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Windows 8.1 For Dummies

Windows 8.1 For Dummies

  • Author: Andy Rathbone
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118821025
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 432
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The bestselling book on Windows, now updated for the new 8.1 features Microsoft has fine-tuned Windows 8 with some important new features, and veteran author Andy Rathbone explains every one in this all-new edition of a long-time bestseller. Whether you're using Windows for the first time, upgrading from an older version, or just moving from Windows 8 to 8.1, here's what you need to know. Learn about the dual interfaces, the new Start button, how to customize the interface and boot operations, and how to work with programs and files, use the web and social media, manage music and photos, and much more. You'll even find troubleshooting tips! This edition covers the upgrades in Windows 8.1, including the dual interfaces, basic mechanics, file storage, and how to get the free upgrade to Windows 8.1 Shows how to manipulate app tiles, give Windows the look you choose, set up boot-to-desktop capabilities, connect to a network, and create user accounts Covers working with programs, apps, and files; using the Internet and social media; new apps and capabilities for working with onboard and online media; and how to move files to a new PC Written by Andy Rathbone, author of every edition of the bestselling Windows For Dummies Windows 8.1 For Dummies is exactly what you need to get going and be productive with the newest Windows update.

Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies

Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies

  • Author: Peter Weverka,Mark Justice Hinton
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111882153X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 384
  • View: 7350
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Seniors, here's what you need to get up and running on Windows 8.1 Microsoft, now a little older and wiser, is back with Windows 8.1, the revamped version that brings fresh changes and welcome improvements to the Windows 8 operating system. And now you savvy seniors can get the very most out of this easier-to-use Windows 8.1 with our friendly new guide. Using large print that makes the book easier to read plus magnified screen shots to help make Windows less intimidating, this book walks you through common tasks and show you how to get things done in fine style. Helps you get to know Windows 8.1, including the basics of PC hardware, the return of the Start screen, the desktop interface, Windows 8.1 applications, customizing, and more Explores how you can best use the Web, including directions on connecting to the Internet, using the e-mail app, connecting with social networks, and messaging Puts the fun in the fundamentals of how to find and install new apps, work with digital photos, and play music and videos Offers practical steps on troubleshooting and maintenance, connecting other devices, storing and organizing files, and backing up your computer Uses straightforward explanations, minimal chit-chat, and easy-to-read large print - perfect for seniors Work faster and smarter – and enjoy yourself, too – with Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies.

Windows 8.1 For Dummies, Portable Edition

Windows 8.1 For Dummies, Portable Edition

  • Author: Andy Rathbone
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118513614
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 224
  • View: 1150
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A lot is new in Windows 8! This quick guide gets you up and running right away New and experienced Windows users alike will need help navigating the features that set Windows 8 apart from previous versions. Let this quick-and-easy guide show you around the Start screen, introduce you to the Charms bar, and help you set up your Microsoft account. Then you can install apps, add social accounts, browse the web, and more. It's different — learn to use the Start screen, launch programs, customize Windows 8, and find the old desktop Work with the apps — install and update apps, locate missing ones, and identify which apps are presently running Get social — add your social networking and e-mail accounts for quick access Stay safe — create user accounts and keep your personal files private Make it your own — customize Windows 8 with your own photos Open the book and find: Why Windows 8 looks and acts differently than previous versions Where to find the classic desktop interface Why you should password-protect your user account How to add or remove Start screen items Tips on locating an app that's AWOL Advice on updating apps Ten tips for troubleshooting common problems Learn to: Navigate and customize the Start screen Create user accounts and set passwords Use Windows 8 applications for e-mail and photos

Data Mining For Dummies

Data Mining For Dummies

  • Author: Meta S. Brown
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118893166
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 408
  • View: 826
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Delve into your data for the key to success Data mining is quickly becoming integral to creating value andbusiness momentum. The ability to detect unseen patterns hidden inthe numbers exhaustively generated by day-to-day operations allowssavvy decision-makers to exploit every tool at their disposal inthe pursuit of better business. By creating models and testingwhether patterns hold up, it is possible to discover newintelligence that could change your business's entire paradigm fora more successful outcome. Data Mining for Dummies shows you why it doesn't take adata scientist to gain this advantage, and empowers averagebusiness people to start shaping a process relevant to theirbusiness's needs. In this book, you'll learn the hows and whys ofmining to the depths of your data, and how to make the case forheavier investment into data mining capabilities. The book explainsthe details of the knowledge discovery process including: Model creation, validity testing, and interpretation Effective communication of findings Available tools, both paid and open-source Data selection, transformation, and evaluation Data Mining for Dummies takes you step-by-step through areal-world data-mining project using open-source tools that allowyou to get immediate hands-on experience working with large amountsof data. You'll gain the confidence you need to start making datamining practices a routine part of your successful business. Ifyou're serious about doing everything you can to push your companyto the top, Data Mining for Dummies is your ticket toeffective data mining.

