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Windows 8 Visual Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 6

Maximizing Windows 8 Performance

Whether you use Windows 8 at work or at home, you probably want to spend your computer time creating documents, sending and receiving e-mail, browsing the web, playing games, and doing other useful and fun activities. You probably do not want to spend your time wrestling with Windows 8 or waiting for it to finish its tasks.

Using a few simple techniques, you can make working with Windows 8 faster and more convenient. For example, Windows 8 offers many keyboard shortcuts that can save you a great deal of time compared to using your mouse. Similarly, instead of wasting time logging on to Windows 8, you can configure the system to log you on automatically.

Also, you can work with a few settings to ensure ...

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