In This Chapter
Opening a program, an app, or a document
Changing which program opens which document
Installing, uninstalling, and updating apps
Creating a shortcut
Cutting, copying, and pasting
In Windows, programs and apps are your tools: Load a program or an app, and you can add numbers, arrange words, and shoot spaceships.
Documents, by contrast, are the things you create with apps and programs, such as tax forms, heartfelt apologies, and lists of high scores.
This chapter explains the basics of opening programs and apps from the new Start menu in Windows. It explains how to find and download a new app from the Start menu’s Store app. It also shows you where to find an app’s menus (Microsoft mysteriously hid them).
As you flip through this chapter’s pages, you figure out how to make your preferred program open your files. You also create desktop shortcuts — buttons that let you load desktop programs without visiting the Start ...