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Windows 8 for Dummies

In this excerpt from chapter 12, you'll learn about the two Windows control panels, how to alter the appearance of Windows 8, and install or remove apps and programs. You'll also learn how to adjust your mouse, change video modes and automatically set the computer's time and date.


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Microsoft Windows is the operating system that runs nearly 90 percent of the world's computers. Windows 8 offers new interface updates, cloud-based services, and much more. This update of Andy Rathbone's bestselling Windows guide covers all the basics, plus the enhancements unique to Windows 8. Whether you're meeting Windows for the first time or upgrading from an earlier version, this book shows you how to navigate the interface, work with files, browse the Internet, set up email, manage media, and more.

  • Covers all the basics of using Windows 8--core desktop components, managing files and folders, saving files, using Windows search, printing, and working in the cloud
  • Shows how to get online, set up and use email, use the latest version of Internet Explorer, set up security and virus protection, add music to the media player, organize photos, and edit media
  • Includes coverage on using Windows 8's new start screen on both a desktop computer and a touch screen device

In this excerpt from chapter 12, you'll learn about the two Windows control panels, how to alter the appearance of Windows 8, and install or remove apps and programs. You'll also learn how to adjust your mouse, change video modes and automatically set the computer's time and date.

Excerpted with permission from the publisher, Wiley, from Windows 8 For Dummies by Andy Rathbone. Copyright © 2013.

The attached zip file includes:

  • Intro Page.pdf
  • Terms and Conditions.pdf
  • Win8ForDummiesCh12.pdf