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For Seniors: Play FreeCell on a Windows Computer

FreeCell is a variation of solitaire you can play in Windows. Games such as FreeCell are often just what you need to do in Windows to recharge your batteries after a long day. [more…]

For Seniors: Play Spider Solitaire on a Windows Computer

Windows provides many games such as Spider Solitaire that you can play for fun. You play Windows Spider Solitaire like you might play real solitaire, by arranging cards in order on-screen. [more…]

For Seniors: Play Minesweeper on a Windows Computer

Playing Windows' games such as Minesweeper allow you to clear your mind with a few minutes of fun. With Windows Minesweeper, the object is to flip over all the tiles without blowing up [more…]

For Seniors: Play Hearts on a Windows Computer

Windows provides many games such as Hearts that you can play for fun and to relieve stress. You play Windows Hearts like you might play the real game of Hearts, by winning tricks while taking the least [more…]

For Seniors: Play Chess Titans on a Windows Computer

Chess is an ancient game of strategy. If you’re a chess buff, you’ll enjoy playing Chess Titans in the Windows version of chess, which pits you against a computer opponent. [more…]

For Seniors: Play Checkers on a Windows Computer

Windows Checkers is easy to play, and a great stress reliever. The Windows version of checkers is an online game where you match your checker-playing skill with another player. [more…]

For Seniors: Open Hotmail E-mail Attachments

Windows Live Hotmail allows you to open e-mail attachments and even edit compatible files using Office Web Apps. Hotmail allows the editing of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote-compatible attachments [more…]

For Seniors: Share Photos and Videos Online with Flickr

Image-sharing sites such as Flickr allow you to share photos and videos over the Internet. Sharing photos and videos online through Flickr gives you a chance to share memories with family and friends who [more…]

For Seniors: Play Online Games

Windows includes many games, and you can find more online. Games you'll find online may be single-player games such as solitaire and Sudoku. Other games are muli-player, such as those where you enter a [more…]

For Seniors: Send and Receive Instant Messages (IMs)

Instant messaging (IM) is a type of instant communication that's text-based. Instant messaging programs include Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger [more…]

How to Log On to Windows 10 on Your New Computer

With your monitor, keyboard, and mouse connected to your new computer, it's time to turn it on and start the Windows 10 log in process. [more…]

How to Set Up Speech Recognition in Windows 10 on Your New Computer

Windows depends on you to make settings that customize its behavior on your computer. This is good news for you because the ability to customize Windows gives you a lot of flexibility in how you interact [more…]

How to Change the Windows 10 Desktop Background and Lock Screen Picture

As you work with your new computer, you might find that changing the appearance of various elements on your screen not only makes them more pleasant to look at, but also helps you see the text and images [more…]

How to Set Reminders on Your New Computer with Cortana

Cortana is a personal assistant feature introduced in Windows 10 that resembles apps on smartphones that reply to your voice requests for directions, a list of nearby restaurants, current weather conditions [more…]

How to Launch and Close a Program in Windows 10 on Your New Computer

You may think of Windows 10 as a set of useful accessories, such as games, music players, and a paint program for playing around with images, but Windows 10 is first an operating system. Windows 10's main [more…]

Understanding How Windows 10 Organizes Data on Your Computer

When you work in a software program, such as a word processor, you save your document as a file. Files can be saved to your computer hard drive to removable storage media, such as USB flash drives [more…]

Working with the File Explorer View Ribbon in Windows 10

File Explorer in Windows 10 contains menus that display sets of tools in an area known as the Ribbon. Depending on what you have selected in File Explorer, the menus that run across the top of File Explorer [more…]


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