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Windows 8 eLearning Kit For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-20287-6
416 pages
January 2013
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Use Windows 8 without worry with this complete learning kit

If you want to master Windows 8, this value-packed eLearning kit is essential to your learning process. A complete Microsoft Windows 8 course, it includes a full-color printed book and an interactive eLearning course on CD. Each lesson opens with an introduction to the content and explains the importance and potential uses for every task described. Featuring both written and animated step-by-step how-tos, practice labs, helpful videos, numerous examples, and a host of For Dummies hints and tips, this package makes your learning process easier.

Follow the material in sequence, or jump in and out as you wish; you learn at your own pace, in your own way. Throughout, you will benefit from illustrations, animations, voiceover explanations, and the option of closed captioning if you find you learn better when you can read the instructions.

  • Helps self-motivated learners master Windows 8 inside and out
  • Includes an easy-to-follow, full-color book and an interactive Dummies eLearning Course that corresponds with the book on CD
  • Hightlights material with integrated audio and video instruction on CD that helps you learn via animations, screencasts, and more
  • Offers chapter summaries, practice exercises, discussions of concepts and essential terms, and other learning aids
  • Allows you to follow the material sequentially or choose separate sections at your own time and pace

Windows 8 eLearning Kit For Dummies is the ultimate guide to a productive and flexible learning experience.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Windows 8 7

Lesson 2: Running and Managing Applications 35

Lesson 3: Customizing the Start Screen and the Desktop 69

Lesson 4: Storing and Managing Files and Folders 101

Lesson 5: Using Internet Explorer 10 155

Lesson 6: Networking Your PCs 189

Lesson 7: Managing Accounts and User Settings 225

Lesson 8: Keeping Your System Healthy and Secure 251

Lesson 9: Troubleshooting Common Problems 289

Lesson 10: Using Windows 8 Apps 319

About the CD 359

Index 365

Bonus Lesson 1: Using Windows Media Player On the Web

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Author Information

Faithe Wempen is an adjunct instructor at Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), where she teaches computer hardware and software architecture. Faithe is also the author of Office 2010 eLearning Kit For Dummies.

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Press Release

September 24, 2012
Windows 8 eLearning Kit For Dummies

Want more than a traditional Windows 8 book? This eLearning Kit includes a tutorial book as well as an interactive course on CD! Check out the ways that Dummies eLearning is making learning easier!

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