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Windows 8 All-in-One For Dummies by Woody Leonhard

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Book II

Personalizing Windows

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Contents at a Glance

Chapter 1: Getting around Windows

Windows’ Jekyll and Hyde Personality

Navigating around a Touchscreen

Navigating with a Mouse and Keyboard

Keying Keyboard Shortcuts

Working with the App Bar

Shutting Down Apps

How Do You Turn This Thing Off?

Chapter 2: Changing the Lock and Logon Screens

Working with the Lock Screen

Logging In Uniquely

Chapter 3: Working with Charms and Notifications

Bringing on the Charms

Setting and Responding to Notifications

Chapter 4: Controlling Users

Why You Need Separate User Accounts

Choosing Account Types

What’s Good and Bad about Microsoft Accounts

Adding Users

Enabling the Guest Account

Changing Accounts

Switching Users

Chapter 5: Microsoft Account: To Sync or Not to Sync?

What, Exactly, Is a Microsoft Account?

Deciding Whether You Want a Microsoft Account

Setting Up a Microsoft Account

Taking Care of Your Microsoft Account

Controlling Sync

Chapter 6: Privacy Control

Why You Should Be Concerned

Knowing What Connections Windows Prefers

Controlling Location Tracking

Minimizing Privacy Intrusion

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