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    I want to RTFM. What's a good CURRENT comprehensive FM for Win10?

    Yes, I used to read the 600+ page manuals that shipped with MSWord (for DOS and Windows, two versions) and I'm used to reading scads of similar stuff for OSes and apps. I'm damned tired of poking around on the web and the forums and trying to find where hidden nuggets of important information might be.

    So I want to READ A BOOK that will cover most, if not all, of the things that a manual really should have covered. Things like, whether I'll have any use for "Mail" when I already have Outlook and Android long configured. And whether MS will be snooping any more than Google already does. (For instance, Google does indeed READ all of your Gmail.)

    Can anyone recommend a "Win10 Comprehensive Manual" that really is up to date, and won't waste my time with obsoleted functions but will lift the curtains and show me where what really can be done?

    Kindle or print, I like both but find it hard to stick post-it notes on my Kindle.(G)

    Titles to avoid, because they were worthless, would also be of value.
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    Nice choices, Joe!
    The first is an e-book published in late July this year, but the second was printed on 22 Oct 2015, before the W10 November update, and so (as from Tuesday 2 August) is likely to be even more out of date.

    It can't be easy trying to document a moving target!
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    Note form the Field guide to Windows 10:
    Because it's electronic, not paper, we can and will keep it up to date regularly going forward.
    Jerry

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    Paul Thurrott has said he is going to begin updating the Field Guide to the Anniversary release next week.
    Joe

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