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Using the Internet safely for seniors for dummies

Linda Criddle

Using the Internet safely for seniors for dummies

by Linda Criddle

  • 43 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Internet and older people,
  • Computers and families,
  • Internet -- Safety measures

  • About the Edition

    Isn"t the internet amazing? But, oh, the risks you"ve heard about - identity theft, e-mail scams, phony medical information, and more. Here"s the guide you need to avoid the hazards with confidence, so you can shop, visit, invest, explore, pay bills, and do dozens of other things online more securely. Experts show you how to keep your computer virus-free, use social networking sites safely, protect your personal information, and keep your grandchildren safe online.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLinda Criddle and Nancy Muir.
    Series--For dummies, Thorndike Press large print health, home & learning, --For dummies, Thorndike Press large print health, home & learning
    ContributionsMuir, Nancy, 1954-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ784.I58 C75 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatText (large print)
    Pagination471 p. (large print)
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24115561M
    ISBN 101410418839
    ISBN 109781410418838
    LC Control Number2009024374

      Nancy Muir is a writer and consultant and the author of more than 40 books, including Computers For Seniors For Dummies and Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies. She writes a column on computers for and provides technology advice on her Web site, s: 1.   Computers For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition gets you going with lots of illustrations and easy–to–follow–instructions, never assuming you already know more than you do. You′ll learn to use the keyboard and mouse, navigate the Windows 7 operating system, access the Internet and use e–mail, create documents, shop safely online, and more/5().

      Nancy C. Muir Coauthor of Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies With this friendly, hassle-free guide, you can finally benefit from all the Internet has to offer If youd like to be able to/5.   The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a /5(5).

    The go-to guide for learning the ins and outs of laptop computers! Over 50 and still want to learn how to get the most out of your laptop? Laptops For Seniors For Dummies is your ideal guide. No experience? No problem! This book walks you step by step through the setup, navigation, software, email, using the Internet safely, and more/5(64).   With million senior citizens in the United States alone, and , people becoming a "senior citizen" each year, seniors aged 65 to 74 make up percent of internet users. And percent of seniors are regular internet users, [2] X Research source making motivated senior citizens a rich source of potential Facebook users.


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