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Good books for Seniors Who Want To Start Using The Internet and other computer functions

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers, 4th Edition, by Paul McFedries

Book Description
Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something—and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, full-color illustrations that introduce you to computers, from working with different operating systems, applications, e-mail, and the Internet to the newest wireless devices, digital video technologies, and multimedia formats. Each task-based spread includes these great features to get you up and running on your computer in no time:


Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers (Teach Yourself Visually Computers) (Paperback)

Windows XP For Seniors
  • encourages learning with an easy step-by-step approach.
  • has been tested by seniors 
  • is based on practical experience
  • focuses on acquiring practical skills
  • gives detailed background information 
  • has a convenient reference section
  • contains an extensive index
Windows XP For Seniors
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Taming Your Computer: The Simple Basics by Barb Walker

This book is a MUST for computer novices, especially senior citizens. Similar to Taming Your Computer Beyond the Basics, large type and numerous diagrams make the step-by-step instructions easy to follow. This book differs from "traditional" computer manuals because it's organized in a Question and Answer format rather than boring instructions in tiny type.

It takes the reader from the absolute beginning, describing the parts of the computer and their purpose. It also explains the parts of the computer screen and how to "navigate" in Microsoft Windows. Several pages are dedicated to the keyboard and the function of unfamiliar keys.


Taming Your Computer: The Simple Basics

It's Never Too Late to Love a Computer: The Fearless Guide for Seniors (Paperback)

A reassuring , friendly, straightforward guide that will turn computerphobes into computerphiles. Written specifically for people who did not grow up with personal computers or even use them in the office, it presents everything that older newbies need to know: selecting, buying, and setting up hardware and software; using and adjusting the monitor; getting comfortable with the mouse and keyboard; adding and operating peripherals, such as a printer or scanner.


It's Never Too Late to Love a Computer: The Fearless Guide for Seniors

eBay for Dummies, Fourth Edition
Book Description

eBay is the world's #1 online shopping destination and can be a bit intimidating for first-time users. Thankfully, though, the latest edition of eBay For Dummies addresses all the issues a first-time or inexperienced eBay user will confront. Readers will be up to date in no time on the latest changes in the eBay interface, fee structure, and methods for buying and selling. Readers will quickly be on the path that makes bidding, buying, and selling the fun it should be.

eBay for Dummies, Fourth Edition

Show Me Microsoft Windows XP (2nd Edition) (Show Me Series) (Paperback)

If you're looking for a fast, easy way to learn all about your Windows XP computer, this is it. Show Me Microsoft Windows XP, Second Edition covers all the most important features of Windows XP using clear, step-by-step instructions supported by hundreds of illustrations and screenshots. A troubleshooting guide will also help you solve common problems.

Show Me Microsoft Windows XP, Second Edition

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