Windows 8 For Dummies
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Released: September 2012
Pages: 432

Just want to get going with Windows 8? This book was made for you!

Windows 8 looks and acts differently than previous Windows versions. The touch-friendly Start screen and new apps can confuse even the most experienced Windows user. This book helps you master Windows 8 by getting you started using the new interface, finding that missing file, creating a network, using Windows 8 on your tablet, and more.

  • The big changes — tour the Start screen, where you load apps and programs, see where the desktop went, and use the Control Panel to customize Windows 8
  • Touch and go — get acquainted with the many features designed for touchscreen devices
  • Tour the web — use Internet Explorer, set up and use e-mail, access your social networks, and do it all with more security
  • When you have to share — discover how to protect everyone's privacy and how to set up a network
  • The magic of media — play CDs, digital music, and movies, or work with photos transferred from your camera

Open the book and find:

  • Straightforward explanations of unique features
  • Which version of Windows 8 is right for you
  • Tips for touchscreen users
  • Whether you should upgrade to Windows 8
  • Easy, do-it-yourself maintenance tips
  • How to download apps from the Windows Store
  • The easy way to back up your PC
  • Ten things that will drive you crazy and how to fix them

Learn to:

  • Use the Start screen to launch apps
  • Send e-mail and link to social media accounts
  • Create music playlists, watch videos, and organize photos
  • Troubleshoot common problems
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