Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies

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This easy-to-understand guide helps seniors get started withWindows 7!

Many seniors use a home computer to stay connected to family andfriends. This fun and friendly guide shows how to use Windows 7,the most popular operating system pre-loaded onto personalcomputers and laptops, to write e-mails, connect with family viaWindows Live Messenger, download pictures with Photo Gallery, andlisten to music using Windows Media Player.

Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies uses a large font forthe text that makes the book easier to read and it featuresmagnified screen shots to help make the subject matter lessintimidating. For Dummies author Mark Justice Hinton walksyou through the basics of Windows 7, shows you how to customize thedesktop so that it accommodates your needs, and explains how to usethe webcam and instant messenger to keep in contact with family andfriends. Plus, you'll get critical insight for protecting yourpersonal information.

  • Shows seniors how to stay connected to family and friends usingthe features of Windows 7
  • Explains how to use the Internet, send and receive e-mail,upload and download photos, view video, listen to music, playgames, use webcam and instant messenger, and more
  • Discusses the important topic of keeping data and personalinformation safe and secure
  • Uses a larger font for text and includes more than 150 enlargedscreen shots

For seniors interested in getting started using the excitingfeatures of Windows 7, Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies isthe ideal beginner guide!

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Windows® 7 For Seniors for Dummies

Learn to:

  • Use the Windows 7 desktop and create your first documents

  • Connect to the Internet and browse the Web

  • View, edit, and print photos

  • Keep in touch by e-mail and play games online

Mark Justice Hinton

Author of Digital Photography For Seniors For Dummies

You can learn to use Windows, get online, and start doing thingstoday!

You don't need a grandchild to teach you Windows 7 — withthis friendly guide, you'll be using the mouse, working withfolders, hooking up a printer, and cruising the Internet in nothingflat. Learn to use all the gizmos that come with Windows 7, shoponline, view a slideshow of your favorite photos, send e-mail to afriend, enjoy music, and more!

  • Tour the desktop — learn to use menus, the Start menubutton, files, and folders

  • Do it — create notes and letters, connect a printer,download photos from your digital camera, and put music on a CD

  • Have some fun — discover Solitaire and other built-ingames, listen to music, and watch a movie

  • Use the accessories — display Gadgets on your desktop, drawwith Paint, and use the Calculator

  • To keep or not — install additional programs you want andremove those you don't need

  • Protect your Windows — learn to use the Action Center,download and install virus protection software, and keep it up todate

  • Have it your way — make your screen easier to see, openfiles with a single click, and even have your computer read toyou

  • The wide, wide Web — shop and explore online and learn tostay safe

Open the book and find:

  • What's on the taskbar

  • Directions for creating and saving documents

  • Steps for installing a printer and other peripherals

  • How to connect to the Internet anywhere

  • Backgammon and other games you can play online

  • Guidance on protecting your computer from viruses

  • How to send e-mail attachments

  • Advice on backing up documents and photos

About the Author:

Mark Justice Hinton teaches all kinds of technology from digital photography to HTML. He maintains a blog at www.mjhinton.com/help where he answers questions from his readers, and he is also the author of Digital Photography For Seniors For Dummies.

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