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Windows 8 Tips, Tricks & Apps Vol. 1

Windows 8 Tips, Tricks & Apps Vol. 1


Windows 8 Tips, Tricks & Apps Vol. 1

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Windows 8 Tips, Tricks & Apps is an ideal resource for anyone who wants to master Microsoft's latest operating system in a short space of time. We feature everything there is to know - whether it is the new Modern User Interface or the the familiar Desktop mode. We even show you ways in which you can customise your Windows 8 machine so that it looks and feels like a system you're familiar working with in a few simple steps. We've also covered the top 100 apps in the Windows Store. Our step-by-step tutorials will help you customise, learn and make the most out of Windows 8, whether it’s for personal or professional use.

In this bookazine...

Unlock the full potential of Windows 8

Complete Guide
- Understand the Modern UI and its apps. '50 quick tips' will get you started with your machine.

- Customise the Desktop, bring back lost features and protect your files.

- Master all the native apps in the Modern UI.

- The must-have apps for every Windows 8 user.

Also inside...

- Introducing Windows 8
- What’s new in Windows 8
- Upgrade and install
- The Modern User Interface
- Windows 8 native apps
- 50 quick tips to get you started

- Create a new Windows 8 account
- Family Safety settings
- Ribbons in Windows File Explorer
- Customise the Quick Access Toolbar
- Quick ways to access Task Manager
- Understand Task Manager
- Repair problems with Task Manager
- Customise the Taskbar
- Manage Jump Lists
- Bring back the Start Menu
- Add options for a second screen
- Customise your Libraries
- Backup documents with File History
- Hybrid Boot and Hibernate mode
- Run applications as administrator
- Boot directly to your Desktop
- Use the on-screen keyboard
- Use handwriting recognition
- Add and remove Windows features
- Turn off hot corners
- Change the default web browser
- How to install Adobe Flash
- Use Easy Transfer to move files
- Windows Steps Recorder
- Learn to use restore points
- Device Manager events
- Save time with Task Scheduler
- Understand Ease of Access options
- Use Advanced start-up options
- Explore recovery options
- Best Settings for Action Center
- Manage security with Action Center
- Encrypt and decrypt with BitLocker
- Backup key drive to SkyDrive
- Recommended Firewall settings
- Allow secure connections in Firewall
- Change the boot drive
- Perform a dual boot
- Protect Windows with Secure Boot
- Defragment your hard drive
- Work with ISO files
- Speed up your PC with ReadyBoost
- Extend your battery life
- Run scheduled maintenance
- Reinstall your Windows 8 OS
- Understand Windows Defender
- Scan PC using Windows Defender
- Install third-party security software

- View multiple webpages in IE10
- Bookmark your favourite websites
- IE10’s 'Do Not Track' feature
- Clear your browsing history
- Share content via social media
- Print content from IE10 and apps
- Set up a Microsoft account
- Set privacy controls in Games
- Sync your Xbox account
- Find gaming titles and add friends
- Import, buy and stream music
- Create entertaining playlists
- Discover new music
- Get familiar with the Videos app
- Add contacts to the People app
- Add accounts to Messaging
- Explore different Camera settings
- Use different shooting modes
- Share your best images with Photos
- Import and share your images
- Edit images in Photo Gallery
- Find your route with Maps
- Change your Maps view preference
- Browse pages quickly with Bing
- View search images in full screen
- Add new mail accounts
- Download email attachments
- Search mail and move messages
- Add and edit Calendar entries
- Sync Calendar with Microsoft
- Upload files with SkyDrive
- Sync SkyDrive files across devices
- Shorten URLs from the cloud
- Use SkyDrive’s fetch function
- Sync settings across devices
- Access SkyDrive from anywhere
- Sync your Windows 8 settings
- Send mail attachments to SkyDrive
- Back up your email files
- Share photos between locations
- Create a playlist in Media Player
- Learn to rip an audio CD
- Stream music via Wi-Fi
- Burn a data disc in different ways
- Edit films using Movie Maker
- Add transitions to your edits
- Share your movies online
- Master the tools in Paint

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- Photography
- Music & Video
- Sport
- Books & Reference
- News & Weather
- Health & Fitness
- Food & Dining
- Lifestyle
- Shopping
- Travel
- Finance
- Productivity
- Tools
- Security
- Business
- Education
- Government

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