A lot is new in Windows 8! This quick guide gets you up and running right away
New and experienced Windows users alike will need help navigating the features that set Windows 8 apart from previous versions. Let this quick-and-easy guide show you around the Start screen, introduce you to the Charms bar, and help you set up your Microsoft account. Then you can install apps, add social accounts, browse the web, and more.
It's different — learn to use the Start screen, launch programs, customize Windows 8, and find the old desktop
Work with the apps — install and update apps, locate missing ones, and identify which apps are presently running
Get social — add your social networking and e-mail accounts for quick access
Stay safe — create user accounts and keep your personal files private
Make it your own — customize Windows 8 with your own photos
Open the book and find:
Why Windows 8 looks and acts differently than previous versions
Andy Rathbone first wrote "Windows for Dummies" back in 1992, and since then he's updated the book for every subsequent version of the operating system. All of the editions combined have sold more than 11 million copies. He's also the author of "Upgrading and Fixing Your PC for Dummies" and "Tivo for Dummies". All told, Andy has more than 15 million books in print, making him one of the bestselling computer book writers on the planet. He's been on bestseller lists of the New York Times, USA Today, Publisher's Weekly, and many others.