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.