Computer basics

'I thought I was too late to join the world of computers, but even though I was starting at the very beginning, I got to grips with it much more quickly than I expected.'

ComputerStarting to use a computer can feel like a visit to a foreign country – things look familiar but you can’t speak the language. Getting to grips with computers is much easier than learning a new language. Our guides will set you on the right path.

  • Introductory guides to help beginners get going.

  • These guides will help you to make the right choice.

  • How to get going with your computer.

  • Essential explanations and step-by-step guides to the Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 operating systems.

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    All you need to know about Microsoft's latest operating system for PCs, Windows 10.