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Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps

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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 sizeSpecific sets of examples you can duplicate easilyCoverage 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 customizationDetails on using the Internet for information searches, driving directions, government agency access, shopping, travel, and moreExplanation of email and instant messagingCoverage of security issues and best practices, including passwords, firewalls, permissions, and encryptionTips 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

Synopsis:

A guide for seniors teaches the fundamentals of Windows 7, covering such topics as locating and using files and folders, using the Internet, sending and receiving email, controlling security, creating documents and pictures, using applications, and enjoying multimedia.

About the Author

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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

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Windows 7

Chapter 2. Making the Computer Yours

Chapter 3. Working with Information

Chapter 4. Exploring the Internet

Chapter 5. Sending and Receiving Email

Chapter 6. Controlling Security

Chapter 7. Using and Maintaining Windows 7

Chapter 8. Creating Documents and Pictures

Chapter 9. Using Applications

Chapter 10. Enjoying Multimedia

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071768061
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Subject:
Computers : Operating Systems - Windows Workstation
Author:
Matthews, Marty
Subject:
Computers : Computer Literacy
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Computers : Desktop Applications - General
Publication Date:
April 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
304

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Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Desktop Applications » Databases
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Desktop Applications » General
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Aging

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