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Windows 8.1 for Dummies Book + DVD Bundle : For Dummies - Andy Rathbone

Windows 8.1 for Dummies Book + DVD Bundle

For Dummies

Paperback

Published: 28th April 2015
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The Windows 8.1 For Dummies book maintains the commitment to helping readers navigate Windows while directing them through the key procedures one faces when using a Windows computer. Parts cover:

Windows 8.1 Stuff Everybody Thinks You Already Know - an introduction to the dual interfaces, basic mechanics, file storage, and instruction on how to get the free upgrade to Windows 8.1.
Working with Programs, Apps and Files - the basics of finding and launching apps, getting help, and printing
Getting Things Done on the Internet - instructions for connecting a Windows 8.1 device, using web and social apps, and maintaining privacy
Customizing and Upgrading Windows 8.1 - Windows 8.1 offers big changes to what a user can customize on the OS. This section shows how to manipulate app tiles, give Windows the look you in, set up boot-to-desktop capabilities, connect to a network, and create user accounts.
Music, Photos and Movies - Windows 8.1 offers new apps and capabilities for working with onboard and online media, all covered in this chapter
Help! - includes guidance on how to fix common problems, interpret strange messages, move files to a new PC, and use the built-in help system
The Part of Tens - quick tips for avoiding common annoyances and working with Windows 8.1 on a touch device

The 4+hour DVD included with the bundle provides basic overviews and step-by-step instruction covering the essentials of Windows 8.1. core topics include Getting Started with Windows 8, Working with the Start Screen, Switching to the Desktop, Working with Programs and Apps, Getting Things Done Online, Customizing and Upgrading Windows 8, Simple Windows Networking, Managing Your Photos, Playing Music and Video, and The Part of Tens. This video includes segments covering customization and shortcuts that weren’t included in the previous edition.

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A bit slow but then this may be getting used to Windows 8.

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5.0

great author, great book.

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always find very good to deal with.

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The DVD is a waste of money. It is blurred & does not cover anything past very basic issues.

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    ISBN: 9781118821077
    ISBN-10: 1118821076
    Series: For Dummies
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 432
    Published: 28th April 2015
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 20.57  x 3.63
    Edition Number: 1