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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows® 8.1 Edition, Seventh Edition by Michael Miller

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22. Exploring Windows 8.1’s Built-In Apps

Windows 8.1 comes with a variety of apps and utilities you can start using as soon as you log onto your system. Most of these are Modern-style apps, but some still run on the traditional desktop.

This chapter describes all the apps and utilities built into Windows 8.1 and explores how you can use some of the more popular ones.

Discovering the Apps and Utilities Included with Windows 8.1

Windows is more than just an operating environment; it’s also host to a number of useful apps and utilities. Most of these apps are designed specifically for Windows 8.1’s Modern interface, but others run in the ...

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