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Windows 11 for seniors

Curt Simmons (Author)
"Don't call your tech guru for help -- get this book and help yourself! What do you want to do with your Windows computer? Sign up for Facebook to keep up with your friends? Watch a video taken during the latest family trip? Find your latest email messages with a single click of the mouse? Look no further than Windows 11 For Seniors For Dummies to discover how to do these tasks and others that you depend on a daily basis. With this guide to the popular operating system, you find the clear and easy instructions to checking tech tasks off your to-do list. This book focuses on giving you the steps -- with plenty of helpful illustrations -- you need to complete the essential tasks that you perform throughout your day, like connecting with friends on social media, customizing your Windows 11 desktop with personal photos, and emailing the family about weekend plans. You also find out how to navigate Windows 11 and enhance it with the apps and widgets that you use. Other topics include: Adding shortcuts to favorite apps ; Personalizing your desktop ; Creating your private Windows account ; Setting up the email app ; Having news delivered to your desktop ; Chasing down lost files ; Tweaking your digital photos ; Setting your security and forgetting about it. Reach for Windows 11 For Seniors For Dummies whether you need a basic introduction to Windows, want a refresher on Windows 11, or have a question you want answered right away. You can then spend less time looking for help on how your computer works and more time enjoying the fun parts of life" -- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2022
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 2022
ix, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9781119846505, 1119846501
Part 1: Getting started. Getting acquainted with Windows 11 ; Using Start screen, apps, and widgets ; Adjusting Windows 11 settings ; Working with user accounts ; Getting comfortable with the desktop
Part 2: Windows 11 and the web. Finding what you need on the web ; Emailing family and friends ; Connecting with Microsoft Teams ; Exploring Apps for your daily life
Part 3: Having fun with Windows 11. Exploring the Microsoft Store ; Taking photos and more ; Enjoying music and videos
Part 4: Beyond the basics. Maintaining Windows 11 ; Connecting a printer and other devices ; Working with files ; Backing up and restoring files
"Learning made easy"--Cover
"Create shortcuts to your favorite apps; connect to Wi-Fi, email, printers, and smartphones; customize your desktop with personal photos"--Cover
"Inside: customize your computer; adjust your screen settings; connect using Microsoft Teams; troubleshoot common issues; find and organize your files; get groovy with music and video; install apps on your PC; use widgets and other fun tools"--Page 4 of cover
Includes index