A Guide To Using Your PC And The Web
Latest Version: December 06
A Guide To Using Your PC And The Web is a 110-page e-book of computer tips, presented in an easy-to-read, step-by-step manner.
There is information on the basics of using your PC and Windows, tutorials for popular programs, online safety tips, and hundreds of links to useful web sites.
Because the e-book is a single small PDF file (less than 1 MB), it is easy to store or to e-mail to friends and relatives.
Right-click the above link and select Save Target As or Save Link As to save the e-book to your PC.
How to view the e-book
Once you have downloaded the e-book PDF file, you will need a PDF reader program to view it. PDF is a common type of file used for sharing documents on the Web.
The most popular PDF reader program is Adobe Reader which you can download for free.
Another free but easier-to-use program is Foxit Reader.
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