Windows 8.1 All-in-One For Dummies

Windows 8.1 All-in-One For Dummies

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by Woody Leonhard
     
 

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10 books in 1

  • Starting Windows 8.1
  • Personalizing Windows 8.1
  • Navigating the Start Screen
  • Maximizing Tiled Windows 8.1 Apps
  • Connecting Online with Tiled Apps
  • Working on the Desktop
  • Controlling Your System
  • Maintaining Windows 8.1
  • Securing Windows 8.1
  • Enhancing Windows

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Overview

10 books in 1

  • Starting Windows 8.1
  • Personalizing Windows 8.1
  • Navigating the Start Screen
  • Maximizing Tiled Windows 8.1 Apps
  • Connecting Online with Tiled Apps
  • Working on the Desktop
  • Controlling Your System
  • Maintaining Windows 8.1
  • Securing Windows 8.1
  • Enhancing Windows 8.1

Everything you wanted to know about Windows 8.1 in one convenient reference guide

Windows 8.1 introduces features and updates designed to make Windows work better. This All-in-One guide explains the vast number of features built into Windows 8.1 and offers insight on how to make them work for you. Find advice on using the tiled Start screen, the traditional desktop, touchscreen capabilities, and dozens of built-in apps.

  • The screen of tomorrow — tour the futuristic tiled Start screen and understand all its features and settings
  • Make it yours — get the lock screen and logons working, sync your settings with the cloud, and maintain your privacy
  • App-happy — explore the tiled apps for SkyDrive, Facebook, financial sites, news, games, and more
  • Your friendly desktop — discover where to find the classic Windows interface and how to get there quickly from the Start screen
  • Take control — explore Control Panel features and learn how to make Windows 8.1 look and work the way you want
  • Safe and sound — master Windows maintenance and learn to protect your system from threats
  • What they don't want you to know — see how your PC can make friends with iPhones, Android tablets, Google Docs, and more

Open the book and find:

  • How to upgrade to Windows 8.1
  • How to search for apps, files, or websites
  • How to boot your computer directly to the desktop
  • Tips on setting up multiple e-mail accounts
  • How to bring your Facebook friends into your People list
  • Help you won't get from Windows Help
  • Free apps and add-ons that enhance performance
  • Advice on improving Windows 8.1 security and privacy

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118820872
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/25/2013
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
1056
Sales rank:
212,158
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Woody Leonhard is an award-winning technology author and columnist with over two decades of experience covering Microsoft Windows. He's currently a Senior Editor for the Windows Secrets newsletter and a frequent contributor to InfoWorld.

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