Windows 8 KickstartBook - 2013
A full-color visual guide to Windows 8 covers desktop-customization; security; setting up Office; connecting to the Internet; communicating via instant messaging and social media; managing photos; and playing music, videos and games, as well as such Microsoft tools as Skydrive, Reader, Internet Explorer, Xbox Live, Music, Maps, and the Windows Store. Original.
A technical editor/writer who has worked on most versions of Windows introduces Microsoft's first redefinition of its interface since Windows 95. Like other writers on Windows 8, Russell reassures new users, e.g., in explaining how to get started with its new start screen, that the features they are familiar with are still there albeit in different locations. He discusses working with Windows Store apps, and the other fun and productivity features. Includes color screenshots and a companion Facebook page. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Your full-color go-to guide—covering the final version of Windows 8!
Get started enjoying the innovative features of Microsoft’s latest operating system release on any device quickly and easily with Windows 8 Kickstart. Loaded with crisp, full-color screenshots, this practical, visual guide focuses on the best ways to maximize the operating system’s capabilities. Customize and secure your system, manage files, browse the Web, download apps, enjoy multimedia, manage photos, connect to social media networks, and much more. Tips, Notes, Warnings, and Now You Know sidebars offer solutions to potential pitfalls and veteran insight helps you get the most out of Windows 8.
- Configure and customize Windows 8
- Manage your desktop
- Organize files with Windows Explorer
- Keep Windows 8 up to date and secure
- Get started with Windows 8-style apps
- Surf the web
- Connect with social media and instant messaging
- View and manage photos
- Play music, video, and games
- Print files and manage devices