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Laptops for seniors for dummies / by Nancy C. Muir.

Muir, Nancy, 1954- (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781119420262
  • ISBN: 1119420261
  • Physical Description: xii, 412 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Fifth edition.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
Contents: Introduction -- Get going!. Buying a laptop ; Setting up your laptop ; Getting around Windows 10 ; Managing power ; Setting up your display ; Getting help with vision, hearing, and dexterity challenges ; Setting up printers and scanners -- Getting things done with software. Connecting with cortana ; Working with software ; Working with files and folders ; Working with Windows apps -- Going online. Hitting the road with your laptop ; Understanding internet basics ; Browsing the web ; Staying safe while online ; Keeping in touch with mail ; Working in the cloud ; Connecting with people online -- Having fun. Getting visual: using video, photos, and camera apps ; Playing music in Windows 10 -- Windows toolkit. Working with networks ; Protecting Windows ; Maintaining Windows.
Summary, etc.: Laptops For Seniors For Dummies makes it easier than ever for the 50+ set to enjoy a laptop or tablet PC by taking the intimidation out of working with a new device. Featuring larger text and images, this bestseller empowers you to keep up with your kids or grandkids with all the latest and greatest that technology has to offer. Assuming no prior knowledge, this accessible guide starts from the beginning by helping you select the right laptop or tablet for your needs, shows how the various parts connect together, and illustrates how to use the keyboard and mouse. Once you've chosen your device and mastered the basics, this book will help you navigate your way around the Windows 10 operating system, show you how to use the touchscreen capabilities, and so much more. In no time at all, you'll wonder why you hadn't bought a laptop sooner!
Subject: Laptop computers.
Computers and older people.
Mobile computing.

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