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My Windows 8 Consumer Preview: A Sneak Peek at the Windows 8 Public Beta by Katherine Murray

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2. Preparing Your Windows 8 PC

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Windows 8 makes the task of setting up devices and checking your Internet connection very simple.

This chapter shows you how to get your computer ready to work with programs, printers, and the Web by demonstrating the following tasks:

Adding Devices in Windows 8

Setting App Notifications

Connecting to Wireless Networks

Managing Your PC Power

Refreshing or Resetting Your PC

One of the great things about Windows 8 is that it does much of the preparation work for you as you get ready to use your computer. Whether you’re adding devices like a tablet PC or a printer, setting up a new wireless connection, or ...

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