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The Resource Windows 8.1 : the missing manual : the book that should have been in the box/, David Pogue

Windows 8.1 : the missing manual : the book that should have been in the box/, David Pogue

Label
Windows 8.1 : the missing manual : the book that should have been in the box/
Title
Windows 8.1
Title remainder
the missing manual : the book that should have been in the box/
Statement of responsibility
David Pogue
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
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1963-
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Pogue, David
Dewey number
005.446
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The missing manual
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  • Windows (Computer programs)
  • Operating systems (Computers)
  • Microsoft Windows
Label
Windows 8.1 : the missing manual : the book that should have been in the box/, David Pogue
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pt. 1. TileWorld. 1. The start screen : The lock system ; The accounts screen ; The login screen ; The start screen ; Corners and swipes ; Shutting down -- 2. Customizing the lock, login & start screens : Adding or removing app tiles ; Grouping tiles ; More ways to tweak the start screen ; Notifications ; Customizing the lock screen ; Customizing the login process -- 3. How TileWorld works : The Windows store ; Working with TileWorld apps ; Uninstalling a TileWorld app ; The two task switchers ; The onscreen keyboard ; Handwriting recognition ; The file picker ; Search ; Text: selecting, copying, pasting ; The TileWorld spelling checker ; Help in TileWorld ; The TileWorld apps missing manual -- 4. TileWorld's starter apps : Alarms ; Calculator ; Calendar ; Camera ; Desktop ; Finance ; Food & drink ; Games ; Health & fitness ; Help + tips ; Internet Explorer ; Mail ; Maps ; Music ; News ; PC settings ; People ; Photos ; Reader ; Reading list ; Scan ; SkyDrive ; Skype ; Sound recorder ; Sports ; Store ; Travel ; Video ; Weather -- 5. TileWorld settings : The six charms-panel setting ; Personalize ; PC and devices ; Accounts ; SkyDrive ; Search and apps ; Privacy ; Network ; Time and language ; Ease of access ; Update and recovery --
  • Pt. 2. The Windows desktop. 6. File explorer, folders & the taskbar : The Windows desktop ; Return of the start menu ; The complete guide to ignoring TileWorld ; Desktop windows: file explorer ; Universal window controls ; Window tricks ; The ribbon ; Explorer window controls ; Optional window panes ; Libraries ; Tags, metadata, and properties ; Icon and list views ; Sorting, grouping, and filtering ; The "folder options" options ; Taskbar 2.0 ; Jump lists ; Three ways to get the taskbar out of your hair ; Taskbar toolbars ; The run command -- 7. Searching & organizing your files : Desktop search ; The search index ; Where Windows looks ; Customizing search ; Saved searches ; The folders of Windows 8.1 ; Selecting icons ; Life with icons ; Copying and moving folders and files ; The recycle bin ; Shortcut icons ; Compressing files and folders ; Burning CDs and DVDs from the desktop ; ISO disk images -- 8. Redesigning your desktop world : Turning off the new look ; A gallery of themes ; Desktop background (wallpaper) ; Color ; Sounds ; Screen savers ; Desktop icons ; Mouse makeover ; Preserving your tweaks for posterity ; Monitor settings ; Multiple monitors -- 9. Help at the desktop : Navigating the help system ; Remote assistance ; Getting help from Microsoft -- 10. Programs & documents : Opening desktop programs ; Exiting desktop programs ; When programs die: the task manager ; Saving documents ; Closing documents ; The open dialog box ; Moving data between documents ; Speech recognition ; Filename extensions and file associations ; Installing desktop software ; Uninstalling software ; Program compatibility modes -- 11. The desktop's starter programs : Windows essentials ; Calculator ; Character map ; Command prompt ; Computer ; Control panel ; Default programs ; File explorer ; Help and support ; Magnifier ; Math input panel ; Narrator ; Notepad ; Onscreen keyboard ; Paint ; Remote desktop connection ; Run ; Snipping tool ; Sound recorder ; Steps recorder ; Sticky notes ; Task manager ; Windows defender ; Windows easy transfer ; Windows easy transfer reports ; Windows fax and scan ; Windows journal ; Windows live mail ; Windows live messenger ; Windows live writer ; Windows media player ; Windows PowerShell ; Windows speech recognition ; WordPad ; XPS viewer -- 12. The control panel : Many roads to control panel ; The control panel, applet by applet --
