Computers For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118232437
  • ISBN-13: 9781118232439
  • DDC: 004.160846
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 523 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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What the book covers: Computers For Seniors For Dummies, 3Es covers the basic information for new over-50 computer owners, who need a gentle, hand-holding, step-by-step approach to getting started. Series features: This bestselling title uses a larger font and large figures to make the book easy to read. The books assumes no prior information and starts with showing how the various parts connect together, how to turn the computer on, how to use the keyboard and mouse, finding your way around the new Windows 8 operating system, using the internet for shopping, social networking, finding recipes and diet tips, emailing friends and family, researching, online safety, understanding files and folders, and so on.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgments.
Table of Contents.
1: Get Going!.
2: Buying a Computer.
3: Setting up Your Computer.
4: Getting around Windows 8.
5: Setting up Your Display.
6: Getting Help with Vision, Hearing, and Dexterity Challenges.
7: Setting up Printers and Scanners.
8: Getting Help.
9: Getting Things Done with Software.
10: Working with Software Programs.
11: Working with Files and Folders.
12: Working with the Weather, People, and Calendar Apps.
13: Going Online.
14: Understanding Internet Basics.
15: Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer.
16: Staying Safe while Online.
17: Keeping in Touch with Mail.
18: Working in the Cloud.
19: Connecting with People Online.
20: Having Fun.
21: Getting Visual: Using Windows Media Player, Video, and Camera.
22: Playing Music in Windows 8.
23: Going Shopping Online.
24: Windows Toolkit.
25: Working with Networks.
26: Protecting Windows.
27: Maintaining Windows.