Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: January 2013
Pages: 384

Learn to:

  • Use the Start screen, set up user accounts, and customize Windows 8.1
  • Browse the web, use e-mail, and connect with family on Facebook®
  • Install apps, enjoy music, or post your photos
  • Back up your files and restore Windows 8.1

Just want to get things done with Windows 8.1? Relax — this book makes it easy!

Technology does seem to move at lightning speed, doesn't it? Don't be intimidated; this friendly book is here to help! It explains, in plain English, how to get things done with Windows 8.1 by helping you set up accounts, get online, handle e-mail, create a Facebook account, buy and install apps, upload photos, watch movies, and so much more.

  • The basic stuff — if you're new to computers, here's where you learn how to use a mouse or a touchscreen, the keyboard, and the Windows Start screen
  • About apps — manage apps and tiles on the Start screen so you can easily find what you use most
  • Set up user accounts — create a Microsoft account, attach an e-mail address, and set a password and PIN
  • Go online — browse the web with Internet Explorer® and learn to search for anything
  • Keep in touch — manage your e-mail, explore social networks, add your contacts to the People app, and make Skype® calls
  • Fun stuff — shop for apps; view, share, and print photos; play music; and watch movies
  • Necessary stuff — learn basic maintenance to keep Windows happy
  • In the sky — organize your documents, store files on SkyDrive®, and make backups

Open the book and find:

  • How to rearrange tiles on the Start screen
  • Help with adjusting Windows 8.1 settings
  • Tips for using the expanded Search function
  • Advice on using the Calendar
  • Social networking tips
  • How to buy and install apps
  • Hints on saving and sharing photos
  • Easy ways to find missing files
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