Windows 8.1 For Dummies, Portable Edition
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: September 2012
Pages: 224

A lot is new in Windows 8! This quick guide gets you up andrunning right away

New and experienced Windows users alike will need helpnavigating the features that set Windows 8 apart from previousversions. Let this quick-and-easy guide show you around the Startscreen, introduce you to the Charms bar, and help you set up yourMicrosoft account. Then you can install apps, add social accounts,browse the web, and more.

  • It's different — learn to use the Start screen, launchprograms, customize Windows 8, and find the old desktop
  • Work with the apps — install and update apps, locatemissing ones, and identify which apps are presently running
  • Get social — add your social networking and e-mailaccounts for quick access
  • Stay safe — create user accounts and keep your personalfiles private
  • Make it your own — customize Windows 8 with your ownphotos

Open the book and find:

  • Why Windows 8 looks and acts differently than previousversions
  • Where to find the classic desktop interface
  • Why you should password-protect your user account
  • How to add or remove Start screen items
  • Tips on locating an app that's AWOL
  • Advice on updating apps
  • Ten tips for troubleshooting common problems

Learn to:

  • Navigate and customize the Start screen
  • Create user accounts and set passwords
  • Use Windows 8 applications for e-mail and photos
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