Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies: Edition 3

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Get up to speed on Windows 10

With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, getting familiar with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you're interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further.

This book uses a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first-time Windows 10 users who are over-50, providing easy-to-understand language, large-print text, and an abundance of helpful images along the way!

  • Work with Windows 10 on any device
  • Upload, edit, and download pictures
  • Play games and enjoy social media
  • Keep your system secure
  • Perform routine maintenance

If you’ve just purchased your first computer or upgraded to a new model, Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies offers everything you need to make the transition as smooth as possible!

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About the author

Peter Weverka is an all-around tech guru. His Office All-in-One For Dummies is the top-selling book on Microsoft Office. In nearly two decades as a tech author, Peter has written on Office and its various applications, Windows, Internet technologies, Microsoft Money, and ICQ. He is the co-author of Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Apr 20, 2018
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9781119469926
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Operating Systems / General
Computers / Operating Systems / Windows Desktop
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Book + 2 Hours of Free Video + Content Update Program


My Microsoft® Windows® 10 is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft. It includes 2 hours of FREE step-by-step video tutorials to help you learn how to navigate and customize the new Windows 10 desktop.

In addition, this book is part of Que’s exciting new Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP.

How to access the free video and web edition: Follow the instructions within the book to learn how to register your book to access the 2 hours of FREE step-by-step video and the FREE Web Edition.

Author Katherine Murray has been writing about technology for more than 25 years and has worked with every consumer version of Windows since Windows 3.1. Murray will help you learn how to:

Master Windows 10 innovations you like and keep the older techniques you’re comfortable with Let Cortana, your new personal digital assistant, help you find what you need Adjust the Start menu so it works the way you want (not the other way around!) Learn to use Windows 10 on PC or tablet Streamline your browsing experience with Microsoft® Edge, the new state-of-the-art web browser Find, download, install, and work with the best new Windows Store apps Copy, move, and share files using File Explorer Use the Skype app to make super-easy, free video calls Access all your favorite media with the new Groove Music and Movies & TV apps
Book + 2 Hours of Free Video + Content Update Program


My Windows® 10 Computer for Seniors is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft. It includes 2 hours of FREE step-by-step video tutorials to help you learn how to navigate and customize the new Windows 10 desktop.


In addition, this book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP.


Veteran author Michael Miller will help you learn to:

Set up your computer with no fuss or aggravation Get productive fast, even if you don’t have computer experience Use Windows’ new touch features if you have a touchscreen device Safeguard your privacy, and protect yourself from online scams Find, install, and use easy new Modern apps Display up-to-the-minute news, weather, and stock prices Use new SmartSearch to find everything faster on the Internet Discover reliable health and financial information online Make free Skype video calls to friends and family Use Facebook to find old friends and see what they’re up to Store your pictures, fix them, and share them with loved ones Read eBooks on your PC—even enlarge text for greater comfort Watch TV or movies with Netflix, Hulu Plus, or YouTube Enjoy your music, and discover great music you’ve never heard Fix your own computer problems without help

The DVD will contain 12 videos, each averaging 10 minutes each, for a total of approximately two hours of video instruction. The videos will show how to perform specific tasks in step-by-step function, or illustrate specific features visually. The following videos are included:


1. Connecting a New PC
Hands-on guide to making all the necessary connections -- speakers, mouse, keyboard, monitor, USB peripherals.

2. Getting to Know Windows 10
General tour of Windows 10 and most useful features.

3. Personalizing Windows
Presenting all of Windows 10's customizable interface features.

4. Making Windows Easier to Use
Examining Windows 10's Ease of Access features

5. Browsing and Searching the Web
Using the new Edge browser (and Google search engine) to browse and search the Internet

6. Protecting Yourself Online
Tips and advice for safe and secure use of the Internet and email

7. Sites for Older Users
Presenting the best websites for older users

8. Sending and Receiving Email
Sending and receiving email with Win10's Email app (and a little bit on Gmail, too)

9. Connecting with Facebook
Basic guide to Facebook for older users

10. Editing and Sharing Digital Photos
Using Win10's Photos app to manage and edit digital photos.

11. Watching Movies and TV Shows on Your PC
How to use Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and other sites to watch streaming video online.

12. Working with Files and Folders
Basic file/folder management.

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