Windows 8 Kickstart

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Your full-color go-to guide—covering the final version of Windows 8!

Get started enjoying the innovative features of Microsoft’s latest operating system release on any device quickly and easily with Windows 8 Kickstart. Loaded with crisp, full-color screenshots, this practical, visual guide focuses on the best ways to maximize the operating system’s capabilities. Customize and secure your system, manage files, browse the Web, download apps, enjoy multimedia, manage photos, ...

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Overview

Your full-color go-to guide—covering the final version of Windows 8!

Get started enjoying the innovative features of Microsoft’s latest operating system release on any device quickly and easily with Windows 8 Kickstart. Loaded with crisp, full-color screenshots, this practical, visual guide focuses on the best ways to maximize the operating system’s capabilities. Customize and secure your system, manage files, browse the Web, download apps, enjoy multimedia, manage photos, connect to social media networks, and much more. Tips, Notes, Warnings, and Now You Know sidebars offer solutions to potential pitfalls and veteran insight helps you get the most out of Windows 8.

  • Configure and customize Windows 8
  • Manage your desktop
  • Organize files with Windows Explorer
  • Keep Windows 8 up to date and secure
  • Get started with Windows 8-style apps
  • Surf the web
  • Connect with social media and instant messaging
  • View and manage photos
  • Play music, video, and games
  • Print files and manage devices
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071805827
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/11/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 963,642
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

James Howard Russell writes and edits technical articles for Demand Media Studios on technical topics, including Windows 7, Android smartphones, and World of Warcraft. Russell has installed, configured, and debugged Windows for a variety of OS versions including the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. He is the coauthor of several computer books, including SAIR Linux and GNU Certified Administrator All-in-One Exam Guide.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Orient Yourself to Windows 8
Chapter 1: Start Up Windows 8
Chapter 2: Configure Your Start Screen & Customize Your Settings
Chapter 3: Control Your Windows 8 Desktop
Chapter 4 : Organize Files with Windows Explorer
Chapter 5: Keep Windows 8 Up To Date and Secure
Part II: Explore Tiles, Media, and Apps
Chapter 6: Get Started with Windows 8-Style Apps
Chapter 7: Surf the Net
Chapter 8: Share with Social Media and Instant Messaging
Chapter 9: View and Manage Photos
Chapter 10: Play Music and Video
Chapter 11: Play Games on Windows
Chapter 12: Get Apps from the Windows Store
Part III: Get Productive with Windows 8
Chapter 13: Print Files and Manage Devices
Chapter 14: Get Started with Microsoft Office

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2014

    Twilightpaw

    She swiped at him and suddenly a tiny blur of orange dragged her away.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2014

    Chaos

    "You are weak in strength, strong in spirit..." Chaos' mouth parted in a heinous grin as he stood over Scorched's limp body. A shadow slithered out of his mouth, flowing into Scorched in order to preserve the evil inside him for now. "Ah, but that can be changed."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2014

    Hazelfeather

    She walks in. "Shadeclaw! What a lovely suprise" she hisses

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2014

    Tigerstar

    Tigerstar padded over to Deathfrost, "What is wrong? Don't you like torturing clans?" he meowed...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2014

    Shadeclaw

    He snarls but turns around "ready fight me" he says a little tense

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2014

    Cann ethreal come too?

    Exceed faqn

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    Posted August 23, 2014

    Silencer

    "Obviously," he whispered.

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    Posted August 25, 2014

    Nefarox, Overlord of Grixis

    Watches the cats, smiling slightly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2014

    Deathfrost

    I sit down and look at my claws

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    Posted September 1, 2014

    Scorched

    Scorched sighs. "I guess this is the end... for this dark forest, at least."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2014

    Ashpelt

    Evilly grins....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2014

    Dark forest.

    Here.

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