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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10 Anniversary Update
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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10 Anniversary Update
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The ultimate visual learner's guide to Windows 10

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10 Anniversary Update is the quick and easy way to get up and running with Windows 10 and Windows 10 Update. From setting up to shutting down and everything in between, this book guides you through everything you need to know to start working with Windows 10. Learn how to customize Widows 10, pin an app to the Start menu, work with files and digital media, customize the interface, optimize performance, set up email, go online, and so much more. Two-page spreads, detailed instruction, and expert content walk you through more than 150 Windows tasks. Coverage includes the Windows 10 release, along with the newest features of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

This is your visual guide to learning what you can do with Windows 10 and Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

  • Find your way around Windows 10 with full-color screen shots
  • Install programs, set up user accounts, play music and videos, and more
  • Learn basic maintenance that keeps your system running smoothly
  • Set up password protection and troubleshoot basic issues quickly
  • The ultimate visual learner's guide to Windows 10

    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10 Anniversary Update is the quick and easy way to get up and running with Windows 10 and Windows 10 Update. From setting up to shutting down and everything in between, this book guides you through everything you need to know to start working with Windows 10. Learn how to customize Widows 10, pin an app to the Start menu, work with files and digital media, customize the interface, optimize performance, set up email, go online, and so much more. Two-page spreads, detailed instruction, and expert content walk you through more than 150 Windows tasks. Coverage includes the Windows 10 release, along with the newest features of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

    This is your visual guide to learning what you can do with Windows 10 and Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

  • Find your way around Windows 10 with full-color screen shots
  • Install programs, set up user accounts, play music and videos, and more
  • Learn basic maintenance that keeps your system running smoothly
  • Set up password protection and troubleshoot basic issues quickly
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    About the Author-
    • 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, mcfedries.com.

    Table of Contents-
    • Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows
      Explore the PC Screen 4

      Explore the Tablet Screen 5

      Put Windows to Sleep 6

      Restart or Shut Down Windows 7

      Connect to Your Wireless Network 8

      Switch to a Microsoft Account 10

      Install an App 14

      Start an App 16

      Switch Between Running Apps 18

      Update an App 20

      Uninstall an App 22

      Chapter 2 Customizing Windows

      Pin an App to the Start Menu 26

      Open the Settings App 28

      Change the Lock Screen Background 30

      Add an App to the Lock Screen 32

      Synchronize Settings Between PCs 34

      Access an App’s Features 36

      Pin an App to the Taskbar 38

      Adjust the Volume 40

      Set the Time Zone 41

      Configure Windows to Work with Multiple Monitors 42

      Customize the Taskbar’s Notification Area 44

      Set Up Multiple Desktops 46

      Chapter 3 Surfing the Web

      Open a Web Page 50

      Open a Web Page in a Tab 52

      Navigate Web Pages 54

      Find Text on a Page 55

      Navigate with the History List 56

      Change Your Startup Page 58

      Save Favorite Web Pages 60

      Take Advantage of the Favorites Bar 62

      Create Web Notes 64

      Search for Sites 66

      Download a File 68

      Chapter 4 Sending and Receiving Email

      Configure an Email Account 72

      Send an Email Message 74

      Format the Message Text 76

      Add a File Attachment 78

      Save a Draft of a Message 80

      Receive and Read Email Messages 82

      Reply to a Message 84

      Forward a Message 86

      Open and Save an Attachment 88

      Delete a Message 90

      Create a Folder for Saving Messages 92

      Configure Mail Options 94

      Chapter 5 Getting Social with Windows

      Create a Contact 98

      Add Your Google Account 100

      Add Your iCloud Account .102

      View a Contact 104

      Edit a Contact .106

      Assign a Photo to a Contact 108

      Add Extra Fields to a Contact .110

      Filter the Contacts List .112

      Link Multiple Profiles for a Contact .114

      View Your Calendar 116

      Add an Event to Your Calendar .118

      Create a Recurring Event .120

      Add an Event Reminder .121

      Send or Respond to an Event Invitation 122

      Customize Your Calendar .124

      Chapter 6 Performing DaytoDay Tasks with Apps

      Search Your PC 128

      Configure the Cortana Voice Assistant .130

      Get More Out of Cortana .132

      Configure Skype Video 134

      Call Someone Using Skype Video 136

      Display a Location on a Map 138

      Get Directions to a Location 140

      Check Your Weather Forecast .142

      Check Another City’s Weather Forecast 144

      Perform Calculations 146

      Get the Latest News .148

      Track a Stock 150

      Follow Your Favorite Teams .152

      Record a Voice Message 154

      Create a Sway 156

      Set an Alarm .158

      Write a Note .160

      Chapter 7 Working with Images

      Import Images from a Digital Camera 164

      Scan an Image 166

      Navigate the Pictures Library .168

      View Your Images 170

      Start a Slide Show 172

      Repair an Image 174

      Add a Photo Effect .176

      Crop an Image .178

      Rotate an Image 180

      Delete an Image 181

      Print an Image 182

      Take a Picture with Your PC Camera 184

      Chapter 8 Working with Multimedia

      Import Videos from a Digital Camera .188

      Navigate the Videos Library .190

      Watch a Video .192

      Play a Music CD .194

      Copy Tracks from a Music CD...

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