Easy Windows 10 (2nd edition)

Easy Windows 10 (2nd edition)

By: Mark Edward Soper (author)Paperback

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SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It's that Easy! Easy Windows 10 teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from Windows 10. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common tasks with Windows. No need to feel intimidated; we'll hold your hand every step of the way. Learn how to... * Use the improved Windows 10 Anniversary Edition Start menu in standard and Tablet mode versions * Add extensions to the Microsoft Edge browser to translate foreign-language web pages and much more * Keep your information safe with improved File History and Backup * Use OneDrive (R) cloud storage to save space on your tablets and computers * Create reminders using Cortana's voice recognition and Sticky Notes integration * Enjoy and shop for your favorite apps, movies, music, and TV shows * Manage and protect your home network * Touchscreen, keyboard, or mouse-use Windows 10 your way! Category: Windows Operating System Covers: Windows 10 User Level: Beginner

About Author

Mark Edward Soper has been using Microsoft Windows starting with version 1.0, and since 1992 he has taught thousands of computer troubleshooting and network students across the country how to use Windows as part of their work and everyday lives. Mark is the author of Easy Windows 10, Easy Windows 8.1, Easy Windows 8, Easy Microsoft Windows 7, Teach Yourself Windows 7 in 10 Minutes, and Using Microsoft Windows Live. Mark also has contributed to Que's Special Edition Using series on Windows Me, Windows XP, and Windows Vista, as well as Easy Windows Vista and Windows 7 In Depth. In addition, he has written two books about Windows Vista: Maximum PC Microsoft Windows Vista Exposed and Unleashing Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center. When he's not teaching, learning, or writing about Microsoft Windows, Mark stays busy with many other technology-related activities. He has written three books on computer troubleshooting, including The PC and Gadget Help Desk: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Troubleshooting and Repairing. He is a longtime contributor to Upgrading and Repairing PCs, working on the 11th through 18th, 20th, and subsequent editions. Mark has co-authored Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Fifth Edition, written several books on CompTIA A+ Certification (including two titles covering the 2016 exams), an occasional column on certification for Computerworld.com, and has written two books about digital photography: Easy Digital Cameras and The Shot Doctor: The Amateur's Guide to Taking Great Digital Photos. Mark also has become a video content provider for Que Publishing and InformIT and has posted many blog entries and articles at InformIT.com, MaximumPC.com, and other websites. He has also taught digital photography, digital imaging, and Microsoft Office for Ivy Tech Corporate College's southwest Indiana campus in Evansville, Indiana, and Windows and Microsoft Office for the University of Southern Indiana's continuing education department.

