Using Windows 8.1 is the essential step by step guide to using a computer running Windows 8, providing a complete resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast.
Techniques are illustrated in step-by-step using photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field, provide a comprehensive guide to Windows.
Whether you have just bought your first computer, laptop or are a keen computer user who has just upgraded to Windows 8, this book will provide you with a firm grasp of the underpinning foundations and equip you with the skills needed to use a computer like a pro.
What you'll learn
Setting up your computer,
Navigating around the windows 8 interface
A tour of Windows 8's features, menus and utilities
Transferring your files from your old machine
Keeping your machine safe from viruses
Backing up your important data so it doesn't get lost
Antivirus and internet safety
Watching videos, listening to music
Keeping appointments with calendar
New features in Windows 8.1
Daily common tasks you can do with Windows 8
Organizing your favourite music into playlists, onto your iPod or burning a CD to play in the car.
Storing, organizing and manipulating your precious photos into albums or slideshows to show to friends or make precious memories.
Who this book is for
This book is for those users new to Windows 8.1, coming from Windows 8, Windows 7 or even new to Windows altogether.
Table of contents
- Title Page
- Contents at a Glance
- About the Author
- CHAPTER 1: Setting Up Windows 8
- CHAPTER 2: Getting to Know Windows
- CHAPTER 3: Setting Up Users
- CHAPTER 4: Setting Up Printers
- CHAPTER 5: Setting Up Internet
CHAPTER 6: Common Tasks
- Finding Applications
- Finding Files
- Burning CD/DVDs
- Scanning Documents
- Printing Documents
- Uploading Files from Digital Cameras
- Using Internet Explorer
- Using Email
- Family Safety
- Using SkyDrive
- Organizing Your Music
- Videos and DVDs
- Using Microsoft App Store
- Connecting to Projectors
- Keyboard Shortcuts
- Hot Corners
- CHAPTER 7: Computer Maintenance
- Title: Using Windows 8.1: Return of the Start Button
- Release date: December 2013
- Publisher(s): Apress
- ISBN: 9781430266792
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