Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8.1

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8.1

by Paul McFedries

Wiley | December 23, 2013 | Trade Paperback |

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A practical guide for visual learners eager to get started with Windows 8.1

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 8.1. 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
  • 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 8.1 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: December 23, 2013

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 111882623X

ISBN - 13: 9781118826232

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8.1

by Paul McFedries

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 Pages, 7.09 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: December 23, 2013

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 111882623X

ISBN - 13: 9781118826232

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows

Chapter 2 Launching and Working with Apps

Chapter 3 Customizing Windows

Chapter 4 Surfing the World Wide Web

Chapter 5 Sending and Receiving E-mail

Chapter 6 Getting Social with Windows

Chapter 7 Performing Day-to-Day Tasks

Chapter 8 Working with Images

Chapter 9 Working with Multimedia

Chapter 10 Editing Documents

Chapter 11 Working with Files

Chapter 12 Sharing Your Computer

Chapter 13 Implementing Security

Chapter 14 Maintaining Windows

Chapter 15 Getting More from a Tablet PC

From the Publisher

A practical guide for visual learners eager to get started with Windows 8.1

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 8.1. 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
  • 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 8.1 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 8.1 tasks. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on Windows 8.1 in no time.

You'll learn to:

  • Use and customize the Start screen
  • Connect to social media accounts
  • Get directions and weather reports
  • Save files to SkyDrive
  • Implement new security features

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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