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Author McFedries, Paul.

Title The complete idiot's guide to using your computer-- for seniors / by Paul McFedries.

Imprint Indianapolis, Ind. : Alpha Books, c2012.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  004.16 McF    ---  DUE 01-02-18 Billed
Description xvii, 395 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This helpful guide shows you how to get the most from your computer, from an introduction to the mouse and keyboard, and a primer on Microsoft Windows 7, to tips for customizing your computer to fit your needs-- Source other than Library of Congress.
"Presents a guide for seniors that teaches the fundamentals of using computers, covering such topics as locating and using files, composing documents, using the Internet, creating and receiving email, and setting up and using Facebook." - Publishers Description
Contents Getting comfy with your computer. A few computer basics ; Getting to know windows ; Installing and running programs ; Dealing with documents ; Playing with photos, music, and movies ; Troubleshooting your computer -- Making your computer easier to use. Circumventing visual challenges ; Surmounting hearing challenges ; Overcoming physical challenges -- Using your computer to go online. Setting up a network and Internet access ; Surfing the Web ; Exchanging email ; Getting the most from online shopping ; Connecting with family and friends -- Staying safe online. Playing it safe on the Web ; Keeping your email safe and sound ; Avoiding scams.
Source NBK 7/12 PPL
Subject Computers and older people.
Internet and older people.
Microcomputers.
Added Title Complete idiot's guide
Using your computer-- for seniors
ISBN 9781615641611 (pbk.)
1615641610 (pbk.)

 
    
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