Computers For Seniors For Dummies

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Wiley, Oct 29, 2009 - Computers - 408 pages
4 Reviews

Great advice on choosing a computer, getting online, and having fun!

Computers are an essential part of daily life these days, but they can be a bit intimidating at first. Computers For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition gets you going with lots of illustrations and easy-to-follow-instructions, never assuming you already know more than you do.

You'll learn to use the keyboard and mouse, navigate the Windows 7 operating system, access the Internet and use e-mail, create documents, shop safely online, and more.

  • Shows you how to choose the right computer, get it set up, and get going
  • Explains how to connect to the Internet and keep up with family and friends via e-mail
  • Helps you create documents, work with files and folders, simplify your finances, and build a budget using a spreadsheet
  • Discusses how to use social networking sites and how to shop and bank online without compromising your privacy
  • Offers tips and advice to help you avoid common pitfalls

With Computers For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition by your side, you'll be able to use the computer with confidence and take advantage of all it has to offer.

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User Review  - ladyj3 - Overstock.com

I am finding this book quite helpful for those of us not growing up in a computer world. It goes step by step and is uncompliated to learn. Give it a try if you feel computer challanged. I did and would tell anyone to give it a try. Read full review

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User Review  - s3m2c1 - Overstock.com

Very helpful. Easy understandable language. makes it less of a task to figure out the what's or how to do it on the computer. ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Nancy C. Muir owns a writing and consulting company that specializes in technology topics. She is the author of more than 50 books; writes a column for Retirenet.com on computers and the Internet; and runs the Web site TechSmartSenior.com, which is dedicated to helping those over 50 enjoy all technology has to offer.

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