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Windows 10 For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-31104-1
456 pages
August 2016
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Get productive with Windows 10

Windows 10 For Dummies is the all-time bestselling computer how-to book—and it's been fully updated for the enhancements coming with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update! Free of confusing jargon and packed with lots of helpful step-by-step explanations, it quickly gets you started with exploring the Start menu, storing files on the Cloud, creating desktop shortcuts, connecting to a printer, using Windows social apps, organizing digital photos, interpreting error messages, and so much more.

Windows 10 keeps your PC or tablet running, organizes your files, and provides a platform to run your important applications. In short, it's the brain and heart of your computer. The simple steps and friendly advice inside help you manage files and applications, connect to the Internet, customize your Windows experience, and make repairs when things go haywire.

  • Fast answers to Windows 10 questions
  • Steps for customizing your Windows 10 PC
  • Tips for solving common Windows problems
  • Covers using Windows 10 on a tablet

If you're new to Windows or upgrading to its new operating system, grab this book to get to know Windows 10 a little better.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1: Windows 10 Stuff Everybody Thinks You Already Know 7

CHAPTER 1: What Is Windows 10? 9

CHAPTER 2: Starting with the Start Menu 21

CHAPTER 3: The Traditional Desktop 49

CHAPTER 4: Basic Desktop Window Mechanics .73

CHAPTER 5: Storage: Internal, External, and in the Cloud 89

Part 2: Working with Programs, Apps, and Files 123

CHAPTER 6: Playing with Programs, Apps, and Documents 125

CHAPTER 7: Finding the Lost 147

CHAPTER 8: Printing and Scanning Your Work 163

Part 3: Getting Things Done on the Internet 179

CHAPTER 9: Cruising the Web 181

CHAPTER 10: Being Social: Mail, People, and Calendar 199

CHAPTER 11: Safe Computing 219

Part 4: Customizing and Upgrading Windows 10 229

CHAPTER 12: Customizing Windows with the Control Panels 231

CHAPTER 13: Keeping Windows from Breaking 259

CHAPTER 14: Sharing One Computer with Several People 273

CHAPTER 15: Connecting Computers with a Network 291

Part 5: Music, Photos, and Movies 305

CHAPTER 16: Playing and Copying Music 307

CHAPTER 17: Fiddling with Photos (and Videos) 333

Part 6: Help! 349

CHAPTER 18: The Case of the Broken Window 351

CHAPTER 19: Strange Messages: What You Did Does Not Compute 369

CHAPTER 20: Moving from an Old PC to a New Windows 10 PC 379

CHAPTER 21: Help on the Windows Help System 387

Part 7: The Part of Tens 395

CHAPTER 22: Ten Things You’ll Hate about Windows 10 (And How to Fix Them) 397

CHAPTER 23: Ten or So Tips for Tablet and Laptop Owners 409

Index 419

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Author Information

Andy Rathbone is the author of all editions of Windows For Dummies as well as Dummies titles on many other tech topics. The 15 editions of Windows For Dummies have combined to sell over 13 million copies in 30 languages. Andy answers reader questions and shares his tech expertise at www.andyrathbone.com.

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