Windows 10 for Seniors

Author: Studio Visual Steps
Publisher:
ISBN: 9059054512
Release Date: 2015-11-16
Genre: Computers

The ideal book for older adults that have already worked with an earlier version of Windows and want to get up and going with Windows 10, this guide covers all of the important basic functions, including browsing the internet safely, sending and receiving email, organizing files and folders, viewing photos and videos, and listening to music. The book allows users to learn step by step and at their own pace how to work with the new programs and features in Windows 10, as well as how to configure Windows 10 to make their computers more user-friendly. It offers additional exercises for practicing a variety of different tasks, and there are instructional videos available online on the book's support website.

Windows 10 for Seniors in easy steps 3rd edition

Author: Michael Price
Publisher: In Easy Steps
ISBN: 9781840788372
Release Date: 2018-07-26
Genre: Computers

Windows 10 for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd edition is written with older citizens in mind. This best-selling guide uses larger type for easy reading and takes you through the essentials a step at a time. It will help you to: · Install or upgrade to Windows 10, and customize it to suit your needs · Master the key features of Windows 10 on your Windows device (including PCs, laptops and touch devices) · Find your way around with the Start button, the Start menu, and the new Taskbar · Use the Quick Access section - an area you can personalize with your favorite apps, programs, contacts and websites so you can quickly get to the functions and files you use most often · Search the web with the Microsoft Edge browser · Learn about apps, find and download them, then resize and move them and maximize, minimize or close from their titlebars · Understand how Cloud storage with OneDrive works, and use it for free storage and sharing files · Talk to Cortana, the voice-activated Personal Digital Assistant which can perform searches on your computer or the web, perform actions like opening apps or documents, or set reminders and more This guide is filled with tips and shortcuts to help you get the most out of Windows 10, whatever your level of experience and whichever type of PC system you are using. Covers the April 2018 Update.

Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Peter Weverka
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119469889
Release Date: 2018-04-20
Genre: Computers

Get up to speed on Windows 10 With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, getting familiar with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you're interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further. This book uses a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first-time Windows 10 users who are over-50, providing easy-to-understand language, large-print text, and an abundance of helpful images along the way! Work with Windows 10 on any device Upload, edit, and download pictures Play games and enjoy social media Keep your system secure Perform routine maintenance If you’ve just purchased your first computer or upgraded to a new model, Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies offers everything you need to make the transition as smooth as possible!

My Windows 10 Computer for Seniors includes Video and Content Update Program

Author: Michael R. Miller
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780134077567
Release Date: 2015-10-09
Genre: Computers

Book + 2 Hours of Free Video + Content Update Program My Windows® 10 Computer for Seniors is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft. It includes 2 hours of FREE step-by-step video tutorials to help you learn how to navigate and customize the new Windows 10 desktop. In addition, this book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP. Veteran author Michael Miller will help you learn to: Set up your computer with no fuss or aggravation Get productive fast, even if you don’t have computer experience Use Windows’ new touch features if you have a touchscreen device Safeguard your privacy, and protect yourself from online scams Find, install, and use easy new Modern apps Display up-to-the-minute news, weather, and stock prices Use new SmartSearch to find everything faster on the Internet Discover reliable health and financial information online Make free Skype video calls to friends and family Use Facebook to find old friends and see what they’re up to Store your pictures, fix them, and share them with loved ones Read eBooks on your PC—even enlarge text for greater comfort Watch TV or movies with Netflix, Hulu Plus, or YouTube Enjoy your music, and discover great music you’ve never heard Fix your own computer problems without help The DVD will contain 12 videos, each averaging 10 minutes each, for a total of approximately two hours of video instruction. The videos will show how to perform specific tasks in step-by-step function, or illustrate specific features visually. The following videos are included: 1. Connecting a New PC Hands-on guide to making all the necessary connections -- speakers, mouse, keyboard, monitor, USB peripherals. 2. Getting to Know Windows 10 General tour of Windows 10 and most useful features. 3. Personalizing Windows Presenting all of Windows 10's customizable interface features. 4. Making Windows Easier to Use Examining Windows 10's Ease of Access features 5. Browsing and Searching the Web Using the new Edge browser (and Google search engine) to browse and search the Internet 6. Protecting Yourself Online Tips and advice for safe and secure use of the Internet and email 7. Sites for Older Users Presenting the best websites for older users 8. Sending and Receiving Email Sending and receiving email with Win10's Email app (and a little bit on Gmail, too) 9. Connecting with Facebook Basic guide to Facebook for older users 10. Editing and Sharing Digital Photos Using Win10's Photos app to manage and edit digital photos. 11. Watching Movies and TV Shows on Your PC How to use Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and other sites to watch streaming video online. 12. Working with Files and Folders Basic file/folder management.

Windows 10 For Dummies

Author: Andy Rathbone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119049364
Release Date: 2015-08-10
Genre: Computers

Also issued with a sleeve bearing an online access code providing 150 how-to videos.

Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118232439
Release Date: 2012-10-26
Genre: Computers

The bestselling guide to choosing a computer and getting online, fully updated for Windows 8! Whether you use your computer for bookkeeping, making travel plans, socializing, shopping, or just plain fun, computers are now an essential part of daily life. But it can be overwhelming to keep up with the technology as it continually evolves. This clear, friendly guide not only gets you up to speed on computer basics, it also covers the very latest information, like the changes you?ll see with Windows 8. You'll learn to use the keyboard and mouse, navigate the Windows 8 operating system, access the Internet, create documents, keep safe online, and more. Packed with screenshots and illustrations, the new edition of this popular book is easy to follow, never intimidating, and always helpful. Starts with the basics and assumes no prior knowledge of computers Updates your current skills for the latest technology changes, such as the Windows 8 operating system Explains how to connect to the Internet, keep up with family and friends via e-mail and social media, find recipes and health information, book travel, manage your budget, and much more Shows you how to organize documents, work with files and folders, manage pictures and videos, and customize your desktop and system Offers tips and advice to help you avoid common pitfalls Take on technology with confidence and take advantage of all your computer can do with Computers for Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition!

