Do any of the above terms seem confusing?
Do ALL of the above terms seem confusing?
Does looking at them give you a dull pain between your ears?
Does sending an email seem like a major accomplishment?
If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions then this web site is for you. For those of you who are entering the information super highway late in life and have children or grandchildren who know more about computers than Perdue knows about chicken, then welcome to the Senior's Guide to Computers. This web site is also perfect for computer beginners of all ages!
Join us as we show you the ins and outs of personal computers using simplified terms, examples, pictures and videos actually described in easy-to-understand English.is not spoken here.
Discuss your favorite topics, ask your toughest questions or just shoot the breeze with beginners and geeks at our Seniors Guide to Computers Blog.
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The following sections will cover every area necessary to turn your computer from a $1,000 paperweight to a valuable tool for productivity, communication, business, entertainment and much more:
The Basics - an overview of the main parts of a personal computer (PC) as it relates to your own physical office.
Accessibility - How to set up a computer for individuals with vision and other disabilities.
Backing up your data - Probably the single most important task you'll perform.
Plus there is an invaluable "Senior's Guide to Computers Book Shop" featuring basic self-help computer guides, books, and software and hardware reviews. In addition, you will find links to other web sites with more detailed information. New and updated information will be added to the Guide on an ongoing basis so visit us often.
First lesson: ais a set of characters that has the same typeface, style (italic, bold, etc.) and size. The font you're currently looking at is called Arial.
In order to maintain an accessible web site, we have provided the ability for you to choose between four different font sizes. In the left column of each page you will see four buttons representing four different sizes. Just click on the size that you feel most comfortable with and the size of the text will change.
Ready? Let's get started.