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Windows 8 five minutes at a time

Author: Lance Whitney
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley, 2013.
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BThe perfect Windows 8 guide for today's busy learners/b/ Get more out of Windows 8 at your own pace with this great new guide that's perfect for busy learners. Helpful information is presented in quick, easy-to-digest, individual tasks that you can read and learn in five minutes or less, per task. Boost your productivity with hundreds of smart techniques, which include step-by-step instructions, full-color  Read more...
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Whitney, Lance.
Windows 8 five minutes at a time.
Indianapolis, IN : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013
(DLC) 2012949799
(OCoLC)794035332
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Whitney
ISBN: 9781118491652 1118491653 9781118462324 1118462327 1118418646 9781118418642 1283804093 9781283804097
OCLC Number: 823728561
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents: The Basics 2 Navigating the Windows 8 Start Screen 4 Pinning an Application to the Start Screen 7 Creating and Naming Groups of Apps 10 Resizing a Start Screen Tile 13 Searching for Apps, Settings, and Files 15 Searching for Apps in the Windows Store 18 Downloading Apps from the Windows Store 20 Working with Multiple Windows 8 Apps 23 Shutting Down or Restarting Windows 26 Putting Windows to Sleep 29 Hibernating Windows 31 Customizing the Desktop 34 Using the File Explorer Ribbon 37 Opening Two Instances of File Explorer 40 Copying or Moving Files 42 Customizing the Taskbar 45 Adding a Taskbar Toolbar 47 Re-creating the Quick Launch Toolbar 49 Searching for Items in File Explorer 52 Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar 56 Managing Columns in File Explorer 58 Modifying the Windows Send to Menu 61 Pinning Desktop Items to the Start Screen 64 Creating a Desktop Shortcut for All Apps 67 Connecting to a Wi-Fi or Cellular Network 70 Managing a Wi-Fi or Cellular Network 75 Setting Ease of Access Features 79 Displaying Administrative Tools 82 Dual-Booting with Another Version of Windows 84 Setting Up Windows 8 after Installation 87 Updating Windows 8 91 Be Imaginative 96 Adding a Microsoft Account to Windows 98 Adding a Local Account to Windows 105 Logging in with Different Accounts 109 Managing Your User Accounts 113 Changing Your Account Picture 116 Switching to a Local Account 120 Switching to a Microsoft Account 123 Changing Your Password Protection 126 Creating a Picture Password 129 Customizing Your Start Screen 133 Personalizing the Windows Lock Screen 135 Trusting a Windows 8 Computer 139 Syncing Your Windows Settings 142 Adding Files to Your SkyDrive Page 146 Using the Windows 8 SkyDrive App 150 Setting Up the SkyDrive for Windows App 154 Opening Files with Specifi c Applications 157 Printing Content from a Windows 8 App 162 Sharing Content from a Windows 8 App 165 Searching for Content in a Windows 8 App 168 Surfing the Web with Windows 8 Internet Explorer 170 Adding Accounts to the Mail App 176 Adding Accounts to the People App 179 Contacting People via the People App 184 Viewing Appointments with the Calendar App 186 Adding Online Accounts to the Photos App 189 Playing Music with the Music App 195 Adding Album Art to Your Music 199 Finding Places Using the Maps App 202 Getting the News with the News App 207 Following Favorite Teams with the Sports App 212 Tracking Your Investments with the Finance App 218 Planning a Trip with the Travel App 223 Beat the Clock 228 Creating a Tile to Restart Windows 230 Creating a Tile to Shut Down Windows 232 Creating a Tile to Hibernate Windows 234 Accessing the Power User Tasks Menu 236 Customizing the Power User Tasks Menu 238 Logging in to Windows Automatically 241 Changing the Icon for a Desktop Tile 243 Changing the Number of Start Screen Rows 246 Turning Windows Features On or Off 249 Forcing an Application to Shut Down 251 Managing Open Applications in Task Manager 253 Monitoring the Performance of Your Apps 256 Viewing a History of Your Windows 8 Apps 259 Managing Your Start-up Programs 261 Tracking Down Problems with Event Viewer 265 Checking Your Computer for Memory Problems 268 Creating a Windows 8 Restore Point 270 Restoring Windows from a Restore Point 273 Backing Up Your Files through File History 277 Refreshing Windows 281 Refreshing Windows from an Image 285 Resetting Windows 288 Booting into Safe Mode 291 Booting into the Options Menu 294 Creating a Tile for the Options Menu 297 Running an Automatic Repair in Windows 300 Adding Another Language to Windows 8 302 Pooling Your Hard Drives with Storage Spaces 306 Using the Windows 8 Remote Desktop App 310 Using the Remote Desktop Connection Tool 314 Installing Hyper-V to Create Virtual Machines 318 Using Hyper-V to Create Virtual Machines 320 Inquiring Minds 324 Q&A 326 Appendix A: Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts 346 Appendix B: Mouse Movements 349 Appendix C: Resources 350 Glossary 353 Index 356
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