Windows 10 Simplified

Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119057154
Release Date: 2015-09-08
Genre: Computers

"Step-by-step instructions for easy learning"--Cover.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8 1

Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118826317
Release Date: 2013-12-17
Genre: Computers

A practical guide for visual learners eager to get started with Windows 8.1 If you learn more quickly when you can see how things are done, this Visual guide is the easiest way to get up and running on Windows 8.1. It covers more than 150 essential Windows tasks, using full-color screen shots and step-by-step instructions to show you just what to do. Learn your way around the interface and how to install programs, set up user accounts, play music and other media files, download photos from your digital camera, go online, set up and secure an e-mail account, and much more. The tried-and-true format for visual learners, using step-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color screen shots to show exactly how things are done Shows how to perform more than 150 Windows 8 tasks, including working with files, digital images, and media; customizing Windows; optimizing performance; and sharing a computer with multiple users Covers installing and repairing applications, system maintenance, setting up password-protected accounts, downloading photos to your computer, and managing media files Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8.1 is the fastest, easiest way for visual learners to get going with the newest version of Windows.

Computer Basics Absolute Beginner s Guide Windows 8 Edition

Author: Michael Miller
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780133107388
Release Date: 2012-09-14
Genre: Computers

This year, millions of casual computer users will buy new Windows 8 mobile devices, notebooks, and desktop PCs. They'll want to know how to find their way around, get comfortable, and get the job done - without jargon, complexity, or hassle. There's a book for them: Michael Miller's Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition. It's the one book that covers everything today's beginners and near-beginners need to know: not just about Windows, but also about software, hardware, and the Internet. Through 100+ books, author Michael Miller has established an unparalleled track record in explaining complicated concepts simply and clearly, and empowering beginners. Now, he's thoroughly updated his best-selling Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics to cover today's user experience - with Windows 8, Internet Explorer 8, and today's hottest online tools, from craigslist and Facebook to Twitter, Wikipedia, and Google Docs. The latest edition of Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics is updated with coverage of Windows 8, which introduces the totally new Metro user interface. Given Metro's genesis as a mobile interface, and Microsoft's push towards a new breed of touchscreen computing devices, this new edition will include more hardware coverage than previous editions. In addition, this book will cover Windows 8's new Metro interface in depth, as well as feature increased coverage of social networking and cloud computing applications.

Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Peter Weverka
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119038597
Release Date: 2015-08-17
Genre: Computers

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.

Computers for Seniors

Author: Chris Ewin
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593278335
Release Date: 2017-10-17
Genre: Computers

Computers for Seniors is a step-by-step guide that will take you all the way from pressing the "On" button on your new computer to being a confident user who can send email to family and friends, shop online safely, read the latest news, watch funny YouTube videos, share cute pictures of your grandkids, check the weather forecast, and much more. You’ll learn to: -Plug in, set up, and turn on your computer -Print and share photos of your grandkids, vacations, pets, friends, and special life events -Install helpful tools like a calendar, money manager, and weather tracker -Search the internet for news, recipes, gardening tips, sports updates, and anything else that interests you -Watch entertaining YouTube videos or educational lectures and make video calls to anywhere in the world -Find and listen to new music (or your favorite classics) and read electronic books -Email your friends and family -Stay safe online and keep your private information secure Computers for Seniors will show you how to get what you really want from your PC, with the help of full-color illustrations, friendly instructions, and a touch of humor. Each lesson has small exercises to test your skills and help you practice, to make sure you feel comfortable with what you’ve learned before you move on. It’s never too late to have fun and get more out of your PC—Computers for Seniors will ease you into the computer generation by guiding you every step of the way.

Windows 10 All In One For Dummies

Author: Woody Leonhard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119310563
Release Date: 2016-10-03
Genre: Computers

Don't sweat it--we all started out as newbies. Inside, Windows expert Woody Leonhard cuts through the jargon and breaks down what you need to know to make the most of this popular operating system. From troubleshooting common problems to setting up multiple user accounts, and everything in between, this all-access guide takes you from "what?" to "wow, I can do that!"--All with the click of a few buttons. Whether you want to use Windows for work or fun, this guide makes it easy.--Provided by publisher.

Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps

Author: Nick Vandome
Publisher:
ISBN: 1840787813
Release Date: 2017-07-25
Genre: COMPUTERS

A clear and concise book to guide Seniors through the essentials when buying and using a Windows 10 laptop with the Creators Update.

IPad with IOS 10 and Higher for Seniors

Author: Studio Visual Steps
Publisher: Visual Steps Publishing
ISBN: 9059054237
Release Date: 2016-12-01
Genre: Computers

This comprehensive book shows you how to get the most out of an iPad with iOS 10. This book teaches you how to surf the Internet, write emails and jot down notes. The iPad's built-in apps (applications) are also discussed. These apps allow you to listen to music, take pictures and make video calls. The book also shows you how to use the App Store, to download other applications free of charge or for a small fee. Each chapter of this book is broken down into small, concise, step-by-step instructions that can be followed at your own pace. With large-print type and an extensive index, this is the best resource for getting acquainted with your iPad with iOS 10. Learn how to: Navigate the screens | Connect to a Wi-Fi or 3/4G network | Surf the Internet and use email | Use built-in applications | Download apps | Work with photos, video and music | Use Facebook, Twitter and Skype Suitable for all iPads with iOS 10.