Windows 8 simplified [electronic resource] / Paul McFedries.

McFedries, Paul L.
Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., c2012.
1 online resource (274 p.)
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Simplified ; v. 37

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The easiest way for visual learners to get started with Windows 8 The popular Simplified series makes visual learning easier than ever, and with more than 360,000 copies sold, previous Windows editions are among the bestselling Visual books. This guide goes straight to the point with easy-to-follow, two-page tutorials for each task. With full-color screen shots and step-by-step directions, it gets beginners up and running on the newest version of Windows right away. Learn to work with the new interface and improved Internet Explorer, manage files, share your computer, and much
Windows 8 Simplified; About the Author; Author's Acknowledgments; How to Use This Book; Table of Contents; Chapter 1: Getting Started with Windows 8; Start Windows 8; What You Can Do with Windows 8; The Windows 8 Start Screen; The Windows 8 Desktop; Using a Mouse with Windows 8; Using Windows 8 on a Tablet PC; Restart Windows 8; Shut Down Windows 8; Chapter 2: Launching and Working with Apps; Install an App; Install Windows Live Essentials Programs; Start an App; Understanding Windows 8 App Windows; Understanding Desktop App Windows; Using a Ribbon; Using a Pull-Down Menu; Using a Toolbar
Understanding Dialog Box Controls Using Dialog Boxes; Using Scrollbars; Switch between Running Apps; Uninstall an App; Chapter 3: Getting Connected to the Internet; Understanding Internet Connections; Set Up a Wireless Broadband Connection; Connect a Broadband Modem; Create a Broadband Internet Connection; Connect a Dial-Up Modem; Create a Dial-Up Internet Connection; Create a Microsoft Account; Chapter 4: Using the Windows 8 Apps; Surf the Web; Send an E-Mail Message; Reply to an E-Mail Message; Create a Contact; Add Social Network Contacts; View Your Photos; Watch a Video; Play Music
View Your Calendar Add an Event to Your Calendar; Search Your Computer; Chapter 5: Surfing the World Wide Web; Understanding the World Wide Web; Start Internet Explorer; Navigate Internet Explorer; Select a Link; Enter a Web Page Address; Open a Web Page in a Tab; Navigate Web Pages; Change Your Home Page; Save Favorite Web Pages; Search for Sites; Chapter 6: Working with E-Mail, Contacts, and Appointments; Open and Close Mail; Configure an E-Mail Account; Send an E-Mail Message; Add Someone to Your Contacts; Create a Contact Category; Select a Contact Address; Add a File Attachment
Receive and Read E-Mail Messages Reply to a Message; Forward a Message; Open and Save an Attachment; Switch to Calendar; Navigate the Calendar; Display a Different Date; Create an Event; Chapter 7: Working with Images; Open the Pictures Library; Preview an Image; View Your Images; Scan an Image; Import Images from a Digital Camera; Repair a Digital Image; Crop an Image; Rotate and Straighten an Image; Chapter 8: Playing Music; Open and Close Windows Media Player; Navigate the Media Player Window; Using the Library; Play an Audio File; Adjust the Volume; Play a Music CD
Copy Tracks from a Music CD Create a Playlist; Burn Music Files to a CD; Chapter 9: Creating and Editing Documents; Understanding Documents; Create a Document; Save a Document; Open a Document; Edit Document Text; Change the Text Font; Find Text; Replace Text; Chapter 10: Working with Files; View Your Files; Select a File; Change the File View; Preview a File; Copy a File; Move a File; Rename a File; Create a New File; Delete a File; Restore a Deleted File; Chapter 11: Implementing Security; Understanding Windows 8 Security; Check Action Center for Security Problems; Display User Accounts
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Includes index.