This chapter introduces a number of Windows 8 system settings and how to best configure them.


System Configuration Settings

Windows 8 Should Work For You

We all want our interaction with technology to be as friendly as possible, thus the term “user friendly” is widely used in advertising new technology. However each of us may have different opinions on what and how features should work with Windows 8. Ultimately we bought a computer to accomplish something, maybe work, or maybe play. This chapter covers some configuration settings available to us that can make our work or play experience a more “user friendly” one.

First we need to know where to go to access the tools we need to fine-tune our Windows 8 operating system. The Control Panel ...

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