Fiddle For Dummies

Fiddle For Dummies

  • Author: Michael John Sanchez
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118930231
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 360
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Learn to play the fiddle? Easy. Tackling a new instrument can be intimidating, but with thiseasy-to-use guide, you'll have no trouble at all! From selecting,tuning, and caring for your fiddle to mastering various musicstyles, Fiddle For Dummies walks you step-by-step througheverything you need to start playing the fiddle like a pro. You'lldiscover how to hold a fiddle, master fundamental techniques, andtake your skills to the next level. This title also featurescompanion audio tracks and instructional video clips hosted onlineat Dummies.com to help further enhance your skills. The fiddle is a popular instrument across many continents, andis a favorite for many because it is small and portable. Playingthe fiddle can expose you to a range of musical styles from allover the world, such as Irish, Scottish, Celtic/Cape Breton,country, folk, bluegrass, and more. Plus, if you're already aviolin player, you'll impress yourself and fellow musicians as youunlock your instrument to open up a whole new world of sounds. Learn fiddle techniques and fundamentals Select, tune, and care for your fiddle Join the folk instrument movement and master the fiddle Play fiddle music from all over the world Whether you're a complete beginner or a violin player looking tobranch out and try something new, Fiddle For Dummies willhave you fit as a fiddle in no time.

Marketing For Dummies

Marketing For Dummies

  • Author: Alexander Hiam
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111888065X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 384
  • View: 4780
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Master the latest marketing tools and trends Marketing strategies are evolving faster than ever before, and mastering the latest and greatest strategies are essential to getting results. This updated edition of the classic marketing bestseller includes new and revised material, with full coverage of the latest marketing trends and how to effectively apply them to your business. Whether it's boosting your baseline marketing skills, figuring out social media, developing a comprehensive Internet marketing strategy, or getting expert tips on effective local marketing techniques, Marketing for Dummies, 4th Edition has everything you need in one easy-to-use and accessible guide. Effective marketing is about knowing your customers and giving them what they want, when they want it. The latest marketing research tells us that every customer interaction is an opportunity to grow your business and your bottom line, which is why you need a results-oriented marketing plan. With this updated, practical, and savvy guide to marketing strategies that work, you can apply the skills you already have more efficiently than ever before Marketing For Dummies, 4th Edition gives you the structure and practical advice you need to get the most out of every marketing initiative and, ultimately, grow your business. Maximize the lifetime value of your customers Connect web marketing strategies to real world traffic and sales Implement local sourcing to boost local and regional marketing initiatives Focus your online marketing strategy to target only qualified buyers Before you waste any more time with ineffective and potentially costly marketing missteps, let Marketing For Dummies, 4th Edition establish viable marketing strategies that will help your business succeed.

Chromebook For Dummies

Chromebook For Dummies

  • Author: Mark LaFay
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118951271
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 368
  • View: 5720
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Get the most out of your Google Chromebook Are you the proud new owner of a Google Chromebook and alittle—or a lot—intimidated by the technology? You'vecome to the right place! Chromebook For Dummies walks youthrough setting up the device, transitioning from traditionalcomputers and working in the cloud, customizing Chromebook to suityour needs, navigating the apps and their uses, and applyingadvanced settings and features. Fear not: with the step-by-stepguidance and helpful information inside, there's no reason to breaka sweat. Chromebooks are affordable, fast, and sleek—and withGoogle driving the initiative, they're impossible to ignore. Soit's no wonder they're gaining popularity and enticing people fromall walks of life to make the switch from a traditional PC orlaptop. If you're one of those people and want to make the most ofyour experience, this book is a practical user's guide to allthings Chromebook. Covers all Chromebooks on the market Provides coverage of all Chromebook features in aneasy-to-follow manner Serves as the go-to reference for successfully using aChromebook Includes step-by-step coverage of everything you'll encounterwith your Chromebook If you're a new or inexperienced user who wants to maximize theperformance of your Google Chromebook, you'll turn to this friendlyguide time and again.

