Computers For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: October 2012
Pages: 408

Discover what you've been missing! Start exploring all youand your computer can do

Computers are a part of life today. This friendly book helps youget comfortable with your computer, and you won't even have to aska grandchild to explain it all. Here are pointers on choosing acomputer and steps for using Windows 8, working with apps, gettingonline, keeping in touch via e-mail and chat, playing music andmovies, and much more!

  • If you haven't made a decision — compare types ofcomputers and choose what's best for you
  • Get set up — connect a monitor, explore the interface,connect a printer, and use a mouse
  • Get things done — work with Windows 8 and varioussoftware programs, including built-in apps that make lifeeasier
  • Move online — learn to browse the web with InternetExplorer, set up and use e-mail, connect with others, and protectyour personal information
  • Have some fun — buy and play movies and music, uploadphotos from your digital camera, and go shopping without leavingyour home
  • Branch out — explore social networks, check out blogs,and share photos and videos
  • Handle basic maintenance — use Windows tools to protectyour data, learn about networks, and keep your computervirus-free

Open the book and find:

  • Tips on customizing the Windows 8 Start screen
  • Help for vision, hearing, and dexterity challenges
  • All about files and folders
  • What apps are and where to find them
  • The advantages of using the cloud
  • Online safety tips
  • How to share photos and video
  • Ways to keep Windows running smoothly

Learn to:

  • Choose the right computer, get set up, and get online
  • Use the new features of Windows® 8
  • Exchange e-mails and share photos with family and friends
  • Bank and pay bills online, safely
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