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Title:
Windows 10 for dummies / by Andy Rathbone.
Title Variants:
Windows ten for dummies
ISBN:
9781119470861

9781119470908

9781119470915
Edition:
3rd edition.
Publication Information:
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
xii, 442 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Windows 10 stuff everybody thinks you already know. What is Windows 10? ; Starting with the start menu ; The traditional desktop ; Basic desktop window mechanics ; Storage: internal, external, and in the cloud -- Working with programs, apps, and files. Playing with programs, apps, and documents ; Finding the lost ; Printing and scanning your work -- Getting things done on the internet. Cruising the web ; Being social: mail, people, and calendar ; Safe computing -- Customizing and upgrading Windows 10. Customizing settings in Windows ; Keeping Windows from breaking ; Sharing one computer with several people ; Connecting computers with a network -- Music, photos, and movies. Playing and copying music ; Fiddling with photos (and videos) -- Help!. The case of the broken window ; Strange messages: what you did does not compute ; Moving from an old PC to a new Windows 10 PC ; Help on the Windows help system -- The part of tens. Ten things you'll hate about Windows 10 (and how to fix them) ; Ten or so tips for tablet and laptop owners.
Abstract:
A guide to the latest release of the Windows operating system covers its updated features, applications, hardware requirements, customization, and troubleshooting.
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Summary

Summary

The #1 source for Windows 10 help

Millions of Windows users have turned to Windows For Dummies for quick, friendly, and easy-to-understand help with their computers. Windows 10 For Dummies, 3rd Edition continues this tradition as it helps you navigate the twists and turns of Windows. Start at the beginning to discover the basics of the Windows interface or flip to later chapters to help you work with Windows apps, connect to the Internet, or customize your privacy settings.

Updated to cover the latest changes to Windows 10, this revised edition is ideal for first-time Windows users who need a guide to their operating system as well as experienced users who need a road map to the latest features. Inside, the book quickly and easily shows you how to do everything from establishing a user account, to corralling your photos, to setting up a printer, to using Windows on a tablet--and everything in between.

Manage the start-up menu and the Windows desktop Get to know the programs that come with Windows 10 Discover troubleshooting tips and privacy tricks Be productive at home or in the office

If you use Windows 10, you'll want to keep this updated edition of the trusty companion nearby as you make your way around the new OS.


Author Notes

Andy Rathbone is the author of the bestselling "Windows For Dummies" books, as well as other titles in the "For Dummies" series. He was born in San Diego, California and attended San Diego State University. He majored in Comparative Literature, and graduated in 1986. He began freelancing for computer magazines shortly thereafter, and wrote the first edition of "Windows for Dummies" in 1992.