2. Preparing Your Windows 7 PC

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This chapter shows you how to get your computer ready to work with programs, printers, and the Web:

Transferring files

Setting default programs

Setting up your printer

Getting ready to use hardware

Setting up Internet connections

Managing your PC power

Preparing for PC recovery

Chances are, if you just purchased your new Windows 7 PC, you’re probably looking forward to trying out the things you really want to do, such as browse the Web, play games, watch a video, or view your favorite photos. It’s okay to do some of the fun stuff first, but don’t neglect some of the necessary tasks. For example, you ...

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