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Laptops for Seniors for Dummies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher For Dummies
Publication date March 15, 2010
Pages 443
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780470578308
ISBN-10 0470578300
Dimensions 1.25 by 7 by 9 in.
Weight 1.46 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $24.99
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Easy-to-understand advice for seniors who want to get up and running with their laptops

Laptop popularity is on the rise among computer buyers, including seniors. For anyone in the over-60 age group who is eager to get started with a laptop, this is the book for you! Laptops are ideal for seniors who travel and want to stay in contact with family and friends. You'll learn how to select the laptop that is right for you; get familiar with the hardware, operating system, and software; understand files and folders; and connect to other wireless technology.

Featuring a larger font for text and larger sizes for images, this easy-to-understand book begins with the basics and progresses to step-by-step coverage of how to establish positive habits and avoid common pitfalls. With this guide, you'll feel confident about staying safe online when banking, shopping, or chatting.

  • Seniors are becoming more adventurous when purchasing a computer, and laptops are increasing in popularity among the 60+ age group demographic
  • Covers the basics: selecting the right laptop for your needs, using the keyboard and mouse, finding your way around Windows 7, using the Internet, and more
  • Assures you about staying safe online and keeping your information private when shopping, e-mailing family and friends, banking, researching, and more
  • Features a large font and large images for easy reading

This gentle introduction will get you started using your laptop today!



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