The Internet for Dummies, 10th edition

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By John R. Levine, Carol Baroudi and Margaret Levine Young.
September 2005, 388 pages, US$21.99. C$28.99, £14.99, ISBN 0-7645-4173-0.

Wow, twelve years and ten editions of The Internet for Dummies. This new tenth edition is fully updated for 2005 and 2006,, with expanded coverage of broadband connections, wirelss computing, and other topics, including blogs, shopping, spam, viruses, and privacy!

Table of Contents

Part I: Welcome to the Internet.
1. What Is the Internet, and Why Do You Care?
2. Is the Internet Safe? Viruses, Spyware, Spam, and Other Yucky Stuff.
3. Kids and the Net.

Part II: Internet, Here I Come!
4. Climbing onto the Net: What Do You Need to Go Online?
5. Sharing Your Internet Connection.

Part III: Web Mania.
6. Welcome to the Wild, Wonderful, Wacky Web.
7. Taking Your Browser for a Spin.
8. Needles and Haystacks: Finding Almost Anything on the Net.
9. Music and Video on the Web.
10. More Shopping, Less Dropping.
11. Banking, Bill-Paying, and Investing Online.
12. Swiping Files from the Net.

Part IV: E-mail, Chat, and Other Ways to Hang Out Online.
13. It's in the Mail: Sending and Receiving E-Mail.
14. Safe Mail: Viruses, Spam, and Secure Mail over WiFi.
15. Putting Your Mail in Its Place.
16. Typing and Talking on the Net.

Part V: Advanced Internet Activities.
17. Setting Up a Web Site.
18. All the World's a Blog.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.
19. Ten Problems and Ten Solutions.
20. Ten Kinds of Files and What to Do with Them.
21. Ten Fun Things You Can Do Online.

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