Internet GigaBook for Dummies

From the Back Cover
Everything you need to get GigaValue from your online experience
The Dummies Way

Broad assortment of topics
Explanations in plain English
Handy tabs to mark favorite spots
“Get in, get out” information
Special “Check It Out” features
A dash of humor and fun
Search with Google™, shop on eBay, download music, build a Web site – here’s how!

The Internet is a big place–and this is a big book! Inside you’ll find advice, answers, and guidance from some of the top authorities on Google, Yahoo!, eBay, iTunes, and every aspect of the Web. From sending your first e-mail to setting up an online business, The Internet GigaBook For Dummies shows you how.

Don’t worry about losing your place in this supersized reference; mark those helpful instructions with one of the handy tabs you’ll find in the front of the book.

About the Author
The Internet GigaBook For Dummies includes works from some of the best selling authors in the Dummies tech line including Marsha Collier (eBay For Dummies), John Levine & Margaret Levine Young (Internet For Dummies), Brad Hill (Google For Dummies), and Tony Bove & Cheryl Rhodes (iPod & iTunes For Dummies).

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The Internet Gigabook for Dummies

Get connected, get clicking, and get what you need from the Internet, whether that’s answers from Google, bargains from E-bay, music from iTunes, or merchandise from the thousands of shopping sites. The Internet Gigabook For Dummies has almost 900 pages jam-packed with information, how-tos, tips, techniques, advice, and short-cuts to help you use the Internet for all it’s worth! Whether you’re an experienced Web surfer or just daring to get your feet wet for the first time, you’ll discover how to get the most from the Internet and its most popular sites with information on:
The basics—everything from installation to browsing, navigation, and setting up your e-mail account
Googling—searching for information, photographs, newsgroups, bargains, and more
Yahooing— searching, mail, shopping, chatting, playing games, doing financial research, and more
Buying and selling on eBay—finding collectables, hard-to-find items, and bargains; bidding, buying, and paying online; and selling your own trash and treasures
Making beautiful music together with iTunes—buying and playing music, burning CDs, organizing your music collection with playlists, and even editing on your iPod
Creating your own Web Pages—building your first site, including the essentials and working with HTML, FrontPage, Dreamweaver, posting your Web site, and more
Edited by Peter Weverka, author of many For Dummies books, The Internet Gigabook For Dummies includes information culled from eight For Dummies books. It’s like a greatest-hits collection! Even experienced surfers will discover some new tricks such as how to:

Use Yahoo! Finance to get stock quotes, do financial research, and create an online portfolio
Use Instant Messaging with AOL, MSN Messenger, or Yahoo! Messenger
Shop Google Catalogs or use Froogle for online comparison shopping
Use advanced techniques and bidding strategies to help you win in eBay auctions
Use Yahoo! People Search to find old friends. search Yahoo! Personals to find true romance (or someone semi-compatible). place your own personal ad, and more
Use Google News to scan the headlines, search for specific topics, follow related links to go in-depth, or track a story over time

Whether you’re new to the Internet and want to learn how to set up your e-mail or have a great e-tail idea and want to set up an online business, this Gigabook, complete with an in-depth index, helps you get GigaValue from your online experience.

Windows XP Gigabook for Dummies

What’s a Gigabook? A collection of just about everything you need to know on a topic, all in one convenient place! Windows XP Gigabook For Dummies takes the best from five other For Dummies books and squeezes out everything but the most important stuff. This single super-sized reference — more than 800 pages’ worth — gives you a go-to guide on everything connected with Windows XP, PCs and peripherals, the Internet, Office 2003, and Money 2004. You might think of it as a “greatest hits” collection.
Want to know how to set up, navigate, use, and maintain Windows XP? It’s all in Book I. Book II covers the care and feeding of PCs in general and takes you on a complete tour of peripherals—those add-ons that make computing cool. Want to explore the world via the World Wide Web? Check Book III. And if you finally have to do some work, check into Book IV, where you’ll get the complete story on Office 2003 and Money 2004.

You’ll discover how to:

Customize Windows XP, set up user accounts, and share files
Work with digital photos, Windows Media Player, and Windows Movie Maker
Choose a printer, scanner, game hardware, and additional storage
Set up a wireless home network
Get online safely, protect your kids, create your own Web pages, and cruise for bargains on eBay
Use Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
Manage your finances with Microsoft Money

Windows XP Gigabook For Dummies is packed with information that’s easy to find and even easier to understand. Keep it handy for reference—you’ll be gigapleased with how useful it is!

Windows XP Gigabook for Dummies

What’s a Gigabook? A collection of just about everything you need to know on a topic, all in one convenient place! Windows XP Gigabook For Dummies takes the best from five other For Dummies books and squeezes out everything but the most important stuff. This single super-sized reference — more than 800 pages’ worth — gives you a go-to guide on everything connected with Windows XP, PCs and peripherals, the Internet, Office 2003, and Money 2004. You might think of it as a “greatest hits” collection.
Want to know how to set up, navigate, use, and maintain Windows XP? It’s all in Book I. Book II covers the care and feeding of PCs in general and takes you on a complete tour of peripherals—those add-ons that make computing cool. Want to explore the world via the World Wide Web? Check Book III. And if you finally have to do some work, check into Book IV, where you’ll get the complete story on Office 2003 and Money 2004. You’ll discover how to:

Customize Windows XP, set up user accounts, and share files
Work with digital photos, Windows Media Player, and Windows Movie Maker
Choose a printer, scanner, game hardware, and additional storage
Set up a wireless home network
Get online safely, protect your kids, create your own Web pages, and cruise for bargains on eBay
Use Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
Manage your finances with Microsoft Money

Windows XP Gigabook For Dummies is packed with information that’s easy to find and even easier to understand. Keep it handy for reference—you’ll be gigapleased with how useful it is!

Digital Photos Movies & Music Gigabook For Dummies

– Introducing the most complete digital media reference available-more than 900 pages of fun and easy instructions and tips on digital photography, digital video, digital music, and CD and DVD recording
– Covers printing and sharing pictures, selecting a camcorder, capturing good film footage, and importing video clips
– Provides coverage of editing videos, buying music online, using playlists, syncing an iPod or MP3 player, and burning CDs and DVDs
– Includes exclusive Dummies Man reusable peel-and-stick reference tabs that readers can use to mark their favorite pages

Google Search & Rescue For Dummies

Be amazed at all the ways Google’s at your service!

Here’s how to find your way through all the information Google offers

More than a search engine, Google has become a lifestyle. This book introduces you to the rest of the Google family – valuable tools such as Google Maps, Google Video, Google Earth, Google Scholar, and Gmail. Play Google games, shop with Froogle, or find stuff on your own computer with Google Desktop. The possibilities will make you Google-eyed!

Discover how to
* Refine your results with search operators
* Use Google as an answer engine
* Enjoy one-click searching with Google Toolbar
* Get specific information with Google Labs services
* Simplify e-mail with Gmail