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Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition (Easy...)by Michael J Miller
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This year, millions of beginner-to-intermediate-level PC users will be searching for the easiest possible way to master their new Windows 8 computers - and, with Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition, they'll find exactly what they're looking for. This full-color, utterly simple, step-by-step book has been carefully crafted to provide instant access to the tasks they every novice or casual computer user needs to master. Like all books in the Easy series, it's designed to teach visually: readers never have to work their way through lengthy text explanations. The latest edition of Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition is updated with coverage of Windows 8, which introduces the totally new Metro user interface. Given Metro's genesis as a mobile interface, and Microsoft's push towards a new breed of touchscreen computing devices, this new edition will include more hardware coverage than previous editions. In addition, this book will cover Windows 8's new Metro interface in depth, as well as feature increased coverage of social networking and cloud computing applications.
SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It’s that Easy! Easy Computer Basics, Windows 8 Edition teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common computer tasks. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.
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About the Author
Michael Miller is a successful and prolific author with a reputation for practical advice, technical accuracy, and an unerring empathy for the needs of his readers.
Mr. Miller has written more than 100 best-selling books over the past two decades. His books for Que include Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics, Easy Facebook, Facebook for Grown-Ups, My Pinterest, and The Ultimate Digital Music Guide.
He is known for his casual, easy-to-read writing style and his practical, real-world advice—as well as his ability to explain a variety of complex topics to an everyday audience.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Understanding Personal Computers
Part 2: Setting Up and Using Your PC
Part 3: Using Microsoft Windows 8
Part 4: Personalizing Windows 8
Part 5: Working with Files and Folders
Part 6: Setting Up a Wireless Home Network
Part 7: Connecting to the Internet
Part 8: Using the Internet – Safely and Securely
Part 9: Finding Apps in the Windows App Store
Part 10: Using Microsoft Word
Part 11: Communicating with Email
Part 12: Social Networking with Facebook and Twitter
Part 13: Watching TV and Movies Online
Part 14: Downloading and Playing Digital Music
Part 15: Editing and Sharing Digital Photos
Part 16: Protecting and Taking Care of Your Computer
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