Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual

Errata for Windows 8.1: 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".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 54
line 4 and line 27

In line 4 Figure 2-8 is referenced. Should Figure 2-9 be referenced? In line 2 under "OPEN DIALOG BIX, Don'y have a keyboard ---- type RUN---- How can RUN be typed without a keybosrd? I am very pleased with all of the Missing Manual books

Note from the Author or Editor:
Fixed in the 3rd printing, Jan 2014.

Anonymous  Dec 05, 2013  Jan 10, 2014
Printed
Page 96
Calendar description

It should be noted that a Microsoft account is required to use the Calendar App. Otherwise, you won't see any of the screens describing the use of the Calendar

Note from the Author or Editor:
Fixed in the 3rd printing, Jan 2014.

Denna  Jan 07, 2014  Jan 10, 2014
Printed
Page 104
Camera description

It should be noted that a camera is required to use the Camera App. Otherwise, you won't see any of the screens describing the use of the Camera app. Removing a previously used camera should also disable the use of the Camera app.

Note from the Author or Editor:
Fixed in the 3rd printing, Jan 2014.

Denna  Jan 07, 2014  Jan 10, 2014
Printed
Page 107
Games description

It should be noted that a Microsoft account is required to use the Games App. Otherwise, you won't see any of the screens describing the use of the Games app.

Note from the Author or Editor:
Fixed in the 3rd printing, Jan 2014.

Denna  Jan 07, 2014  Jan 10, 2014
Printed
Page 115
Top Note

The following line ... "In Windows 8.1, the tiles above the Address Book ..." should read ... "In Windows 8.1, the tiles above the Address Bar ..."

Note from the Author or Editor:
Fixed in the 3rd printing, Jan 2014.

Denna  Jan 07, 2014  Jan 10, 2014
PDF
Page 873

Broken bookmark - in the PDF version, clicking on "Fun With the Registry" or the sub-topics takes you to the title page, not to Appendix B / page 873.

Glynn Brooks  Dec 02, 2013  Jan 10, 2014