8. Managing Content

Managing content is one of the main reasons that computers exist. Your computer may have hundreds of apps and videos, it may store thousands of pictures and songs, and its overall file count may number in the hundreds of thousands. That’s not atypical for Windows users. The challenge is how to manage this content, find what you need, arrange it so that you can find it next time, and share your information with other people. Windows 8 offers some new tools in this area that are presented in this chapter.

Files are the atomic building block of modern operating systems. Files have a file type, a default app ...

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