16 Best Windows 10 Guides Books
1. Learning Microsoft Endpoint Manager: Unified Endpoint Management with Intune and the Enterprise Mobility + Security Suite
Author: by Scott Duffey
Published at: Independent Publisher (March 9, 2021)
The first-ever book on Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM), written by Microsoft Program Manager Scott Duffey! Did you just land an IT job only to learn your new employer is using Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM) for device management? Perhaps you stretched the truth on your resume and suggested you knew it already?
Maybe you are an old-hat, know-your-stuff device management pro for another MDM or PC management product but your company is now migrating? Whatever the case, this book will be your zero-to-hero ramp-up guide. Microsoft Endpoint Manager has rapidly become the tool of choice for IT professionals around the world for managing corporate and personal devices but the learning curve can be steep.
This book can be used to fast-track your understanding of MEM by laying out the concepts, including examples and tips for the real world, along with guided lab exercises. Topics include:Microsoft Endpoint Manager What it is and how to use itHow to set up a MEM learning environmentMobile Device Management (MDM) for iOS, macOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices with Microsoft IntuneDevice enrollment concepts for Personal and Corporate devices including Windows Autopilot, Apple Automated DeviceEnrollment (ADE), and Google ZeroTouchEndpoint Security configuration in MEM including device Compliance and Azure AD Conditional Access across Microsoft Intune, Configuration Manager, Azure AD, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, and Office 365.
2. Windows 10 For Dummies, 4th Edition (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Author: by Andy Rathbone
Published at: For Dummies; 4th edition (August 25, 2020)
Time-tested advice on Windows 10 Windows 10 For Dummies remains the #1 source for readers looking for advice on Windows 10. Expert author Andy Rathbone provides an easy-to-follow guidebook to understanding Windows 10 and getting things done based on his decades of experience as a Windows guru.
Look inside to get a feel for the basics of the Windows interface, the Windows apps that help you get things done, ways to connect to the Internet at home or on the go, and steps for customizing your Windows 10 experience from the desktop wallpaper to how tightly you secure your computer.
Manage user accounts Customize the start menu Find and manage your files Connect to a printer wirelessly Revised to cover the latest round of Windows 10 updates, this trusted source for unleashing everything the operating system has to offer is your first and last stop for learning the basics of Windows!
3. Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, 4th Edition (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Author: by Peter Weverka
Published at: For Dummies; 4th edition (August 25, 2020)
The easy way to get up and running with Windows 10! With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, becoming familiarized with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you’re interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further.
This book offers a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first time Windows 10 users who are over-50, providing easy-to-understand language, large-print text, and an abundance of helpful images along the way! Protect your computer Follow friends and family online Use Windows 10 to play games and enjoy media Check your security and maintenance status Step-by-step instructions are provided to ensure that you don’t get lost at any point along the way.
4. Windows 10 Introduction Quick Reference Guide (Cheat Sheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts – Laminated) Updated Nov 2020
Author: by Beezix Inc
Published at: Beezix Quick Reference Cards (August 20, 2018)
Updated November 2020, four page laminated quick reference guide showing step-by-step instructions and shortcuts for how to use Microsoft Windows 10. Includes touch interface. This guide is suitable as a training handout, or simply an easy to use reference guide, for any type of user.
The following topics are covered:Getting Started: Starting Windows; Ending your Windows session. Accessing Apps and Content (Start Menu): Configuring the Start Menu; Resizing the Start Menu; Pinning an App to Start; Rearranging and Resizing App Tiles; Managing Tile Groups.
Accessing Apps and Notifications (Taskbar): Configuring the Taskbar; Pinning an App to the Taskbar; Using Taskbar Jump Lists; Using the Action Center. Working with Apps: Starting an App; Opening an App File (Document); Saving an App File; Switching Between Apps/Windows; Switch Using Task View; Snapping Multiple Apps to the Same Screen; Resizing an App; Moving an App; Maximizing an App; Restoring to Previous Size; Hiding an App; Closing an App; Close an app window from the Taskbar; Searching for Apps; Searching with Cortana; Working with Multiple Desktops.
