Windows 8 For Seniors For Dummies

Windows 8 For Seniors For Dummies
Take control of Windows 8 with these friendly, plain-English instructions
Some days, it feels like every device in your home is smarter than you are. Here's how to take back the power! This easy-to-follow guide helps you master Windows 8 so you can use your computer for both practical tasks and entertaining experiences. This book is not a course in technology; it's more like having a friend show you just what you need to know.
Start here — use the Start screen and apps, switch between apps, and adjust the settings
Have it your way — see how to perform the same tasks with your keyboard, touchscreen, or mouse
The world of the web — browse with Internet Explorer, search for information on just about anything, and learn to stay safe
Socialize — connect to social networks, chat via the Messaging app, keep important dates on your online calendar, and set up your e-mail
Do fun stuff — play music, watch videos, and copy photos from your digital camera to edit, share, and print
Open the book and find:
Steps for setting up user accounts
Tips on creating and changing passwords
What you need to know about the new Windows 8 apps
How to check for updates
Fun ways to share photos
Ways to locate a misplaced file
Help installing printers and other devices
What to do when things go wrong
Learn to:
Use the Start screen, customize the desktop, and set up a simple network
Connect with family and friends via e-mail and social networks
Work with apps
Protect your data, your computer, and your identity