Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps - Windows Vista Edition: For the Over 50's

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This easy-to-use, full-color book helps the older generation enjoy all the benefits of using a PC with Windows Vista. Featuring a larger font size and plenty of illustrations, the book covers the mouse, playing and storing music on PC, creating a personal letterhead, surfing the Web, keeping in touch by e-mail, buying and selling on eBay, installing antivirus software, shopping safely on the Internet, ordering groceries online, playing games, money management, transferring ...
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Overview


This easy-to-use, full-color book helps the older generation enjoy all the benefits of using a PC with Windows Vista. Featuring a larger font size and plenty of illustrations, the book covers the mouse, playing and storing music on PC, creating a personal letterhead, surfing the Web, keeping in touch by e-mail, buying and selling on eBay, installing antivirus software, shopping safely on the Internet, ordering groceries online, playing games, money management, transferring images from a digital camera, and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781840783551
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: In Easy Steps
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Introducing your PC     7
Now's the Time     8
What Will You Do?     9
A Walk Around the PC     10
Basic Requirements     11
Sales Jargon Explained     13
Software     14
Ease of Access Center     16
Accessibility Tools     17
Mouse Buttons     18
Pointer Options     19
Keyboard Mouse     20
StickyKeys     21
A Comfortable Work Area     22
Be Entertained     23
Windows Start Menu     24
Windows Help     26
Games     28
More Card Games     30
Interactive Games     31
Create a Logo or Picture     32
Paint Tools     35
Play Music     36
Store Music on your PC     38
Communicate     39
Electronic Mail     40
Windows Mail     41
Windows Mail Folders     42
Create an Email Message     43
Disconnecting     45
Receiving Email     46
Manage your Email     47
Reply and Forward     48
Attachments     49
Receiving an Attachment     50
View the Attachment     51
Create a List of Contacts     52
Travel and Email     54
Live Chat     55
Letters and Reports     57
Write a Note     58
Save the Note     60
File Management     61
View Documents Folder     62
Organize your Documents     63
Retrieve your Document     64
Edit your Document     65
Print your Document     66
Working with Text     67
Move and Copy     68
Enhance your Document     69
Write a Letter     70
Create a Letterhead     72
Add a Picture     74
Create a Table     76
Surfing the Web     77
What is the Internet?     78
Web Addresses     80
Hyperlinks     81
Searching for Web Pages     82
Returning to a Website     84
Save Picture from Web Page     86
Online Documents     88
Antivirus Software     90
Windows Update     91
Useful Websites     92
Shopping on the Web     93
Who Buys What?     94
Newspapers     96
Radio Stations     97
eBooks     98
Research Products     100
Set Preferences     101
Compare Prices     102
Register at a Website     103
Buy Online     104
Make Payments and Order     105
Order Groceries Online     106
Buying and Selling on eBay     107
Registering on eBay     108
Internet Fraud Prevention     110
Money Management     111
Household Budget     112
Show Expenses and Values     114
Insert Calculations     115
Complete the Spreadsheet     116
Track your Stock Portfolio     118
Stock on the Web     120
Online Banking     122
Find Online Banks     123
Check Out the Banks     124
Open an Online Account     125
Completing the Application     126
Microsoft Money     127
Online Banking Tips     128
Digital Photography     129
A Sample Camera      130
Register with the Maker     131
Get Information     132
Download and Install     133
Connect the Camera     134
Transferring Images     136
Using the Photo Viewer     138
Enhance Image     139
Advanced Photo Editors     140
Slide Shows     141
Printing     142
Photos on the Internet     143
Digital Photography Tips     144
Organize Collections     145
What is a Catalog?     146
Planning     147
Catalog your CDs     148
Sort the Collection     150
Searching     151
More Advanced Searches     152
Print the Catalog     154
Plan an Event     157
Plan your Project     158
Design a Card     160
Add Clip Art     162
Add the Message     164
More Creative Tools     165
Get Directions     166
Create Address Labels     168
Amend and Select Labels     170
Manage your Computer     171
Sharing your PC     172
Creating an Account      173
The Welcome Screen     174
Passwords     176
The Guest Account     177
Switching Users     178
Vista Backup and Restore     180
Backup Files     182
Restore Files     184
System Restore     186
Index     187
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