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Windows 8.1 For Dummies, Portable Edition

ebook

A lot is new in Windows 8! This quick guide gets you up and running right away

New and experienced Windows users alike will need help navigating the features that set Windows 8 apart from previous versions. Let this quick-and-easy guide show you around the Start screen, introduce you to the Charms bar, and help you set up your Microsoft account. Then you can install apps, add social accounts, browse the web, and more.

  • It's different — learn to use the Start screen, launch programs, customize Windows 8, and find the old desktop
  • Work with the apps — install and update apps, locate missing ones, and identify which apps are presently running
  • Get social — add your social networking and e-mail accounts for quick access
  • Stay safe — create user accounts and keep your personal files private
  • Make it your own — customize Windows 8 with your own photos
  • Open the book and find:

  • Why Windows 8 looks and acts differently than previous versions
  • Where to find the classic desktop interface
  • Why you should password-protect your user account
  • How to add or remove Start screen items
  • Tips on locating an app that's AWOL
  • Advice on updating apps
  • Ten tips for troubleshooting common problems
  • Learn to:

  • Navigate and customize the Start screen
  • Create user accounts and set passwords
  • Use Windows 8 applications for e-mail and photos

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    Publisher: Wiley

    OverDrive Read

    • ISBN: 9781118513613
    • Release date: September 4, 2012

    EPUB ebook

    • ISBN: 9781118513613
    • File size: 7455 KB
    • Release date: September 11, 2012

    PDF ebook

    • ISBN: 9781118513620
    • File size: 19316 KB
    • Release date: September 4, 2012

    Formats

    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
    PDF ebook

    Languages

    English

    A lot is new in Windows 8! This quick guide gets you up and running right away

    New and experienced Windows users alike will need help navigating the features that set Windows 8 apart from previous versions. Let this quick-and-easy guide show you around the Start screen, introduce you to the Charms bar, and help you set up your Microsoft account. Then you can install apps, add social accounts, browse the web, and more.

  • It's different — learn to use the Start screen, launch programs, customize Windows 8, and find the old desktop
  • Work with the apps — install and update apps, locate missing ones, and identify which apps are presently running
  • Get social — add your social networking and e-mail accounts for quick access
  • Stay safe — create user accounts and keep your personal files private
  • Make it your own — customize Windows 8 with your own photos
  • Open the book and find:

  • Why Windows 8 looks and acts differently than previous versions
  • Where to find the classic desktop interface
  • Why you should password-protect your user account
  • How to add or remove Start screen items
  • Tips on locating an app that's AWOL
  • Advice on updating apps
  • Ten tips for troubleshooting common problems
  • Learn to:

  • Navigate and customize the Start screen
  • Create user accounts and set passwords
  • Use Windows 8 applications for e-mail and photos

  • Expand title description text
    • Details

      Publisher:
      Wiley

      OverDrive Read
      ISBN: 9781118513613
      Release date: September 4, 2012

      EPUB ebook
      ISBN: 9781118513613
      File size: 7455 KB
      Release date: September 11, 2012

      PDF ebook
      ISBN: 9781118513620
      File size: 19316 KB
      Release date: September 4, 2012

    • Creators
    • Formats
      OverDrive Read
      EPUB ebook
      PDF ebook
    • Languages
      English