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Using Windows 8 (Computer Training)

Using Windows 8 (Computer Training) [Kindle Edition]

Kevin Wilson

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Product Description

Learn Windows the easy way, no jargon. Clear, concise and to the point...

Using Windows 8 getting started, is the essential step by step guide to using a computer, netbook or tablet running Windows 8, providing a complete resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast.

This book explores
  • setting up your computer,
  • navigating around the windows 8 interface
  • a tour of windows 8's features, menus and utilities
  • transferring your files from your old machine,
  • keeping your machine safe from viruses,
  • backing up your important data so it doesn’t get lost,
  • antivirus, firewalls and internet safety
  • clouds and skydrive
  • setting up printers, digital cameras and other peripherals
  • watching videos, listening to music
  • keeping appointments with calendar
  • get to grips with internet and email
  • protect your kids with family safety features
  • getting around the app store
  • daily common tasks you can do with windows 8
  • computer maintenance, keep your pc running smoothly
  • organising your favourite music into playlists, onto your iPod or burning a CD to play in the car.
  • storing, organising and manipulating your photos into albums or slideshows to show to friends or make precious memories.
  • and more...

Techniques are illustrated in full colour step-by-step using photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field, provide a comprehensive guide to Windows.

Whether you have just bought your first computer, laptop or are a keen computer user who has just upgraded to Windows 8, this book will provide you with a firm grasp of the underpinning foundations and equip you with the skills needed to use a computer like a pro.

Check out the sample and have fun using your computer.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 9619 KB
  • Print Length: 102 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S. r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00BBA71SC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #453,981 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Kevin Wilson, a practicing computer engineer, tutor and author, has had a passion for gadgets, cameras, computers, and technology for many years.

He graduated with masters degrees in computer science, software engineering, and multimedia systems. He has gone on to work within the computer industry, supporting and working with many different types of computer systems, as well as working within the educational system, running specialist lessons on filmmaking and visual effects for young people. He has also worked as an IT tutor, has taught in colleges in South Africa, and served as a tutor for adult education in England.

He continues to write books in the hope that his work will help people use their computers with greater enjoyment, understanding, productivity, and efficiency. His ultimate goal is to help students and people in countries, like South Africa, who have never used a computer before. It is his hope that they will, one day, get the same benefits from computer technology as we do.

So get yourself a copy today and help us make a difference in someone's life.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Need a training manual 12 May 2013
By MaryAnn H. Richard - Published on
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Left in the dark on setting up and adding old files. No directions or good help points. Needed more help and information.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Very basic 29 April 2013
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Very basic instructions that will not get you much beyond turn on But much better than nothing at all. The instructions provided are clear and correct. Worth every penny I paid for it (Free).
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