Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8

by Paul McFedries

Wiley | October 2, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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A practical guide for visual learners eager to get started with Windows 8

If you learn more quickly when you can see how things are done, this Visual guide is the easiest way to get up and running on Windows 8. It covers more than 150 essential Windows tasks, using full-color screen shots and step-by-step instructions to show you just what to do. Learn your way around the interface and how to install programs, set up user accounts, play music and other media files, download photos from your digital camera, go online, set up and secure an e-mail account, and much more.

  • The tried-and-true format for visual learners, using step-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color screen shots to show exactly how things are done
  • More than 600,000 copies of previous Teach Yourself VISUALLY books on Windows have been sold
  • Shows how to perform more than 150 Windows 8 tasks, including working with files, digital images, and media; customizing Windows; optimizing performance; and sharing a computer with multiple users
  • Covers installing and repairing applications, system maintenance, setting up password-protected accounts, downloading photos to your computer, and managing media files

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8 is the fastest, easiest way for visual learners to get going with the newest version of Windows.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 Pages, 7.09 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: October 2, 2012

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1118135288

ISBN - 13: 9781118135280

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8

by Paul McFedries

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 Pages, 7.09 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: October 2, 2012

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1118135288

ISBN - 13: 9781118135280

About the Book

A practical guide for visual learners eager to get started with Windows 8. This visual guide is the easiest way to get up and running on Windows 8. It covers more than 150 essential Windows tasks, using full-color screen shots and step-by-step instructions.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows 8

Chapter 2 Launching and Working with Apps

Chapter 3 Getting Connected to the Internet

Chapter 4 Using the Windows 8 Apps

Chapter 5 Surfing the World Wide Web

Chapter 6 Working with E-Mail and Calendars

Chapter 7 Working with Images

Chapter 8 Playing Music and Other Media

Understanding Documents

Chapter 9 Creating and Editing Documents

Chapter 10 Working with Files

Chapter 11 Sharing Your Computer

Chapter 12 Implementing Security

Chapter 13 Customizing Windows 8

Chapter 14 Maintaining Windows 8

Index

From the Publisher

A practical guide for visual learners eager to get started with Windows 8

If you learn more quickly when you can see how things are done, this Visual guide is the easiest way to get up and running on Windows 8. It covers more than 150 essential Windows tasks, using full-color screen shots and step-by-step instructions to show you just what to do. Learn your way around the interface and how to install programs, set up user accounts, play music and other media files, download photos from your digital camera, go online, set up and secure an e-mail account, and much more.

  • The tried-and-true format for visual learners, using step-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color screen shots to show exactly how things are done
  • More than 600,000 copies of previous Teach Yourself VISUALLY books on Windows have been sold
  • Shows how to perform more than 150 Windows 8 tasks, including working with files, digital images, and media; customizing Windows; optimizing performance; and sharing a computer with multiple users
  • Covers installing and repairing applications, system maintenance, setting up password-protected accounts, downloading photos to your computer, and managing media files

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8 is the fastest, easiest way for visual learners to get going with the newest version of Windows.

From the Jacket

Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something — and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 160 Windows 8 tasks. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on Windows 8 in no time.

You'll learn to:

  • Install and launch apps
  • Set up an Internet connection
  • Use the Windows 8 apps
  • Work with images and music files
  • Secure and customize Windows 8

Designed for visual learners

  • Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules
  • Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
  • Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
  • Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks
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