CHAPTER 1

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Setting Up Windows 8

Most PCs will be running some version of Microsoft Windows.

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Windows 8 is the latest version of Windows produced by Microsoft and is intended for use on personal computers, such as home and business desktops, laptops, tablets, and media center PCs.

There are significant changes to the operating system, including a new touch-friendly interface with a new Start screen featuring a grid of applications offered with the system. These grid tiles dynamically update.

The Start screen replaces the Start menu of earlier Windows ...

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