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Windows 8.1 Inside Out,9780735683631

Windows 8.1 Inside Out

Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 11/15/2013
Publisher(s): Microsoft Press
Availability: This title is currently not available.


You're beyond the basics - so dive right in and really put your PC to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for Windows 8.1. Plus, you get access to two and half hours of video training and a companion ebook.

Topics include:

  • Installing, upgrading, or migrating to Windows 8.1
  • Using and managing apps
  • Personalizing your system
  • Accessibility features
  • Organizing, backing up, and restoring files
  • Managing storage and using SkyDrive
  • Digital media and home entertainment
  • Security and privacy features
  • Setting up and troubleshooting networking
  • Maintenance, performance tuning, and troubleshooting
  • Using Hyper-V virtualization

Author Biography

Tony Northrup, MCSE, MCPD, MCITP, CISSP, is a Windows and networking technologies expert who has written more than 30 books and video training courses. He is coauthor of Windows 7 Resource Kit and numerous Microsoft Press Training Kits for certification exam-prep.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Getting started
    • Chapter 1: What's new in Windows 8.1
    • Chapter 2: Using Windows 8.1 apps
    • Chapter 3: Buying and installing Windows 8.1
    • Chapter 4: Upgrading and migrating to Windows 8.1
    • Chapter 5: Personalizing Windows 8.1
    • Chapter 6: Adding, removing, and managing apps
    • Chapter 7: Using Windows 8.1 accessibility features
    • Chapter 8: Obtaining help and support
  • File management
    • Chapter 9: Organizing and protecting files
    • Chapter 10: Backing up and restoring files
    • Chapter 11: Managing Windows search
    • Chapter 12: Managing storage
    • Chapter 13: Using SkyDrive
  • Music, videos, TV, and movies
    • Chapter 14: Music and videos
    • Chapter 15: Photos
    • Chapter 16: Sharing and streaming digital media
    • Chapter 17: Creating a Home Theater PC
  • Security and privacy
    • Chapter 18: Managing users and Family Safety
    • Chapter 19: Windows, application, and network security
    • Chapter 20: Using Hyper-V
  • Networking
    • Chapter 21: Setting up a home or small office network
    • Chapter 22: Setting up ad hoc, Bluetooth, and mobile networks
    • Chapter 23: Troubleshooting your network
    • Chapter 24: Sharing and managing files and printers
  • Maintaining, tuning, and troubleshooting
    • Chapter 25: Maintaining your PC
    • Chapter 26: Monitoring, measuring, and tuning performance
    • Chapter 27: Troubleshooting startup problems, crashes, and corruption
  • Index to troubleshooting topics
  • About the author

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