Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Computers For Seniors For Dummies

by Nancy C. Muir
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Computers For Seniors For Dummies by Nancy C. Muir

The bestselling guide to choosing a computer and getting online, fully updated for Windows 8!

Whether you use your computer for bookkeeping, making travel plans, socializing, shopping, or just plain fun, computers are now an essential part of daily life. But it can be overwhelming to keep up with the technology as it continually evolves. This clear, friendly guide not only gets you up to speed on computer basics, it also covers the very latest information, like the changes you'll see with Windows 8.

You'll learn to use the keyboard and mouse, navigate the Windows 8 operating system, access the Internet, create documents, keep safe online, and more. Packed with screenshots and illustrations, the new edition of this popular book is easy to follow, never intimidating, and always helpful.

  • Starts with the basics and assumes no prior knowledge of computers
  • Updates your current skills for the latest technology changes, such as the Windows 8 operating system
  • Explains how to connect to the Internet, keep up with family and friends via e-mail and social media, find recipes and health information, book travel, manage your budget, and much more
  • Shows you how to organize documents, work with files and folders, manage pictures and videos, and customize your desktop and system
  • Offers tips and advice to help you avoid common pitfalls

Take on technology with confidence and take advantage of all your computer can do with Computers for Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118115534
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/27/2012
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Nancy C. Muir owns a writing and consulting company that specializes in technology topics. She is the author of more than 100 books, including all editions of the bestselling iPad For Seniors For Dummies. Nancy also writes a column on computers and the Internet for

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Computers for Seniors for Dummies 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
SherylGA More than 1 year ago
This was given as a gift to my mother who just starting using a computer. She has found it helpful, resourceful and clears up a lot of questions she's had about how computers operate.
kimkimmyj More than 1 year ago
I got this book for my 82 year old mother who decided she wanted to be more computer savvy. Before giving it to her, I read over it and learned a lot of stuff myself. It was well put together.
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enegizer More than 1 year ago
found this book very helpful. It helped with extending my understanding and using different aspects of my computer.