Learn instantly from step-by-step graphics!. We know a picture is worth a thousand words--so we went heavy on pictures and light on words in this easy-to-use guide. Color screenshots and brief instructions show you how to manage, customize, and troubleshoot your desktop or laptop PC. Follow along and learn to install and configure hardware and software, manage files, access the Internet, set up a home network, secure your PC, and much more. Each chapter�s �How to� list and color-coded thumb tabs make it easy to flip straight to the tasks you need to do. Get the book that gets you up and running on your PC right away.. In each chapter:. . Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks. Need-to-know facts in concise narrative. Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things . Bonus information related to the topic being covered. Errors and pitfalls to avoid. Screenshots with callouts show and explain exactly what you�ll see on your computer screen while you�re doing a task. . Guy Hart-Davis is the author of more than 30 computer books, including Windows XP and Office 2003 Keyboard Shortcuts, Windows XP Professional: The Complete Reference, and Mac OS X Panther QuickSteps..