Windows 8 Basics In 30 Minutes: The quick-start reference for users moving from Windows 7, Vista, and XP

Windows 8 Basics In 30 Minutes: The quick-start reference for users moving from Windows 7, Vista, and XP

by Tim Fisher
     
 

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Do you have 30 minutes to spare? It's all of the time you'll need to get up to speed with Windows 8, the new Microsoft operating system designed for PCs and touch-screen tablets! Using step-by-step instructions, lots of screenshots, and a touch of humor, Windows expert Tim Fisher will cover Windows 8 personalization, app installation, email configuration, and more. He

Overview

Do you have 30 minutes to spare? It's all of the time you'll need to get up to speed with Windows 8, the new Microsoft operating system designed for PCs and touch-screen tablets! Using step-by-step instructions, lots of screenshots, and a touch of humor, Windows expert Tim Fisher will cover Windows 8 personalization, app installation, email configuration, and more. He'll also walk you through dozens of important apps to download from the Windows Store, ranging from games to Microsoft Office!

Other sections in "Windows 8 Basics In 30 Minutes" include:
* Changing the tiles on your Start Screen
* Setting up live tiles
* Security options
* How to use the Charms Bar
* Configuring Gmail, Outlook, and other email accounts
* Adding and removing apps
* Setting up notifications
* Windows 8 and Wi-Fi
* How to make Windows 8 look like Windows 7
* Printers and Windows 8
* Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts

"Windows 8 Basics In 30 Minutes" is intended for people coming from the world of Windows 7, Vista, and XP, as well as users who are new to Windows.

Note: In 30 Minutes® guides are published by i30 Media Corporation. They are not a part of or otherwise associated with the "For Dummies" series, published by Wiley.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148158080
Publisher:
i30 Media Corporation
Publication date:
02/20/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
102
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Author Tim Fisher has worked with Windows and other technologies for over two decades. He's also a freelance writer for About.com and has helped people all over the world configure Windows PCs, troubleshoot problems, and get the most out of their personal computers. "Windows 8 Basics In 30 Minutes" is his first guide.

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