Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10

Author:   Paul McFedries
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition:   3rd Edition
ISBN:  

9781119698593


Pages:   352
Publication Date:   17 August 2020
Replaced By:   9781119866442
Format:   Paperback
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Master Windows 10 by reading only one book Teach Yourself Visually Windows 10, 3rd Edition brings together all of the necessary resources to make you an expert in the use of the latest version of Windows. Using highly visual techniques to maximize learner retention and memory, Teach Yourself Visually Windows 10 will have you breezing through the most popular operating system in the world in no time. The book includes hundreds of step-by-step and illustrated sets of instructions to teach you both the basics and the complexities of Windows 10 operation. Lessons include: Installing and repairing applications System maintenance Setting up password-protection Downloading photos Managing media files And more Teach Yourself Visually Windows 10 combines the best of visual learning techniques with comprehensive source material about the interface and substance of Windows 10 to leave you with encyclopedic knowledge of the operating system. Perfect for beginners and intermediate users alike, this book will turn your Windows-using experience from a slow slog into a lighting-fast masterclass of efficiency.

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Author:   Paul McFedries
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition:   3rd Edition
Dimensions:   Width: 18.90cm , Height: 1.60cm , Length: 23.20cm
Weight:   0.698kg
ISBN:  

9781119698593


ISBN 10:   1119698596
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   17 August 2020
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Replaced By:   9781119866442
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows Explore the PC Screen 4 Explore the Tablet Screen 5 Start and Close an App 6 Connect to Your Wireless Network 8 Put Windows to Sleep 10 Restart or Shut Down Windows 11 Switch to a Microsoft Account 12 Install an App 16 Switch Between Running Apps 18 Uninstall an App 20 Chapter 2 Customizing Windows Pin an App to the Start Menu 24 Open the Settings App 26 Change the Lock Screen Background 28 Add an App to the Lock Screen 30 Synchronize Settings Between PCs 32 Access an App's Features 34 Pin an App to the Taskbar 36 Adjust the Volume 38 Set the Time Zone 39 Configure Windows to Work with Multiple Monitors 40 Customize the Taskbar's Notification Area 42 Set Up Multiple Desktops 44 Chapter 3 Surfing the Web Open a Web Page 48 Open a Web Page in a Tab 50 Navigate Web Pages 52 Find Text on a Page 53 Navigate with the History List 54 Change Your Startup Page 56 Save Favorite Web Pages 58 Take Advantage of the Favorites Bar 60 Share a Web Page 62 Search for Sites 64 Download a File 66 Chapter 4 Sending and Receiving Email Configure an Email Account 70 Send an Email Message 72 Format the Message Text 74 Add a File Attachment 76 Save a Draft of a Message 78 Receive and Read Email Messages 80 Reply to a Message 82 Forward a Message 84 Open and Save an Attachment 86 Delete a Message 88 Create a Folder for Saving Messages 90 Configure Mail Options 92 Chapter 5 Getting Social with Windows Create a Contact 96 Add Your Google Account 98 Add Your iCloud Account 100 View a Contact 102 Edit a Contact 104 Assign a Photo to a Contact 106 Add Extra Fields to a Contact 108 Filter the Contacts List 110 Combine Multiple Profiles for a Contact 112 View Your Calendar 114 Add an Event to Your Calendar 116 Create a Recurring Event 118 Add an Event Reminder 119 Send or Respond to an Event Invitation 120 Customize Your Calendar 122 Chapter 6 Performing Day-to-Day Tasks with Apps Search Your PC 126 Configure the Cortana Voice Assistant 128 Control Your PC with Cortana 130 Configure Skype 132 Call Someone Using Skype 134 Display a Location on a Map 136 Get Directions to a Location 138 Check Your Weather Forecast 140 Check Another City's Weather Forecast 142 Perform Calculations 144 Record a Voice Memo 146 Set an Alarm 148 Write a Note 150 Chapter 7 Working with Images Import Images from a Digital Camera 154 Scan an Image 156 Navigate the Pictures Folder 158 View Your Images 160 Start a Slide Show 162 Repair an Image 164 Add a Photo Effect 166 Crop an Image 168 Rotate an Image 170 Delete an Image 171 Print an Image 172 Take a Picture with Your PC Camera 174 Chapter 8 Working with Multimedia Import Videos from a Digital Camera 178 Navigate the Videos Folder 180 Watch a Video 182 Edit a Video 184 Make a Movie 188 Play a Music CD 192 Copy Tracks from a Music CD 196 Navigate the Music Folder 198 Play Music 200 Create a Playlist 202 Switch Between Audio Devices 204 Chapter 9 Editing Documents Create and Save a Document 208 Open a Document 210 Change the Text Font 212 Find Text 214 Replace Text 216 Insert Special Symbols 218 Make a Copy of a Document 220 Create a OneNote Notebook 222 Add Pages and Sections to a Notebook 224 Add Text Notes 226 Add an Image to a Notebook Page 228 Work with Notebook Lists 230 Print a Document 232 Chapter 10 Working with Files Select a File 236 Change the File View 238 Preview a File 239 Copy a File 240 Move a File 241 Rename a File 242 Create a New File 243 Delete a File 244 Restore a Deleted File 245 Add a File to Your OneDrive 246 Extract Files from a Compressed Folder 248 Specify a Different Program When Opening a File 250 Chapter 11 Sharing Your Computer Display User Accounts 254 Create a User Account 256 Switch Between Accounts 258 Change Your User Account Picture 260 Change a User's Password 262 Delete an Account 264 Add a Child to Your PC 266 Set Restrictions on a Child Account 268 Share a Document or Folder 270 View Network Resources 272 Chapter 12 Getting More from a Tablet PC Understanding Gestures 276 Using Gestures to Control Windows 278 Input Text with the Touch Keyboard 280 Configure the Touch Keyboard 282 Configure Your Tablet to Work with a Second Monitor 284 Adjust Screen Brightness 286 Monitor Battery Life 287 Chapter 13 Implementing Security Understanding Windows Security 290 Check for Security Problems 292 Create a Picture Password 294 Sign In with a PIN 298 Set Up a Fingerprint Sign-In 300 Lock Your Computer 302 Configure Your PC to Lock Automatically 304 Browse the Web Privately 306 Control Your Private Information 308 Clear Your Activity History 310 Chapter 14 Maintaining Windows Check Hard Drive Free Space 314 Delete Unnecessary Files 316 Refresh Your Computer 318 Create a Recovery Drive 320 Keep a History of Your Files 322 Restore a File from Your History 324 Check Your Hard Drive for Errors 326 Check Your Devices for Errors 328 Index 33

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Paul McFedries (Toronto, Ontario) is the president of Logophilia Limited, a technical writing company. He has been programming since he was a teenager in the mid-1970s, has programmed everything from mainframes to desktops to bar code scanners, and has worked with many different languages, including Fortran, assembly language, C++, and, of course, JavaScript. Paul has written more than four dozen books that have sold more than two million copies worldwide. These books include Windows 8 Visual Quick Tips, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs, 2nd Edition, Macs Portable Genius, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10. Paul encourages all readers to drop by his Web site, www.mcfedries.com.

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