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Windows 8 All-in-One For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-11920-4
Paperback
1080 pages
October 2012
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Introduction 1

Book I: Starting Windows 9

Chapter 1: Windows 8 4 N00bs 11

Chapter 2: Windows 8 for the Experienced  41

Chapter 3: Which Version? 55

Chapter 4: Upgrades and Clean Installs 63

Book II: Personalizing Windows 79

Chapter 1: Getting around Windows 81

Chapter 2: Changing the Lock and Logon Screens 101

Chapter 3: Working with Charms and Notifications 113

Chapter 4: Controlling Users 125

Chapter 5: Microsoft Account: To Sync or Not to Sync? 141

Chapter 6: Privacy Control 153

Book III: Navigating the Start Screen 163

Chapter 1: Controlling the Start Screen 165

Chapter 2: Searching in and with the Start screen 187

Chapter 3: Sharing Among Tiled Apps 199

Chapter 4: Settings, Settings, More Settings, and Devices 207

Chapter 5: Taking Control of the Windows Store 217

Chapter 6: How Do I Turn Off This Thing? 227

Book IV: Maximizing Tiled Windows 8 Apps 233

Chapter 1: The Tiled Internet Explorer 235

Chapter 2: Windows 8 Mail, People, and Calendar Apps  255

Chapter 3: The Windows 8 Photos App 283

Chapter 4: Using SkyDrive in Windows 8 299

Chapter 5: The Windows 8 Messaging App 317

Chapter 6: Xbox Music and Video 329

Book V: Connecting Online with Tiled Apps 341

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Facebook 343

Chapter 2: Getting Started with Twitter 367

Chapter 3: Getting Started with Flickr and Pinterest 379

Chapter 4: Getting Started with LinkedIn 393

Chapter 5: Bing News, Finance, Travel, and Sports 403

Chapter 6: Games, Games, and Games! 423

Book VI: Working on the Desktop  433

Chapter 1: Running the Desktop from Start to Finish 435

Chapter 2: Personalizing the Desktop 467

Chapter 3: Start Screen Mods for Desktop Users 493

Chapter 4: Maintaining Your System 507

Chapter 5: Using Windows (Live) Essentials 525

Chapter 6: Choosing and Using a Desktop Web Browser 551

Chapter 7: Music on the Desktop 595

Chapter 8: Searching on the Desktop 633

Book VII: Controlling Your System 645

Chapter 1: Controlling Control Panel 647

Chapter 2: Troubleshooting and Getting Help 669

Chapter 3: Working with Libraries 693

Chapter 4: Storing in Storage Spaces 701

Chapter 5: Getting the Most from HomeGroups 711

Chapter 6: Running the Built-In Desktop Applications 731

Chapter 7: Working with Printers 743

Book VIII: Maintaining Windows 8  757

Chapter 1: File History, Backup, Data Restore, and Sync 759

Chapter 2: A Fresh Start: Restore and Reset 775

Chapter 3: Using and Avoiding Windows Update 791

Chapter 4: Monitoring Windows 811

Chapter 5: Using System Tools  835

Book IX: Securing Windows 8  853

Chapter 1: Spies, Spams, Scams — They’re Out to Get You 855

Chapter 2: Fighting Viri and Scum 887

Chapter 3: Running Built-In Security Programs 901

Chapter 4: Top Security Helpers 925

Book X: Enhancing Windows 8 939

Chapter 1: Using Your iPad and iPhone with Windows 941

Chapter 2: Kindle, Nook, Android, and Windows 8 961

Chapter 3: Getting Started with Gmail, Google Apps, and Drive 975

Chapter 4: Using Hotmail and Outlook.com 991

Chapter 5: Windows’ Best Free Add-Ons 1003

Index 1015

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