Windows 8 For Seniors For Dummies
By Mark Justice Hinton
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: September 2012
Pages: 384

Take control of Windows 8 with these friendly, plain-English instructions

Some days, it feels like every device in your home is smarter than you are. Here's how to take back the power! This easy-to-follow guide helps you master Windows 8 so you can use your computer for both practical tasks and entertaining experiences. This book is not a course in technology; it's more like having a friend show you just what you need to know.

  • Start here — use the Start screen and apps, switch between apps, and adjust the settings
  • Have it your way — see how to perform the same tasks with your keyboard, touchscreen, or mouse
  • The world of the web — browse with Internet Explorer, search for information on just about anything, and learn to stay safe
  • Socialize — connect to social networks, chat via the Messaging app, keep important dates on your online calendar, and set up your e-mail
  • Do fun stuff — play music, watch videos, and copy photos from your digital camera to edit, share, and print

Open the book and find:

  • Steps for setting up user accounts
  • Tips on creating and changing passwords
  • What you need to know about the new Windows 8 apps
  • How to check for updates
  • Fun ways to share photos
  • Ways to locate a misplaced file
  • Help installing printers and other devices
  • What to do when things go wrong

Learn to:

  • Use the Start screen, customize the desktop, and set up a simple network
  • Connect with family and friends via e-mail and social networks
  • Work with apps
  • Protect your data, your computer, and your identity
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