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Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps

Paperback Quicksteps

By (author) Marty Matthews

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  • Publisher: Osborne/McGraw-Hill
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 191mm x 251mm x 18mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 13 May 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 007176805X
  • ISBN 13: 9780071768054
  • Edition: Large type / large print
  • Edition statement: Larger Print
  • Illustrations note: col. ill
  • Sales rank: 92,089

Product description

A full-color, visual guide to the basics of Windows 7--written for seniors, by seniors Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps provides step-by-step instructions to seniors in full color on how to accomplish common tasks in Windows 7. In addition to being technology experts and experienced computer book writers, the authors themselves are now seniors and have spent many hours getting other seniors comfortable with computers. To create this book, the authors have pulled together a group of advisers consisting of senior citizens to serve as reviewers and testers. Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps features: A visually appealing full-color guide featuring a larger type size Specific sets of examples you can duplicate easily Coverage of buying, setting up, and getting familiar with a Windows 7 computer, including using a mouse, starting a program, using menus and dialog boxes, getting help, playing games, and customization Details on using the Internet for information searches, driving directions, government agency access, shopping, travel, and more Explanation of email and instant messaging Coverage of security issues and best practices, including passwords, firewalls, permissions, and encryption Tips for using Windows 7 applications, such as note taking, drawing, and multimedia, as well as handling documents and images Step-by-step details: Getting Started with Windows 7; Making the Computer Yours; Handling Information; Working on the Internet; Sending and Receiving Email; Controlling Security; Using and Maintaining Windows 7; Create Documents and Pictures; Working with Applications; Enjoying Multimedia

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Marty Matthews has written computer books for McGraw-Hill for more than 25 years. The co-creator of the QuickSteps series, he authored or co-authored more than 70 books, including Windows 7 QuickSteps, Microsoft Word 2010 QuickSteps, Microsoft SharePoint 2010 QuickSteps, and Computing for Seniors QuickSteps.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Windows 7 Chapter 2. Making the Computer Yours Chapter 3. Working with Information Chapter 4. Exploring the Internet Chapter 5. Sending and Receiving Email Chapter 6. Controlling Security Chapter 7. Using and Maintaining Windows 7 Chapter 8. Creating Documents and Pictures Chapter 9. Using Applications Chapter 10. Enjoying Multimedia Index