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

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Internet for Seniors in Easy Steps starts with the basics of the Internet, explaining its history and how it works. Then it describes the practical possibilities — and fun — of surfing the Net: how to shop safely online; how to find information one every subject imaginable, including medical and financial as well as locating long-lost friends; how to order groceries online; exciting games to play; and more. Simple, step-by-step tutorials make learning a snap.

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Overview

Internet for Seniors in Easy Steps starts with the basics of the Internet, explaining its history and how it works. Then it describes the practical possibilities — and fun — of surfing the Net: how to shop safely online; how to find information one every subject imaginable, including medical and financial as well as locating long-lost friends; how to order groceries online; exciting games to play; and more. Simple, step-by-step tutorials make learning a snap.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781840783568
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: In Easy Steps
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 449,889
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents


Get Started     7
The Internet     8
Internet Services     9
Requirements     10
Internet Enabled Computer     11
Connection Types     12
ISP Account     13
Internet Browser Software     14
Upgrade to IE7     15
Setting Up     16
Starting Internet Explorer     17
Internet Explorer Window     18
Browse the Internet     19
Web Page Address     20
Open a Web Page     21
Links     22
Follow Links     23
Address Help     24
Add to Favorites     25
Searching     26
Add Search Providers     27
Specific Searches     28
Using Tabs     29
Open New Tab     30
Close Tabs     31
Change Home Page     32
Puzzles and Solutions     33
Solve Crosswords     34
Resolve Clues     35
Find Anagrams     36
Look Up Words     37
Crosswords Online     38
Interactive Crosswords     39
Sudoku     40
Solving Puzzles     41
Brain Aerobics     42
Web Encyclopedia     43
Internet Public Library     44
Online Classics     45
Online Reference     46
Chess and Bridge     47
Chess Games     48
View Game     49
Play Computer     50
Chess Server     52
Graphical Interface     53
Visit Server     54
Observe Games     55
Great Bridge Links     56
Online Bridge Clubs     58
Download Software     59
Bridge Movies     60
Log in to BBO     61
Kibitz a Table     62
Internet Entertainment     63
What's on TV?     64
Regular TV     66
What's on Radio?     67
Internet Radio     68
Visit the BBC     70
Hollywood Movies     71
New York Theater     72
London Theater Guide     73
Install Adobe Reader     74
Classical Music Archives     75
Arts and Crafts     77
Web Gallery of Art     78
Visit the Sistine Chapel     79
Water Color Painting     80
Learn to Draw     81
Pen and Ink Drawing     82
Origami     83
Celtic Knots     84
Cross Stitch     86
Knitting     88
Guilds     89
Other Crafts     90
Travel Plans     91
World Wide Travel     92
Online Travel Agents     93
Book Flights     94
Book Your Hotel     96
Book a Rental Car     98
Other Online Travel Agents     99
Loyalty Cards     100
Last-Minute Bookings     101
Name Your Own Price     102
Travel Guide     103
Travel Directions     104
Plan a Road Trip     105
Print Trip Guide     106
Explore Your Family Tree     107
Introduction to Genealogy     108
Researching Your Family Tree     109
Genealogy 101     110
Genealogy Charts     111
Charts in Text Format     112
Vital Records     113
Cyndi's List     114
FamilySearch      115
Ancestry.com     116
US National Archives     118
Other National Archives     119
Immigrant Records     120
Digital Photography     121
Tips on the Internet     122
Tutorials     123
Find Inspiration     124
Share Photos Online     125
Upload Photographs     126
View Albums     127
Share Albums     128
View Friends' Albums     129
Order Prints     130
Storage and Backup     132
Yahoo Photos     133
PBase Galleries     134
Keep in Touch     135
Email Communication     136
Create a Webmail Account     137
The Webmail Window     138
Access Your Mail     139
Create and Send Mail     140
Manage Your Mail     141
Create and Use Folders     142
Webmail Options     143
Attachments     144
Receive Attachments     145
E-Cards     146
Instant Messaging     147
Sign Up to Skype     148
Add Contacts     149
Make a Call      150
Publish to the Internet     151
Build a Web Page     152
Yahoo and GeoCities     153
Verify Registration     154
Create Website     155
PageWizards     156
Build Your Page     157
View the Web Pages     160
Making Changes     161
Using PageBuilder     162
Blogs     164
Create a Blog     165
Post to Your Blog     166
RSS Web Feeds     167
View Feeds     168
Internet Security     169
Browser Security     170
Phishing Filter     171
Pop-up Blocking     172
Delete Browsing History     173
Add-ons     174
Fix My Settings     176
Windows Update     177
Firewall and Malware     178
Website Directory     179
50 Plus Information     180
Communicating     181
Digital Photography     182
Learning     183
Publishing on the Internet     184
Reference Material     185
Travel     186
Index      187
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