Chapter 2. Meet the Windows 8.1 interface

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The first thing you’ll notice when you power on your Windows 8.1-based computer is its new interface. You’ll immediately see a lock screen and then a Start screen, both features now included as part of all Windows 8-based devices. The lock screen offers up-to-date information about new email, the time and date, and even your network status, and protects your computer from unauthorized access. When you bypass the lock screen, you’ll ...

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