How to Do Everything Windows 8 (How to Do Everything) by Eric Butow, Mary Branscombe, Simon Bisson

By Eric Butow, Mary Branscombe, Simon Bisson

Maximize the flexible good points of home windows eight on your entire units with support from this hands-on consultant. realize the right way to customise settings, use the hot commence reveal and Charms bar, paintings with gestures on a touchscreen workstation, manage and sync info within the cloud, and arrange a community. the best way to Do every thing home windows eight covers electronic mail, video conferencing, internet entry, peripheral units, protection, and troubleshooting. You'll additionally get counsel for utilizing the leisure apps to get pleasure from song, video, images, video games, and masses more.

* customise home windows eight, crew tiles at the begin reveal, pin icons to the taskbar, and alter settings
* deal with and again up your records and sync them to the cloud
* percentage records with a home windows eight Homegroup
* Surf the internet with either types of web Explorer 10, use tabs, set up favorites, and shield your privateness online
* Print, experiment, and fax with home windows 8
* converse through integrated apps—Mail and Messaging—and upload Skype
* connect with social networks, together with fb and Twitter, utilizing the folk app
* benefit from the track and Video apps and the Xbox song loose streaming carrier and video store
* View, deal with, and percentage pictures with the hot photographs app—including your fb, Flickr, and SkyDrive photos
* Use all of the integrated home windows eight apps and get extra from the home windows Store
* hold home windows eight working easily and securely

Table of Contents:

Ch 1: Get to understand home windows 8
Ch 2: how one can Get round home windows 8
Ch three: Make home windows eight Your Own
Ch four: deal with, again Up, and Sync Your Files
Ch five: proportion documents between desktops with a home windows eight Homegroup
Ch 6: Browse the Web
Ch 7: Print, experiment, and fax with home windows 8
Ch eight: ship and obtain Email
Ch nine: ship and obtain rapid Messages
Ch 1: Make telephone and Video Calls
Ch eleven: entry on-line Social Networks
Ch 12: locate and Play song and different Audio Files
Ch thirteen: View and deal with Photos
Ch 14: Watch and arrange Videos
Ch 15: learn, Navigate, and Connect
Ch sixteen: Get extra Apps and video games for home windows 8
Ch 17: maintain home windows eight Tuned Up
Ch 18: Troubleshoot difficulties in home windows 8
Ch 19: Reset or get well Your PC

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With a mouse, move the cursor to the top or bottom corner on the left side of the screen and leave it there until you see a thumbnail appear in the corner. Instead of clicking the thumbnail to open it, move the mouse down or up a little, so you’re moving it toward the middle of the edge, and you’ll see thumbnails for all the apps you have running. ) FIGURE 2-8 Windows 8’s snap view lets you run two Windows Store applications at the same time. indd 40 2/22/13 9:27 AM New HTDE design / How to Do Everything: Windows® 8 / Butow / 514-1 / Chapter 2 Chapter 2 Learn How to Get Around Windows 8 41 With your finger or the mouse, drag the thumbnail for the second app you want to see on screen a little way onto the screen and then move it a short way back toward the edge.

When you have a Windows Store app in the smaller window on screen, it will usually change its layout to fit. You might get a vertical list of tiles or headings instead of the full content. When you have an app in the larger window, it will look the same, just a little smaller. That’s what happens if you have the desktop in the larger window as well. But when you put the desktop into the smaller window, you see thumbnails of all your open programs and documents in a list you can scroll through. When you click or tap one, the desktop automatically resizes to the larger window size so you can see the program you’ve chosen.

Some of these are installed automatically with Windows 8, like People, Mail, Calendar, Messenger, and Photos. There are thousands of other apps that you can download from the Windows Store; we’ll cover that in more detail in Chapter 16. The Start screen is also where you get to the desktop from, and you can pin tiles to the Start screen that open your favorite desktop programs. indd 31 2/22/13 9:27 AM New HTDE design / How to Do Everything: Windows® 8 / Butow / 514-1 / Chapter 2 32 How to Do Everything: Windows 8 Note There are two types of applications you can run on Windows 8.

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