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Computing with Windows 7 for the Older and Wiser: Get Up and Running on Your Home PC Paperback – March 8, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0470687031 ISBN-10: 0470687037 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 340 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (March 8, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470687037
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470687031
  • Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.7 x 8.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,066,451 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Computing with Windows® 7 for the Older & Wiser is a user friendly guide that takes you step-by-step through the basics of using a computer. Written in a jargon-free language, it is aimed at complete beginners using a PC that runs on Microsoft Windows® 7.

Using his experience as a teacher with Age Concern, Adrian Arnold explains the fundamentals of computing. From setting up the computer and understanding the equipment, to using the INTERNET to shop, explore hobbies and book holidays, you will be up and running on you home PC in no time.

Inside, you will find easy-to-follow guidance on:

  • Using the keyboard & the mouse
  • Navigating files and folders
  • Customizing your desktop
  • Using Email and the Internet
  • Word processing
  • Organizing your digital photos
  • Safely downloading files from the Internet
  • Finding useful websites and much more…

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