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Publisher Comments:

Need answers quickly? Windows 8 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.

 

Inside the Book

 

• Master the Windows 8 user experience

• Perform instant searches to find what you need

• Manage files and information with the Desktop and Windows apps

• Browse the Web, search for information, and get instant updates

• Use Windows apps to get news, finance, sports, travel, and weather

• Use Windows apps to work with mail, instant messages, contacts, photos, music, and videos

• Protect your device from Internet or network intruders

• Share files and media on a HomeGroup or network

• Set multiple users and parent controls

• Customize, fine-tune, and administer Windows 8

 

Bonus Online Content

Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to:

 

• Workshops and related files

• Keyboard shortcuts

 

Visit the author site: perspection.com

 

 

Synopsis:

Windows 8 On Demand covers Microsoft's latest operating system in a way that won't have the reader losing time over their learning curve. Full color, clear, step-by-step instructions with lots of helpful screenshots will have new users up and running in no time. This book includes a "NEW features" icon that highlights what's new in Windows 8, as well as a great troubleshooting guide to help solve common problems. The workshop section has real projects for the readers to perform that will help them learn specific tools and skills even faster. This On Demand book offers readers a fast, visual way to solve problems and get their work done. All of the most important features of Windows 8 are covered. The On Demand series includes real-world projects, step-by-step tutorials, and in-depth workshops in logically laid-out, 4-color pages.

About the Author

Steve Johnson has written more than 60 books on a variety of computer software, including Adobe Photoshop CS6, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, Adobe InDesign CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe Flash CS5, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007, Microsoft Office 2008 for the Macintosh, and Apple OS X Mountain Lion. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training. When he is not staying up late writing, he enjoys playing golf, gardening, and spending time with his wife, Holly, and three children, JP, Brett, and Hannah. Steve and his family live in Pleasanton, California, but can also be found visiting family all over the western United States.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1   Getting Started with Windows 8                                            

2   Working with Windows Metro Apps                                     

3   Managing Files and Folders in the Desktop                            

4   Exploring the Internet                                                           

5   Working with Contacts and Calendars                                   

6   Exchanging Mail                                                                     

7   Exchanging Instant Messages                                                

8   Working with Photos and Pictures                                                

9   Working with Windows Media                                               

10   Working with Online Media                                                  

11   Working with Windows Accessories                                    

12   Customizing Windows Using the Control Panel                   

13   Setting Up User Accounts and Maintaining Security             

14   Managing Files Using a Network                                          

15   Printing and Faxing                                                              

16   Maintaining Your Computer                                                 

17   Managing Hardware                                                             

A   Appendix: Installing Windows 8        

                                   

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789749994
Author:
Johnson, Steve
Publisher:
Que
Author:
Perspection
Author:
Steve Perspection Inc.
Author:
Perspection, Inc.
Author:
Perspection Inc., Steve
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Software Engineering-General
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
On Demand
Publication Date:
20121020
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9.133 x 7.466 x 0.962 in 957 gr

Related Subjects


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"Synopsis" by , Windows 8 On Demand covers Microsoft's latest operating system in a way that won't have the reader losing time over their learning curve. Full color, clear, step-by-step instructions with lots of helpful screenshots will have new users up and running in no time. This book includes a "NEW features" icon that highlights what's new in Windows 8, as well as a great troubleshooting guide to help solve common problems. The workshop section has real projects for the readers to perform that will help them learn specific tools and skills even faster. This On Demand book offers readers a fast, visual way to solve problems and get their work done. All of the most important features of Windows 8 are covered. The On Demand series includes real-world projects, step-by-step tutorials, and in-depth workshops in logically laid-out, 4-color pages.
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