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Laptops for Seniors in easy steps: Updated for the forthcoming Windows

10 Autumn/Fall 2021 (21H2) release

Laptops for Seniors in easy steps, 8th edition covers laptops using Windows 11, the latest update to the Windows operating system. Windows 11 is the most significant update since the introduction of Windows 10 in 2015, and this book will help readers get up and running with this comprehensive update to the worlds most widely-used computer operating system. Windows 11 brings the operating system fully up-to-date, with a range of powerful and exciting new features, including:


  • A completely redesigned interface, known as Fluid Design, to give Windows 11 a modern and fresh appearance.
  • A redesigned version of the Start button, located in the middle of the screen.
  • Integration of the Microsoft Teams app, the collaboration app that is becoming widespread in working environments.
  • Improved use of Widgets, so your favourite items can be accessed directly from the Taskbar. They can also be customized so that you can use them exactly as you like.
  • Improved multitasking options with Snap Layouts and Snap Groups so you can quickly switch between, organize and access different apps.
  • The ability to download and use Android apps with Windows 11.
  • An enhanced computer health check option in Settings, for getting the best performance out of your device.
  • Improved Windows Updates, where you can see the estimated installation time before you decide to install an update to Windows.
  • A redesigned version of the Windows Store, to make it easier to find, and download, apps.


Windows 11 is a major evolution of the Windows operating system and Laptops for Seniors in easy steps, 8th edition will ensure that readers get the most out of it on their laptop.

Nick Vandome is an IT writer and trainer who specialises in digital imaging and web authoring subjects. In addition to writing, he also designs websites and runs training courses. Before he started working with computers he wrote books about working and travelling abroad. Nick is an established In Easy Steps author with several successful guides to his credit, including the computing best-seller iPad for Seniors in easy steps.

Laptops have often been seen as the domain mainly of students and businessmen. However, they are also an excellent option for senior users: their mobility means that they can be used in any location and with the advent of wireless technology they can be used in a variety of public places to surf the web or keep in touch with family and friends. Laptops for Seniors in easy steps, 8th edition shows how these portable computers are ideal for seniors.

  • Updated to cover all Windows 11 laptops with the forthcoming Windows 11 Autumn/Fall 2021 release
  • In full colour, and presented in larger type for easier reading
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