Windows 95 Made Easy

by Tom Sheldon
656 pages, ISBN: 0-07-882090-1, $27.95, Available Now

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Updated: June, 1998

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Reviews

"My all-around favorite book [on Windows 95] is not from Microsoft. It's Windows 95 Made Easy by Tom Sheldon." Gary Deckelnick, Home Computing Magazine.

"I found the book extremely well organized, clearly written and easy to understand. It's well worth the $27.95 list price." Peter Feigl, Software Book Review.

"...tasks are outlined, then described in detail without the wordy, slangy, space using humor of some texts, or the esoteric computerese of other experts. Tom Sheldon has put together a readable, usable book to use in learning Windows 95." Evan Tyrrell, P.C. Communicator.

"Windows 95 Made Easy is an easy to read book for beginners as well as intermediate level users. It contains a thorough description of the new operating system, and lots of helpful screen pictures. ...this book contains lots of useful information for the more experienced user as well." Sara Silverberg, PC Register.


Detailed Description

Get up to speed quickly with Windows 95. Windows 95 Made Easy first covers the basics so users can move around the system easily and with confidence right from the start. Then Sheldon focuses on the features that make Windows 95 a truly new product: communications, networking, multitasking, plug and play, OLE, and e-mail. This is the only book you need to get the comprehensive information you want.

More than an Introductory Guide-Provides Coverage of the Full Range of Windows 95 Features

Windows 95 basics and beyond for all users interested in taking full advantage of this new operating system.

Windows 95, the new operating system from Microsoft, has redefined the standard when it comes to features, flexibility, and functionality. Windows 95 has been so radically revamped that many Windows 3.1 users won't recognize it and will need to learn Windows all over again.

Windows 95 Made Easy is the ideal guide to help people-both those upgrading from 3.1 and those new to Windows-get up to speed quickly with Windows 95. Written by Windows expert Tom Sheldon, Windows 95 Made Easy first covers the basics so users can move around the system easily and with confidence right from the start. It then focuses on the features that make Windows 95 a truly new product: communications, networking, multitasking, plug and play, OLE and e-mail. This kind of power and functionality will revolutionize the way you work, and Windows 95 Made Easy is the only book you need to get the comprehensive information you want.

Written in the classic, user-friendly style that has made the Made Easy series a perennial favorite-Windows 95 Made Easy has special tips, quotes, and examples so you can successfully explore the new world of Windows 95 for greater overall productivity.


Table of Contents

Part I, Getting Started

Chapter 1, Windows 95 Visual Tour
Chapter 2, Navigating Windows 95
Chapter 3, Working on the Desktop
Chapter 4, Running Programs and Working with Documents
Chapter 5, Personalizing Your System
Chapter 6, Tips and Tricks for Mastering Windows 95

Part II, The Windows 95 File System

Chapter 7, The Windows 95 File System
Chapter 8, Working with Drives, Folders, and Files
Chapter 9, Tips for Copying, Moving, and Deleting Files

Part III, Windows 95 Programs, Accessories, and Games

Chapter 10, WordPad
Chapter 11, Windows 95 Paint
Chapter 12, Windows 95 Accessories
Chapter 13, Windows 95 Games

Part IV, Networking and Communication

Chapter 14, Your Network Neighborhood
Chapter 15, Exchange E-Mail
Chapter 16, Windows 95 Telephony and At Work Fax
Chapter 17, Mobile and Remote Computing
Chapter 18, Going Online with HyperTerminal
Chapter 19, The Microsoft Network
Chapter 20, Internet Connections

Part V, Multimedia Tools and Techniques

Chapter 21, Multimedia in Windows 95
Chapter 22, Multimedia Accessories and Utilities

Part VI, Managing Your System

Chapter 23, Backing Up the Data on Your Computer
Chapter 24, Disk Drive Utilities
Chapter 25, Managing Applications
Chapter 26, Controlling Access and Security
Chapter 27, Optimizing and Troubleshooting

Appendices

Appendix A, Device Setup and Configuration
Appendix B, Printer Setup and Configuration
Appendix C, Communication Port and Modem Installation
Appendix D, Microsoft Plus! For Windows 95


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