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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 11 Paul McFedries

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 11 By Paul McFedries

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 11 by Paul McFedries

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 11 by Paul McFedries

Everything you need to know about Windows 11 in a single, visual book

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 11 collects all the resources you need to master the day-to-day use of Microsoft's new operating system and delivers them in a single resource. Fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions are combined with crystal-clear screenshots to walk you through the basic and advanced functions of Windows 11.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 11 offers the best visual learning techniques with comprehensive source material about the interface and substance of Windows 11, as well as:

  • Stepwise guidance on working with files, digital pictures, and media
  • Instructions for customizing Windows 11 and sharing your computer with family members
  • Tutorials on installing and repairing applications, system maintenance, and computer security

The fastest, easiest way for visual learners to get a grip on Windows 11, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 11 is the best way to go from newbie to expert in no time at all.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows

Explore the PC Screen 4

Explore the Start Menu 5

Start and Close an App 6

Connect to Your Wireless Network 8

Put Windows to Sleep 10

Restart or Shut Down Windows 11

Switch to a Microsoft Account 12

Install an App 16

Switch Between Running Apps 18

Arrange Running Apps 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

Choose a Lock Screen Status App 32

Customize Syncing Between Devices 34

Access an App's Features 36

Pin an App to the Taskbar 38

Change the Theme 40

Adjust the Volume 42

Set the Time Zone 43

Configure Windows to Work with Multiple Monitors 44

Customize the Taskbar 46

Work with Widgets 48

Set Up Multiple Desktops 50

Chapter 3 Surfing the Web

Open a Web Page 54

Open a Web Page in a Tab 56

Navigate Web Pages 58

Find Text on a Page 59

Navigate with the History List 60

Change Your Startup Page 62

Save Favorite Web Pages 64

Take Advantage of the Favorites Bar 66

Share a Web Page 68

Search for Sites 70

Download a File 72

Chapter 4 Sending and Receiving Email

Launch the Mail App 76

Configure Mail Settings 77

Configure an Email Account 78

Send an Email Message 80

Format the Message Text 82

Add a File Attachment 84

Save a Draft of a Message 86

Receive and Read Email Messages 88

Reply to a Message 90

Forward a Message 92

Open and Save an Attachment 94

Delete a Message 96

Create a Folder for Saving Messages 98

Chapter 5 Getting Social with Windows

Create a Contact 102

Add Your Google Account 104

Add Your iCloud Account 106

View a Contact 108

Edit a Contact 110

Assign a Photo to a Contact 112

Add Extra Fields to a Contact 114

Filter the Contacts List 116

Combine Multiple Profiles for a Contact 118

View Your Calendar 120

Add an Event to Your Calendar 122

Create a Recurring Event 124

Add an Event Reminder 125

Send or Respond to an Event Invitation 126

Customize Your Calendar 128

Chapter 6 Performing Day-to-Day Tasks with Apps

Search Your PC 132

Write a Note 134

Make a To-Do List 136

Configure Skype 138

Call Someone Using Skype 140

Display a Location on a Map 142

Get Directions to a Location 144

Check Your Weather Forecast 146

Check Another City's Weather Forecast 148

Perform Calculations 150

Record a Voice Memo 152

Set an Alarm 154

Chapter 7 Working with Images

Import Images from a Digital Camera 158

Scan an Image 160

Navigate the Pictures Folder 162

View Your Images 164

Start a Slide Show 166

Set an Image as the Photos App Tile 167

Repair an Image 168

Add a Photo Effect 170

Crop an Image 172

Rotate an Image 174

Delete an Image 175

Print an Image 176

Take a Picture with Your PC Camera 178

Chapter 8 Working with Multimedia

Import Videos from a Digital Camera 182

Navigate the Videos Folder 184

Watch a Video 186

Edit a Video 188

Make a Movie 192

Play a Music CD 196

Copy Tracks from a Music CD 200

Navigate the Music Folder 202

Play Music 204

Create a Playlist 206

Switch Between Audio Devices 208

Chapter 9 Editing Documents

Create and Save a Document 212

Open a Document 214

Change the Text Font 216

Find Text 218

Replace Text 220

Insert Special Symbols 222

Make a Copy of a Document 224

Create a OneNote Notebook 226

Add Pages and Sections to a Notebook 228

Add Text Notes 230

Add an Image to a Notebook Page 232

Work with Notebook Lists 234

Print a Document 236

Chapter 10 Working with Files

Select a File 240

Change the File View 242

Preview a File 243

Copy a File 244

Move a File 245

Rename a File 246

Create a New File 247

Delete a File 248

Restore a Deleted File 249

Add a File to Your OneDrive 250

Extract Files from a Compressed Folder 252

Specify a Different Program When Opening a File 254

Chapter 11 Sharing Your Computer

Display User Accounts 258

Create a User Account 260

Switch Between Accounts 262

Change Your User Account Picture 264

Change a User's Password 266

Delete an Account 268

Add a Child to Your PC 270

Set Restrictions on a Child Account 272

Chapter 12 Getting More from a Tablet PC

Understanding Gestures 276

Using Gestures to Control Windows 278

Display the Touch Keyboard 280

Input Text with the Touch Keyboard 282

Customize the Touch Keyboard Size and Theme 284

Adjust Screen Brightness 286

Monitor Battery Life 287

Chapter 13 Implementing Security

Understanding Windows Security 290

Check for Security Problems 292

Create a Picture Password 294

Sign In with a PIN 298

Set Up a Fingerprint Sign-In 300

Lock Your Computer 302

Configure Your PC to Lock Automatically 304

Browse the Web Privately 306

Control Your Private Information 308

Clear Your Activity History 310

Chapter 14 Making Windows More Accessible

Increase the Text Size 314

Magnify Screen Areas 316

Have Screen Text Read to You 318

Change to a High-Contrast Theme 320

Apply a Color Filter 322

Flash the Screen During Audio Notifications 324

Make the Keyboard More Accessible 326

Control Windows via Voice 328

Index 330

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 11 by Paul McFedries
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