Chapter 21

Help on the Windows 8 Help System

In This Chapter

arrow Finding helpful hints quickly

arrow Finding help for a particular problem or program

Don’t bother plowing through this whole chapter for the nitty gritty: Here are the quickest ways to make Windows 8 dish out helpful information when you’re stumped:

check.png Press F1: Press the F1 key from within Windows or any program.

check.png Start screen: Type the word help directly at the Start screen and then click Help and Support.

9781118238714-ma139.tifcheck.png Question Mark: If you spot a little blue question mark icon near a window’s top-right corner, pounce on it with a quick click.

In each case, Windows 8 fetches its Help and Support program, beefed up with tables, charts, indexes, and step-by-step instructions for you to follow.

tip.eps The Help program frequently grabs updated information ...

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