  • Pt. 3. Windows online. 13. Hooking up to the Internet : Connecting to a wifi network ; Wired connections ; Tethering and cellular modems ; Dial-up connections ; Connection management -- 14. Security & privacy : Windows defender ; Action center ; Windows firewall ; Windows SmartScreen ; Privacy and cookies ; History: erasing your tracks ; The pop-up blocker ; InPrivate browsing ; Internet security zones ; Do not track ; Hotspot security ; Protect your home wireless network ; Family safety (parental controls) -- 15. Internet Explorer 11 : IE11 desktop: the grand tour ; The address/search bar ; Tabbed browsing ; Favorites (bookmarks) ; History list ; RSS: the missing manual ; Tips for better surfing ; The keyboard shortcut master list -- 16. Windows live mail : Setting up Windows live mail ; Checking email ; Composing and sending messages ; Reading email ; Quick views, custom views (filters) ; How to process a message ; Junk email ; The world of mail settings ; The contacts list ; Mail's calendar ; RSS feeds ; Newsgroups --
  • Pt. 4. Pictures & music. 17. Windows photo gallery : Photo gallery: the application ; Getting pictures into photo gallery ; The post-dump slideshow ; The digital shoebox ; People, tags, geotags, captions, ratings, and flags ; Searching for photos ; Editing your shots ; Finding your audience -- 18. Windows media player : The lay of the land ; Importing music files ; Music playback ; Playlists ; Burning your own CDs ; Sharing music on the network ; Pictures and videos --
  • Pt. 5. Hardware & peripherals. 19. Printing, fonts & faxing : Installing a printer ; Printing ; Controlling printouts ; Fancy printer tricks ; Printer troubleshooting ; Fonts ; Faxing ; Scanning documents -- 20. Hardware & drivers : External gadgets ; Device stage ; Installing cards in expansion slots ; Troubleshooting newly installed gear ; Driver signing ; The device manager --
  • Pt. 6. PC health. 21. Maintenance, speed tweaks & troubleshooting : The action center ; Disk cleanup ; Disk defragmenter ; Hard drive checkups ; Disk management ; Task scheduler ; Three speed tricks ; Windows update ; Reset and refresh ; Windows recovery environment (WinRE) ; Troubleshooting tools ; Startup items revealed -- 22. Backups & file history : System images ; System restore ; File history ; The USB recovery drive -- 23. The disk chapter : Storage spaces ; Dynamic disks ; Compressing files and folders ; Encrypting files and folders ; BitLocker drive encryption --
  • Pt. 7. The Windows network. 24. Accounts (and logging on) : Local accounts vs. Microsoft accounts ; Accounts central ; Adding an account ; Editing an account ; The forgotten password disk ; Deleting user accounts ; Disabling accounts ; The guest account ; Authenticate yourself: user account control ; Local users and groups ; Fast user switching ; Logging on ; Profiles -- 25. Setting up a small network : Kinds of networks ; Sharing an Internet connection ; Managing your network ; The network and sharing center -- 26. Corporate networks : The domain ; Four ways life is different on a domain -- 27. Sharing files on the network : Three ways to share files ; HomeGroups ; Sharing the public folders ; Sharing any folder ; Accessing shared folders ; Mapping shares to drive letters ; Sharing a DVD drive -- 28. The road warrior's handbook : Windows mobility center ; Offline files and sync center ; Windows to go ; Dialing in from the road ; Virtual private networking ; Remote desktop --
  • Pt. 8. Appendixes. Appendix A. Installing Windows 8.1 : Before you begin ; Installing Windows 8.1 ; Jobs number 1, 2, 3 ; Windows easy transfer ; Upgrading from Windows 8 -- Appendix B. Fun with the registry : Meet Regedit ; Regedit examples -- Appendix C. Where'd it go? -- Appendix D. Master list of gestures & keyboard shortcuts
Control code
ocn879981935
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 928 pages
Isbn
9781449371623
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2013454912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)879981935
Label
Windows 8.1 : the missing manual : the book that should have been in the box/, David Pogue