5. Networking All-in-One For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Author: by Doug Lowe
Published at: For Dummies; 7th edition (April 10, 2018)
Becoming a master of networking has never been easier Whether you’re in charge of a small network or a large network, Networking All-in-One is full of the information you’ll need to set up a network and keep it functioning. Fully updated to capture the latest Windows 10 releases through Spring 2018, this is the comprehensive guide to setting up, managing, and securing a successful network.
Inside, nine minibooks cover essential, up-to-date information for networking in systems such as Windows 10 and Linux, as well as best practices for security, mobile and cloud-based networking, and much more. Serves as a single source for the most-often needed network administration information Covers the latest trends in networking Get nine detailed and easy-to-understand networking minibooks in one affordable package Networking All-in-One For Dummies is the perfect beginner’s guide as well as the professional’s ideal reference book.
6. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10 (Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech))
Author: by Paul McFedries
Published at: Visual; 3rd edition (July 8, 2020)
Master Windows 10 by reading only one book Teach Yourself Visually Windows 10, 3rd Edition brings together all of the necessary resources to make you an expert in the use of the latest version of Windows. Using highly visual techniques to maximize learner retention and memory, Teach Yourself Visually Windows 10 will have you breezing through the most popular operating system in the world in no time.
The book includes hundreds of step-by-step and illustrated sets of instructions to teach you both the basics and the complexities of Windows 10 operation. Lessons include: Installing and repairing applications System maintenance Setting up password-protection Downloading photos Managing media files And more Teach Yourself Visually Windows 10 combines the best of visual learning techniques with comprehensive source material about the interface and substance of Windows 10 to leave you with encyclopedic knowledge of the operating system.
Perfect for beginners and intermediate users alike, this book will turn your Windows-using experience from a slow slog into a lighting-fast masterclass of efficiency.
7. CompTIA A+ Certification Premium Bundle: All-in-One Exam Guide, Tenth Edition with Online Access Code for Performance-Based Simulations, Video Training, and Practice Exams (Exams 220-1001 & 220-1002)
Author: by Mike Meyers
Published at: McGraw-Hill Education; 10th edition (July 8, 2019)
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This Premium Bundle includes Mike Meyers’ bestselling exam guide and access to online video training, practice exams, simulations, and much more!
Take the CompTIA A+ 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams with confidence using this bestselling exam preparation system from the #1 name in CompTIA training and certification, Mike Meyers. This Premium Bundle contains CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Tenth Edition plus one year of access to 200+ performance-based simulations, 750+ practice questions, 60+ episodes of video training, and much more.
The book also serves as an ideal on-the-job reference. CompTIA A+ Certification Premium Bundle: All-in-One Exam Guide, Tenth Edition with Online Access Code for Performance-Based Simulations, Video Training, and Practice Exams (Exams 220-1001 & 220-1002) offers complete coverage of every objective for the challenging exam.
8. Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies,, 4th Edition (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Author: by Woody Leonhard
Published at: For Dummies; 4th edition (January 27, 2021)
Dig into the ins and outs of Windows 10 Computer users have been doing Windows since the 1980s. That long run doesn’t mean everyone knows the best-kept secrets of the globally ubiquitous operating system. Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition offers a deep guide for navigating the basics of Windows 10 and diving into more advanced features.
Authors and recognized Windows experts Ciprian Rusen and Woody Leonhard deliver a comprehensive and practical resource that provides the knowledge you need to operate Windows 10, along with a few shortcuts to make using a computer feel less like work. This book teaches you all about the most important parts of Windows 10, including: Installing and starting a fresh Windows 10 installation Personalizing Windows 10 Using Universal Apps in Windows 10 How to control your system through the Control Panel in Windows 10 Securing Windows 10 against a universe of threats Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition is perfect for business users of Windows 10 who need to maximize their productivity and efficiency with the operating system.
