Computers For Seniors For Dummies book cover

Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Author:
Faithe Wempen
Published: December 29, 2021

Overview

A simple guide to computers that'll show you what all the fuss is about

Most people new to computers find them a little intimidating at first. But with the right guidance, even a total novice can be sending email and banking online in no time at all. Computers For Seniors For Dummies is your must-have computing companion, full of crystal clear, step-by-step instructions for accessing websites, opening and using programs, and keeping yourself safe from viruses and hackers. And unlike the confusing "tips" from your son-in-law, you can rely on the For Dummies brand to deliver advice that actually works!

Whether you've set up your computer and are ready to start using it or it's still sitting in the box, this book walks you through each and every step you need to take to connect with your family or share your photos with your friends on Facebook. It'll also show you how to:

  • Research topics you're interested in on the web while steering clear of malicious websites and emails that can harm your computer
  • Shop online in a way that keeps your credit card info secure
  • Find recipes, diet tips, the latest news, or your favorite TV show

Computers For Seniors For Dummies is your one-stop resource for taking control of your computer, transforming it from an expensive paperweight into the most useful gadget in your home. Filled with easy-on-the-eyes type and tons of explanatory images, this is the book that will finally get you up to speed on personal computing.

A simple guide to computers that'll show you what all the fuss is about

Most people new to computers find them a little intimidating at first. But with the right guidance, even a total novice can be sending email and banking online in no time at all. Computers For Seniors For Dummies is your must-have computing companion, full of crystal clear, step-by-step instructions for accessing websites, opening and using programs, and keeping yourself safe from viruses and hackers. And unlike the confusing "tips" from your son-in-law, you can rely on the For Dummies brand to deliver advice that actually works!

Whether you've set up your computer and are ready to start using it or it's still sitting in the box, this book walks you through each and

every step you need to take to connect with your family or share your photos with your friends on Facebook. It'll also show you how to:
  • Research topics you're interested in on the web while steering clear of malicious websites and emails that can harm your computer
  • Shop online in a way that keeps your credit card info secure
  • Find recipes, diet tips, the latest news, or your favorite TV show

Computers For Seniors For Dummies is your one-stop resource for taking control of your computer, transforming it from an expensive paperweight into the most useful gadget in your home. Filled with easy-on-the-eyes type and tons of explanatory images, this is the book that will finally get you up to speed on personal computing.

Computers For Seniors For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Computers offer a world of convenience for seniors, but they can be a little intimidating, too. To get started off right, see this checklist for what to look for before buying your PC (Windows operating) computer. (Got a Mac computer? Click here.) After you’ve purchased your computer, follow these care and maintenance tips to prolong its life. To round out your experience, here are some handy keyboard shortcuts for getting things done fast in Windows.