9780789749611

PCs for Grown-Ups Getting the Most Out of Your Windows 8 Computer

  • ISBN 13:

    9780789749611

  • ISBN 10:

    0789749610

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/13/2013
  • Publisher: Que Publishing

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Summary

This is the perfect Windows 8 PC book for everyone with plenty of lifeexperience, but not as much PC and technology experience. Paul McFedries, one of the world's leading experts on explaining technology to newcomers, explains all the basics in a friendly, lightly humorous tone that makes educated readers feel at home, without ever patronizing them, disrespecting them, or treating them as "old." McFedries' outstanding text is complemented by PCs for Grown-Ups' design, with large print and clear zoomed-in images that help you find what you're looking for, and get the point instantly. Throughout, McFedries offers simple tips, tricks, and shortcuts for every aspect of living with a Windows 8 PC -- from discovering its power to keeping it working perfectly. You'll find an easy buyer's guide to help you choose the right PC at the right price; step-yb-step instructions for setting up a new Windows 8 PC and "taking it for a spin"… all the basic Windows 8 techniques you need to know, including how to make your PC more physically accessible and comfortable to use; all you need to know about digital photos, music, and movies; a complete guide to working, learning, and playing online; up-to-the-minute coverage of social networking, security, and privacy; and basic PC maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair skills anybodycan master -- techniques that can save you hundreds of dollars, presented visually, one easy step at a time!

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