Windows 8 Hacks: Tips & Tools For Unlocking The Power Of Tablets And Desktops

January 1, 2013|
Windows 8 Hacks: Tips & Tools For Unlocking The Power Of Tablets And Desktops by Preston Gralla
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Windows 8 is quite different than previous Microsoft operating systems, but it’s still eminently hackable. With this book, you’ll learn how to make a variety of modifications, from speeding up boot time and disabling the Lock screen to hacking native apps and running Windows 8 on a Mac. And that’s just the beginning. You’ll find more than 100 standalone hacks on performance, multimedia, networking, the cloud, security, email, hardware, and more. Not only will you learn how to use each hack, you’ll also discover why it works.

  • Add folders and other objects to the Start screen
  • Run other Windows versions inside Windows 8
  • Juice up performance and track down bottlenecks
  • Use the SkyDrive cloud service to sync your files everywhere
  • Speed up web browsing and use other PCs on your home network
  • Secure portable storage and set up a virtual private network
  • Hack Windows 8 Mail and services such as Outlook
  • Combine storage from different devices into one big virtual disk
  • Take control of Window 8 setting with the Registry
Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books that have been translated into 20 languages, including Galaxy S 5 The Missing Manual, Windows 8 Hacks, NOOK HD: The Missing Manual, Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual, The Big Book of Windows Hacks, How the Internet Works, and How Wireless Works. He is a contributing editor to Computerworl...
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Title:Windows 8 Hacks: Tips & Tools For Unlocking The Power Of Tablets And Desktops
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:424 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.93 in
Shipping dimensions:424 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.93 in
Published:January 1, 2013
Publisher:O'Reilly Media
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781449325756

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