America Online is one of the fastest growing commercial online services. Its terrain includes forums for the exchange of information on a wide variety of topics, from hardware and software to health and recreation, education, entertainment, news and finance, and much more. Before you can start up and step out on the service, you'll need step-by-step instructions on signing on to America Online and navigating its rich range of resources. The Trail Guide to America Online gives new- and not so new-users a concise guide to getting around and getting things done on America Online. Both Macintosh and Windows users will learn how to: make a first connection, and sign-on to America Online send e-mail to others and post messages in forums get up-to-the-minute news, weather, travel, and financial information exchange text and graphics files and download software target and visit online areas of personal or professional interest find specialized information from a vast array of online databases and libraries. In addition, the coupon in the back of the book gives anyone with a computer and a modem access to free America Online software and free time online. With a Trail Guide by your side, you'll be fully outfitted for exploring online in practically no time! 0201408333B04062001Price, Jonathan is the author of 'The Trail Guide to America Online - Jonathan Price - Paperback' with ISBN 9780201408331 and ISBN 0201408333.