Windows 8: Out of the Box

Get a real feel for Windows 8 with a wealth of tips in this step-by-step guide. After using Windows 7 or XP, learning Microsoft’s latest operating system takes some adjustment. Never fear. Windows expert Mike Halsey starts with the basics and then takes you through the trickier parts of Microsoft’s latest operating system. You’ll quickly learn how to make the most of Windows 8 for work and entertainment, whether you use a touchscreen tablet, a laptop, or a PC with a keyboard and mouse.

  • Easily navigate the intuitive Windows 8 interface
  • Use email and the Internet—and keep your family safe
  • Share files online or with other devices in your home
  • Download and use all kinds of of apps and programs
  • Watch movies and listen to music
  • Import, view, and edit your own photos and videos
  • Learn how to use extra hardware and older software
  • Use expert tips to keep your computer running smoothly
  • Discover cool stuff that makes computer use really easy

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Using Windows 8
Chapter 2. Using Email and the Internet
Chapter 3. Sharing Your Files, Photos, Music, and Video
Chapter 4. Downloading and Using Apps and Programs
Chapter 5. Watching and Listening to Your Videos and Music
Chapter 6. Importing, Viewing, and Editing Your Photographs and Videos
Chapter 7. Connecting To and Using Extra Hardware with Your Computer
Chapter 8. Using Windows 8 for Work
Chapter 9. Using Older Software and Programs
Chapter 10. Keeping You and Your Family Safe
Chapter 11. Keeping Your Computer Running Smoothly
Chapter 12. More Top Tips for Using Windows 8

Book Details

  • Paperback: 140 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (October 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449326641
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449326647
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  1. madcracker says:

    it says EARLY RELEASE on the cover…shoudn´t this be the final version from October 2012?!

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