Windows 8 Secrets by Paul Thurrott, Rafael Rivera

By Paul Thurrott, Rafael Rivera

LC ISBN: 9781118204139
Electronic ISBNs:: 9781118228296, 9781118237694, 9781118265550

Tips, tips, treats, and secrets and techniques printed on home windows 8

Microsoft is introducing a massive generation of its home windows working process, home windows eight, and what larger means so you might research the entire fine details than from across the world famous home windows specialists and Microsoft insiders, authors Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera? They lower during the hype to get at important info you'll now not locate at any place else, together with what function this new OS performs in a cellular and capsule world.

Regardless of your point of information, you'll notice little-known evidence approximately how issues paintings, what's new and diverse, and the way you could adjust home windows eight to satisfy what you wish.

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We’ll discuss some of these differences later in the chapter, but the big picture goes like this: Windows RT is a new, unproven product. It runs only on ARM-based platforms that could enable thinner and lighter iPad-like tablets that may get better battery life than Intel-compatible products. ) Windows RT is roughly comparable to the base version of Windows 8, but is lacking one very critical feature: It is not compatible with any existing Windows applications or utilities. And it’s missing two interesting and potentially useful features, Windows Media Player and Storage Spaces.

The second most common reason to run the traditional Windows Setup routine is that you’ve been using Windows for a while and your PC is starting to slow down. And what you’d like to do is back up all your settings and data, run Setup, wipe out Windows, and just reinstall it from scratch. This is called a clean install of Windows, though Microsoft for some reason refers to it as a custom install. Clean installs are a tricky business. Assuming you get through Setup without any issues—which, to be fair, doesn’t require a lot of skill—that doesn’t mean you’re done.

Air line. And not surprisingly, many of the first generation Ultrabooks—which appeared in the year before Windows 8’s release— looked an awful lot like the Apple entry, albeit it while costing hundreds of dollars less. You can expect more innovative and unique designs to appear in the coming years as PC makers become more familiar with this type of device. Ultrabooks are available in both Intel-compatible and ARM-based designs, but the Intel underpinnings are far more common. Tablet/Slate We assume most people have seen an iPad, and given that device’s popularity, it should come as no surprise that Microsoft and its PC maker partners have raced to 18 C h a p t e r 1 Choosing Windows 8 Versions, PCs and Devices, and Hardware create both an operating system, Windows 8/RT, and a wide variety of multi-touchbased tablet devices that can blow the iPad’s doors off.

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