Windows 8 Bible

Windows 8 Bible

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The first and last word on the feature-packed new Windows 8 Windows 8 is an exciting new version of Microsoft's flagship operating system and it's packed with exciting new features. From the new Windows 82032s lock screen and the new Internet Explorer to a built-in PDF reader and new user interface, Windows 8 is not only a replacement for Windows 7 but a serious OS for today's tablet and touchscreen device users. And what better way to get the very most out of it than with this equally impressive new book from Microsoft experts? Over 900 pages packed with tips, instruction, and techniques help you hit the ground running with Windows 8. * Provides complete how-to coverage of Windows 8 in a thoroughly redesigned and revised new Bible from an expert author team * Covers all the exciting new Windows 8 features, including the Windows 82032s lock screen, Internet Explorer Immersive, Modern Reader, a new interface, and more * Helps new and inexperienced users, as well as those upgrading from Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP * Also explores new connections to cloud applications and data, distributed file system replication, and improvements to branch cache Get the very most out of Windows 8, no matter what device you run it on, with Windows 8 Bible.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 1176 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 58.42mm | 1,927.76g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 1118203887
  • 9781118203880
  • 548,203

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Your best guide to Windows 8 Whether you're updating to Windows 8 or migrating from another operating system, you'll want the "Windows 8 Bible" as a guide. From what's new in Windows 8 to Windows OS basics, handling legacy programs, or how to sync across all your PC and Windows mobile devices, this substantial book covers it all. Get comfortable with the cool Windows 8 interface, learn how to set up firewalls and stop malware, jump into the cloud, use the built-in PDF reader, make playlists, set up a home network--it's all here, and much more. Understand Windows 8 on your desktop, tablet, and phone Explore Windows live cloud synchronization with SkyDrive Navigate the Windows 8 user interface, the Windows Store, and Internet Explorer Immersive Protect your system with a Windows firewall Manage your contacts on all social networks with the new People app Chat online using integrated social networking features Control your PC from your tablet or your Windows phone Create a home network and use shared resources Install, sync, tune, or remove hardware and software Set time limits, monitor online activity, and limit the apps and games kids can run with the new Family Safety feature

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About Jim Boyce

Jim Boyce is a Support Practice Manager at Microsoft and a former Microsoft MVP. He has authored or coauthored over 50 books and hundreds of articles and white papers on computer topics including Windows, Windows Server, Office applications, programming, and other topics. Rob Tidrow has worked in the technology industry for 15 years. He has authored or coauthored over 30 books on a wide variety of computer and technical topics, including IBM Lotus Symphony, Microsoft Windows, Wireless Networking technologies, Microsoft Outlook, Windows 2003 Server, and Microsoft Internet Information Server.

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