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Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide

By Barrie Sosinsky

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Oct 19, 2012


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.

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


Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide

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