Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies

Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies

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The stress-free way to get up and running with Windows 10
If you're a first-time, over-50 Windows user looking for an authoritative, easy-to-follow guide to the basics of this new operating system, look no further. This no-nonsense book cuts through confusing jargon and covers just what you need to know, providing lots of helpful figures along the way!

Whether you're upgrading to the new Windows 10 operating system with the hopes of keeping in touch with loved ones via webcam or social media, or simply want to make your life more organized and streamlined, all the help you need to make the most of Windows 10 is at your fingertips. You'll find out how to navigate the interface with a mouse or touchscreen, manage printers and other external devices, store files in the Cloud, send and receive email, listen to music, and so much more.

Customize the desktop and set up a simple network
Connect with family and friends online
Protect your data, your computer, and your identity
Learn faster and easier with the help of large-print text

There's no easier way to get up and running on the new Windows operating system than with Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 188 x 234 x 16mm | 528g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • 111931061X
  • 9781119310617
  • 66,807

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Protect your data, computer, and identity

Work with apps and customize the desktop

Connect with family and friends online

Open Windows and get connected!

Windows 10 is the #1 operating system, and with this book, it's easy to understand. No jargon, just step-by-step instructions, lots of illustrations, and easy explanations. Even if this is your first computer, you'll be able to set it up, create documents, use apps, get online, upload photos, play media, and more!

Inside.... Computer basics for newbies Ways to adjust settings How to use built-in apps Photo editing advice Tips for using the Internet All about e-mail Enjoying movies and games Security and maintenance How to back up your files
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Table of contents

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Windows 10 7

CHAPTER 1: Getting in Touch with Windows 10 9

CHAPTER 2: Using the Start Screen and Apps 29

CHAPTER 3: Adjusting Windows 10 Settings 53

CHAPTER 4: Working with User Accounts 67

CHAPTER 5: Getting Comfortable with the Desktop 87

Part 2: Windows 10 and the Web 107

CHAPTER 6: Finding What You Need on the Web 109

CHAPTER 7: Emailing Family and Friends 127

CHAPTER 8: Exploring Apps for Your Daily Life 141

Part 3: Having Fun with Windows 10 159

CHAPTER 9: Exploring the Microsoft Store 161

CHAPTER 10: Taking Photos and More 175

CHAPTER 11: Enjoying Music and Videos 191

Part 4: Beyond the Basics 207

CHAPTER 12: Maintaining Windows 10 209

CHAPTER 13: Connecting a Printer and Other Devices 231

CHAPTER 14: Organizing Your Documents 241

CHAPTER 15: Backing Up and Restoring Files 265

Index 281
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About Peter Weverka

Peter Weverka has been a technology author for nearly two decades, and is considered an all- around tech guru. His Office All-in- One For Dummies is the top-selling book on Microsoft Office, and he has written other books about Windows, Internet technologies, the iPad, and Web page design.
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