How to Do Everything Windows 8

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Tap into the power of Windows 8

Maximize the versatile features of Windows 8 on all your devices with help from this hands-on guide. Discover how to customize settings, use the new Start screen and Charms bar, work with gestures on a touchscreen PC, organize and sync data in the cloud, and set up a network. How to Do Everything Windows 8 covers email, video conferencing, web access, peripheral devices, security, and troubleshooting. You’ll also get tips for using the ...

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Overview

Tap into the power of Windows 8

Maximize the versatile features of Windows 8 on all your devices with help from this hands-on guide. Discover how to customize settings, use the new Start screen and Charms bar, work with gestures on a touchscreen PC, organize and sync data in the cloud, and set up a network. How to Do Everything Windows 8 covers email, video conferencing, web access, peripheral devices, security, and troubleshooting. You’ll also get tips for using the entertainment apps to enjoy music, video, photos, games, and much more.

  • Customize Windows 8, group tiles on the Start screen, pin icons to the taskbar, and change settings
  • Manage and back up your files and sync them to the cloud
  • Share files with a Windows 8 Homegroup
  • Surf the web with both versions of Internet Explorer 10, use tabs, organize favorites, and protect your privacy online
  • Print, scan, and fax with Windows 8
  • Communicate via built-in apps—Mail and Messaging—and add Skype
  • Connect to social networks, including Facebook and Twitter, using the People app
  • Enjoy the Music and Video apps and the Xbox Music free streaming service and video store
  • View, manage, and share photos with the new Photos app—including your Facebook, Flickr, and SkyDrive photos
  • Use all the built-in Windows 8 apps and get more from the Windows Store
  • Keep Windows 8 running smoothly and securely
  • Troubleshoot problems and reset or recover your PC
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071805148
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/5/2013
  • Series: How to Do Everything Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 488
  • Sales rank: 629,030
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Branscombe, a technology writer for more than 20 years, has written for the Financial Times, TechRadar, and ZDNet, where she co-writes a blog, 500 Words into the Future, with Simon Bisson.

Simon Bisson is an IT journalist and technology strategy consultant. He has written for many publications, from the Financial Times to ZDNet.

Eric Butow is the owner of Butow Communications Group (BCG) which offers online marketing ROI improvement services for businesses.

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Table of Contents

Ch 1: Get to Know Windows 8
Ch 2: Learn How to Get Around Windows 8
Ch 3: Make Windows 8 Your Own
Ch 4: Manage, Back Up, and Sync Your Files
Ch 5: Share Files Among Computers with a Windows 8 Homegroup
Ch 6: Browse the Web
Ch 7: Print, Scan, and fax with Windows 8
Ch 8: Send and Receive Email
Ch 9: Send and Receive Instant Messages
Ch 10: Make Phone and Video Calls
Ch 11: Access Online Social Networks
Ch 12: Find and Play Music and Other Audio Files
Ch 13: View and Manage Photos
Ch 14: Watch and Organize Videos
Ch 15: Read, Navigate, and Connect
Ch 16: Get More Apps and Games for Windows 8
Ch 17: Keep Windows 8 Tuned Up
Ch 18: Troubleshoot Problems in Windows 8
Ch 19: Reset or Recover Your PC

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