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Windows 8.1 Handbook (Quick Guides)

Windows 8.1 Handbook (Quick Guides) [Kindle Edition]

Kevin Wilson
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Learn Windows 8.1 the easy way. Clear concise and to the point...

Teach yourself how to navigate and use the most radical redesign of Windows in Microsoft’s history.

With plenty of screen prints, photographs and illustrations, this guide explores
  • Setting up your computer
  • Navigating around the windows 8.1 using the start screen
  • Windows 8.1’s features, menus, charms and utilities
  • Transferring your files from your old machine
  • Using the desktop and running applications
  • Backing up your important data with filehistory
  • Antivirus and internet safety
  • Downloading & watching videos
  • Downloading & listening to music
  • Staying in touch friends, family and colleagues using Mail & Calendar
  • Getting started with SkyDrive
  • Storing, organising and manipulating your photos, putting them into albums or slideshows to show to friends or post on social media
  • Maintaining Windows 8.1, optimizing drives, scanning drives for errors and more...

Techniques are illustrated step by step using photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field.

Whether you have just bought your first computer, laptop or are a keen computer user who has just upgraded to Windows 8.1, 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 an expert.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4001 KB
  • Print Length: 161 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00G0U6L7A
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #312,616 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Kevin Wilson, a practicing computer engineer and tutor, has had a passion for gadgets, cameras, computers and technology for many years.

After graduating with a masters in computer science, software engineering & multimedia systems, he has worked in the computer industry supporting and working with many different types of computer systems. He has also served as an IT Tutor in education running specialist lessons on film making, visual effects and computer literacy for young people, has taught in colleges in South Africa and as a tutor for adult education in England.

The best-selling computer training series was created in the hope it will help people to use their computer with greater joy, understanding, productivity and efficiency. To help students and people in countries like South Africa and India who have never used a computer before. It is his hope that they will get the same benefits from computer technology as we do.

His latest works, the computer fundamentals series aims to carry on from the computer training series and breaks down a lot of computing terms, tasks, operating systems and software into simple easy to follow steps with plenty of visual aids.

It is his hope that these books will help you as much as they've helped us get to grips with the latest technology.

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

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Useful book 31 May 2014
By brandy
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Being new to windows 8.1 ( I went from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1) so I found this a rather useful book and easy to use
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4.0 out of 5 stars A useful book 3 Dec 2013
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A useful book but surely a helpful book like this should come with the computer, heaven knows they cost enough. Windows 8.1 drives me back to my laptop which is Windows 7.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed. 7 Jun 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I am afraid it did not help a great deal with information required. I had not realised that it would not be comprehensive.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed 30 Dec 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I have to say I was most disappointed with this book in my view it was written for win 8 then some odd's n end's added !
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 14 Nov 2014
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very good
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