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Windows 8.1 Step by Step

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The smart way to learn Windows 8.1—one step at a time!

Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to navigate and use Windows 8.1. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

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Overview

The smart way to learn Windows 8.1—one step at a time!

Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to navigate and use Windows 8.1. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

  • Navigate with ease using the new Start screen
  • Search your files, music, and the web—all at once
  • Store, access, and manage data in the cloud with SkyDrive
  • Explore improvements in Internet Explorer 11
  • Stay in touch using Mail, Calendar, People, and Skype
  • Customize your computing experience with PC settings
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735681309
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 11/25/2013
  • Series: Step by Step Series
  • Pages: 810
  • Sales rank: 88,056
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ciprian Rusen is a technology aficionado who creates tutorials on his blog for Windows users and helps them get the best possible computing experience. He is the coauthor of Windows 8 Step by Step and Network Your Computers and Devices Step by Step, which covered Windows 7.

Joli Ballew is a Microsoft MVP (Windows Expert-Consumer), MCSE, MCTS (Project 2007 and Windows 7 Configuring), and MCDST. She is a professional writer, technology trainer, and network consultant. She has written or co-authored nearly 40 books, including Windows 8 Step by Step.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Conventions and features in this book
  • Chapter 1: Introducing Windows 8.1
  • Chapter 2: Personalize your Windows 8.1 device
  • Chapter 3: Using apps on the Start screen
  • Chapter 4: Organizing files and folders
  • Chapter 5: Using Internet Explorer 11
  • Chapter 6: Using SkyDrive
  • Chapter 7: Using the social apps
  • Chapter 8: Shopping in the Windows Store
  • Chapter 9: Having fun with multimedia
  • Chapter 10: Playing games
  • Chapter 11: Connecting to a network and the Internet
  • Chapter 12: Allowing others to use the computer
  • Chapter 13: Sharing files and folders with my network
  • Chapter 14: Keeping Windows 8.1 safe and secure
  • Chapter 15: Preventing problems
  • Chapter 16: Supervising a child's computer use
  • Chapter 17: Making my computer accessible
  • Chapter 18: Using Windows 8.1 at work
  • Chapter 19: Using touch-compatible devices
  • Chapter 20: Tips for improving your computing experience
  • Chapter 21: Troubleshooting problems
  • Using keyboard shortcuts and touch gestures
  • Enhancements for using multiple displays
  • Installing and upgrading to Windows 8.1
  • Moving your data and settings to Windows 8.1
  • Glossary
  • About the authors
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