Beginning Windows 8.1, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430263598
  • ISBN-13: 9781430263593
  • DDC: 005.446
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 563 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Windows 8 has been described by Microsoft as its 'boldest' Windows release ever and the 8.1 update enhances the paradigm further. Beginning Windows 8.1 takes you through the new features and helps you get more out of the familiar to reveal the fullest possibilities for this amazing new operating system. You will learn, with non-technical language used throughout, how to get up and running in the new Windows interface, minimize downtime, maximize productivity, and harness the features you never knew existed to take control of your computer and enjoy the peace of mind and excitement that comes with it.From tips and tweaks to easy-to-follow guides and detailed descriptions, this book takes you inside Windows 8.1 to discover the true power and flexibility that lies within, and guides you at your own pace through getting the very best from it.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Author.
About the Technical Reviewers.
1: Introducing Windows 8.1.
2: Finding Your Way around Windows 8.1.
3: Getting Connected.
4: Sharing with Family and Friends.
5: Organizing and Searching Your Computer.
6: Printing and Managing Printers.
7: Having Fun with Games, Photos, Music, and Video.
8: Maximizing Your Productivity.
9: Personalizing Your Windows Experience.
10: Making Windows 8.1 More Accessible and Easier to Use.
11: Keeping You, Your Files, and Your Computer Safe.
12: Maintaining and Backing up Your Computer and Files.
13: Advanced Configuration and Customization.
14: Getting Started with Virtualization.
15: Installing Windows 8.1 on Your Computer.
Windows 8 Touch Gestures.
Windows 8 Shortcut Keys.
Advanced Query Syntax for Search.
Upgrading Your Computer.