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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8

ISBN: 978-1-118-23873-8

Sep 2012

352 pages

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A practical guide for visual learners eager to get started with Windows 8

If you learn more quickly when you can see how things are done, this Visual guide is the easiest way to get up and running on Windows 8. It covers more than 150 essential Windows tasks, using full-color screen shots and step-by-step instructions to show you just what to do. Learn your way around the interface and how to install programs, set up user accounts, play music and other media files, download photos from your digital camera, go online, set up and secure an e-mail account, and much more.

  • The tried-and-true format for visual learners, using step-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color screen shots to show exactly how things are done
  • More than 600,000 copies of previous Teach Yourself VISUALLY books on Windows have been sold
  • Shows how to perform more than 150 Windows 8 tasks, including working with files, digital images, and media; customizing Windows; optimizing performance; and sharing a computer with multiple users
  • Covers installing and repairing applications, system maintenance, setting up password-protected accounts, downloading photos to your computer, and managing media files

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8 is the fastest, easiest way for visual learners to get going with the newest version of Windows.

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows 8

Chapter 2 Launching and Working with Apps

Chapter 3 Getting Connected to the Internet

Chapter 4 Using the Windows 8 Apps

Chapter 5 Surfing the World Wide Web

Chapter 6 Working with E-Mail and Calendars

Chapter 7 Working with Images

Chapter 8 Playing Music and Other Media

Understanding Documents

Chapter 9 Creating and Editing Documents

Chapter 10 Working with Files

Chapter 11 Sharing Your Computer

Chapter 12 Implementing Security

Chapter 13 Customizing Windows 8

Chapter 14 Maintaining Windows 8