Windows 8

By Joli Ballew
February 2013
Pearson Education
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9780273784319
269 pages, Illustrated
$37.50 Paper Original

Top Ten Windows 8 Tips

1. Create a Log On PIN

2. Access the Charms

3. Connect to a free, Wi-Fi hotspot

4. Add Tiles to or Remove Tiles from the Start Screen

5. Learn Touch Techniques

6. Use File History

7. Connect Social Accounts in the Photos App

8. Play a Song

9. Use ReadyBoost to Improve Performance

10. Share Data with Public Folders

1 – Get to Know Windows 8

2 - Personalize Windows 8

3 - Use the Basic Apps

4 - Use Internet Explorer

5 - Set up and Use Mail – Note to Editor this chapter’s contents is still TBC

6 - View, Navigate, and Share Photos

7 - View, Manage, and Listen to Music and Media

8 - Stay in Touch with Others

9 - Install hardware and software

10 - Use Desktop Applications

11 - Work with Files and Folders

12 - Use Public and Private Networks

13 - Secure Windows 8

14 - Fix Problems

Top Ten Windows 8 Problems Solved

1. I can’t figure out how to shut down my computer.

2. I don’t understand why I can use apps sometimes and Desktop apps other times

3. The app tiles on the Start screen are flipping all the time and making me crazy! Can I disable this?

4. I can’t access get apps from the Windows Store

5. I am not getting all of my email in the Mail app. Why?

6. My computer’s display keeps turning off and the computer goes to sleep too soon.

7. I have an old software program I’d like to use, but it doesn’t work in Windows 8.

8. Where is all of my data? It’s not on the Start screen.

9. Windows thinks my home network is a public network and not a private one. What can I do?

10. I can’t connect to the Internet.

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