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Easy computer basics : Windows 10 edition / Michael Miller.

Miller, Michael, 1958- author. (Author).
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Seymour Main Library 005.446 MILLER (Text) 9780789754523S On Order On order -

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  • ISBN: 9780789754523
  • ISBN: 0789754525
  • Physical Description: xiii, 266 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Windows 10 edition
  • Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Que, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Understanding personal computers : Types of computers ; Getting to know desktop PCs ; Getting to know all-in-one PCs ; Getting to know notebook PCs ; Getting to know tablet PCs ; Connectors ; Hard disk drives: long-term storage ; Keyboards ; Touchpads ; Memory card readers ; CD and DVD drives ; Computer screens ; Printers -- 2. Setting up your PC : Desktop computer system ; Setting up a notebook PC ; Setting up an all-in-one desktop PC ; Setting up a traditional desktop PC ; Powering on ; Logging on to Windows ; Shutting down -- 3. Connecting peripherals and other devices : USB connector ; Connecting devices via USB ; Connecting a printer ; Connecting your PC to your TV -- 4. Setting up a wireless home network : Understanding how wireless networks work ; Setting up your network's main PC ; Connecting additional PCs to your wireless network ; Adding your computer to a homegroup ; Accessing other computers in your homegroup ; Accessing other computers on your network -- 5. Using Microsoft Windows 10 : Exploring the Windows 10 desktop ; Using the mouse ; Using the Windows start menu ; Opening a program ; Using the taskbar ; Scrolling a window ; Maximizing, minimizing, and closing a window ; Switching between open windows ; Using Windows in tablet mode ; Using Windows with a touchscreen display -- 6. Personalizing Windows : Settings window ; Customizing the start menu ; Changing the desktop background ; Changing the accent color ; Customizing the lock screen picture ; Adding apps to the lock screen ; Changing your profile picture ; Setting up additional users ; Switching between users ; Configuring Windows settings -- 7. Working with software applications : Parts of a window ; Opening an application ; Pinning a program to the start menu ; Pinning a program to the taskbar ; Creating a desktop shortcut ; Searching for apps ; Using universal Windows apps ; Using context menus ; Using pull-down menus ; Using toolbars ; Using ribbons ; Using Windows 10's built-in apps ; Finding new apps in the Windows Store -- 8. Using Microsoft Word : Comparing desktop and web versions of Word ; Launching Word online ; Launching the Word desktop app ; Navigating Word online ; Entering text ; Cutting/copying and pasting text ; Formatting text ; Formatting paragraphs ; Saving your work ; Printing a document -- 9. Working with files and folders : File Explorer ; Launching File Explorer ; Exploring the ribbon ; Navigating with the navigation pane ; Working with folders ; Changing the way files are displayed ; Sorting files and folders ; Creating a new folder ; Renaming a file or folder ; Copying a file or folder ; Moving a file or folder ; Searching for a file ; Deleting a file or folder ; Restoring deleted files ; Emptying the recycle bin ; Compressing a file ; Extracting files from a compressed folder ; Working with files on OneDrive -- 10. Using the Internet : Microsoft Edge ; Connecting to an Internet Wi-Fi hotspot ; Web browsing with Microsoft Edge ; Saving favorite pages ; Returning to a favorite page ; Opening multiple pages in tabs ; Searching the Web with Google ; Smart searching with Cortana ; Shopping online ; Buying items on Craigslist ; Selling items on Craigslist -- 11. Communicating with email : Windows mail app ; Viewing your inbox and reading messages ; Moving a message to another folder ; Replying to an email message ; Composing a new email message ; Adding other accounts to the mail app ; Managing your contacts from the People app ; Reading Web-based email with Gmail ; Replying to a Gmail message ; Composing a new Gmail message ; Sending a file via Gmail -- 12. Sharing with Facebook and other social networks : Comparing Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter ; Finding Facebook friends ; Reading the news feed ; Posting a status update ; Viewing a friend's timeline ; Personalizing your timeline page ; Viewing a friend's photos ; Sharing your photos on Facebook ; Sharing interesting images with Pinterest ; Finding people to follow on Pinterest ; Finding and repinning interesting pins ; Pinning from a Web page ; Tweeting with Twitter ; Following other Twitter users -- 13. Watching TV and movies online : Playing movies with the Windows Movies and TV app ; Watching movies on Netflix ; Watching TV shows on Hulu ; Watching videos on YouTube ; Purchasing and downloading movies and TV shows from the iTunes Store ; Watching videos with iTunes ; Watching digital videos with the Movies and TV app -- 14. Playing digital music : Comparing streaming music services ; Streaming music online with Spotify ; Streaming music online with Pandora ; Downloading music from the iTunes Store ; Playing digital music with iTunes ; Playing a CD with iTunes ; Purchasing music from the Groove Music app ; Playing digital music with the Groove Music app -- 15. Viewing and editing digital photos : Viewing a picture with the Photos app ; Transferring pictures via USB ; Transferring pictures from a memory card ; Viewing your photos in Windows ; Editing your photos with the Photos app -- 16. Protecting your computer : Windows Action Center ; Using the Windows Action Center ; Defending against malware with Windows Defender ; Deleting unnecessary files ; Deleting unused programs ; Backing up your files ; Restoring your computer after a crash.
Summary, etc.: Teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common computer tasks. -Publisher's description.
Subject: Microsoft Windows (Computer file)
Operating systems (Computers)

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