Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual

Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual

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by David Pogue
     
 

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Windows 8.1 continues the evolution of the most radical redesign in Microsoft’s history. It combines the familiar Windows desktop with a new, touchscreen-friendly world of tiles and full-screen apps. Luckily, David Pogue is back to help you make sense of it—with humor, authority, and 500 illustrations.

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    Windows 8.1 continues the evolution of the most radical redesign in Microsoft’s history. It combines the familiar Windows desktop with a new, touchscreen-friendly world of tiles and full-screen apps. Luckily, David Pogue is back to help you make sense of it—with humor, authority, and 500 illustrations.

    The important stuff you need to know:

    • What’s new in 8.1. The update to 8.1 offers new apps, a universal Search, the return of the Start menu, and several zillion other nips and tucks.
    • New features. Storage Spaces, Windows To Go, File Histories—if Microsoft wrote it, this book covers it.
    • Security. Protect your PC from viruses, spyware, spam, sick hard drives, and out-of-control kids.
    • The network. HomeGroups, connecting from the road, mail, Web, music streaming among PCs—this book has your network covered.
    • The software. Media Center, Photo Gallery, Internet Explorer, speech recognition—this one authoritative, witty guide makes it all crystal clear. It’s the book that should have been in the box.

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781449371807
    Publisher:
    O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    11/26/2013
    Sold by:
    Barnes & Noble
    Format:
    NOOK Book
    Pages:
    950
    Sales rank:
    178,549
    File size:
    36 MB
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