Laptops For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 111871119X
  • ISBN-13: 9781118711194
  • DDC: 004.160846
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 523 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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What the book covers: Laptops For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition covers basic information for new laptop owners in the seniors demographic 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 book assumes no prior knowledge and starts with selecting the right laptop or tablet, shows how the various parts connect together, how to use the keyboard and mouse, finding your way around the Windows 8 operating system, using the touchscreen capabilities, using the Internet for shopping, social networking, emailing friends and family, researching, traveling, staying safe online, using files and folders, using office applications, and so on.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: First Steps with Your Laptop.
2: Discovering the Laptop Advantage.
3: Buying a Laptop.
4: Setting up Your Laptop.
5: Managing Power.
6: Exploring Windows.
7: Getting around Windows 8.1.
8: Setting up Your Display.
9: Getting Help with Vision, Hearing, and Dexterity Challenges.
10: Setting up Printers and Scanners.
11: Getting Help.
12: Having Fun and Getting Things Done.
13: Working with Software Programs and Apps.
14: Working with Files and Folders.
15: Using Windows 8.1 Built-In Apps.
16: Hitting the Road with Your Laptop.
17: Getting Visual with Windows Media Player and the Video and Camera Apps.
18: Playing Music in Windows 8.1.
19: Exploring the Internet.
20: Understanding Internet Basics.
21: Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer.
22: Working in the Cloud.
23: Staying Safe While Online.
24: Keeping In Touch via Mail.
25: Connecting with People Online.
26: Getting Involved in the Social Net.
27: Taking Care of Your Laptop.
28: Laptop Security and Safety.
29: Maintaining Windows.
About the Author.
Author’s Acknowledgments.
Other Backmatter.