Windows 8 Secrets by Paul Thurrott

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Tips, tricks, treats, and secrets revealed on Windows 8

Microsoft is introducing a major new release of its Windows operating system, Windows 8, and what better way for you to learn all the ins and outs than from two internationally recognized Windows experts and Microsoft insiders, authors Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera? They cut through the hype to get at useful information you'll not find anywhere else, including what role this new OS plays in a mobile and tablet world.

Regardless of your level of knowledge, you'll discover little-known facts about how things work, what's new and different, and how you can modify Windows 8 to meet what you need.

Windows 8 Secrets is your insider's guide to:

Choosing Windows 8 Versions, PCs and Devices, and HardwareInstalling and Upgrading to WindowsThe New User ExperienceThe Windows DesktopPersonalizing WindowsWindows Store: Finding, Acquiring, and Managing Your AppsBrowsing the Web with Internet ExploreWindows 8's Productivity AppsWindows 8's Photo and Entertainment AppsXbox Games with Windows 8Windows 8 Storage, Backup, and RecoveryAccounts and SecurityNetworking and ConnectivityWindows 8 for Your BusinessWindows Key Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 8 Secrets is the ultimate insider's guide to Microsoft's most exciting Windows version in years.


About Paul Thurrott

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Paul Thurrott runs the popular Windows enthusiast website He is the author of more than 20 technology books and the co-host of the Windows Weekly podcast. Rafael Rivera is a software developer for a VAR 500 company, Telos Corporation, where he works on mission critical system software. He is also a certified reverse engineering analyst and takes Windows apart on his blog
Published September 4, 2012 by Wiley. 552 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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