Windows 8.1 for Seniors in Easy Steps introduces the features of the most current Windows operating system, presented with older citizens in mind. It uses larger type for easy reading and discusses the topics in a clear and concise manner. It concentrates on the activities youll want to carry out, whether youre completely new to computers, or youre upgrading from a previous version of Windows. Windows 8.1 for Seniors in Easy Steps helps you choose the right edition of Windows 8.1 for your purpose, whether you are upgrading an existing computer or switching to a new computer specifically designed for Windows.
It focuses on the Windows 8.1 interface and shows you how you can access these features using a keyboard and mouse or using multi-touch display capabilities. It looks at the desktop, taskbar and search facilities that provide the facilities associated with the Start menu and also helps you customise your system to suit your way of working. It looks at applications and the tools and gadgets that provide the functions you need to make effective use of your computer. Windows 8.1 for Seniors in Easy Steps covers home networking and HomeGroups, email, internet, digital photography, music and video. It reviews the supplementary Metro and Windows applications that are provided via the Microsoft Store and the Windows websites. It also covers issues of security and protection, system maintenance and keeping your system up-to-date and efficient.
About the Author
Based in the U.K., Michael Price is an accomplished author, IT journalist and systems consultant with a wide experience of computing systems ranging from mainframes to personal computers. He's also a successful author with several best-selling "In Easy Steps" books to his credit.
Series: In Easy Steps
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 18th November 2013
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 18.6 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.526