Everyday Computing with Windows 8.1

Authors: Wilson, Kevin

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  • Get the most out of Windows 8.1 for your every day computing tasks, with no jargon. Clear, concise and to the point. This brief book, Everyday Computing With Windows 8.1 is the essential guide to using a desktop or laptop running Windows 8 or 8.1, providing a fast read for the beginner and the enthusiast.

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About this book

Get the most out of Windows 8.1 for your every day computing tasks, with no jargon. Clear, concise and to the point. This brief book, Everyday Computing With Windows 8.1 provides the essentials of using a desktop or laptop running Windows 8 or 8.1, providing a fast read for the beginner and the enthusiast. Windows 8 can give new users fits with options that are well hidden; this book uncovers those so that the user can be relieved of frustration.

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

Whether you have just bought your first computer or laptop or are a computer user who needs a better understanding of the basics, this book will provide you with a firm grasp of the underpinning foundations and equip you with the skills needed to take command of your computer.

About the authors

Kevin Wilson, a practicing computer engineer and tutor, has had a passion for gadgets, cameras, computers and technology for many years.After graduating with 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, worked in education running specialist lessons on film making and visual effects for young people. He has also worked as an IT Tutor, has taught in colleges in South Africa and as a tutor for adult education in England.The popular computer training series was created in the hope it will help people to use their computer with greater understanding, productivity and efficiency.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

Table of contents (25 chapters)
  • About Windows

    Pages 1-4

    Wilson, Kevin

  • Setting Up Your Device

    Pages 5-10

    Wilson, Kevin

  • Transferring your Old Files

    Pages 11-19

    Wilson, Kevin

  • Windows 8

    Pages 21-26

    Wilson, Kevin

  • Finding Apps using the Start Window

    Pages 27-28

    Wilson, Kevin

Buy this book

eBook $14.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-0805-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $19.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-0806-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Everyday Computing with Windows 8.1
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Kevin Wilson
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-0805-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-0805-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-0806-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 148
Number of Illustrations
172 b/w illustrations
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