Introduction

Welcome to Windows 10 Anniversary Update Bible. If you're familiar with Windows, you might know that the Windows operating system has existed for three decades. In that time, it has transformed in many ways as computer hardware has changed dramatically.

Windows 10 is the latest edition in the Windows family and builds on the usability and performance improvements in Windows 7 and Windows 8.x. One of the biggest differences, however, is the introduction of a cross-platform model that brings the same code base and user experience to a wide range of platforms including the PC, tablets, phones, Xbox, and even small devices like the Raspberry Pi!

Although we've tried to cover as many of the features and capabilities as Windows 10 offers, some naturally fall through the cracks because we have only so much space in this book. With a good understanding of the key features, however, you're well on your way to getting the most from your Windows PC.

Who This Book Is For

Not everyone wants to be a computer expert, and few have the time to become one. Most people just want to use a computer to get things done, or even just to have some fun. This should come as no surprise. After all, not everyone who drives a car wants to be a professional mechanic. Not everyone who uses a cellphone wants to be an electrical engineer. So, why should everyone who uses a computer want, or need, to be a computer expert? They shouldn't. Some people just need to be computer users — people who use ...

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