Provides step-by-step instructions for the Windows 8.1 operating system, covering such topics as the new start screen, applications, and using Internet Explorer 11 features.
Known for providing accurate, simple, step-by-step instructions for popular software and operating systems, the Que Publishing’s Easy series presents what is new with Windows 8.1. Easy Windows 8.1 concentrates on features that are used every day and aims to make using the computer better and more productive, with color-coded chapters and a multitude of examples. Twenty-four chapters are divided into four parts: introducing Windows 8.1 and installing it; using the Windows 8.1 modern UI; using the Windows 8.1 desktop; managing Windows 8.1. Chapters are: what’s new and improved in Windows 8.1; upgrading to Windows 8.1; essential Windows 8.1 tasks; using the Windows 8.1 start screen; browsing the Web from the modern UI; using alarms, calculator, and sound recorder; enjoying music and video; using movie moments; viewing and taking photos with photos and camera; working with files; mail, Skype and information services; customizing the start screen; managing Windows with PC settings; using the Windows Store; playing games; running desktop Apps; managing storage with File Explorer; networking your home with HomeGroup; working with phots and music from your desktop; advanced configuration options; user accounts and system security; protecting your system; system maintenance and performance. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)