Synopses & Reviews
The smart way to learn Windows 8—one step at a time!
Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to use Windows 8. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!
- Set up a home network, browse the web, and use your email
- Use multi-touch gestures on your touchscreen devices
- Manage your files with Microsoft SkyDrive
- Play music and movies, and share your photos and videos
- Download apps and games from the Windows Store
- Help secure your computer and prevent common problems
About the Author
Ciprian Rusen is a technology aficionado who creates tutorials on his blog for Windows users and helps them get the best possible computing experience. He is the coauthor of Windows 8 Step by Step and Network Your Computers and Devices Step by Step, which covered Windows 7.
Joli Ballew (Garland, TX) is a professional writer, technology trainer, and network consultant in the Dallas area. She is also a Microsoft Windows Expert Zone Columnist and Microsoft blogger. Some of her previous jobs include technical writing, education content consulting, PC technician, network administrator, high school algebra teacher, and MCSE instructor. She earned her MCSE, MCT, and A+ certifications in less than 14 months. She is the coauthor of Degunking Windows, and the author of Degunking Your Mac, Degunking Your PC, and Windows XP Professional: The Ultimate User's Guide, Second Edition, all published by Paraglyph Press.
Table of Contents
Introducing Windows 8Conventions and Features in This BookDownloading and Using the Practice FilesChapter 1: Introducing Windows 8Chapter 2: Making Windows Look and Sound the Way You WantChapter 3: Using Apps on the Start ScreenChapter 4: Saving, Browsing, and Organizing Files and FoldersChapter 5: Using Internet Explorer 10Chapter 6: Using SkyDriveChapter 7: Using the Social AppsChapter 8: Shopping in the Windows StoreChapter 9: Having Fun with MultimediaChapter 10: Playing GamesChapter 11: Connecting to a Network and the InternetChapter 12: Allowing Others to Use the ComputerChapter 13: Sharing Files and Folders with My NetworkChapter 14: Keeping Windows 8 Safe and SecureChapter 15: Preventing ProblemsChapter 16: Supervising a Childs Computer UseChapter 17: Making My Computer AccessibleChapter 18: Using Windows 8 at WorkChapter 19: Using Windows 8 on Touch-Compatible DevicesChapter 20: 20 Tips for Improving Your Windows 8 Computing ExperienceChapter 21: Troubleshooting ProblemsUsing Keyboard Shortcuts and Touch Gestures in Windows 8Enhancements for Using Multiple Displays in Windows 8Installing and Upgrading to Windows 8Moving Your Data and Settings to Windows 8Glossary