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Windows 8.1 For Dummies, Portable Edition

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by Andy Rathbone
     
 

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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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118513613
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/11/2012
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
584,074
File size:
8 MB

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Meet the Author

Andy Rathbone is an expert on PC operation and repair, tablet computing, and Windows. He has written all editions of Windows For Dummies along with books on PC repair and Motorola's XOOM tablet.

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Windows 8 For Dummies 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I must have missed the word abridged when I bought this book. It did help, but within minutes I was looking for info that wasn't in this version. If you're going to buy the title, get the full version. Wishing I could return this one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a vey helpful book i love it good job windows 8
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I dont know i dont knlw!" She yelled and pushed. She screamed in pain...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
just the right size good $$$ easy to read and understand
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why doesnt anyone write actual reviews?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sits waiting for another to show up.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good but lacks information about Apache Office 3.
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