Windows 8: The Missing Manual

Errata for Windows 8: The Missing Manual

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page Last
Bottom right paragraph

URL error: atmissingmanuals.com Correction: missingmanuals.com

Note from the Author or Editor:
fixed in 2nd printing, 5/1/13

Anonymous  Apr 15, 2013  May 10, 2013
Printed
Page 31
10th line - not including blank lines

change s/b change

Note from the Author or Editor:
fixed in 2nd printing, 5/1/13

John W. Graf  Mar 14, 2013  May 10, 2013
Printed, PDF, ePub, Mobi, Safari Books Online
Page 192

'Fortunately, there's a simpler way to review dr (your) latest shot:

Note from the Author or Editor:
fixed in 2nd printing, 5/1/13

Adam Zaremba  Apr 08, 2013  May 10, 2013
Printed
Page 847
Second bullet

Error: Restore the Start menu (page 192) Correction: should probably be page 19, not 192, or else should be page 19-20. The actual instructions are in the tip on the top of page 20.

Note from the Author or Editor:
fixed in 2nd printing, 5/1/13

Anonymous  Apr 15, 2013  May 10, 2013
Printed
Page 858
Back-Up and Restore item

Cross-reference here (and in index) is to this same page. It should be to p. 688.

Note from the Author or Editor:
fixed in 2nd printing, 5/1/13

Anonymous  Mar 29, 2013  May 10, 2013
Printed
Page 859
under Backup and Restore third line

Line says "see page 859" s/b "see page 688" The error is that the error is on page 859.

Note from the Author or Editor:
fixed in 2nd printing, 5/1/13

John W. Graf  Mar 14, 2013  May 10, 2013
Printed
Page 860
Bottom of each page - 860, 862, 864

bottom of page says Windows 7 should say Window 8. Three pages-860,862,864.

Note from the Author or Editor:
fixed in 2nd printing, 5/1/13

John W. Graf  Mar 14, 2013  May 10, 2013