9. Computers For Seniors For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Author: by Nancy C. Muir
Published at: For Dummies; 5th edition (September 25, 2017)
The bestselling guidenow in a new edition A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system.
Featuring large text and images, it’s never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC. Even if you don’t know a mouse from a megabyte, this book walks you through all the steps to choosing, setting up, and successfully using your new computer.
Begin with learning how to turn the computer on and use the keyboard, and from there you’ll progress to effortlessly finding your way around the new Windows 10 operating system. Explore all you can do with a computer: Research topics of interest Keep in touch with loved ones Shop securely online Find recipes and diet tips If you’ve just purchased your first computer and need a plain-English introduction to getting started, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has you covered.
10. Microsoft Excel 2019 Data Analysis and Business Modeling (Business Skills)
Author: by Wayne Winston
Published at: Microsoft Press; 6th edition (April 15, 2019)
Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2019, and transform data into bottom-line results. Written by award-winning educator Wayne Winston, this hands-on, scenario-focused guide shows you how to use the latest Excel tools to integrate data from multiple tablesand how to effectively build a relational data source inside an Excel workbook.
Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The Missing Manual: The Book That Should Have Been in the Box
Author: by David Pogue
Published at: O'Reilly Media; 1st edition (June 18, 2019)
The Windows 10 May 2019 Update adds a host of new and improved features to Microsoft’s flagship operating systemand this jargon free guide helps you get the most out of every component. This in depth Missing Manual covers the entire system and introduces you to the latest features in the Windows Professional, Enterprise, Education, and Home editions.
You’ll learn how to take advantage of improvements to the Game Bar, Edge browser, Windows Online, smartphone features, and a lot more. Written by David Poguetech critic for Yahoo Finance and former columnist for The New York Timesthis updated edition illuminates its subject with technical insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity.
12. Windows 10 Inside Out
Author: by Ed Bott
Published at: Microsoft Press; 4th edition (December 22, 2020)
Conquer today’s Windows 10from the inside out! Dive into Windows 10and really put your Windows expertise to work. Focusing on the newest, most powerful, and most innovative features in Windows 10, this supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of time-saving solutions, up-to-date tips, and workarounds.
From the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser to improved security and Windows Sandbox virtualization, you’ll discover how experts tackle today’s essential tasks. Adapt to faster change in today’s era of Windows as a service, as you challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.
Install, configure, and personalize the latest versions of Windows 10 Manage Windows reliability and security in any environment Keep Windows safe and current by taking charge of Windows Update Maximize your productivity with a growing library of built-in apps Customize the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser and its advanced privacy features Streamline and automate day-to-day business tasks with Cortana Secure devices, data, and identities, and block malware and intruders Safeguard your business with Windows Hello biometrics and Azure AD Use Windows Sandbox virtualization to test programs and sites without risking your system’s security Store, sync, and share content with OneDrive and OneDrive for Business Collaborate more efficiently with Windows 10 Mail, Calendar, Skype, and other default apps Seamlessly manage both physical and virtual storage Deploy and manage Windows 10 devices more efficiently in any organization Optimize performance and battery life and troubleshoot crashes For experienced Windows users and IT professionals Your role: Experienced intermediate to- advanced-level Windows user, IT professional, or consultant Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Windows procedures, techniques, and navigation
13. Hacking For Dummies
Author: by Kevin Beaver
Published at: For Dummies; 6th edition (July 11, 2018)
Stop hackers before they hack you! In order to outsmart a would-be hacker, you need to get into the hacker’s mindset. And with this book, thinking like a bad guy has never been easier. In Hacking For Dummies, expert author Kevin Beaver shares his knowledge on penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, security best practices, and every aspect of ethical hacking that is essential in order to stop a hacker in their tracks.
