Computers For Seniors For Dummies, 4th Edition

  • Nancy C. Muir
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  • ISBN-10: 1119049547
  • ISBN-13: 9781119049548
  • DDC: 004.0846
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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A first computer can be confusing and intimidating at any age. Luckily, this guide is here to help the over-55 crowd conquer the uncertainty and fear with clear-cut, easy-to-understand steps on how to get the most out of your new computer. Inside, you'll find step-by-step guidance on getting started, from turning the computer on and using the keyboard and mouse to finding your way around the new Windows 9 operating system. In no time, you'll confidently navigate your way around your new computer to email with family and friends, stay connected on social media, shop securely online, research topics of interest, find recipes and diet tips, and so much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
Get Going.
1: Buying a Computer.
2: Setting Up Your Computer.
3: Getting around Windows 10.
4: Setting Up Your Display.
5: Getting Help with Vision, Hearing, and Dexterity Challenges.
6: Setting Up Printers and Scanners.
7: Connecting with Cortana.
Getting Things Done with Software.
8: Working with Software Programs.
9: Working with Files and Folders.
10: Working with Windows Apps.
Going Online.
11: Understanding Internet Basics.
12: Browsing the Web.
13: Staying Safe While Online.
14: Keeping in Touch with Mail.
15: Working in the Cloud.
16: Connecting with People Online.
Having Fun.
17: Getting Visual: Using the Video, Photos, and Camera Apps.
18: Playing Music in Windows 10.
Windows Toolkit.
19: Working with Networks.
20: Protecting Windows.
21: Maintaining Windows.
About the Author.
Author’s Acknowledgments.
Publisher’s Acknowledgments.
Wiley End User License Agreement.