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More Windows 8 for SENIORS
Get more out of Windows 8.1!

Take a look at our newest publication: More Windows 8 for SENIORS.
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iPad for SENIORS
Learn how to use your iPad

Do you have an iPad with iOS 7 but you're not sure how all of the options work?
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Protect, clean up and speed up your computer for SENIORS
Protect, clean up and speed up your computer

Regular maintenance of your computer will keep your system running smoothly and efficiently.
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What do you want to learn in 2014? Fill in the new survey on our website.
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Get more out of Windows 8.1
 
 

The computer book More Windows 8 for SENIORS is the logical sequel to the book Windows 8 for SENIORS. If you want to learn more about Windows 8.1 and gain in-depth knowledge of this operating system, this is the ideal book for you. In this book you will learn how to order files, and create and use libraries, among other things. You will also learn how to create and manage user accounts. It can come in handy to have multiple user accounts, if your computer is used by more than one person.
Are you interested in photo editing and managing your music? With the Photos app and the Windows Live Photo Gallery program you can easily edit your photos, and with Windows Media Player you can manage your music. After you have transferred your CD collection to the computer, you can create playlists with all your favorite songs, and play them on your computer. In this book you can also read more about burning files to CD or DVD, and about computer maintenance. For instance, you can clear up and optimize your hard disk, which will make the computer work more efficiently. Finally, you will also learn how to create restore points and a backup. The computer book More Windows 8 for SENIORS is highly recommended for anyone who wants to get the most out of their Windows 8.1 computer!

 

Highly recommended for those who want to get more out of Windows 8.1.

 
More Windows 8 for SENIORS

More Windows 8 for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 079 2
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 376
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.55
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Learn how to:

  • Adjust your workspace
  • Create user accounts
  • Work with photos
  • Play and manage music
  • Burn CDs and DVDs
  • Use system restore options, create backups and clean up the computer
 

Learn how to create user accounts and burn files to a CD or DVD.

 

This book is suitable for: Windows 8.1 on a desktop computer or laptop.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 
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Learn how to use your iPad
   
 

The iPad is a useful device with lots of possibilities. For example you can send emails, surf the Internet, listen to music and even read a book! Our comprehensive and invaluable book iPad for SENIORS shows you how to get the most out of an iPad with iOS 7. The book covers all of the iPad's basic functions and most of the standard apps are carefully explained.
The book also guides you on how to use the App Store, where you can download other interesting applications free of charge or for a small fee. There are hundreds of thousands of apps to add extra functionality to your iPad. Each chapter of this book is broken down into small, concise, well-illustrated step-by-step instructions that can be followed at your own pace. With a large-print type and an extensive index, this is the best resource for anyone that wants to get to know their iPad.

 

Learn how to create photos and videos with your iPad!

 
iPad for SENIORS

iPad for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 339 7
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 320
Price: US $22.95, Canada $25.95
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Suitable for an iPad with iOS 7!

 

Learn how to:

  • Navigate the screens
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi or 3/4G network
  • Surf the Internet and use email
  • Use built-in applications
  • Download apps from the App Store
  • Work with photos, video and music
  • Use Facebook, Twitter and Skype

This book is suitable for: iPad 2, the new iPad (3rd and 4th generation), iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad mini 2 with iOS 7.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 
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Protect, clean up and speed up your computer
   
 

Regular maintenance of your computer will keep your system running smoothly and efficiently. But, how can you do this systematically? The computer book Protect, Clean Up and Speed Up Your Computer for SENIORS explains step by step what you can do to optimize Windows and clean up the hard drive. The many screen shots in the book indicate which button, file or hyperlink you will need to click.
You will learn how to protect your computer from viruses and spyware and how to manage the privacy settings in Internet Explorer.
The chapters covering computer maintenance will guide you on how to use the Check Disk program to correct errors on your hard drive. You will also learn how you can make your computer run faster by doing a disk defragmentation and keeping the startup programs in check.
All of these measures will help you keep your computer more stable and in good shape.

 

Keep your computer running smoothly and efficiently.

 
Protect, Clean Up and Speed Up Your Computer for SENIORS

Protect, Clean Up and Speed Up Your Computer for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 257 4
Book type: Paperback
Number of pages: 160
Price: US $19.95, Canada $21.95
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Learn:

  • protect your computer from viruses and spyware
  • configure Windows Firewall
  • manage the privacy and security settings in Internet Explorer
  • filter unwanted email
  • clear your browsing history in Internet Explorer
  • defrag the hard drive using Disk Defragmenter
  • create a System Restore Point
  • use Windows Update
  • manage start up programs

This book is suitable for: Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

This book is only suitable for Windows 7, Vista and XP.

 
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