Laptops For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition

It’s never too late to get up and running on a laptop

Just bought your first laptop and not sure where to start? Here’s the book you need. Easy-to-follow instructions (plus really easy-to-read fonts!) help you unlock the most convenient and fun aspects to using a laptop. Get advice on selecting the right laptop for you, learn to navigate the operating system without hassle, and get comfortable with files and folders, wireless printing, downloading apps, syncing to mobile phones, and maintaining security. You’ll soon be using your trusty laptop for shopping, social networking, instant messaging, e-mailing, playing games, and more.

  • Helps the growing number of seniors who are embracing technology and often using a laptop for the first time get quickly up to speed
  • Covers basics such as how to use the keyboard and mouse, access the Internet, get familiar with Windows 8, and more
  • Guides you through staying safe online, using various Office applications, connecting to a  wireless network, working with files and folders, playing games, and, of course, having fun
  • Features clear, easy-to-follow instructions and a large font and helpful images for easy reading

Laptops For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition is specially designed and written to help you become a tech-savvy senior in no time at all.

Table of Contents
Part I: First Steps with Your Laptop
Chapter 1. Discovering the Laptop Advantage
Chapter 2. Buying a Laptop
Chapter 3. Setting Up Your Laptop
Chapter 4. Managing Power

Part II: Exploring Windows
Chapter 5. Getting Around Windows 8.1
Chapter 6. Setting Up Your Display
Chapter 7. Getting Help with Vision, Hearing, and Dexterity Challenges
Chapter 8. Setting Up Printers and Scanners
Chapter 9. Getting Help

Part III: Having Fun and Getting Things Done
Chapter 10. Working with Software Programs and Apps
Chapter 11. Working with Files and Folders
Chapter 12. Using Windows 8.1 Built-in Apps
Chapter 13. Hitting the Road with Your Laptop
Chapter 14. Getting Visual with Windows Media Player and the Video and Camera Apps
Chapter 15. Playing Music in Windows 8.1

Part IV: Exploring the Internet
Chapter 16. Understanding Internet Basics
Chapter 17. Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer
Chapter 18. Working in the Cloud
Chapter 19. Staying Safe While Online
Chapter 20. Keeping In Touch via Mail
Chapter 21. Connecting with People Online
Chapter 22. Getting Involved in the Social Net

Part V: Taking Care of Your Laptop
Chapter 23. Laptop Security and Safety
Chapter 24. Maintaining Windows

Book Details

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 3rd Edition (October 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 111871105X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118711057
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