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Windows 8 For Dummies.

Author: Andy Rathbone
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2012.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Rathbone
ISBN: 9781118513606 1118513606
OCLC Number: 815390319
Description: 1 online resource (146 pages)
Contents: Introduction 1 Chapter 1: The New Start Screen 5 What's New in Windows 8? 5 Starting Windows 8 8 Figuring Out the New Start Screen in Windows 8 17 Exiting from Windows 30 Chapter 2: The Traditional Desktop 31 Finding the Desktop 31 Touching the Desktop on a Touchscreen 33 Working with the Desktop 34 Bellying Up to the Taskbar 46 Chapter 3: Storage: Internal, External, and in the Sky 51 Browsing the File Explorer 52 Getting the Lowdown on Folders and Libraries 54 Peering into Your Drives, Folders, and Libraries 55 Creating a New Folder 58 Renaming a File or Folder 59 Selecting Bunches of Files or Folders 60 Getting Rid of a File or Folder 61 Copying or Moving Files and Folders 62 Writing to CDs and DVDs 64 Working with Flash Drives and Memory Cards 69 SkyDrive: Your Cubbyhole in the Clouds 70 Chapter 4: Working with Apps 75 Starting a Program or App 75 Adding and Deleting Apps 79 Updating Your Apps 82 Finding Currently Running Start Screen Apps 83 Chapter 5: Engaging the Social Apps 85 Adding Your Social Accounts to Windows 8 86 Understanding the Mail App 89 Sending and Receiving Files through E-Mail 99 Managing Your Contacts in the People App 103 Managing Appointments in Calendar 107 Chatting through Messaging 110 Chapter 6: Getting Connected and Having Fun through the Start Screen 113 Why Do I Need an ISP? 114 Connecting Wirelessly to the Internet 115 Browsing Quickly from the Start Screen 118 Playing Music from the Start Screen 119 Taking Photos with the Camera App 123 Viewing Photos from the Start Screen 125 Chapter 7: Ten Things You'll Hate about Windows 8 (And How to Fix Them) 129 I Want to Avoid the Start Screen! 129 I Want to Avoid the Desktop! 130 I Can't Copy Music to My iPod 132 I Always Have to Sign In 132 The Taskbar Keeps Disappearing 134 I Can't Keep Track of Open Windows 135 I Can't Line Up Two Windows on the Screen 136 It Won't Let Me Do Something Unless I'm an Administrator! 136 I Don't Know What Version of Windows I Have 137 My Print Screen Key Doesn't Work 138

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