Windows 10 for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd Edition is written with older citizens in mind. This best-selling guide uses larger type for easy reading and takes you through the essentials a step at a time.  It will help you to: Install or upgrade to Windows 10, and customize it to suit your needs Master the key features of Windows 10 on your Windows device (including PCs, laptops and touch devices) Find your way around with the Start button, the Start menu, and the new Taskbar Use the Quick Access section - an area you can personalize with your favorite apps, programs, contacts and websites so you can quickly get to the functions and files you use most often Search the web with the new Microsoft Edge browser Learn about apps, find and download them, then resize and move them and maximize, minimize or close from their titlebars Understand how Cloud storage with OneDrive works, and use it for free storage and sharing files Talk to Cortana, the voice-activated Personal Digital Assistant which can perform searches on your computer or the web, perform actions like opening apps or documents, or set reminders and more

This guide is filled with tips and shortcuts to help you get the most out of Windows 10, whatever your level of experience and whichever type of PC system you are using.

Covers the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, released August 2016

Table of Contents:

Get Windows 10 Windows 10 Interface Windows 10 Desktop Personalize Your System Universal Apps Email and Calendar Search and Organize Classic Applications Internet Windows Games Music and Pictures Networking Security & Maintenance
Windows 8 was a revolutionary update of the popular operating system from Microsoft. With a brand new interface, new ways of getting around and accessing items and new possibilities for mobile devices, Windows 8 took the computing experience to the next level. However, there were still a few areas for improvement and these have been addressed with Window 8.1.

Windows 8.1 for Seniors in easy steps shows you how to get up to speed with this latest version of Windows and begins by detailing how to get to grips with the Windows 8.1 interface. It deals with the basics such as accessing items, personalizing your screen and using additional controls that are available from the sides of the screen.

The books includes the new features that have been added since Windows 8: the return of the Start button; options for booting up to the Desktop; viewing up to four apps on screen at the same time; an enhanced SkyDrive feature for online storage and sharing; and a unified search facility that enables you to search over your computer and the Web.

A lot of the functionality of Windows 8.1 is aimed at touchscreen devices, whether they are desktop computers, laptops or tablets. This is dealt with in terms of navigating around, as well as showing how everything can still be done with a traditional mouse and keyboard.

Apps are at the heart of Windows 8.1 and the newly designed Windows Store has an app for almost everything you could want to do. The book shows how to access and download apps and then how to work with them, and organize them, when you have them.

As well as the new features that are covered, all of the old favourites are looked at in detail, such as working with folders and files, accessing the Internet, using email, working with photos and video, networking with Windows and system security.

Windows 8.1 will open your eyes to a new way of computing and Windows 8.1 for Seniors in easy steps will help you see clearly so that you can quickly feel comfortable and confident with this exciting new operating system. It is presented with the Senior reader in mind, using larger type, in the familiar In Easy Steps style.

Covers Windows 8.1, Update 1. 

The Tablet PC is a mobile computer that incorporates a flat touchscreen, is operated by touching the screen and by using an on screen keyboard, and is capable of running the full Windows operating system. Touching the screen is not just a simple matter, since it can involve up to ten points of contact and a range of touch gestures. Tablet PCs can also incorporate sensors, to detect screen brightness, rotation, tilt and motion, and location and direction. The Tablet PC may include cameras, front and back facing, and may allow storage devices and other components to be attached. You can use them with printers, with networks, over the Internet and for Cloud computing.

If you intend to buy a Tablet PC for yourself or for a gift, Tablet PCs in easy steps will guide you through choosing the right one, explaining the differences between them and the options available.  This handy guide then covers all the functions you’ll need and will help you to set up, personalize and maintain your Tablet PC.  You’ll learn how to connect to and browse the internet, send and receive message and emails,  maintain your contacts and diary, download the most useful Windows 8 Apps from the Windows Store, sync and share your data, and keep your Tablet PC software up-todate – all safely and securely.

Tablet PCs in easy steps will guide you through everything you need to know to get the most out of your new Tablet PC, showing you how in easy steps.

Tablet PCs in easy steps concentrates on the Tablet PCs that run the latest Windows operating systems – Windows RT (for ARM computers) or Windows 8 (for Intel and AMD based computers).

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