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Windows 8.1 Plain & Simple (Plain & Simple)

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Learn the simplest ways to get things done with Windows 8.1

Get the full-color, visual guide that makes learning Windows 8.1 plain and simple! Follow the book’s easy steps and screenshots and clear, concise language to learn the most expedient way to perform tasks and solve problems in Windows 8.1.

Here’s WHAT You’ll Learn:

  • Personalize your Start screen in cool new ways
  • Use apps such as Mail, People, Calendar, Skype, and Paint
  • Surf the web, and send and receive email and messages
  • Explore redesigned apps for Music, Video, and Windows Store
  • Search your files, media, and the web—all at once
  • Access your files from the cloud with Microsoft SkyDrive

Here’s HOW You’ll Learn It

  • Jump in wherever you need answers
  • Follow easy steps and screenshots to see exactly what to do
  • Get handy tips for new techniques and shortcuts
  • Use Try This! exercises to apply what you learn right away

Synopsis:

Learn the simplest ways to get things done with Windows 8.1

Get the full-color, visual guide that makes learning Windows 8.1 plain and simple! Follow the books easy steps and screenshots and clear, concise language to learn the most expedient way to perform tasks and solve problems in Windows 8.1.

Heres WHAT youll learn:

  • Set up your printer and network connections
  • Work with programs, play with games
  • Use photo-editing tools; print and share pictures
  • Rip files, make movies and playlists, and burn DVDs
  • Personalize and tune your system
  • Manage security settings—and explore the web

Heres HOW youll learn it:

  • Jump in wherever you need answers
  • Follow easy STEPS and SCREENSHOTS to see exactly what to do
  • Get handy TIPS for new techniques and shortcuts
  • Use TRY THIS! exercises to apply what you learn right away

About the Author

Joli Ballew is a Microsoft MVP (Windows Expert-Consumer), MCSE, MCTS (Project 2007 and Windows 7 Configuring), and MCDST. She is a professional writer, technology trainer, and network consultant. She has written or co-authored nearly 40 books, including Windows 8 Step by Step.

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsChapter 1: About this bookChapter 2: Meet the Windows 8.1 interfaceChapter 3: Providing inputChapter 4: Managing a computing sessionChapter 5: Customizing the appearance of WindowsChapter 6: Searching for anythingChapter 7: Using the Maps appChapter 8: Going online with Internet Explorer 11Chapter 9: Using Calendar and PeopleChapter 10: Using Mail and SkypeChapter 11: Buying apps at the Windows StoreChapter 12: Playing musicChapter 13: Viewing pictures and videoChapter 14: Working with desktop appsChapter 15: Working with devices and networksChapter 16: Working with users and privacyChapter 17: Sharing settings and files in the cloudChapter 18: Managing dataChapter 19: Working with Accessibility settingsChapter 20: Maintaining and troubleshooting your computerChapter 21: Upgrading to Windows 8.1Chapter 22: Getting helpWindows 8.1 keyboard shortcutsGlossary

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735681279
Author:
Ballew, Joli
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Author:
Muir, Nancy
Subject:
Operating Systems - NT
Subject:
OS;Office;PC;Windows;business;computer;desktop;device;home;media;operating;professional;smartphone;system;tablet;touch;work
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Plain & Simple
Publication Date:
20131231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.38 in

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Learn the simplest ways to get things done with Windows 8.1

Get the full-color, visual guide that makes learning Windows 8.1 plain and simple! Follow the books easy steps and screenshots and clear, concise language to learn the most expedient way to perform tasks and solve problems in Windows 8.1.

Heres WHAT youll learn:

  • Set up your printer and network connections
  • Work with programs, play with games
  • Use photo-editing tools; print and share pictures
  • Rip files, make movies and playlists, and burn DVDs
  • Personalize and tune your system
  • Manage security settings—and explore the web

Heres HOW youll learn it:

  • Jump in wherever you need answers
  • Follow easy STEPS and SCREENSHOTS to see exactly what to do
  • Get handy TIPS for new techniques and shortcuts
  • Use TRY THIS! exercises to apply what you learn right away

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