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Author Muir, Nancy, 1954-

Title Computers for seniors for dummies [text (large print)] / Nancy Muir.

Imprint Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Large Type Non-Fiction    004.16 MUI 2010    Available
Edition Large print ed. ; 2nd ed.
Description 509 p. (large print) : ill. ; 29 cm.
Series --For dummies
--For dummies.
Note Includes index.
Contents First Steps with Your Computer. Buying a Computer -- Setting Up Your Computer -- Getting Around the Windows 7 Desktop -- Setting Up Your Display -- Getting Help with Vision, Hearing, and Dexterity Challenges -- Setting Up Printers and Scanners -- Getting Help -- Having Fun and Getting Things Done with Software. Working with Software Programs -- Working with Files and Folders -- Using the Desktop Gadget Gallery and Gadgets -- Creating Documents with Works Word Processor -- Working with Numbers and Finances -- Getting the Most from Movies and Digital Photos -- Playing Music in Windows 7 -- Playing Games in Windows 7 --Exploring the Internet. Understanding Internet Basics -- Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer -- Staying Safe While Online -- Keeping In Touch with E-Mail -- Connecting with People Online -- Taking Care of Your Computer. Protecting Windows -- Maintaining Windows.
Summary With this friendly, hassle-free guide, you can finally benefit from all the internet has to offer ... If you'd like to be able to exchange e-mails with your grandchildren, chat online and share photos with friends far away, and enjoy the convenience of shopping and paying bills online without checks and stamps, this book is just the ticket. Learn to choose the right computer, get set up, and get online; exchange e-mails and photos with family and friends; work with files and folders, and create and print documents; and simplify your finances and be safer online.
Subject Microcomputers.
Computers -- Self-instruction.
Internet and older people.
Genre/Form Large type books.
ISBN 9781410434081 (hardcover)
1410434087 (hardcover)

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