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From the Back Cover
10 BOOKS IN 1
- Starting Windows 10
- Personalizing Windows
- Working on the Desktop
- Using the Built-In Universal Apps
- Connecting with the Universal Apps
- Socializing with the Universal Apps
- Controlling Your System
- Maintaining Windows 10
- Securing Windows 10
- Enhancing Windows 10
It's a new day for Windowslet this friendly guide show you how to make the most of it!
Windows is the world's most popular operating system, but Windows 8 wasn't exactly a hit. Windows 10 is here to make everything better, and Woody Leonhard guides you through every step of making it work for you. Each self-contained minibook shows you how to handle one important aspect of the new OS, getting you up and running quickly and confidently!
- Explore all the new stuff get acquainted with things in Windows 10 that are different from all previous versions
- Make it personal find out how to get Lock screens and logons working, cloud-sync your settings, add users, and maintain privacy settings
- The desktop domain learn how to use all the desktop settings, the new Start menu, various browsers, and Hey, Cortana!
- Apps are Universal meet the built-in Universal apps for mail, calendars, photos, One Note, maps, and more
- Get the Edge make friends with Microsoft's new Edge browser
- All about control master Universal Settings, work with printers, handle storage, and get serious about security
- What works and what doesn't get an honest review of the best and worst parts of Windows 10
Open the book and find:
- Essentials for Windows newbies
- Navigation tips
- Important privacy guidelines
- How to work with multiple desktops
- System maintenance advice
- How to get started with Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
- All about security
- How Windows works with your iPad or Android tablet
About the Author
Woody Leonhard has covered Windows Dummies foibles and fantasies since the days of Windows XP. With more than a million regular readers, he's Senior Contributing Editor at InfoWorld, and Senior Editor at Windows Secrets, where he weighs in daily on all things Windows. A self-described "Windows victim," Woody specializes in telling the truth about Windows in a way that won't put you to sleep.
From the Publisher
|Windows 10 For Dummies||Windows 10 For Dummies, Book + Online Videos Bundle||Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies||Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies||Windows 10 At Work For Dummies|
|Guide Type||"How to" Tutorial||"How to" Tutorial + Online Videos||Comprehensive Tutorial and Reference||"How to" Tutorial||Pocket Reference + Online Videos|
|Audience Level||Beginner to Intermediate||Beginner to Intermediate||Intermediate||Beginner||Intermediate|
|Pages||432 pages||432 pages||984 pages||336 pages||448 pages|
|Author||Andy Rathbone||Andy Rathbone||Woody Leonhard||Peter Weverka||Ciprian Rusen|
|Publication Date||August 2015||October 2015||September 2015||August 2015||October 2015|
|Imprint||For Dummies||For Dummies||For Dummies||For Dummies||For Dummies|
|Print Book ISBN||9781119049364||9781119049326||9781119038726||9781119038597||9781119051855|
|Brief Description||Starts with Windows 10 basics and walks readers step-by-step through key features of Windows operating system; assumes no prior knowledge of Windows or Windows 10||Includes full-size Windows 10 For Dummies guide plus three hours of online video instruction covering key features and tools in Windows 10||Goes beyond the basics of Windows 10 covering all of the features and functionality for users more familiar with the Windows OS; includes ten minibooks focusing on the most common Windows 10 topics||Perfect for users over 50 who are looking for a quick and jargon-free guide to learning Windows 10; features larger text and additional figures and drawings to illustrate Windows 10 tools and features||Task-focused approach for users who are familiar with Windows and want to quickly get up-to-speed on the latest features in Windows 10; includes access to series of short video tutorials to illustrate key concepts and tools|
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I like the format of the manual with 10 major topics (called Books), each containing a number of chapters. Privacy issues are outlined early in the manual and refined in ensuing chapters dealing with apps and browsers, also a full section handling security issues. There even are chapters comparing search engines, exploring and setting up apps such as Skype, OneDrive, Facebook, and Twitter.
Almost 950 pages full of practical information, but the best part is that when the technical stuff seems to be getting heavy, Woody throws in some humour which will put a smile on your face and keep you reading.
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The book is rather comprehensive. It is a fairly typical "Dummies" style book. I am pleased to have it as a reference.Published 1 month ago by rdyardie
I've always enjoyed Woody's writing and this text lived up to my expectations.Published 5 months ago by RetiredOldFart