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Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps Windows Vista Edition : for the over 50s : In Easy Steps - Sue Price

Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps Windows Vista Edition : for the over 50s

In Easy Steps

By: Sue Price

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Published: 28th April 2008
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Just because you're not a member of the Digital
Generation doesn't mean that you can't make computers an
important and pleasurable part of your life. Computing
for Seniors in easy steps enables baby boomers and
seniors to enjoy all the benefits of using a personal
computer. With larger type for easy reading, this book
presents compact, easy-to-understand tutorials on dozens
of computer topics. In easy steps, you'll learn the
basics of PC components, terminology, and special
features. Computing for Seniors in easy steps walks you
through the ABCs of playing and storing music on your PC;
creating your own letterhead; surfing the web; buying and
selling on eBay; sending and receiving email; playing
games; installing antivirus software; shopping safely on
the internet; ordering groceries online; money
management; transferring images from you digital camera;
and much more. If you're over fifty and still a computer
novice, this book could be the best investment you've
made in the new millennium.
Now, this best-selling title is updated for Windows
Vista.

Introducing your PCp. 7
Now's the Timep. 8
What Will You Do?p. 9
A Walk Around the PCp. 10
Basic Requirementsp. 11
Sales Jargon Explainedp. 13
Softwarep. 14
Ease of Access Centerp. 16
Accessibility Toolsp. 17
Mouse Buttonsp. 18
Pointer Optionsp. 19
Keyboard Mousep. 20
StickyKeysp. 21
A Comfortable Work Areap. 22
Be Entertainedp. 23
Windows Start Menup. 24
Windows Helpp. 26
Gamesp. 28
More Card Gamesp. 30
Interactive Gamesp. 31
Create a Logo or Picturep. 32
Paint Toolsp. 35
Play Musicp. 36
Store Music on your PCp. 38
Communicatep. 39
Electronic Mailp. 40
Windows Mailp. 41
Windows Mail Foldersp. 42
Create an Email Messagep. 43
Disconnectingp. 45
Receiving Emailp. 46
Manage your Emailp. 47
Reply and Forwardp. 48
Attachmentsp. 49
Receiving an Attachmentp. 50
View the Attachmentp. 51
Create a List of Contactsp. 52
Travel and Emailp. 54
Live Chatp. 55
Letters and Reportsp. 57
Write a Notep. 58
Save the Notep. 60
File Managementp. 61
View Documents Folderp. 62
Organize your Documentsp. 63
Retrieve your Documentp. 64
Edit your Documentp. 65
Print your Documentp. 66
Working with Textp. 67
Move and Copyp. 68
Enhance your Documentp. 69
Write a Letterp. 70
Create a Letterheadp. 72
Add a Picturep. 74
Create a Tablep. 76
Surfing the Webp. 77
What is the Internet?p. 78
Web Addressesp. 80
Hyperlinksp. 81
Searching for Web Pagesp. 82
Returning to a Websitep. 84
Save Picture from Web Pagep. 86
Online Documentsp. 88
Antivirus Softwarep. 90
Windows Updatep. 91
Useful Websitesp. 92
Shopping on the Webp. 93
Who Buys What?p. 94
Newspapersp. 96
Radio Stationsp. 97
eBooksp. 98
Research Productsp. 100
Set Preferencesp. 101
Compare Pricesp. 102
Register at a Websitep. 103
Buy Onlinep. 104
Make Payments and Orderp. 105
Order Groceries Onlinep. 106
Buying and Selling on eBayp. 107
Registering on eBayp. 108
Internet Fraud Preventionp. 110
Money Managementp. 111
Household Budgetp. 112
Show Expenses and Valuesp. 114
Insert Calculationsp. 115
Complete the Spreadsheetp. 116
Track your Stock Portfoliop. 118
Stock on the Webp. 120
Online Bankingp. 122
Find Online Banksp. 123
Check Out the Banksp. 124
Open an Online Accountp. 125
Completing the Applicationp. 126
Microsoft Moneyp. 127
Online Banking Tipsp. 128
Digital Photographyp. 129
A Sample Camerap. 130
Register with the Makerp. 131
Get Informationp. 132
Download and Installp. 133
Connect the Camerap. 134
Transferring Imagesp. 136
Using the Photo Viewerp. 138
Enhance Imagep. 139
Advanced Photo Editorsp. 140
Slide Showsp. 141
Printingp. 142
Photos on the Internetp. 143
Digital Photography Tipsp. 144
Organize Collectionsp. 145
What is a Catalog?p. 146
Planningp. 147
Catalog your CDsp. 148
Sort the Collectionp. 150
Searchingp. 151
More Advanced Searchesp. 152
Print the Catalogp. 154
Plan an Eventp. 157
Plan your Projectp. 158
Design a Cardp. 160
Add Clip Artp. 162
Add the Messagep. 164
More Creative Toolsp. 165
Get Directionsp. 166
Create Address Labelsp. 168
Amend and Select Labelsp. 170
Manage your Computerp. 171
Sharing your PCp. 172
Creating an Accountp. 173
The Welcome Screenp. 174
Passwordsp. 176
The Guest Accountp. 177
Switching Usersp. 178
Vista Backup and Restorep. 180
Backup Filesp. 182
Restore Filesp. 184
System Restorep. 186
Indexp. 187
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ISBN: 9781840783551
ISBN-10: 1840783559
Series: In Easy Steps
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 28th April 2008
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 18.6  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.4