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Windows 7 for Seniors for Dummies

Windows 7 for Seniors for Dummies

Author: Mark Justice Hinton
Series: For Dummies
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This easy-to-understand guide helps seniors get started with Windows 7! Many seniors use a home computer to stay connected to family and friends. This fun and friendly guide shows how to use Windows 7, the most popular operating system pre-loaded onto personal computers and laptops, to write e-mails, connect with family via Windows Live Messenger, download pictures with Photo Gallery, and listen to music using Windows Media Player. Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies uses a large font for the text that makes the book easier to read and it features magnified screen shots to help make the subject matter less intimidating. For Dummies author Mark Justice Hinton walks you through the basics of Windows 7, shows you how to customize the desktop so that it accommodates your needs, and explains how to use the webcam and instant messenger to keep in contact with family and friends. Plus, you'll get critical insight for protecting your personal information. Shows seniors how to stay connected to family and friends using the features of Windows 7 Explains how to use the Internet, send and receive e-mail, upload and download photos, view video, listen to music, play games, use webcam and instant messenger, and more Discusses the important topic of keeping data and personal information safe and secure Uses a larger font for text and includes more than 150 enlarged screen shots For seniors interested in getting started using the exciting features of Windows 7, Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies is the ideal beginner guide!

Author description

Mark Justice Hinton teaches all kinds of technology from digital photography to HTML. He maintains a blog at where he answers questions from his readers, and he is also the author of Digital Photography For Seniors For Dummies.

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting to Know Windows 7. 1: Getting Comfortable with the Windows 7 Desktop. 2: Examining the Anatomy of a Window. 3: Creating Your First Documents. 4: Organizing Your Documents. Part II: Getting Things Done in Windows 7. 5: Taking Advantage of the Windows Accessories. 6: Installing and Removing Programs. 7: Working with Printers and Other Add-On Devices. Part III: Discovering the Internet. 8: Connecting to the Internet. 9: Finding What You Need on the Web. 10: Sending and Receiving E-Mail. Part IV: Having Fun with Windows 7. 11: Playing Games. 12: Enjoying Photos in Windows 7. 13: Listening to Music and Watching DVDs. Part V: Having It Your Way with Windows 7. 14: Making Windows 7 More Fun to Use. 15: Using the Taskbar and Start Menu Smartly. 16: Making Windows 7 Easier to Use. Part VI: Staying Safe and Keeping Windows 7 Healthy. 17: Updating Windows 7. 18: Protecting Your Computer. 19: Keeping Your Data Safe. Index.

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General Fields

  • : 9780470509463
  • : John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • : John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • : September 2009
  • : 237mm X 191mm X 22mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mark Justice Hinton
  • : Paperback
  • : 809
  • : 408
  • : Microsoft Windows
  • : illustrations