Computers for Seniors for Dummies: Easyread Super Large 20pt Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Sep 19, 2009 - Computers - 340 pages
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The first time I heard the term ''computer crash,'' I started worrying about the challenge of mastering these machines. Frankly I had all the gear but little or no idea on how to even get started. With no accelerator, no brake, not even a steering wheel, how was I going to control and do something useful with this computer? It doesn't have to be that way as long as you have the proper instruction. Get your first computer driving lessons from Computers For Seniors For Dummies. The For Dummies team is known for making even the most difficult subjects easy - and fun - to master. In this book, you find the ideal road map for finding your way around a personal computer, your PC (learnt something new already!) for the first time. Using Computers For Seniors For Dummies, you discover how to set up and fine tune your PC. You find out how to use Windows Vista - the petrol for your machine. Then the fun really begins! You can surf the vast world of the Internet to do anything from catching up on the latest news to finding out about a new hobby. (Be sure to visit me at www.stirlingmoss.com! ) You can put your photos on the computer and share them with friends and family. You can play games. You can play music. You can shop for anything and everything under the sun. You can send greetings and gifts and join in online discussions. You can plan your vacations and print maps to your destination so you can get there without a wrong turn! And if you run into trouble, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has a repair shop - a section on working out and fixing the problem. Computers open up a great world of possibilities. You should be a part of it. With Computers For Seniors For Dummies, you have the power to participate in that world. If I can learn to drive a computer, although I still have my ''L'' plates on, so can you! Lose your fear and take control of your new machine with Computers For Seniors For Dummies - the book that is easy and fun to use and prepared especially for you.
 

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Contents

Understand Processor Speed and Memory
30
Setting Up Your Computer
38
Getting around the Windows Desktop
76
Customizing Windows
112
Working with Files and Folders
160
Create a Compressed File or Folder
187
Back Up Files to a Writable CD or DVD 192 Store Copies of Files and Folders for Safekeeping
196
Set Printer Preferences
206
View Currently Installed Printers
214
Having Fun and Getting Things Done with
264
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