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Get productive with Windows 10
Windows 10 For Dummies is the all-time bestselling computer how-to book and it's been fully updated for the enhancements coming with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update! Free of confusing jargon and packed with lots of helpful step-by-step explanations, it quickly gets you started with exploring the Start menu, storing files on the Cloud, creating desktop shortcuts, connecting to a printer, using Windows social apps, organizing digital photos, interpreting error messages, and so much more.


Windows 10 keeps your PC or tablet running, organizes your files, and provides a platform to run your important applications. In short, it's the brain and heart of your computer. The simple steps and friendly advice inside help you manage files and applications, connect to the Internet, customize your Windows experience, and make repairs when things go haywire.




Fast answers to Windows 10 questions
Steps for customizing your Windows 10 PC
Tips for solving common Windows problems
Covers using Windows 10 on a tablet


If you're new to Windows or upgrading to its new operating system, grab this book to get to know Windows 10 a little better.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 186 x 233 x 23mm | 726g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • 1119311047
  • 9781119311041
  • 50,339

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Get productive with Windows 10



Windows 10 keeps your PC running, organizes your files, and provides a platform to run your important applications. In short, it's the brain and heart of your computer. Grab this book to get to know Windows 10 a little better. Fully updated to cover the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, this guide offers simple steps and friendly advice to help you take control of Windows 10. Learn how to manage files and applications, connect to the Internet, customize Windows 10, and make repairs when things go haywire.

Inside... Explore the Start menu Decipher the desktop Cruise the web Anniversary Update changes Play music and games Fiddle with photos Socialize with mail Get troubleshooting help
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Table of contents

Introduction 1


Part 1: Windows 10 Stuff Everybody Thinks You Already Know 7


CHAPTER 1: What Is Windows 10? 9


CHAPTER 2: Starting with the Start Menu 21


CHAPTER 3: The Traditional Desktop 49


CHAPTER 4: Basic Desktop Window Mechanics .73


CHAPTER 5: Storage: Internal, External, and in the Cloud 89


Part 2: Working with Programs, Apps, and Files 123


CHAPTER 6: Playing with Programs, Apps, and Documents 125


CHAPTER 7: Finding the Lost 147


CHAPTER 8: Printing and Scanning Your Work 163


Part 3: Getting Things Done on the Internet 179


CHAPTER 9: Cruising the Web 181


CHAPTER 10: Being Social: Mail, People, and Calendar 199


CHAPTER 11: Safe Computing 219


Part 4: Customizing and Upgrading Windows 10 229


CHAPTER 12: Customizing Windows with the Control Panels 231


CHAPTER 13: Keeping Windows from Breaking 259


CHAPTER 14: Sharing One Computer with Several People 273


CHAPTER 15: Connecting Computers with a Network 291


Part 5: Music, Photos, and Movies 305


CHAPTER 16: Playing and Copying Music 307


CHAPTER 17: Fiddling with Photos (and Videos) 333


Part 6: Help! 349


CHAPTER 18: The Case of the Broken Window 351


CHAPTER 19: Strange Messages: What You Did Does Not Compute 369


CHAPTER 20: Moving from an Old PC to a New Windows 10 PC 379


CHAPTER 21: Help on the Windows Help System 387


Part 7: The Part of Tens 395


CHAPTER 22: Ten Things You ll Hate about Windows 10 (And How to Fix Them) 397


CHAPTER 23: Ten or So Tips for Tablet and Laptop Owners 409


Index 419
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About Andy Rathbone

Andy Rathbone is the author of all editions of Windows For Dummies as well as Dummies titles on many other tech topics. The 15 editions of Windows For Dummies have combined to sell over 13 million copies in 30 languages. Andy answers reader questions and shares his tech expertise at www.andyrathbone.com.
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