Windows 8 Secrets, 4th Edition
By Paul Thurrott, Rafael Rivera
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: August 2012
Pages: 552

In their introduction, the authors of this book say that "withWindows 8, suddenly, everything is different." And they areright—with a completely new interface presenting users with acompletely new experience, Windows 8 and its device-based cousinWindows RT are arguably the biggest change in Windows ever. Butbestselling authors Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera have youcovered with Windows 8 Secrets, a completely new,written-from-scratch guide to the ins and outs of this new Windowsexperience. Covering topics both large and small, ranging from howthe new immersive experiences and familiar Windows desktopinterface coexist to the subtle differences in interacting withWindows 8 via touch, keyboard, or mouse, this book digs in toreveal helpful and advanced insight in all major Windows areas:application management, data backup and security, networking, andmuch more.

The Insider's Guide to:

  • Choosing the right Windows 8 or RT product version to fit yourneeds

  • Dealing with the completely new Start experience

  • Understanding how the familiar desktop and your legacyapplications interact with the new immersive experiences

  • Exploring the differences between the two versions of InternetExplorer 10 that ship with Windows 8

  • Digging into the array of new productivity, media, and otherapps included with Windows 8

  • Become a power user by mastering the storage, backup andrecovery, accounts and security, networking, and business featuresin Windows 8

  • Insider Tips Expert advice to help you optimize performance

  • Valuable Insights Eye-opening descriptions of poorly documentedor undocumented features and procedures

  • Unbeatable Advice Real-world workarounds and little-known tipsand techniques

The Secrets series reveals:

  • Authoritative information in highlighted areas

  • Exceptional advice in the margin notes

  • Unique insight from years of author experience

  • Rarely revealed tips and techniques

  • Invaluable shortcuts and workarounds

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