Windows 10 Absolute Beginner's Guide (includes Content Update Program)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-09-14
  • Publisher: Que Publishing
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Book + Content Update Program

Make the most of your new Windows 10 device–without needing to be a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to take control of Windows 10, and use it to create, connect, and discover… simplify and organize your whole life… learn more, play more, do more, live better! This book will show you how to do what you want, the way you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Windows 10 has never, ever been this simple!


Who knew how simple Windows 10 could be?


This is the easiest, most practical beginner’s guide to using your new Windows 10 desktop, notebook, or tablet… simple, reliable instructions for doing everything you really want to do!


Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn:

  • Make the new Windows 10 Start menu work just the way you want
  • Tweak Windows to reflect your personality and maximize your security
  • Reliably connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi
  • Master the speedy new Microsoft Edge web browser
  • Install and use the best new Windows Store apps
  • Enjoy all of your digital photos, videos, movies, and music
  • Find whatever you’re looking for–or let Cortana find it for you
  • Use free OneDrive cloud storage to store, sync, and back up your files
  • Play games and media through Xbox Live
  • Manage all email from one easy app: Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo!, and more
  • Share files and printers the easy way with Homegroups
  • Retrieve up-to-the-minute news, sports, weather, and financial data
  • Set up the notifications you want–and turn off those you don’t want
  • Create efficient virtual desktops to get more done faster
  • Connect multiple monitors to one computer
  • Keep your computer safe and healthy–painlessly


Alan Wright has spent a decade providing IT support to enterprises, small businesses, and residential users. He holds several certifications from CompTIA and Microsoft, was technical editor on Using Windows 8 and Microsoft Project 2013 In Depth, and co-authored both Windows 8.1: Absolute Beginner’s Guide and Visio 2013: Absolute Beginner’s Guide.

Author Biography

Alan Wright has worked professionally in and around IT for more than 10 years. He has provided enterprise-level support in the Detroit, Michigan, area and now focuses on developing training materials for computer users while continuing to provide software and hardware support for small business and residential users. He holds several certifications from CompTIA and Microsoft and enjoys working with technology and teaching others how they can make technology work for them as computers and tablets continue to evolve. Alan has been the technical editor on other books from Que Publishing, including Using Windows 8, and co-authored Windows 8.1 Absolute Beginner’s Guide.

Table of Contents

1 Meet Windows 10
2 Interacting With Windows
3 Optimizing the Start Screen
4 Installing Windows Apps
5 Working With Windows Apps
6 Finding Your Way Around the Windows Desktop
7 Working With Windows Desktop Applications
8 Tweak Windows to Reflect Your Personality
9 These Are a Few of My Favorite Apps
10 Using Search and Share
11 Configuring Input Device Settings
12 Configuring Display and Sound Settings
13 Configuring Notifications and Advanced Settings
14 Connecting to Networks and the Internet
15 Browsing the Web
16 Keeping Up With Your Contacts in the People App
17 Setting Up the Mail App
18 Using the Mail App
19 Managing Your Calendar
20 Working With Other Windows Apps
21 Securing Your Windows Computer
22 Sharing Files and Printers
23 File and Folder Basics
24 Advanced File and Folder Management
25 Using OneDrive
26 Working with Photos in Windows
27 Setting Up an Xbox Live Account
28 Having Fun with Movies and Video
29 Enjoying Music
30 Having Fun and Playing Games
31 Keeping Your Computer Healthy
32 Resolving Common Problems

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