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Laptops and Tablets For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-09596-6
Paperback
504 pages
October 2011
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Introduction 1

Part I: First Steps with Your Laptop 5

Chapter 1: Discovering the Laptop Advantage 7

Chapter 2: Buying a Laptop 19

Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Laptop 37

Chapter 4: Managing Power 53

Chapter 5: Opting for a Tablet Computer 63

Part II: Exploring Windows 73

Chapter 6: Getting around the Windows 7 Desktop 75

Chapter 7: Setting Up Your Display 99

Chapter 8: Getting Help with Vision, Hearing, and Dexterity Challenges 113

Chapter 9: Setting Up Printers and Scanners 133

Chapter 10: Getting Help 151

Part III: Having Fun and Getting Things Done with Software 167

Chapter 11: Working with Software Programs 169

Chapter 12: Working with Files and Folders 183

Chapter 13: Using the Desktop Gadget Gallery and Gadgets 205

Chapter 14: Using Microsoft Works 219

Chapter 15: Getting the Most from Movies and Digital Photos 241

Chapter 16: Playing Music in Windows 7 259

Chapter 17: Playing Games in Windows 7 273

Chapter 18: Dabbling with Online Programs291

Part IV: Exploring the Internet 305

Chapter 19: Understanding Internet Basics 307

Chapter 20: Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer 323

Chapter 21: Staying Safe While Online 343

Chapter 22: Keeping In Touch with E-Mail 365

Chapter 23: Connecting with People Online 391

Chapter 24: Getting Involved in the Social Net 407

Part V: Taking Care of Your Laptop 421

Chapter 25: Laptop Security and Safety 423

Chapter 26: Maintaining Windows 445

Index 465

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