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Windows 7 for Seniors Quicksteps (Quicksteps)

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Publisher Comments:

A full-color, visual guide to the basics of Windows 7--written for seniors, by seniors

Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps provides step-by-step instructions to seniors in full color on how to accomplish common tasks in Windows 7. In addition to being technology experts and experienced computer book writers, the authors themselves are now seniors and have spent many hours getting other seniors comfortable with computers. To create this book, the authors have pulled together a group of advisers consisting of senior citizens to serve as reviewers and testers.

Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps features:

  • A visually appealing full-color guide featuring a larger type size
  • Specific sets of examples you can duplicate easily
  • Coverage of buying, setting up, and getting familiar with a Windows 7 computer, including using a mouse, starting a program, using menus and dialog boxes, getting help, playing games, and customization
  • Details on using the Internet for information searches, driving directions, government agency access, shopping, travel, and more
  • Explanation of email and instant messaging
  • Coverage of security issues and best practices, including passwords, firewalls, permissions, and encryption
  • Tips for using Windows 7 applications, such as note taking, drawing, and multimedia, as well as handling documents and images

Step-by-step details:

Getting Started with Windows 7; Making the Computer Yours; Handling Information; Working on the Internet; Sending and Receiving Email; Controlling Security; Using and Maintaining Windows 7; Create Documents and Pictures; Working with Applications; Enjoying Multimedia

Book News Annotation:

In a guide now in larger print format, a computer expert who has written on Microsoft operating systems since MS-DOS provides a recipe book for seniors like himself on carrying out the basic tasks using Windows 7. With tips and color screen shots, Matthews covers the basics from starting and customizing Windows 7 to using the Internet, email, multimedia, and its Remote Assistance feature. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics

Start using Windows 7 right away--the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy to get up to speed on all the features of this versatile operating system. Follow along and quickly learn how to customize your desktop, manage files, connect to the internet, use email, add hardware and software, print documents, and secure your system. You'll also get tips for using Windows 7 to work with your photos, play music, and make movies. Written by a senior for seniors, this practical, fast-paced guide helps you get the most out of Windows 7.

The unique, oblong layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer.

Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Personal insights from other seniors Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

About the Author

Marty Matthews has written computer books for McGraw-Hill for more than 25 years. The co-creator of the QuickSteps series, he authored or co-authored more than 70 books, including Windows 7 QuickSteps, Microsoft Word 2010 QuickSteps, Microsoft SharePoint 2010 QuickSteps, and Computing for Seniors QuickSteps.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Windows 7

Chapter 2. Making the Computer Yours

Chapter 3. Handling Information

Chapter 4. Working on the Internet;

Chapter 5. Sending and Receiving Email

Chapter 6. Controlling Security

Chapter 7. Using and Maintaining Windows 7

Chapter 8. Create Documents and Pictures

Chapter 9. Working with Applications

Chapter 10. Enjoying Multimedia

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071768054
Author:
Matthews, Marty
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
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Subject:
Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps, Marty Matthews, Computing for Seniors QuickSteps, Windows 7, book, guide, how to, easy, Microsoft, security, sending, email, receiving email, maintaining, create, documents, pictures, multimedia, applications, digital pho
Subject:
Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps, Marty Matthews, Computing for Seniors QuickSteps, Windows 7, book, guide, how to, easy, Microsoft, security, sending, email, receiving email, maintaining, create, documents, pictures, multimedia, applications, digital pho
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Copyright:
Series:
QuickSteps
Publication Date:
20110502
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.000 x 10.000 in

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"Synopsis" by , Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics

Start using Windows 7 right away--the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy to get up to speed on all the features of this versatile operating system. Follow along and quickly learn how to customize your desktop, manage files, connect to the internet, use email, add hardware and software, print documents, and secure your system. You'll also get tips for using Windows 7 to work with your photos, play music, and make movies. Written by a senior for seniors, this practical, fast-paced guide helps you get the most out of Windows 7.

The unique, oblong layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer.

Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Personal insights from other seniors Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

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