Your first PC can be intimidating. You’re probably panicky that you’ll hit a wrong key and send your information to some high-tech black hole or cause your PC to self-destruct. Not to worry. PCs Just the Steps For Dummies gives you simple directions for getting stuff done with your PC—everything from turning it on to using the Internet or a network. The book’s design features two columns, with numbered step-by-step instructions on one side and corresponding illustrations, screen shots, or photos on the other. You just pick the task you want to do and look up practical, no-nonsense how-to. This guide covers:Hardware basics and peripherals, including printers, faxes, and scannersWorking with Windows XP, including managing memory and working with files and foldersWorking with sound and videoGoing online, searching the Web with Internet Explorer, and e-mailing with Outlook ExpressNetworking, including configuration and connection and sharing folders or printersProtecting and troubleshooting your PCWith practical organization and a task-oriented approach, this book will have you inspired instead of intimidated. You won’t get an unabridged history of computers and a lot of gibberish; you will get clear, easy-to-follow instructions that help you get your tasks done efficiently on your PC.