Whether you’re worried about your laptop, smartphone, or desktop computer being compromised, this no-nonsense book helps you learn how to recognize the vulnerabilities in your systems so you can safeguard them more diligentlywith confidence and ease. Get up to speed on Windows 10 hacks Learn about the latest mobile computing hacks Get free testing tools Find out about new system updates and improvements There’s no such thing as being too safeand this resourceful guide helps ensure you’re protected.
14. WINDOWS 10 FOR SENIORS 2020/2021: The Complete Microsoft Windows 10 Guide for Senior Technophobe with Latest Shortcuts, Tips & Tricks
Author: by James Jordan
Published at: Independently published (November 10, 2020)
MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10 MADE EASY FOR SENIOR TECHNOPHOBES! This in-depth Windows 10 user guide for beginners covers the entire Windows 10 system and introduces you to the latest features in the Windows 10 with a step-by-step graphic illustrations to aid your understanding. You’ll learn how to take advantage of improvements to the Game Bar, Edge browser, Windows Online, smartphone features, and a lot more.
This book includes hundreds of step-by-step and illustrated sets of instructions to teach you both the basics and the complexities of Windows 10 operation. It is perfect for beginners and intermediate users alike; this book will turn your Windows-using experience from a slow slog into a lightning-fast masterclass of efficiency.
Such lessons included in this simplified but powerful user guide includes:What’s New About Windows 10The Start Menu and the Start ScreenLaunching Apps with the Start MenuThe Desktop EnvironmentToggling Between the Tablet Mode and DesktopWorking with the TaskbarWorking with the CortanaThe Windows 10 Internal, External, and Cloud Storage Using the OneDriveManaging the Windows 10 Applications and ProgramsFamiliarizing Yourself with the Windows StoreManaging the Users AccountsYour Computer Security in Windows 10Shortcut Keys to Using Windows 10Windows 10 Tips and TricksAnd lots moreWhat more would you like to learn about Windows 10?
15. Laptops for Seniors For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Author: by Muir
Published at: For Dummies; 5th edition (October 13, 2017)
Get the most out of your laptop or tablet PC Laptops For Seniors For Dummies makes it easier than ever for the 50+ set to enjoy a laptop or tablet PC by taking the intimidation out of working with a new device.
Featuring larger text and images, this bestseller empowers you to keep up with your kids or grandkids with all the latest and greatest that technology has to offer. Assuming no prior knowledge, this accessible guide starts from the beginning by helping you select the right laptop or tablet for your needs, shows how the various parts connect together, and illustrates how to use the keyboard and mouse.
Once you’ve chosen your device and mastered the basics, this book will help you navigate your way around the Windows 10 operating system, show you how to use the touchscreen capabilities, and so much more. In no time at all, you’ll wonder why you hadn’t bought a laptop sooner!
Keep in touch with family and friends through email and social networking sites Get on the internet to shop and browse your favorite sites Ensure your information is safe online Use the latest applications for work and play Everything you love about your desktop computer can be conveniently taken on the go with a laptop.
16. Networking For Dummies
Author: by Doug Lowe
Published at: For Dummies; 12th edition (July 21, 2020)
Set up a secure network at home or the office Fully revised to cover Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019, this new edition of the trusted Networking For Dummies helps both beginning network administrators and home users to set up and maintain a network.
Updated coverage of broadband and wireless technologies, as well as storage and back-up procedures, ensures that you’ll learn how to build a wired or wireless network, secure and optimize it, troubleshoot problems, and much more. From connecting to the Internet and setting up a wireless network to solving networking problems and backing up your datathis #1 bestselling guide covers it all.
Build a wired or wireless network Secure and optimize your network Set up a server and manage Windows user accounts Use the cloudsafely Written by a seasoned technology authorand jam-packed with tons of helpful step-by-step instructionsthis is the book network administrators and everyday computer users will turn to again and again.