Chapter 2

Configuring Windows 8 to Suit the Way You Work

Windows 8 is endlessly customizable and offers many features that enable you to modify the look and feel of your system to suit your style and the way you work.

You probably already know how to customize aspects of the Windows 8 screen, such as the colors, fonts, desktop background, and screen resolution. These are useful techniques to know, to be sure, but Windows 8 offers a number of other techniques that put much more emphasis on what is practical. That is, although changing your screen colors might make Windows 8 more interesting, it does not help you get your work done any faster. However, techniques such as logging on automatically, customizing app searches, showing more apps in ...

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