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Love it or hate it, Win8 is the future of Windows computing! Our two guides put together the key information you’ll need to smoothly transition to Microsoft’s new OS. Buy this bundle NOW and receive and extra FREE Bonus: Traveling with Digital Tech.
Windows 8 Guide, Volume 1: Getting started with Windows 8
This first volume covers the confusing differences between Windows 8 and Window RT – two operating systems that look and work in very similar ways, but have some extraordinarily important differences. Also we delve into the Windows 8 tiles, how to get the most out of File Explorer (formerly Windows Explorer), and how to use standard keyboard controls to navigated Win8′s touch-centric interface.
We think you’ll find this concise reference useful, as you start to learn your way around Windows 8.
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Volume 1, covers 2 main topics:
- An introduction to Windows 8
- Customizing your new Win8 installation
Windows 8 Guide, Volume 2: Working with Windows 8
For this second Windows Secrets ebook on Microsoft’s newest operating system, we gathered the most useful stories from our archives on working with Windows. In this volume you’ll find out that Windows users will have to have an MS account to download native Win8 apps from the Microsoft store, access SkyDrive-stored files online, and do other Web-connected tasks. We have also delved into the operating system’s two backup and restore systems. Section 3 offers some tips on Windows 8 oddities and how advanced users can make it work a bit faster. Last but not least important you’ll find step-by-step instructions on setting up a dual-OS environment: Two ways to put Windows 7 and 8 on the same PC gives the pros and cons of virtual-machine and dual-boot strategies.
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Volume 2, Working with Windows 8, covers topics such as:
- Understanding Microsoft accounts
- Win8’s backup and restore tools
- Working with Win8’s idiosyncrasies
- Two ways to put Windows 7 and 8 on the same PC
Traveling with Digital Tech: The Windows Secrets guide to mobile computing, media sharing, and digital entertainment on the road
We love traveling. They give us a break from the usual routine and let us spend more time discovering places or visiting friends and family. But traveling can also be stressful – especially when it comes to bringing some entertainment or adapting your technology for the road. We can’t help you with cramped plane seats or long hours in the car, but we can give you helpful tips on mobile computing and on-the-road digital entertainment.
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Traveling with Digital Tech covers topics such as:
- Mobile computing
- Sharing Media
- Entertainment on the road
Happy and safe computing!
— The editors of the Windows Secrets Newsletter
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