Bookkeeping For Dummies

Bookkeeping For Dummies

  • Author: Lita Epstein
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118950372
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 360
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The fast and easy way to master the art of bookkeeping If you're a business owner or an employee who manages finances,the latest edition of Bookkeeping For Dummies is for you.This handy guide gives you clear and concise information on how tokeep track of accounts, prepare balance sheets, organize ledgers orjournals, create financial statements, and so much more. Packedwith the most up-to-date bookkeeping practices, tax information,and small-business laws, Bookkeeping For Dummies is anaccessible, invaluable resource you'll turn to again and again. Accurate and complete bookkeeping is crucial to any -businessowner—but jumping in headfirst without knowing your accountsfrom your balance sheets can confuse even the most astutebusinessperson. That's where Bookkeeping For Dummies helps!Written in the familiar and friendly tone that has defined the ForDummies brand for more than twenty years, this clear andcomprehensive guide covers everything you'll encounter as you setout to tackle your company's books, ensuring you're on the righttrack and saving you tons of headaches along the way. So what areyou waiting for? It's time to hit the books! Offers easy-to-follow instructions to keep track of yourbusiness' financial well-being Covers managing assets and liabilities Includes updated QuickBooks screenshots and Excelspreadsheets Provides guidance on producing balance sheets and creatingfinancial statements Whether you're just starting out with bookkeeping—or abookkeeper who needs to brush up on yourskills—Bookkeeping For Dummies sets you up forsuccess.

Weight Training For Dummies

Weight Training For Dummies

  • Author: LaReine Chabut
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111894075X
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 384
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Tone up, burn calories, stay strong Weight Training For Dummies makes it easy to get startedwith weight training by offering trusted and straightforwardguidance on the latest circuit and resistance training, and all-newinformation on the highly popular bodyweight and High IntensityInterval Training (HIIT). Whether you're working with dumbbells,free weight sets, or machines, you'll find out how to combineweight training with other exercise to properly strength train andget in the best shape of your life. Along with aerobic exercise and flexibility, body weighttraining is an integral part of a complete physical activityprogram. But with all the different equipment and techniquesavailable, getting started can feel overwhelming. Want to getpumped about weight training? Consider these facts: strengthtraining, whether via free weights or a machine, builds muscle. Andthe more muscle you have, the higher your metabolism and the lessprone you are to injuries—in and out of the gym. Plus,strength training promotes bone strength, which can significantlyreduce your odds of developing osteoporosis. If that's not enough,strength training—unlike cardio workouts likerunning—reaps benefits almost immediately. So what are youwaiting for? Weight Training For Dummies has everything youneed to get started. Provides examples and directions for powerful 20-minute weighttraining routines for the time challenged Features advice to help you choose a weight training systemthat you enjoy and that fits into your lifestyle Includes new coverage devoted to warm-ups and the hottest andmost beneficial stretches Introduces using weight training to address specific health ororthopedic conditions Whether you're already in the gym several times a week or arejust starting out with a fitness routine, Weight Training ForDummies shows you how to use free weights or weight machines toget results—fast.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking For Dummies

Dragon NaturallySpeaking For Dummies

  • Author: Stephanie Diamond
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118961560
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 360
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Master the latest version of Nuance's Dragon NaturallySpeaking This new edition of Dragon NaturallySpeaking For Dummies has been updated to cover all the newest updates to Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13, giving readers plain-English access to the technology that ignites new levels of productivity. It enables people to interact with and command their laptop or PC, cruise through email, update Facebook, surf the web, and create reports just by speaking! Inside, you'll find everything you need to get started with this advanced voice recognition software right away. Touted as being three times faster than typing, Dragon NaturallySpeaking software boasts 99% speech accuracy out of the box. Plus, although it is primarily used as voice recognition software, programmers and developers have begun using it as a programming language for app development because the voice recognition makes use of custom tools that can be used to automate programming tasks. It's making waves in the tech world—and you can get in on the action with this hands-on, friendly guide. Includes the most up-to-date information on the latest version of the software Shows you how to launch your Dragon software Includes time-and-sanity-saving tips to make your experience with Dragon NaturallySpeaking headache-free Outlines common mistakes to avoid and unprecedented Dragon tricks If you're a new or inexperienced user who wants to get up to date quickly on all that Dragon NaturallySpeaking can do, this approachable, step-by-step guide has you covered.