Book Description: Windows 8 for Seniors in easy steps introduces the features of the most current Windows operating system, presented with the over-50's in mind. It uses larger type for easy reading and discusses the topics in a clear and concise manner. It concentrates on the activities you'll want to carry out, whether you're completely new to computers, or you're upgrading from a previous version of Windows.Windows 8 for Seniors in easy steps helps you choose the right edition of Windows 8 for your purpose, whether you are upgrading an existing computer or switching to a new computer specifically designed for Windows 8. It focuses on the new Metro interface and shows you how you can access these features using a keyboard and mouse or using multitouch display capabilities. It looks at the desktop, taskbar and search facilities that provide the facilities associated with the Start menu of earlier versions and also helps you customize your system to suit your way of working. It looks at the Metro applications and the built-in Windows applications, tools and gadgets that provide the functions you need to make effective use of your computer.