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My Windows 8 (My...)

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Publisher Comments:

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Windows 8 that show you exactly what to do.

Help when you run into Windows 8 problems or limitations.

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Windows 8.

 

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping Windows 8 working just the way you want. Learn how to

  • Quickly master Windows 8’s fluid, colorful interface--and leave yesterday’s Windows behind!
  • Get super-productive fast with the latest touch and mouse techniques
  • Tweak your Start screen to get easy access to tasks you do every day
  • Get up-to-this-instant information with Live Tiles
  • Browse the web with the sleek, streamlined Internet Explorer 10
  • Use Windows 8’s great built-in apps and get more at the new Windows Store
  • Secure your computer with custom Lock screens, picture passwords, PIN logons, and location privacy
  • Copy, move, and share files through the revamped File Explorer
  • View, organize, and share all your photos on your PC, photo sites, and favorite social media accounts
  • Work with Windows 7 programs through the Windows 8 desktop
  • Keep your files safely backed up and Windows 8 safely updated
  • Improve computer performance with Windows 8’s updated system tools
  • Stream media and share files easily with your PCs, your Xbox 360, tablets, and phones

Synopsis:

Windows 8 is offering computer users something new and exciting—a beautiful screen you can navigate with a flick, a swipe, or a touch! Living tiles in the Windows 8 screen enable you to move quickly and intuitively to the programs you want to use. And you can manipulate open windows on the screen as easily as you can tap your way to happiness on your mobile phone.

 

How do you learn to make the most of this vibrant new technology? And how do you keep your PC safe while doing it? My Windows 8 introduces Windows 8 and shows not only how to use some of the coolest new features but helps you personalize the whole experience in a way that fits the way you like to live and work. This book will help you understand your PC and get connected to youir favorite people, peripherals, and places. Along the way, you will learn what you need to ensure that your programs run efficiently, you can find what you need, media runs like a breeze, and your whole computing experience is as smooth and seamless as possible. You will also learn about the energy-saving features in Windows 8 and find out what to do when you're stuck, by accessing help in a variety of places. Overall, My Windows 8  helps you better understand your computer system and learn how to do all the basics you expect from your operating system - run programs and organize files, folders, and libraries online and off; enjoy watching, organizing, and working with your favorite media on various devices; manage your communications and commitments; browse the web with abandon; personalize your Windows 8 experience, and much, much more.

About the Author

Katherine Murray has been writing about technology since the prehistoric age before Microsoft Windows. She has worked with every consumer version of Windows that’s been made — marveled at Windows 3.1, swore at Windows ME, enjoyed Windows XP, considered suicide while using Windows Vista, and feels as though, with Windows 8, we have arrived at a sleek, smart, reasonably light-weight operating system that does pretty much what most of us need it to do.

Table of Contents

1: Wow, Windows 8!

2: Preparing Your Windows 8 PC

3: Getting and Staying Connected PCs, Netbooks, Tablets, and Phones

4: Securing Your Windows 8 Computer

5: Find What You're Looking for  Fast!

6: Exploring, Downloading, and Running Programs

7: Organizing Files and Folders

8: Doing the Web Thing in Windows 8

9: Ready, Set, Media!

10: Cataloging and Fine-Tuning Your Pictures

12: Networking at Home and on the Road

13: Windows 8 Care, Feeding, and Troubleshooting

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789749482
Author:
Murray, Katherine
Publisher:
Que
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
My...
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.93 x 6.03 x 0.702 in 574 gr

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Windows 8 is offering computer users something new and exciting—a beautiful screen you can navigate with a flick, a swipe, or a touch! Living tiles in the Windows 8 screen enable you to move quickly and intuitively to the programs you want to use. And you can manipulate open windows on the screen as easily as you can tap your way to happiness on your mobile phone.

 

How do you learn to make the most of this vibrant new technology? And how do you keep your PC safe while doing it? My Windows 8 introduces Windows 8 and shows not only how to use some of the coolest new features but helps you personalize the whole experience in a way that fits the way you like to live and work. This book will help you understand your PC and get connected to youir favorite people, peripherals, and places. Along the way, you will learn what you need to ensure that your programs run efficiently, you can find what you need, media runs like a breeze, and your whole computing experience is as smooth and seamless as possible. You will also learn about the energy-saving features in Windows 8 and find out what to do when you're stuck, by accessing help in a variety of places. Overall, My Windows 8  helps you better understand your computer system and learn how to do all the basics you expect from your operating system - run programs and organize files, folders, and libraries online and off; enjoy watching, organizing, and working with your favorite media on various devices; manage your communications and commitments; browse the web with abandon; personalize your Windows 8 experience, and much, much more.

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