My Windows 8 by Katherine Murray

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Windows 8 that show you exactly what to do.

Help when you run into Windows 8 problems or limitations.

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Windows 8.


Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping Windows 8 working just the way you want. Learn how to

Quickly master Windows 8’s fluid, colorful interface--and leave yesterday’s Windows behind! Get super-productive fast with the latest touch and mouse techniques Tweak your Start screen to get easy access to tasks you do every day Get up-to-this-instant information with Live Tiles Browse the web with the sleek, streamlined Internet Explorer 10 Use Windows 8’s great built-in apps and get more at the new Windows Store Secure your computer with custom Lock screens, picture passwords, PIN logons, and location privacy Copy, move, and share files through the revamped File Explorer View, organize, and share all your photos on your PC, photo sites, and favorite social media accounts Work with Windows 7 programs through the Windows 8 desktop Keep your files safely backed up and Windows 8 safely updated Improve computer performance with Windows 8’s updated system tools Stream media and share files easily with your PCs, your Xbox 360, tablets, and phones

About Katherine Murray

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Katherine Murray has been writing about technology since the early 1980s (no joke!) and loves writing about technology that connects. She's an avid researcher and has filled notebook after notebook (after notebook!) with clips, quotes, and snippets from books and sites she finds interesting. Katherine finds Evernote exciting because its inclusive, cross-platform, and flexible approach makes it a great app with worldwide appeal. In addition to writing books, Katherine writes regularly for CNET's TechRepublic, Windows Secrets, and the PC World Business Center. You can contact Katherine through her blogs, BlogOffice and Connect & Coblogerate, or by following her on Twitter at @kmurray230.
Published September 11, 2012 by Que Publishing. 368 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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