Windows 10 for Seniors For Dummies

Windows 10 for Seniors For Dummies

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Your clear-cut, easy-to-follow guide to Windows 10 If you're a first-time, over-50 Windows 10 user looking for an authoritative, accessible guide to the basics of this new operating system, look no further than Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies. Written by an all-around tech guru and the coauthor of Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies, it cuts through confusing jargon and covers just what you need to know: navigating the interface with a mouse or a touchscreen, customizing the desktop, managing printers and other external devices, setting up and connecting to simple networks, and storing files in the Cloud. Plus, you'll find helpful instructions on sending and receiving email, uploading, editing, and downloading pictures, listening to music, playing games, and so much more. Whether you're upgrading to the new Windows 10 operating system with the hopes of keeping in touch with loved ones via webcam or instant messenger, viewing videos, or simply making your life more organized and streamlined, all the guidance you need to make the most of Windows 10 is at your fingertips.
* Customize the desktop and set up a simple network * Connect with family and friends online * Work with apps like a pro * Safely protect your data, your computer, and your identity With large-print format for text, figures, and drawings, 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 | 336 pages
  • 150 x 210 x 22mm | 666.78g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1119038596
  • 9781119038597
  • 73,873

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"Learn to: " Customize the desktop and set up a simple network Connect with family and friends online Work with apps Protect your data, your computer, and your identity The stress-free way to get up and running with Windows 10 If you're a first-time, over-50 Windows 10 user looking for an authoritative, easy-to-follow guide to the basics of this new operating system, look no further! This friendly book cuts through confusing jargon and covers just what you need to know, providing large-print text and lots of helpful figures and drawings along the way! Get in touch with Windows 10 -- use the Start Screen and apps, adjust Windows 10 PC settings, work with user accounts, and get comfortable with the Desktop Open a window to the Web -- find what you need on the Web, email family and friends Now for the good stuff -- install apps from the Microsoft Store, have fun with photos, enjoy music and videos Let's get technical -- organize your documents, connect to a printer and other devices, and back up and restore files with ease Open the book and find: The basics for working with Windows 10 on any device How to zip around on the Internet and find what you need Steps for uploading, editing, and downloading pictures Ways to use Windows 10 to play games and enjoy media How to check your security and maintenance status Things you can do to speed up your computer Guidance for calibrating your touchscreen
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Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Windows 10 7 Chapter 1: Getting in Touch with Windows 10 9 Chapter 2: Using the Start Screen and Apps 31 Chapter 3: Adjusting Windows 10 Settings 57 Chapter 4: Working with User Accounts 73 Chapter 5: Getting Comfortable with the Desktop 95 Part II: Windows 10 and the Web 119 Chapter 6: Finding What You Need on the Web 121 Chapter 7: Emailing Family and Friends 141 Chapter 8: Exploring Apps for Your Daily Life 157 Part III: Having Fun with Windows 10 175 Chapter 9: Exploring the Microsoft Store 177 Chapter 10: Taking Photos and More 193 Chapter 11: Enjoying Music and Videos 211 Part IV: Beyond the Basics 229 Chapter 12: Maintaining Windows 10 231 Chapter 13: Connecting a Printer and Other Devices 253 Chapter 14: Organizing Your Documents 265 Chapter 15: Backing Up and Restoring Files 291 Index 307
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About Peter Weverka

Peter Weverka is an all-around tech guru. His Office All-in-One For Dummies is the top-selling book on Microsoft Office. In nearly two decades as a tech author, Peter has written on Office and its various applications, Windows, Internet technologies, Microsoft Money, and ICQ.
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