I. Introduction

If you’re new to computers (or even if you’re not), you might not be too familiar with what your operating system can do for you. Many people purchase their computers with a specific set of tasks in mind. You want to check email, update your favorite social media sites, and browse and shop online. Or you plan to use your home computer to work on the files from work you’re not quite finished with. Or maybe you’re interested in organizing your photos, music, or videos in a way that makes them easy to find later.

In this book, you’ll learn how to use Windows 7 to do all these things—and more—on your Windows 7 PC. We’ll begin with a simple introduction to your machine, and soon you’ll know how to connect various devices to your system ...

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