Brilliant Internet for the Over 50s Windows 7 edition

Prentice Hall
P.K. MacBride  
Total pages
November 2009

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Over the last few years, the internet has evolved to become the hub of our digital lifestyles and will entrench itself more and more firmly at the heart of our everyday lives. Focused specifically on the needs of those whose working lives were not affected significantly by the World Wide Web and email, this book provides an introductory guide to using the internet.


Whether you’re getting in touch with far-flung relatives, accessing the latest news, doing the weekly shopping, buying concert tickets or booking your next holiday,  Brilliant Internet for the Over 50s shows readers how to find and efficiently use the best and most relevant websites, programs and services.


Brilliant step-by-step guides, expert tips and tactics will make sure that when it comes to using the Internet, readers are constantly one step ahead of the game, accessing the rich resources that are on offer safely and easily.


Fully updated to cover the new features of your MS Windows 7 PC or laptop and using IE7, this book also includes new coverage on blogging and podcasting as well as enhanced coverage on digital photography and music.



Brilliant Internet for the Over 50s  provides:

  • A visual tutorial taking you from Internet novice to accomplished user in easy steps.

  • A guide to enhancing your life from the comfort of your own home, from staying in touch with scattered friends and family , to research, planning travel routes or doing errands such as banking & shopping.


Spend less time reading and more time doing with a simple step-by-step approach.

Back Cover

Everything you need to know to get the most out of the Internet


Brilliant Internet for the Over 50s, Windows 7 edition guides you through the essential tasks step-by-step, showing you how to:


·        Take advantage of the power, speed and scope of the Internet in your own home

·        Find what you need quickly and easily using Windows Live

·        Customise Internet Explorer to suit your own needs

·        Run simple and advanced searches using different search engines and directories

·        Make the most of the resources at your fingertips – planning your holidays and days out, finding health care advice, selecting insurance, watching TV and listening to the radio

·        Shop safely online with confidence

·        Use Windows Mail to send and receive email and phone your friends using Skype

·        Create a simple website


Brilliant books provide quick and easy-to-access information. Features include:

  • Numbered step-by-step tasks
  • Visual screenshots
  • Expert tips, tricks & advice
  • Practical troubleshooting guide
  • Jargon buster