Windows 8 has been described by Microsoft as their most ‘bold’ Windows release ever. The Windows 8 Power Users Guide takes you beyond the routine and the familiar to reveal the hidden power behind this amazing new operating system.
You will learn, with non-technical language used throughout, how to minimize downtime, maximize productivity and harness the features you never knew existed to become a Windows 8 power User and enjoy the peace of mind and excitement that comes with it.
From tips and tweaks to easy to follow guides and detailed description, this book takes you inside Windows 8 to discover the true power and flexibility that lies within, and guides you at your own pace through getting the very best from it.
What you’ll learn
Who this book is for
- How to install and configure Windows 8 to give trouble-free performance
- How to maximize the power and flexibility of the Windows 8 interface
- How to use your computer to connect to devices and services in the home, at work and on the move
- What exists in Windows 8 to help you maximize your productivity
- How to secure and configure Windows 8 and your computers in a holistic way to guarantee a safe and secure experience at home and at work
The Windows 8 Power Users Guide is for people who will already know how to perform routine tasks and who want to learn how to get more out of Windows, their computer and their time. They want to minimize problems, maximize performance and set up their computer in a way that will give them trouble-free operation. The Windows 8 Power Users Guide is for everyone from enthusiasts and hobbyists to IT Pros and systems administrators.
About the Author
Mike Halsey is an established Windows author and prolific tech blogger. His articles regularly feature in Microsoft’s IT Pro newsletters and his tutorial and how-to videos feature on the official Microsoft support website. An expert with many years’ experience in helping home, small business and enterprise users get the very best out of their computers, Mike Halsey is also a teacher of adult literacy and numeracy basic skills. He uses this experience to make the language in his books and videos accessible to everybody. Mike lives in an eco-home Yorkshire (UK) with his rescue border collie Jed.
Introducing Windows 8 Finding Your Way Around Windows 8 Getting Online and Connecting to Networks Sharing with Family and Friends Organizing and Searching Your Computer Printing and Managing Printers Having Fun with Games, Photos, Music, and Video Maximizing Your Productivity Personalizing Your Windows Experience Making Windows 8 More Accessible and Easier to Use Keeping Yourself, Your Files, and Your Computer Safe Maintaining and Backing Up Your Computer and Files Advanced Configuration and Customization Getting Started with Virtualization Installing Windows 8 on Your Computer Appendix A. Windows 8 Touch Gestures Appendix B. Windows 8 Shortcut Keys Appendix C. Advanced Query Syntax for Search Appendix D. Upgrading Your Computer
Number Of Pages: 465
Published: 28th November 2012
Dimensions (cm): 23.495 x 19.101
Weight (kg): 0.844