Contents

Introduction Chapter 1 What's New and Improved in Windows Anniversary Edition Improved Tablet Mode Voice-Enhanced Cortana Improved Touchscreen-Optimized Menus Easier Management with Settings New Windows Ink Workspace New Extension Support in Microsoft Edge Web Browser Improved Photos App Improved Xbox One Gaming Support Improved OneDrive Cloud Storage New Groove Music Chapter 2 Upgrading to Windows 10 AE Determining the Upgrade You Need in Windows 7 Determining the Upgrade You Need with Windows 8.1 Installing the Upgrade with the Media Creation Tool Chapter 3 Logging In, Starting Up, and Shutting Down Windows 10 Anniversary Edition with a Touchscreen Logging In with a Touchscreen The Start and All Apps Menus in Tablet Mode Enabling Tablet Mode Starting and Closing a Universal or Modern UI App Locking Your PC Choosing Sleep, Shut Down, or Restart Using Handwriting Recognition Chapter 4 Logging In To Windows 10 Anniversary Edition and Customizing the Start Menu Logging In to Windows 10 AE Using the Start Menu Using Keyboard Shortcuts Resizing Tiles on the Start Menu Changing Tile Positions on the Start Menu Removing an App from the Start Menu Locking Your System Choosing Sleep, Shut Down, or Restart Chapter 5 Using Cortana Search Configuring Cortana Voice Search Searching with Cortana Voice Searches with Cortana Starting Apps with Cortana Using Cortana in Tablet Mode Discovering Cortana Features Searching for Files, Apps, and Settings Teaching Cortana to Recognize Your Voice Creating a Reminder Creating Reminders with "Hey Cortana" Viewing Reminders Disabling Cortana's Digital Assistant Features Search After Signing Out of Cortana Chapter 6 Running Apps Finding Apps on the Start Menu Starting Apps Starting an App in Tablet Mode Opening a File from Within an app Maximizing an App Window Starting an App from Search Switching Between Apps with the Taskbar Switching Between Apps with a Touchscreen Switching Between Apps with the Keyboard Saving Your File Resizing an App Window Making the Desktop Visible Using Desktop Shortcuts Adding an App to the Taskbar Working with Taskbar Jump Lists Snapping and Closing an App Window Chapter 7 Web Browsing with Microsoft Edge Starting Microsoft Edge Entering a Website Address (URL) Working with Tabs Opening a Link Setting Your Home Page Configuring Your New Tab Page Using Cortana in Microsoft Edge Copying and Pasting a Link Using Zoom Using Reading View Printing or Creating a PDF of a Web Page Adding a Web Page as a Favorite Viewing and Opening Favorites Adding a Web Page to the Reading List Using Reading List Using Downloads Using the Web Notes Pen Tool Using the Web Notes Text Tool Using the Web Notes Highlighter Tool Using the Web Notes Clip Tool Saving a Web Note Setting Browser Privacy, Services, and Platform Controls Installing Browser Extensions in Edge Managing Browser Extensions in Edge Chapter 8 Playing and Creating Music and Audio Starting the Groove Music App Viewing Options for Your Music Collection Playing Your Music Collection Searching for Your Favorite Music Creating a Playlist Playing a Playlist Buying Music Recording Audio with Voice Recorder Playing and Renaming a Recording Editing Recorded Audio Chapter 9 Enjoying Videos Starting the Movies & TV App Adding a Location to Look for Videos Playing a Video, Movie, or TV Show Using Search to Find Local and Windows Store Media Buying or Renting a Movie or TV Show Using Settings to Review Billing Chapter 10 Viewing and Taking Photos with Camera Starting the Camera App Selecting Camera Settings Using Video Mode Changing Camera App Settings Opening the Photos App from Camera Viewing Your Photo and Video Collection Basic Options for Your Photos Viewing Your Videos with Photos Cropping a Picture with Photos Improving Brightness and Adding Effects with Photos Comparing Edited and Original Versions Saving Changes Chapter 11 Connecting with Friends Using the People App Connecting to Facebook with the Facebook App Starting Mail Adding an Email Account Composing and Sending a Message Reading and Replying to Messages Forwarding Messages Flagging Messages Deleting Messages Creating an Email Signature Using the Calendar App Scheduling an Appointment with Calendar Scheduling an All-Day Event Scheduling a Recurring Appointment Setting an Appointment Reminder Hiding and Displaying Calendar's Folders Pane Starting Skype Preview Adding Contacts with Skype Preview Placing a Video Call with Skype Preview Receiving a Call with Skype Preview Text Messaging with Skype Preview Controlling Notifications Chapter 12 News, Weather, Sports, and Money Starting the News App Using the News App Customizing News Checking Weather with the Weather App Adding Locations to Weather Starting Maps Getting Directions Starting the Money App Using the Sports App Chapter 13 Using Windows Ink Opening the Windows Ink Workspace Create a Sticky Note Create a Reminder Using Sticky Notes Delete a Sticky Note Configuring Sticky Notes Getting Started with Sketchpad Editing and Saving with Sketchpad Sharing with Sketchpad Using Screen Sketch Chapter 14 Storing and Finding Your Files Opening File