I’ve never found a single computer resource that answered every question I have about a topic. I would be very proud to write such a resource, but I have not done so. I say this to a potential reader who expects any one of my books — or all of them together — to answer every one or just the one question he or she has.
Windows 8 for Seniors for Dummies is a book for beginning users of Windows 8, regardless of age. More specifically, its audience includes a reader who wants step-by-step instructions for those tasks I thought a new user of Windows 8 would need to do first. Beyond that narrow focus, my goal was to help the reader attain the confidence to go beyond the basics and beyond the book.
When a reader sends me a question, I answer that question, if I can. (I don’t know everything.)
Occasionally, a reader writes to tell me he is disappointed with my book for failing him. I’m genuinely sorry to let people down. Such a reader hates Windows 8 and is angry with Microsoft and everyone else. The most frustrating of these tell me nothing about how I’ve failed them or are angry that I didn’t anticipate their questions, even those that are beyond the scope of a beginning Windows 8 book (for example, Office and Google are beyond this book).
If you peruse the Amazon reviews, you’ll find side-by-side comments that seem to be about completely different books. One size does not fit all.