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Windows 8.1 for Dummies Book + DVD Bundle [Paperback]

Andy Rathbone
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29 Nov 2013 For Dummies
A smart value — the complete book plus three hours of video training! Windows 8.1 brings some welcome tweaks to the Windows operating system, including more ways to customize the interface and boot operations, a new start button that reveals apps, greater integration between the two interfaces, and app updates. This bargain bundle includes the complete Windows 8.1 For Dummies book plus a DVD that walks you visually through the most common Windows tasks. Whether you′re just getting started with Windows or are upgrading to 8.1, you can learn everything you need to know, see how things are done, and start using Windows 8.1 with confidence. Includes the complete Windows 8.1 For Dummies plus three hours of video training on DVD Covers all the upgrades that make up Window 8.1, including new opportunities to customize the interface, the new start button, and greater integration between the two interface options Features complete information on using a Windows computer for those new to the system The DVD provides basic overviews and step–by–step instruction covering the essentials of Windows 8.1, such as getting started, using the start screen and the desktop, getting things done online, managing photos, playing music, customizing Windows, and much more Windows 8.1 For Dummies Book + DVD Bundle is a value–priced crash course for anyone wanting to understand and use Windows 8.1.

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  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; Pck Pap/Dv edition (29 Nov 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118821076
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118821077
  • Product Dimensions: 23.9 x 16.1 x 2.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 316 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I've written more than 40 books in the past 10 years, including the "Windows For Dummies" series, "Upgrading and Fixing PCs For Dummies," and "TiVo For Dummies."
Feel free to visit my Web page at www.andyrathbone.com.

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
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Excellent and detailed content, as I moved from Windows XP Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro, I found this made the transition seamless and refer to it daily.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Helpful guide 18 Jan 2014
By Dotty
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Just bought a new laptop which came with Windows 8. After all the bad press I was rather worried about it, and all at sea after many years of using XP. This book has helped me to get to grips with the operating system and I now think it is not as bad as many reviewers make out. Very helpful guide.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Gret good value. 28 Dec 2013
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The difference between a professional and a talented amateur shows. This author;s book is a masterpiece, Get out there and buy one.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant for Oldies! 18 Feb 2014
By Cynth
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This is great...me being a silver surfer finds computer jargon and new programs difficult so changing to Windows 8.1 was horrendous for me. This book and video has made life so much easier as the wording is easy to understand. I don't hesitate recommending this to everyone old or young...go for it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very happy. 21 Dec 2013
By BrianG
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I have only had this for a short time and found it to have clearer instructions than a well known fortnightly computer magazine.
I have not looked at the DVD yet.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Learn to operate Windows 8.1 the easy way... 30 Jan 2014
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This edition of Windows, and being a pensioner, is so different to any other OS that this book is a lifeline.
Every aspect is explained in a one to one manner that I have had very few problems and I am working my way through and enjoying every moment.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not enough indexing to find answers quickly 13 Mar 2014
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The trouble with all these books is that they force you to read through a lot you do not want to know and do not answer questions to which you need answers.
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5.0 out of 5 stars BEST VALUE THISYEAR 12 Feb 2014
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WAS GOING TO GO BACK TO WINDOWS & UNTIL I GOT THIS BUNDLE NOW I'M GLAD I DIDN'T CHANGE-IWILL GO WITH PROGRESS.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Windows 8.1 for Dummies
A very useful book that does the job of seeing you around the (somewhat confusing) new Windows 8 Operating System.
Published 2 days ago by P. Millist
5.0 out of 5 stars windows 8.1 for DUMMIES
I just bought a laptop on windows 8 I need help ,found the book and DVD at Amazon .As the author states in the book it
is a reference book, its not ment to be memorised . Read more
Published 2 days ago by mando
5.0 out of 5 stars Don-Hawkwind
I recently upgraded to windows 8.1 and was plunged into an unknown world, my previous computers 98, XP and Vista. Read more
Published 5 days ago by don hawkwind
5.0 out of 5 stars Just the ticket
We'll written but is better used as a quick reminder when doing the task rather than a book to read.
Published 5 days ago by F. Webb
3.0 out of 5 stars Supposed to help you to learn how to use it.
It is not the books fault, its like everything else in life.......when it is "different" it takes a long while to get used to a new machine and system. Read more
Published 7 days ago by scampi
3.0 out of 5 stars Windows 8.1. Dummmies
Helpful guide to Windows 8.1.
delivered promptly. DVD is useful.
It is helpful to be able to go to particular chapters to highlight areas of issue.
Published 8 days ago by toe
5.0 out of 5 stars review
very helpful with use of the of the dvd in particular The book can solve many problems that arise so I am pleased
Published 14 days ago by geoffrey battrum
5.0 out of 5 stars windows 8.1For Dummies Book & DVD
I liked this bundle of Book and DVD. I found it very useful and easy to use. When I want check something can look up in book and follow the instructions. Read more
Published 16 days ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars Limited value
Guess I should have realised it was for 'Dummies'. Info on the DVD is very, very basic and the DVD did not load properly after the first time I used it, so I had to explore its... Read more
Published 18 days ago by Mr. Keith Ullyatt
5.0 out of 5 stars nice easy guide.
Nice easy guide to use.
Easy to find what you are looking for.
The video is very long to watch through.
Published 19 days ago by Robert Baker
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