDST, is a technical writer, technology trainer, and website manager. She is the author of How to Do Everything with Windows Vista Media Center, Hardcore Windows XP, and other books.