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Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide

By Barrie Sosinsky

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Oct 19, 2012


Windows 8 is built on the solid foundation of Windows 7 and adds a touch interface and cloud connectivity. The Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide covers all the feature and functions of the operating system including: the new Start screen, the language of the touch interface, built in apps and how they work together, the Windows store, how to share information between devices, and much more.  

Includes Free 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.

Table of Contents

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

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ISBN-10: 0-13-313296-X

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-313296-0

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