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Windows 8.1 for Seniors in Easy Steps (In Easy Steps)by Michael Price
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Windows 8.1 for Seniors in easy steps introduces the features of the most current Windows operating system, presented with the over-50's in mind. It uses larger type for easy reading and discusses the topics in a clear and concise manner. It concentrates on the activities you'll want to carry out, whether you're completely new to computers, or you're upgrading from a previous version of Windows.
Windows 8.1 for Seniors in easy steps helps you choose the right edition of Windows 8 for your purpose, whether you are upgrading an existing computer or switching to a new computer specifically designed for Windows 8. It focuses on the new Windows 8 interface and shows you how you can access these features using a keyboard and mouse or using multitouch display capabilities. It looks at the desktop, taskbar and search facilities that provide the facilities associated with the Start menu of earlier versions and also helps you customize your system to suit your way of working. It looks at applications and the tools and gadgets that provide the functions you need to make effective use of your computer.
Windows 8.1 for Seniors in easy steps covers home networking and homegroups, email, internet, digital photography, music and video. It reviews the supplementary Metro and Windows applications that are provided via the Microsoft Store and the Windows websites. It also covers issues of security and protection, system maintenance and keeping your system up to date and efficient.
Covers the 8.1 update for Windows 8 which will be released Fall 2013. Does not replace Windows 8 for Seniors in easy steps 9781840785395.
About the Author
Based in the U.K., Michael Price is an accomplished author, IT journalist and systems consultant with a wide experience of computing systems ranging from mainframes to personal computers. He's also a successful author with several best-selling In Easy Steps books to his credit.
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