2. Preparing Your PC and Setting Up Devices


This chapter helps you get your computer ready to use with the following tasks:

Adding devices in Windows 8.1

Connecting to wireless networks

Managing your PC power

Transferring files

Recovering your Windows 8.1

We live in an age of connected everything. We connect our phones and MP3 players and cameras to our PCs and tablets; we connect through the Web with computers we never see; we can access the file we left at home through the Web thanks to SkyDrive. The potential for connecting is almost limitless.

Windows 8.1 lets you easily prepare your PC and get things up and running. In Windows ...

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