The Internet for Dummies, 8th edition

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By John R. Levine, Carol Baroudi and Margaret Levine Young.
February 2002, 384 pages, US$21.99. C$32.99, £18.99, ISBN 0-7645-0894-6.

After all these years, the Internet keeps changing, and so does The Internet for Dummies. Revised for 2002, with coverage of Windows XP, Internet Explorer 6, AOL 7, and other topics, including online communities, shopping, spam, viruses, and privacy!

Table of Contents

Part I: Welcome to the Internet
1. What is the Internet? What Is the Web?
2. The Internet at Home, and Work, at School, at Play
3. Kinds and the Net

Part II: Internet, Here I Come
4. Picking Your Internet Service
5. Online and on Your Way

Part III: Web Mania
6. Welcome to the Wild, Wonderful, Wacky, World Wide Web
7. Wrangling with the Web
8. Needles and Haystacks: Finding Stuff on the Net
9. More Shopping, Less Dropping
10. My First Home Page

Part IV: E-mail, Chat, and Other Ways to Hang Out Online
11. Mailing Hither, Mailing Thither
12. Putting Your Mail in Its Place
13. Online Communities: Let's Get Together
14. Typing, Talking, and Video over the Net
15. Let's Chat

Part V: Other Internet Essentials
16. Swiping Files from the Net
17. AOL: Can Twenty Million Users Really Be Wrong?

Part VI: The Part of Tens
18. Ten Frequently Asked Questions
19. Ten Kinds of Files and What To Do with Them
20. Ten Neat Things on the Web
21. Ten Ways to Avoid Looking Like a Klutz

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