Windows 8.1 Absolute Beginner's Guide

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Make the most of your new Windows 8.1 device–without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to take control of Windows 8.1, and use it to create, connect, and discover...simplify and organize your whole life...learn more, play more, do more, live better! This book shows you how to do what you want, the way you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Windows has never, ever been this simple!

 

Who knew how simple Windows 8.1 could be?

 

This is the easiest, most practical beginner’s guide to using your new Windows 8.1 desktop, notebook, or tablet...simple, reliable instructions for doing everything you really want to do! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn:

 

·   Run Windows the way that’s easiest for you: mouse, touch,
or keyboard

·   Make the most of the Charms Bar and other new shortcuts

·   Get online with Internet Explorer® 11 and master its new tools

·   Retrieve up-to-the-minute news, sports, weather, and financial data

·   Set up your home network, printer, and other devices

·   Safeguard your personal information and keep it private

·   Enjoy all your digital photos, videos, movies, and music

·   Easily connect with anyone through email and the People app

·   Discover and play new Windows 8.1 games

·   Control your Xbox from Windows with Xbox® SmartGlass™

·   Manage even the most gigantic collections of data and media

·   Automatically back up your data to the cloud

·   Fix problems, protect against malware, and keep Windows working reliably

 

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Paul Sanna is a software professional and the author or co-author of two dozen computer books on topics such as Windows 2000, Internet Explorer, VBA, Windows security, and more. He has been writing about computers since his first literary agent said to him many years ago, “I didn’t know Boston University had an English program,” and “Have you heard of this Windows 95 thing?” Mr. Sanna has worked in the IT field his entire career, building software, selling high tech, helping customers understand how to be successful with technology, and helping to market breakthrough analytics technology. His home with his family is in Charlotte, NC. Go Gamecocks!

 

Alan Wright has worked professionally in and around IT for more than 10 years. He has provided enterprise-level support in the Detroit, Michigan, area and continues to provide software and hardware support for small businesses and residential users. He holds several certifications from CompTIA and Microsoft and enjoys working with technology and teaching others how they can make technology work for them. Alan has been the technical editor on other books from Que Publishing, including Using Windows 8 and Microsoft Project 2013 In Depth, and he co-authored Visio 2013 Absolute Beginner’s Guide. When not working with computers, he enjoys working on projects in his cabinet shop. Alan lives in northern Michigan with his wife, Pam, and their two children, Joshua and Jonathan.

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