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Windows 7 for Seniors for Dummies (Paperback) (Mark Justice Hinton)

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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!

What the book will cover: Working with the Start menu; customizing the desktop; managing printers and other external devices; setting up and connecting to simple networks; upgrading to Windows 7; protecting your data and your computer.

Special areas of focus for seniors: Using the Internet; sending and receiving e-mail; uploading, editing and downloading pictures; viewing video; listening to music; playing games; connecting with family and friends via webcam and instant messenger.

Number of Pages: 392
Genre: Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: Operating Systems / Windows Workstation
Series Title: For Dummies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Mark Justice Hinton
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 2009
TCIN: 11644145
UPC: 9780470509463
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-0001
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