Explorer Using the View Tab Using Copy To Renaming Files Selecting Files Deleting Files Retrieving Files from the Recycle Bin Moving Files or Folders Dealing with File Name Conflicts Burning Data Discs Sorting and Grouping Files Creating Zip Files with the Share Tab Syncing a Folder with OneDrive Configuring OneDrive Chapter 15 Discovering and Using Windows 10 AE's Tools and Accessories Finding Accessories and Tools in Tablet Mode Setting Alarms with the Alarms & Clock App Converting Number Values with Calculator Enabling Word Wrap in Notepad Using Character Map with WordPad Chapter 16 Using the Windows Store Going to the Store Searching for Apps by Name Deciding On an App Browsing for Apps By Category Installing an App Rating an App Uninstalling an App from the Start Screen Chapter 17 Gaming Finding Games with the Store App Creating a New Xbox Account Using the Xbox App Connecting to Xbox One Viewing Gaming Clips Chapter 18 Printing and Scanning Printing a Document Selecting a Different Printer More Printer Settings Photo Printing Settings Using Scan Adjusting Scan Settings Selecting Color, Grayscale, or Black-and-White Modes Opening the Scans Folder Chapter 19 Managing Windows 10 AE Adjusting Speaker/Headset Volume Advanced Audio Options Adjusting Microphone Volume Accessing the Settings Dialog Box Settings Overview Adjusting Display Brightness and Rotation Adding a Second Display Extending Your Desktop Adjusting Screen Resolution Adjusting Screen Position Changing Quick Actions Configuring App-Specific Notifications Apps & Features Configuring Tablet Mode Configuring Snap Using Battery Saver Power & Sleep Making Maps Available Offline Checking Drive Capacity with Storage Changing File Locations with Storage Changing Default Apps Adding a Device, Printer, or Scanner Removing a Device Configuring Mouse & Touchpad Working with Bluetooth Devices Changing Typing Settings Changing Pen & Windows Ink Settings Changing AutoPlay Settings USB Settings General Privacy Settings Configuring Location Settings Changing Privacy Settings for Camera, Microphone, Contacts, Messaging, Radios, and Account Info Changing Speech, Ink, and Typing Privacy Settings Managing Personal Information with Bing Chapter 20 Networking Your Home with HomeGroup Starting the Wireless Network Connection Process Connecting to an Unsecured Wireless Network Connecting to a Secured Private Network Disconnecting a Wireless Connection Using Airplane Mode Managing Networks Disabling and Enabling Wi-Fi Managing Wi-Fi Sense Managing Wireless Connections Creating a Homegroup Joining a Homegroup Chapter 21 Customizing Windows Using Personalization Settings Changing the Screen Background Choosing Your Own Background Picture Choosing a Picture Fit Changing Accent Colors Changing Taskbar and Start Menu Colors and Transparency Settings Changing Start Menu Settings Selecting a Screen Saver Customizing the Taskbar Selecting Your Time Zone Chapter 22 Adding and Managing Users Preparing to Add a User Adding a Child as a Family Member Adding Another User Who Has a Windows Account Adding a User Who Needs a Microsoft Account Adding a Local User Selecting an Account to Log In To Changing an Account Type Converting a Local Account to a Microsoft Account Chapter 23 Protecting Your System Checking for Windows Updates Protecting Your Files with File History Recovering Files with File History Using Windows Notifications Configuring and Starting Windows Defender Checking for Malware with Windows Defender Chapter 24 System Maintenance and Performance Checking Charge Level Selecting a Power Scheme Viewing Disk Information Checking Drives for Errors when Connected Checking Drives for Errors with This PC Using Windows Troubleshooters Starting Task Manager with a Mouse Starting Task Manager from the Keyboard Viewing and Closing Running Apps with Task Manager Using Reset Glossary Online Content Closing an App from the Taskbar Viewing Drive Properties Managing Drives Viewing Folder Properties Viewing Picture File Properties Viewing Music Track Properties Installing a Homegroup Printer Opening Homegroup Files Connecting to a Hidden Network Putting a Slide Show on the Lock Screen Advanced Slide Show Settings Changing Status Items on the Lock Screen Overview of the Themes Menu Configuring Ease of Access's Magnifier Configuring Ease of Access's Narrator Configuring Ease of Access's High Contrast Configuring Ease of Access's Closed Captions Configuring Ease of Access's Keyboard Settings Configuring Ease of Access's Mouse Settings Configuring Other Ease of Access Settings Setting Up and Using a Picture Password Managing Child Users with Microsoft Family Viewing Child Activity with Microsoft Family Logging In After Curfew with Microsoft Family Blocked Websites with Microsoft Family Blocked Searches with Microsoft Family Scheduling Tasks 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Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780789756848
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9780789756848
  • weight: 100
  • ISBN10: 0789756846
  • edition: 2nd edition

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