Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies
By Mark Justice Hinton
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Released: August 2009
Pages: 408

Windows® 7 For Seniors for Dummies

Learn to:

  • Use the Windows 7 desktop and create your first documents

  • Connect to the Internet and browse the Web

  • View, edit, and print photos

  • Keep in touch by e-mail and play games online

Mark Justice Hinton

Author of Digital Photography For Seniors For Dummies

You can learn to use Windows, get online, and start doing things today!

You don't need a grandchild to teach you Windows 7 — with this friendly guide, you'll be using the mouse, working with folders, hooking up a printer, and cruising the Internet in nothing flat. Learn to use all the gizmos that come with Windows 7, shop online, view a slideshow of your favorite photos, send e-mail to a friend, enjoy music, and more!

  • Tour the desktop — learn to use menus, the Start menu button, files, and folders

  • Do it — create notes and letters, connect a printer, download photos from your digital camera, and put music on a CD

  • Have some fun — discover Solitaire and other built-in games, listen to music, and watch a movie

  • Use the accessories — display Gadgets on your desktop, draw with Paint, and use the Calculator

  • To keep or not — install additional programs you want and remove those you don't need

  • Protect your Windows — learn to use the Action Center, download and install virus protection software, and keep it up to date

  • Have it your way — make your screen easier to see, open files with a single click, and even have your computer read to you

  • The wide, wide Web — shop and explore online and learn to stay safe

Open the book and find:

  • What's on the taskbar

  • Directions for creating and saving documents

  • Steps for installing a printer and other peripherals

  • How to connect to the Internet anywhere

  • Backgammon and other games you can play online

  • Guidance on protecting your computer from viruses

  • How to send e-mail attachments

  • Advice on backing up documents and photos

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