Summary: Welcome to the World of Computers, 2nd Edition is a revision of our best-selling text. It's the easy, fun way for computer novices to learn how to use computers, Windows XP and Windows Vista, the Internet (IE7), email basics, and word processing using Microsoft Word 2007. As in all Labyrinth texts, learning is reinforced with plenty of illustrations and practical, hands-on projects and exercises.
Welcome to the World of Computers, 2nd Edition is a gentle, very ba ...show moresic introduction to computers for beginners. The textbook starts with elementary computer concepts and introduces basic navigation such as mousing, the cursor, the Desktop, and the taskbar. The fundamentals of word processing are covered using Word 2007. Then, students are introduced to basic file browsing and file management. Web browsing and web basics are explained. The book ends with a discussion of webmail, email attachments, and email security including scams, phishing, and spam. ...show less