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Windows 10 for dummies

Windows 10 for dummies

Rathbone, Andy, author

'Windows 10 For Dummies' covers the latest version of Windows and gets you up and running with the changes and new features you'll find in this updated operating system. Packed with time-saving tips to help you get the most out of the software, this helpful Windows 10 guide shows you how to manage Windows tasks like navigating the interface with a mouse or touchscreen, connecting to the web, and troubleshooting problems and making quick fixes

Book. English.
All editions (2)
Published Hoboken, New Jersey: For Dummies, [2015]
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Available at Leam Lane.

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Details

Statement of responsibility: by Andy Rathbone
ISBN: 1119049369, 9781119049364
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: xii, 419 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Subject: Operating systems (Computers); Computers and IT.; Microsoft Windows (Computer file)

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Part I: Windows 10 Stuff Everybody Thinks You Already Know
  3. What Is Windows 10?
  4. Starting with the Start Menu
  5. The Traditional Desktop
  6. Basic Desktop Window Mechanics
  7. Storage: Internal, External, and in the Cloud
  8. Part II: Working with Programs, Apps, and Files
  9. Playing with Programs, Apps, and Documents
  10. Finding the Lost
  11. Printing and Scanning Your Work
  12. Part III: Getting Things Done on the Internet
  13. Cruising the Web
  14. Being Social: Mail, People, and Calendar
  15. Safe Computing
  16. Part IV: Customizing and Upgrading Windows 10
  17. Customizing Windows with the Control Panels
  18. Keeping Windows from Breaking
  19. Sharing One Computer with Several People
  20. Connecting Computers with a Network
  21. Part V: Music, Photos, and Movies
  22. Playing and Copying Music
  23. Fiddling with Photos (and Videos)
  24. Part VI: Help!
  25. The Case of the Broken Window
  26. Strange Messages: What You Did Does Not Compute
  27. Moving from an Old PC to a New Windows 10 PC
  28. Help on the Windows Help System
  29. Part VII: The Part of Tens
  30. Ten Things You ll Hate about Windows 10 (And How to Fix Them)
  31. Ten or So Tips for Tablet and Laptop Owners
  32. Index

Author note

Andy Rathbone is author of all editions of Windows For Dummies as well as For Dummies titles on Microsoft Surface, upgrading and fixing PCs, and many other tech topics. His books can be found around the globe in over 30 languages. Andy answers reader questions and shares Windows updates at www.andyrathbone.com.

Description

Learn to:

Navigate Windows with a mouse or a touchscreen

Find lost files and missing apps

Add email addresses for quick access

Create accounts for your family or guests

Get Windows 10 advice from the series that helped millions of readers

Windows 10 combines the best features of previous Windows releases into an operating system built to run modern devices. Whether you got Windows 10 with a new gadget or updated an old PC with the new version, this book answers your Windows 10 questions in a snap. Open the book to find help with navigating, customizing, and getting results from Windows 10.

Pull back the curtain on Windows 10 create your Windows account, find all the classic Windows tools, and test the features unique to Windows 10

Start at the Start menu maneuver your way around the new Windows 10 Start menu and use it to launch your programs and apps

Welcome to the world of Windows get past the lock screen, sign–in like a breeze, make sense of user accounts, and keep your account private with a password

Make the Windows 10 desktop work for you spread several programs across the screen, create folders to easily organize your files, customize the taskbar, and use the Recycle Bin to discard unwanted items (and easily retrieve recently deleted files if you need them whew!)

Open the book and find:

How Windows 10 blends classic and new Windows features

Windows 10 hardware requirements

Why Windows 10 runs well on desktop PCs, laptops, tablets, and phones

A tour of the Windows 10 interface

Steps for setting up multiple accounts on one Windows 10 device

Step–by–step instructions for launching programs and apps

Ways to make programs easier to find

Guidance on setting up mobile desktops

Reviews

Treat Windows 10 For Dummies as getting you ready for life after the download and reduce any surprises to how are you are going to deal with it. (SFCrowsnest, August 2015)

Back cover copy

Learn to:

Navigate Windows with a mouse or a touchscreen

Find lost files and missing apps

Add email addresses for quick access

Create accounts for your family or guests

Get Windows 10 advice from the series that helped millions of readers

Windows 10 combines the best features of previous Windows releases into an operating system built to run modern devices. Whether you got Windows 10 with a new gadget or updated an old PC with the new version, this book answers your Windows 10 questions in a snap. Open the book to find help with navigating, customizing, and getting results from Windows 10.

Pull back the curtain on Windows 10 create your Windows account, find all the classic Windows tools, and test the features unique to Windows 10

Start at the Start menu maneuver your way around the new Windows 10 Start menu and use it to launch your programs and apps

Welcome to the world of Windows get past the lock screen, sign–in like a breeze, make sense of user accounts, and keep your account private with a password

Make the Windows 10 desktop work for you spread several programs across the screen, create folders to easily organize your files, customize the taskbar, and use the Recycle Bin to discard unwanted items (and easily retrieve recently deleted files if you need them whew!)

Open the book and find:

How Windows 10 blends classic and new Windows features

Windows 10 hardware requirements

Why Windows 10 runs well on desktop PCs, laptops, tablets, and phones

A tour of the Windows 10 interface

Steps for setting up multiple accounts on one Windows 10 device

Step–by–step instructions for launching programs and apps

Ways to make programs easier to find

Guidance on setting up mobile desktops