Skip to content

Windows 8 for Seniors for Dummies�

ISBN-10: 1118120280

ISBN-13: 9781118120286

Edition: 2012

Authors: Mark Justice Hinton

List price: $17.99
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

Help seniors get started with Windows 8 with this easy–to–understand guide!In easy–to–follow steps, this fun and friendly guide shows you clearly how to use Windows 8. Featuring a large font that makes the book easier to read and magnified screen shots to help make the subject matter less intimidating, author Mark Justice Hinton walks you through the basics of Windows 8, so you can make the switch without a hitch.Explains Windows 8 with easy–to–follow steps and tips for senior readersCovers how to use the Internet, send and receive e–mail, upload and download photos, view video, listen to music, play games, use a webcam, and moreUses a senior–friendly larger fonts for text and includes more than 150 enlarged screen shotsDiscusses the important topic of keeping data and personal information safe and secureGet started using the exciting features of Windows 8 today, with Windows 8 For Seniors For Dummies. It′s the ideal beginner guide!
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/12/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Introduction
About This Book
Conventions Used in This Book
What You're Not to Read
Foolish Assumptions
How This Book Is Organized
Where to Go from Here
Getting to Know Windows 8
Getting in Touch with Windows 8.
Tell Your Computer What to Do
Move the Mouse
Touch the Screen
Use a Keyboard
View the Virtual Keyboard
Turn On Your Computer
Check Out the Start Screen
Shut Down Your Computer
Start Again on the Lock Screen
Using the Start Screen and Apps
Open the Weather and Travel Apps
Switch between Weather and Travel
Use the App Switcher
Snap Two Apps to Display Both
Close the Weather and Travel Apps
Use the App Bar
Add a Location in Weather
Change App Settings
Search for the Calculator Desktop App
Display All Windows 8 Apps
Arrange Apps on the Start Screen
Adjusting Windows 8 PC Settings
Access PC Settings
Personalize the Lock Screen
Change the Start Screen Background
Choose an Account Picture
Make Windows 8 Easier to Use
Check for Important Updates
Working with User Accounts
Connect to the Internet
Create a New E-Mail Address for a Microsoft Account
Use an Existing E-Mail Address for a Microsoft Account
Add a New User
Create a Password
Change or Remove Your Password
Create a Picture Password
Change or Remove Your Picture Password
Create a PIN
Change or Remove Your PIN
Delete a User Account
Getting Comfortable with the Desktop
Check Out the Desktop
Change the Date or Time
Explore the Parts of a Window
Resize a Window
Arrange Some Windows
Snap a Window
Choose a Desktop Background
Pin Icons to the Taskbar
Stop Apps with the Task Manager
Windows 8 and the Web
Finding What You Need on the Web
Browse the Web with Microsoft Internet Explorer
Open Multiple Pages in Separate Tabs
Search for Anything
Work with the Reader App
Change Microsoft Internet Explorer Settings
Use Internet Explorer on the Desktop
E-Mailing Family and Friends
Use the Mail App
Write an E-Mail Message
Format E-Mail
Read and Respond to Incoming E-Mail
Send E-Mail from Other Apps
Change Mail Settings
Add an E-Mail Account to Mail
Staying in Touch with People
Explore the Social Networks
Add Contacts to the People App
Connect to Social Networks
Catch Up with People
Use the Messaging App to Chat
Add a Birthday or Anniversary to the Calendar
Tweak PC Settings for Social Apps
Having Fun with Windows 8
Installing Apps from the Microsoft Store
Stroll through the Microsoft Store
Explore Available Apps by Category
Search for an App by Name
Install a New App
Examine Your Apps
Update Installed Apps
Rate and Review an App
Uninstall an App
Add Billing Information to Microsoft Store
Taking Photos and More
Take Photos with Your Computer
Copy Photos from Your Camera
View Photos
Share Photos by E-Mail
Print Photos Using the Photo App
Edit Photos Using Paint
Enjoying Music and Videos
Play and Copy Music from a CD
Listen to the Music App
Watch Videos
Beyond the Basics
Maintaining Windows 8
Explore System Information on the Desktop
Check the Action Center
Install Optional Updates
Get Updates for Other Microsoft Programs
Install a New Program on the Desktop
Remove Desktop Programs
Connecting a Printer and Other Devices
Trust USB Plug and Play for Hardware
See All Devices
Connect a Printer or Other Device
Access Device Options on the Desktop
Calibrate Your Touchscreen
Add a Second Screen for Twice the Fun
Organizing Your Documents
Find a Misplaced File
Use Libraries for Easy Access to Files
Create or Join a Homegroup
Browse for a Network
Create a Folder to Organize Your Files
Add a Location to Favorites
Use Check Boxes to Select Files
Add the Undo Button to File Explorer
Move a File from One Folder to Another
Rename a File or a Folder
Delete a File or Folder
Get Back a File or Folder You Deleted
Backing Up and Restoring Files
Add an External Hard Drive or Flash Drive
Copy Files to or from a Flash Drive
Turn On File History
Restore Files with File History
Refresh a Misbehaving Computer
Reset for a Clean Start
Index