Use the Start screen, set up user accounts, and customize Windows 8.1
Browse the web, use e-mail, and connect with family on Facebook®
Install apps, enjoy music, or post your photos
Back up your files and restore Windows 8.1
Just want to get things done with Windows 8.1? Relax this book makes it easy!
Technology does seem to move at lightning speed, doesn't it? Don't be intimidated; this friendly book is here to help! It explains, in plain English, how to get things done with Windows 8.1 by helping you set up accounts, get online, handle e-mail, create a Facebook account, buy and install apps, upload photos, watch movies, and so much more.
The basic stuff if you're new to computers, here's where you learn how to use a mouse or a touchscreen, the keyboard, and the Windows Start screen
About apps manage apps and tiles on the Start screen so you can easily find what you use most
Set up user accounts create a Microsoft account, attach an e-mail address, and set a password and PIN
Go online browse the web with Internet Explorer® and learn to search for anything
Keep in touch manage your e-mail, explore social networks, add your contacts to the People app, and make Skype® calls
Fun stuff shop for apps; view, share, and print photos; play music; and watch movies
Necessary stuff learn basic maintenance to keep Windows happy
In the sky organize your documents, store files on SkyDrive®, and make backups
Peter Weverka is a long-time author who has written on a variety of Microsoft applications, including all the Microsoft Office applications and Microsoft Money. He is the author of Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 Step by Step.