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Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Peter Weverka

ISBN: 978-1-119-31062-4

Aug 2016

312 pages


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The stress-free way to get up and running with Windows 10

If you're a first-time, over-50 Windows user looking for an authoritative, easy-to-follow guide to the basics of this new operating system, look no further. This no-nonsense book cuts through confusing jargon and covers just what you need to know, providing lots of helpful figures along the way!

Whether you're upgrading to the new Windows 10 operating system with the hopes of keeping in touch with loved ones via webcam or social media, or simply want to make your life more organized and streamlined, all the help you need to make the most of Windows 10 is at your fingertips. You'll find out how to navigate the interface with a mouse or touchscreen, manage printers and other external devices, store files in the Cloud, send and receive email, listen to music, and so much more.

  • Customize the desktop and set up a simple network
  • Connect with family and friends online
  • Protect your data, your computer, and your identity
  • Learn faster and easier with the help of large-print text

There's no easier way to get up and running on the new Windows operating system than with Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Windows 10 7

CHAPTER 1: Getting in Touch with Windows 10 9

CHAPTER 2: Using the Start Screen and Apps 29

CHAPTER 3: Adjusting Windows 10 Settings 53

CHAPTER 4: Working with User Accounts 67

CHAPTER 5: Getting Comfortable with the Desktop 87

Part 2: Windows 10 and the Web 107

CHAPTER 6: Finding What You Need on the Web 109

CHAPTER 7: Emailing Family and Friends 127

CHAPTER 8: Exploring Apps for Your Daily Life 141

Part 3: Having Fun with Windows 10 159

CHAPTER 9: Exploring the Microsoft Store 161

CHAPTER 10: Taking Photos and More 175

CHAPTER 11: Enjoying Music and Videos 191

Part 4: Beyond the Basics 207

CHAPTER 12: Maintaining Windows 10 209

CHAPTER 13: Connecting a Printer and Other Devices 231

CHAPTER 14: Organizing Your Documents 241

CHAPTER 15: Backing Up and Restoring Files 265

Index 281