Whether you're updating to Windows 8 or migrating from anotheroperating system, you'll want the Windows 8 Bible as aguide. From what's new in Windows 8 to Windows OS basics, handlinglegacy programs, or how to sync across all your PC and Windowsmobile devices, this substantial book covers it all. Getcomfortable with the cool Windows 8 interface, learn how to set upfirewalls and stop malware, jump into the cloud, use the built-inPDF reader, make playlists, set up a home networkit's allhere, and much more.
Understand Windows 8 on your desktop, tablet, and phone
Explore Windows live cloud synchronization with SkyDrive
Navigate the Windows 8 user interface, the Windows Store, andInternet Explorer Immersive
Protect your system with a Windows firewall
Manage your contacts on all social networks with the new Peopleapp
Chat online using integrated social networking features
Control your PC from your tablet or your Windows phone
Create a home network and use shared resources
Install, sync, tune, or remove hardware and software
Set time limits, monitor online activity, and limit the appsand games kids can run with the new Family Safety feature
Jim Boyce has authored or coauthored more than 45 books about computer hardware and software, including Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Plain & Simple and Microsoft Outlook Version 2002 Inside Out. He is a former contributing editor and monthly columnist for WINDOWS Magazine. He has worked with computers as a programmer and systems manager in a variety of capacities since the 1970s, and has a wide range of experience in the MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows NT, and UNIX environments.