Computing for Seniors QuickSteps

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April 27, 2011


Mixed media product, 306 pages


007174035X / 9780071740357


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Main description

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!

Take advantage of your computer's features and tools right away--the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy to accomplish everything you want to do. Follow along and quickly learn how to navigate the Windows operating system; get online; use core programs such as Word, Excel, and Quicken; and secure your computer. Fun activities, such as genealogy, photo editing and management, social networking, and online dating are covered, plus you'll get tips for enjoying music, ebooks, and videos. Written by seniors for seniors, this practical, fast-paced guide helps you get the most out of your computer.

The unique, oblong layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer.

Use these handy guideposts:

  • Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks
  • Personal insights from other seniors
  • Need-to-know facts in concise narrative
  • Helpful reminders or alternative ways of doing things
  • Bonus information related to the topic being covered
  • Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started
Chapter 2. Using the Internet
Chapter 3. Computer Security
Chapter 4. Sending and Receiving Email
Chapter 5. Socializing and Communicating Online
Chapter 6. Using Applications
Chapter 7. Stepping into Digital Photography
Chapter 8. Enjoying Digital Music, E-books, and Videos
Chapter 9. Working with Your Finances Online
Chapter 10. Exploring Genealogy

Author comments

Marty Matthews, cocreator of the QuickSteps series, is the bestselling author or coauthor of more than 70 books--including Microsoft Office Word 2010 QuickSteps, Microsoft Office 2010 QuickSteps, and Windows 7 QuickSteps.

Carole Matthews, cocreator of the QuickSteps series, is the bestselling author or coauthor of more than 50 books, including Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 QuickSteps and Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 QuickSteps.

Bobbi Sandberg is a consultant, an instructor, and a retired CPA. She is the author or co-author of several books, including Quicken 2009 QuickSteps.

Gary David Bouton is the author of more than 20 books on computer graphics, including Photoshop CS4 QuickSteps with Carole Matthews.

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