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Windows 8 in Easy Steps: Special Edition

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Windows 8 is a major upgrade from its predecessor and comes with multi-touch display capabilities, new app features and more.

Windows 8 in easy steps ? Special Edition is a comprehensive, yet concise, guide that will walk you through the basics so that you're
up and running with Windows 8 in no time. Then, step-by-step, it covers the key ...

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Overview

Windows 8 is a major upgrade from its predecessor and comes with multi-touch display capabilities, new app features and more.

Windows 8 in easy steps – Special Edition is a comprehensive, yet concise, guide that will walk you through the basics so that you're
up and running with Windows 8 in no time. Then, step-by-step, it covers the key advanced features to help you become a Windows 8 guru at your own pace.

Install the right Windows 8 release for your needs
Master the new interface, desktop and taskbar
Have fun with photos, music, games and movies apps
Utilize internet and cloud facilities such as SkyDrive
Organize and share your files safely
Keep your Windows 8 working smoothly & efficiently

Written in the familiar In Easy Steps style, use this guide as your key reference point to take full advantage of Windows 8.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781840785425
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
  • Publication date: 5/14/2013
  • Series: In Easy Steps
  • Edition description: Special Edition
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 927,734
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Price is an accomplished author, IT journalist and systems consultant with a wide experience of computing systems ranging from mainframes to personal computers. He's also a successful author with several best-selling In Easy Steps books to his credit.

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Table of Contents

1.Introducing Windows 8
2.User Account
3.The Metro Interface
4.Metro Applications
4.Desktop and Taskbar
5.Search Techniques
6.Built-in Programs
7.Microsoft Store and Downloads
9.Email and Messaging
10.Internet Explorer 10
10.Digital Images
11.Music and Media
12.Devices and Printers
13.Manage Files and Folders
14.Networking Windows
15.Multitouch and Tablet
16.Sync With Smartphone
17.Troubleshooting
18.Backup and Recovery
19.Virtual Machines
20.Security and Encryption
21.Command and Prompt
22.Update and Maintain
23.Windows Performance
24.Windows Registry
25.Going Forward With Windows
26.Index

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