Get productive with Windows 10 Windows 10 keeps your PC running, organizes your files, and provides a platform to run your important applications. In short, it's the brain and heart of your computer. Grab this book to get to know Windows 10 a little better. The simple steps and friendly advice inside helps you manage files and applications, connect to the Internet, customize your Windows experience, and make repairs when things go haywire. Explore the Start menu Store files on the cloud Create desktop shortcuts Connect to a printer Use Windows social apps Add multiple user accounts Organize your digital photos Interpret error messages Use Windows 10 on a tablet
Andy Rathbone (San Diego, CA) is author of all editions of Windows For Dummies as well as dummies titles on many other tech topics. The 15 editions of Windows For Dummies have combined to sell over 13 million copies in 30 languages. Andy answers reader questions and shares his tech expertise at www.andyrathbone.com.
Introduction 1 Part 1: Windows 10 Stuff Everybody Thinks You Already Know 7 CHAPTER 1: What Is Windows 10? 9 CHAPTER 2: Starting with the Start Menu 21 CHAPTER 3: The Traditional Desktop 49 CHAPTER 4: Basic Desktop Window Mechanics .73 CHAPTER 5: Storage: Internal, External, and in the Cloud 89 Part 2: Working with Programs, Apps, and Files 123 CHAPTER 6: Playing with Programs, Apps, and Documents 125 CHAPTER 7: Finding the Lost 147 CHAPTER 8: Printing and Scanning Your Work 163 Part 3: Getting Things Done on the Internet 179 CHAPTER 9: Cruising the Web 181 CHAPTER 10: Being Social: Mail, People, and Calendar 199 CHAPTER 11: Safe Computing 219 Part 4: Customizing and Upgrading Windows 10 229 CHAPTER 12: Customizing Windows with the Control Panels 231 CHAPTER 13: Keeping Windows from Breaking 259 CHAPTER 14: Sharing One Computer with Several People 273 CHAPTER 15: Connecting Computers with a Network 291 Part 5: Music, Photos, and Movies 305 CHAPTER 16: Playing and Copying Music 307 CHAPTER 17: Fiddling with Photos (and Videos) 333 Part 6: Help! 349 CHAPTER 18: The Case of the Broken Window 351 CHAPTER 19: Strange Messages: What You Did Does Not Compute 369 CHAPTER 20: Moving from an Old PC to a New Windows 10 PC 379 CHAPTER 21: Help on the Windows Help System 387 Part 7: The Part of Tens 395 CHAPTER 22: Ten Things You ll Hate about Windows 10 (And How to Fix Them) 397 CHAPTER 23: Ten or So Tips for Tablet and Laptop Owners 409 Index 419