Windows 8

Windows 8 : Visual QuickStart Guide

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With Windows 8, Microsoft reimagines its popular OS for a connected and mobile world. In the Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide, author Barrie Sosinsky shows you how to work with live tiles, navigate the Windows 8 touch interface, and take advantage of the cloud-connected Calendar, People, Mail, and Messages apps. You'll learn about:


The Charms bar



Using the Desktop



The new Windows Search functionality.



How to add a printer and print from the Start screen.



Internet Explorer 10



Windows Explorer



Working with Settings in the new touch interface



How to synchronize settings and back up to the Cloud



The New Task Manager



The Windows Store

And more.

Includes eBook and Video Access
In addition to concise, step-by-step explanations of core tools and tasks, with plenty of helpful screen shots to keep you on track as you work, Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide includes an hour-long HD video and eBook. In addition to reading about how to use the tool, you can watch it in action. You can also download digital versions of this book to load on the mobile device of your choice so that you can continue learning whenever and wherever you are. We provide you with ePub, PDF, and Mobi eBook formats to ensure that you get the experience that best suits your viewing needs.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 368 pages
  • 182 x 223 x 16mm | 680g
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0321888952
  • 9780321888952
  • 2,360,041

Table of contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Getting Started
Chapter 2 The Start Screen
Chapter 3 Touch and Gestures
Chapter 4 The Classic Interface
Chapter 5 Settings and Customization
Chapter 6 Applications
Chapter 7 Windows 8 Tile-Based Apps
Chapter 8 Managing Content
Chapter 9 Printers and Devices
Chapter 10 Windows 8 Explorer
Chapter 11 Diagnosis and Recovery
Chapter 12 Disks and Storage Devices
Chapter 13 Networking
Chapter 14 Internet Explorer 10
Chapter 15 Mobile Computing
Chapter 16 Security
Chapter 17 Cloud Connections
Index
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About Barrie Sosinsky

In this life Barrie Sosinsky is a senior technical writer at Akamai Technologies, a content delivery network company. In previous lives, Barrie has worked as a technical writer for a large financial services firm, a WAN acceleration company, an automation software firm, and a couple of Windows magazines. Barrie is the author and coauthor of 36 computer books on topics ranging from operating systems, databases, computer hardware, productivity applications, and yes even (once upon a time) desktop publishing.
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