Windows 8 All-in-One For Dummies

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Ten minibooks in one great resource will get you fully up to speed on Windows 8

Promising an updated user interface, new application to today's mobile world, and increased connection to data and services that live in the cloud, Windows 8 will have new features and perks you'll want to start using right away. And that's where this bestselling guide comes in. With ten minibooks in one, it's packed with information on all aspects of the OS. Take the guesswork out of Windows 8 from day one with this all-in-one resource.

  • Windows 8 boasts numerous exciting new features, and this ten-books-in-one reference is your one-stop guide for discovering them all!
  • Provides top-notch guidance from trusted and well-known Windows expert and author, Woody Leonhard
  • Covers Windows 8 inside and out, including how to customize Windows 8, Windows 8 and the Internet, security, networking, multimedia, and more

Make your move to Windows 8 easy with Windows 8 All-in-One For Dummies.

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Windows exposed! Here's what you need to know to manage all the parts of Windows 8

Windows expert Woody Leonhard sees Windows 8 as part Dr. Jekyll and part Mr. Hyde. He shows you how to handle both in this handy reference! Learn to take advantage of great free apps, view photos and movies, control the Control Panel, defend against bad guys, and work around Windows 8's weak spots, whether you prefer the tiled Start screen or traditional desktop.

  • Everything's new — tour all-new Windows 8, learn to use the lock screen and logon, work with Charms, and sync settings
  • Meet the Start screen — learn your way around the revolutionary new Start screen, work with the tiles, and start or shut down programs
  • Apps and more apps — explore the many free Windows 8 apps to manage mail, calendars, messaging, games, social media, news, and more
  • For the traditionalist — find the familiar desktop and set it up for regular use
  • Gain control — use the Control Panel, maximize Home Groups, work with printers, and troubleshoot problems

Open the book and find:

  • The many brand-new features of Windows 8
  • Why you need separate user accounts
  • Ways to extend Windows 8 with social networks
  • How to use the Mail app with Gmail
  • Why you should see file name extensions
  • All about SkyDrive
  • Free software you just must have
  • How to connect your iPhone, iPad, Kindle, or Android device

10 books in 1

  • Starting Windows 8
  • Personalizing Windows
  • Navigating the Start Screen
  • Maximizing Tiled Windows 8 Apps
  • Connecting Online with Tiled Apps
  • Working on the Desktop
  • Controlling Your System
  • Maintaining Windows 8
  • Securing Windows 8
  • Enhancing Windows 8

About the Author:

Woody Leonard is Senior Contributing Editor at InfoWorld, Senior Editor at Windows Secrets newsletter, and the author of dozens of books about Windows and Office as well as thousands of articles and blog posts. A Windows programmer by training and Renaissance geek by proclivity, Woody's a staunch defender of "bring your own device to work" and telecommuting as a lifestyle.

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