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    Dan Gookin wrote the original For Dummies book in 1991. Today he has more than 130 books to his credit, with 12 million copies in print and translations into more than 30 languages. Among his bestsellers are Word For Dummies and Android Phones For Dummies. Visit his website at

    Hit the road with your laptop and this must-have For Dummies guide

    If you're like most people, your laptop is taking the place of your PC. Whether you're on the road, working at home, or multitasking, your laptop is now an essential, trusted tool. Just in time, beloved and popular author Dan Gookin returns with a new edition that covers the very latest in laptops. From synchronizing with your desktop and coordinating e-mail to maintaining security, networking, working in Windows 8, adding your smartphone to the mix, and more, this book makes understanding laptops simpler than you ever thought possible.

    • Shares the latest basics about laptops, such as new technologies, current processors available, and steps to update memory and hard drive capabilities
    • Covers the new Windows 8 operating system and other popular laptop operating systems, as well as netbooks, wireless networking, and smartphone tethering
    • Explores remote access to the desktop, power management, storage, security, and much more
    • Examines the benefits of mobility for students, employees, and anyone who needs to work on the go
    • Helps you work on the road, employ and enjoy multimedia, and use your laptop professionally

    Laptops For Dummies, 5th Edition is the fun and friendly guide that will get you going and on the go with your laptop in no time!


    ISBN 9781118115336
    Genre COMPUTERS / Hardware / Personal Computers / PCs
    Format Paperback
    Pages 358
    Publisher Date 2012-11-28 00:00:00.0
    Publisher For Dummies
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.5 in
    Wdth 7.5 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.24 lb
    Language English
    Series Name For Dummies Series
    Edition Number 5
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Gookin, Dan

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