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Titles about Windows 8.1
Do you own a pc with Windows 8.1?

These books help you get started!
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Mac OS X Yosemite for SENIORS
Get started with Mac OS X Yosemite

Get familiar with Apple's latest operating system.
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Word 2013 and 2010 for SENIORS
Learn to write and edit a letter in Word

Use Word 2013 or 2010 to create letters and documents.
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eBooks from Visual Steps
Take a look at our eBooks

Have you seen our eBooks yet?
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Do you own a pc with Windows 8.1? These books help you get started!
 
 

Are you working with Windows 8.1 but have not yet fully mastered Microsoft's latest operating system? Then teach yourself how to use Windows 8.1 more effectively and easier with these handy computer books. In no time at all you will become a pro!

   
 

Explore Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 for SENIORS is a great book for those who want to get started using a Windows 8.1 computer. The book walks you through the basics of the operating system in an easy step-by-step manner. You will learn how to use the start screen, desktop and apps screen. Furthermore this book shows how to type a note in the word-processing program WordPad that is included on your computer. You will also learn how to correct typing mistakes. Other topics discussed in this book are using files and folders, surfing the Internet, send and receive email with the app Mail and how to change the settings on your pc. Adjusting your computer’s settings is not only worthwhile to make difficult actions easier, but it will also save you a lot of trouble in the long run. For instance, you can change the mouse settings and make it as easy as possible to use the mouse. This will prevent you from overburdening your wrist or hand.

 

This book includes instructional videos on the accompanying website!

 
Windows 8.1 for SENIORS

Windows 8.1 for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 118 8
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 368
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.95
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Learn how to:

  • Become comfortable and enjoy using your computer
  • Write letters and memos on the computer
  • Send and receive messages by email
  • Explore the World Wide Web
  • Customize your computer settings

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

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Key concepts and basic tasks visually explained!

 
 
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Dive deeper in Windows 8.1
Have you mastered the basics of Windows 8.1, but want to learn more? Then More Windows 8 for SENIORS is the 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 learn how to clean up and optimize your hard drive, which will make the computer work more efficiently. Finally, you will also learn how to create restore points and a backup.

 

Learn how to play and manage music and burn CDs and DVDs.

 
More Windows 8.1 for SENIORS

More Windows 8.1 for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 079 2
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 376
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.95
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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

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

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Use system restore options, create backups and clean up the computer.

 
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Get started with Mac OS X Yosemite
   
 

When you first start working with a Mac from Apple you might need some time to get used to it. The book Mac OS X Yosemite for SENIORS helps you to quickly find your way around the Mac!
You will learn how to use basic features, such as accessing the Internet, using email and organizing files and folders in Finder. You will also get acquainted with some of the handy tools and apps included in Mac OS X Yosemite that makes it easy to work with photos, video and music. Finally, you will learn how to set preferences to make it even easier to work on your Mac and learn how to change the look and feel of the interface. This practical book, written using the well-known step-by-step method from Visual Steps, is all you need to feel comfortable with your Mac!

 

The perfect book for anyone who wants to work with Mac OS X Yosemite.

 
Mac OS X Yosemite for SENIORS

Mac OS X Yosemite for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 360 1
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 312
Price: US $24.95, Canada $29.99
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Take a look at the table of contents and the sample chapter!

 

Learn how to:

  • Perform basic tasks in Mac OS X Yosemite
  • Use Internet and email
  • Work with files and folders in Finder
  • Work with photos, videos and music
  • Set preferences
  • Download and use apps

This book is suitable for: OS X Yosemite.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 
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Learn to write and edit a letter in Word
   
 

Microsoft Word is a popular and user-friendly word processing program. This book will show you the basics of working with documents. Everything from creating and editing documents to formatting text and working with styles and themes is covered. You will also learn some of Word's more advanced features such as working with an index and merging documents. This fully illustrated book features step-by-step instructions that allows you to learn Word at your own pace. This is a practical book for the office, in the class room or at home!

 

Master this great program by using this book!

 
Word 2013 and 2010 for SENIORS

Word 2013 and 2010 for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 110 2
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 312
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.99
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Work with letters, envelopes and address labels.

 

Please note: In order to work with this book, you need to own Word 2013 or Word 2010 and have it already installed on your computer or have a subscription to Office 365, the online version.

   
 

Learn how to:

  • Write, edit and format text
  • Insert images and tables
  • Work with styles and themes
  • Add headers, footers and captions
  • Add a table of contents and an index
  • Work with letters, envelopes and address labels
  • Merge documents

This book is suitable for: Microsoft Word 2013 and Word 2010
Windows 8.1, 7 and Vista

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 
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Take a look at our eBooks
   
 

Visual Steps has begun publishing eBooks (also known as ePubs). These eBooks are attractively low-priced. You can buy an eBook for as little as $1.99!
At the moment there are four eBooks available:

- Arranging and Finding Folders and Files on Your Windows 7 Computer
- Working with Facebook
- Backup in Windows 7
- Backup in Windows 8.1

The eBooks from Visual Steps are suitable for tablets, such as the iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Google Nexus and Kindle. In our free guide Purchase an Epub you can learn how to purchase an eBook, and view it on your tablet. On the website accompanying each eBook you can find information about the book, the table of contents and the online stores where you can buy the eBook. We think the easiest way to learn how to purchase an eBook is by following the steps in the free guide Purchase an Epub.

 

Learn how to purchase an eBook, and view it on your tablet.

 
Arranging and Finding Folders and Files on Your Windows 7 Computer Working with Facebook Backup in Windows 7 Backup in Windows 8.1

Arranging and Finding Folders and Files on Your Windows 7 Computer
ISBN: 978 90 5905 210 9
Price: US $1.99
Canada $1.99

Working with Facebook
ISBN: 978 90 5905 421 9
Price: US $1.99
Canada $1.99

Backup in Windows 7
ISBN: 978 90 5905 641 1
Price: US $1.99
Canada $1.99

Backup in Windows 8.1
ISBN: 978 90 5905 611 4
Price: US $1.99
Canada $1.99

 

You can buy an eBook from Visual Steps for just $1.99!

 
 
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