Chapter 1: Running the Desktop from Start to Finish

In This Chapter

arrow.png Re-introducing the hot spots and corners

arrow.png Discovering Aero Snap

arrow.png Navigating

arrow.png Working with File Explorer, files, and folders

arrow.png Viewing

arrow.png Sharing folders

arrow.png Touching on the taskbar

arrow.png Recycling

arrow.png Creating shortcuts

This chapter explains how to find your way around the windows on the desktop — the part of Windows 8 that isn’t controlled by the tiled Start screen (and, thus, isn’t really cool). If you’re an old hand at Windows, you know most of this stuff — such as mousing and interacting with dialog boxes — but Windows 8 puts a whole new ...

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