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Title:
Computers for seniors for dummies® / by Nancy C. Muir.
Title Variants:
Computers for seniors for dummies
ISBN:
9781119420316
Edition:
5th edition.
Publication Information:
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2017]

©2017
Physical Description:
xiii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
pt. 1. Get going!. Buying a computer ; Setting up your computer ; Getting around Windows 10 ; Setting up your display ; Getting help with vision, hearing, and dexterity challenges ; Setting up printers and scanners ; Connecting with Cortana -- pt. 2. Getting things done with software. Working with software programs ; Working with files and folders ; Working with Windows apps -- pt. 3. Going online. Understanding internet basics ; Browsing the web ; Staying safe while online ; Keeping in touch with mail ; Working in the Cloud ; Connecting with people online -- pt. 4. Having fun. Getting visual: using the video, photos, and camera apps ; Playing music in Windows 10 -- pt. 5. Windows Toolkit. Working with networks ; Protecting Windows ; Maintaining Windows.
Abstract:
A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC. Even if you don't know a mouse from a megabyte, this book walks you through all the steps to choosing, setting up, and successfully using your new computer. Begin with learning how to turn the computer on and use the keyboard, and from there you'll progress to effortlessly finding your way around the new Windows 10 operating system. --Publisher annotation.
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The bestselling guide--now in a new edition

A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC.

Even if you don't know a mouse from a megabyte, this book walks you through all the steps to choosing, setting up, and successfully using your new computer. Begin with learning how to turn the computer on and use the keyboard, and from there you'll progress to effortlessly finding your way around the new Windows 10 operating system. Explore all you can do with a computer:

Research topics of interest Keep in touch with loved ones Shop securely online Find recipes and diet tips

If you've just purchased your first computer and need a plain-English introduction to getting started, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has you covered.


Author Notes

Nancy C. Muir is the owner of a writing and consulting company that specializes in business and technology topics. She is the author of over 100 books on technology and business topics, and has taught technical writing and online safety at the college level.


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