Laptops For Seniors For Dummies (4th Edition)

Laptops For Seniors For Dummies (4th Edition)

By: Nancy C. Muir (author)Paperback

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The go-to guide for learning the ins and outs of laptop computers! Over 50 and still want to learn how to get the most out of your laptop? Laptops For Seniors For Dummies is your ideal guide. No experience? No problem! This book walks you step by step through the setup, navigation, software, email, using the Internet safely, and more. This new edition uses larger type and larger figures for easier reading, and each chapter opens with an outline of tasks covered so you can find the answers you need quickly. Tips, warnings, and notes are highlighted to help you develop positive habits and avoid common pitfalls, and the uncluttered layout makes navigation a breeze. You'll learn how to choose a new laptop, how to set it up, how to get around the Windows 10 operating system, and how to get things done. Coverage includes information on battery life, wireless printing, connectivity, online data storage, Internet safety, the new Windows OS, synching to your mobile phone, and more! Laptops allow you to do just about everything you can do on a traditional desktop computer, just without the bulky hardware and the tangled mess of cords. This book will show you everything you need to know about working - and playing -with your new device. Discover which laptop is best for youGet set up and start using the keyboard and mouseFind your way around Windows 10 and the Office applicationsSafely use the internet for shopping,social networking, emailing, research, and more Stop being chained to your clunky old desktop computer! Laptops For Seniors For Dummies is the clear, friendly guide to using your new laptop on the go, like a pro.

About Author

Nancy C. Muir is an expert in making technology accessible to seniors. She owns a writing and consulting company specializing in business and technology topics, and has written more than 60 books including Computers For Seniors For Dummies and iPad For Seniors For Dummies.


Introduction 1 Part I: Get Going! 3 Chapter 1: Buying a Laptop 5 Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Laptop 25 Chapter 3: Getting around Windows 10 39 Chapter 4: Managing Power 61 Chapter 5: Setting Up Your Display 73 Chapter 6: Getting Help with Vision, Hearing, and Dexterity Challenges 87 Chapter 7: Setting Up Printers and Scanners 107 Part II: Getting Things Done with Software 121 Chapter 8: Connecting with Cortana 123 Chapter 9: Working with Software 135 Chapter 10: Working with Files and Folders 147 Part III: Going Online 167 Chapter 11: Working with Windows Apps 169 Chapter 12: Hitting the Road with Your Laptop 187 Chapter 13: Understanding Internet Basics 197 Chapter 14: Browsing the Web 213 Chapter 15: Staying Safe While Online 233 Chapter 16: Keeping in Touch with Mail 255 Part IV: Having Fun 277 Chapter 17: Working in the Cloud 279 Chapter 18: Connecting with People Online 291 Part V: Windows Toolkit 311 Chapter 19: Getting Visual: Using Video, Photos, and Camera Apps 313 Chapter 20: Playing Music in Windows 10 331 Chapter 21: Working with Networks 345 Chapter 22: Protecting Windows 357 Chapter 23: Maintaining Windows 375 Index 387

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781119049579
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9781119049579
  • weight: 578
  • ISBN10: 1119049571
  • edition: 4th Edition

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