You can learn to use a computer at any age and this book will help you achieve this. It has been especially written for the over 50’s, using plain English and avoiding technical jargon wherever possible. It is lavishly illustration in full colour.
Among the many practical and useful subjects that are covered in this book are: Choosing the best computing system for your needs; Understanding the main hardware components of yoru computer;Getting your computer up and running in your home; Setting up peripheral devices like printers and routers. Connecting to the Internet using wireless broadband in a home with one or more computers; Getting familiar with Windows Vista and XP, the software used for operating and maintaining your computer; Learning about Windows built-in programs such as Windows Media Player, Paint and Photo Gallery. Using the Ease of Access Center to help if you have impaired eyesight, hearing or dexterity problems. Installing and using essential software such as Microsoft Office suite. Searching the Internet for the latest information on virtually any subject. Keeping in touch with friends and family using e-mail. Keeping your computerrunning efficiently and your valuable data files protected against malicious attack.
This book will help you to gain the basic knowledge needed to get the most out of your computer and, if you so wish, to give you the confidence to even join a localcomputer class.
Order Code BP704 – 120 pages