Windows 8 for the Older and Wiser

Windows 8 for the Older and Wiser

Get up and Running on your Home PC

Book - 2012
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WILEY
A must-read book for seniors who are eager to get started with Windows 8!

As one of the biggest and most highly anticipated technology releases, Windows 8 will be new territory to many PC users and may require a generous learning curve. Windows 8 for the Older and Wiser is an ideal guide for the senior computer user. Featuring an accessible writing style, a full-colour layout, an easy-to-read font, and a generous amount of screenshots, this resource covers everything from mouse and keyboard basics to surfing the Internet.

No previous computing knowledge is assumed, so you get an easygoing style that skips the technical jargon. A friendly step-by-step approach helps you get through each topic, including what the "windows" are in Windows and how they work, how to customise your Windows desktop, get digital photos from your camera to your PC, and much more.

  • Details how to create, save, organise, and find files
  • Reviews all the desktop background options, font sizes, widgets, colours, and more
  • Addresses troubleshooting solutions to common problems
  • Walks you through setting up and using e-mail
  • Demonstrates how to use the Internet for news, shopping, travel, and more
  • Helps you use programs, navigate menus, enlarge fonts and icons, set the screen for best visibility, and more

Windows 8 for the Older and Wiser is an easy-to-follow guide for the senior market for making the most of Windows 8.



Baker & Taylor
A guide for seniors first explains the concept of a Windows operating system in general before delving into the specifics of the new Windows 8 software, in a book that covers working with files, navigation, customizing the program, troubleshooting, email, and the Internet.

Baker
& Taylor

A guide for seniors first explains the concept of a Windows operating system in general before delving into the specifics of the new Windows 8 software, in a book that covers working with files, navigation, customizing the program, troubleshooting, email, the Internet and much more, all in a full-color layout. Original.

Publisher: Chichester : Wiley, 2012
ISBN: 9781119941552
1119941555
Branch Call Number: 005.43 Ar64w
Characteristics: xvi, 308 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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