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pt. 1. TileWorld. 1. The start screen : The lock system ; The accounts screen ; The login screen ; The start screen ; Corners and swipes ; Shutting down -- 2. Customizing the lock, login & start screens : Adding or removing app tiles ; Grouping tiles ; More ways to tweak the start screen ; Notifications ; Customizing the lock screen ; Customizing the login process -- 3. How TileWorld works : The Windows store ; Working with TileWorld apps ; Uninstalling a TileWorld app ; The two task switchers ; The onscreen keyboard ; Handwriting recognition ; The file picker ; Search ; Text: selecting, copying, pasting ; The TileWorld spelling checker ; Help in TileWorld ; The TileWorld apps missing manual -- 4. TileWorld's starter apps : Alarms ; Calculator ; Calendar ; Camera ; Desktop ; Finance ; Food & drink ; Games ; Health & fitness ; Help + tips ; Internet Explorer ; Mail ; Maps ; Music ; News ; PC settings ; People ; Photos ; Reader ; Reading list ; Scan ; SkyDrive ; Skype ; Sound recorder ; Sports ; Store ; Travel ; Video ; Weather -- 5. TileWorld settings : The six charms-panel setting ; Personalize ; PC and devices ; Accounts ; SkyDrive ; Search and apps ; Privacy ; Network ; Time and language ; Ease of access ; Update and recovery --
  • Pt. 2. The Windows desktop. 6. File explorer, folders & the taskbar : The Windows desktop ; Return of the start menu ; The complete guide to ignoring TileWorld ; Desktop windows: file explorer ; Universal window controls ; Window tricks ; The ribbon ; Explorer window controls ; Optional window panes ; Libraries ; Tags, metadata, and properties ; Icon and list views ; Sorting, grouping, and filtering ; The "folder options" options ; Taskbar 2.0 ; Jump lists ; Three ways to get the taskbar out of your hair ; Taskbar toolbars ; The run command -- 7. Searching & organizing your files : Desktop search ; The search index ; Where Windows looks ; Customizing search ; Saved searches ; The folders of Windows 8.1 ; Selecting icons ; Life with icons ; Copying and moving folders and files ; The recycle bin ; Shortcut icons ; Compressing files and folders ; Burning CDs and DVDs from the desktop ; ISO disk images -- 8. Redesigning your desktop world : Turning off the new look ; A gallery of themes ; Desktop background (wallpaper) ; Color ; Sounds ; Screen savers ; Desktop icons ; Mouse makeover ; Preserving your tweaks for posterity ; Monitor settings ; Multiple monitors -- 9. Help at the desktop : Navigating the help system ; Remote assistance ; Getting help from Microsoft -- 10. Programs & documents : Opening desktop programs ; Exiting desktop programs ; When programs die: the task manager ; Saving documents ; Closing documents ; The open dialog box ; Moving data between documents ; Speech recognition ; Filename extensions and file associations ; Installing desktop software ; Uninstalling software ; Program compatibility modes -- 11. The desktop's starter programs : Windows essentials ; Calculator ; Character map ; Command prompt ; Computer ; Control panel ; Default programs ; File explorer ; Help and support ; Magnifier ; Math input panel ; Narrator ; Notepad ; Onscreen keyboard ; Paint ; Remote desktop connection ; Run ; Snipping tool ; Sound recorder ; Steps recorder ; Sticky notes ; Task manager ; Windows defender ; Windows easy transfer ; Windows easy transfer reports ; Windows fax and scan ; Windows journal ; Windows live mail ; Windows live messenger ; Windows live writer ; Windows media player ; Windows PowerShell ; Windows speech recognition ; WordPad ; XPS viewer -- 12. The control panel : Many roads to control panel ; The control panel, applet by applet --
  • Pt. 3. Windows online. 13. Hooking up to the Internet : Connecting to a wifi network ; Wired connections ; Tethering and cellular modems ; Dial-up connections ; Connection management -- 14. Security & privacy : Windows defender ; Action center ; Windows firewall ; Windows SmartScreen ; Privacy and cookies ; History: erasing your tracks ; The pop-up blocker ; InPrivate browsing ; Internet security zones ; Do not track ; Hotspot security ; Protect your home wireless network ; Family safety (parental controls) -- 15. Internet Explorer 11 : IE11 desktop: the grand tour ; The address/search bar ; Tabbed browsing ; Favorites (bookmarks) ; History list ; RSS: the missing manual ; Tips for better surfing ; The keyboard shortcut master list -- 16. Windows live mail : Setting up Windows live mail ; Checking email ; Composing and sending messages ; Reading email ; Quick views, custom views (filters) ; How to process a message ; Junk email ; The world of mail settings ; The contacts list ; Mail's calendar ; RSS feeds ; Newsgroups --
  • Pt. 4. Pictures & music. 17. Windows photo gallery : Photo gallery: the application ; Getting pictures into photo gallery ; The post-dump slideshow ; The digital shoebox ; People, tags, geotags, captions, ratings, and flags ; Searching for photos ; Editing your shots ; Finding your audience -- 18. Windows media player : The lay of the land ; Importing music files ; Music playback ; Playlists ; Burning your own CDs ; Sharing music on the network ; Pictures and videos --
  • Pt. 5. Hardware & peripherals. 19. Printing, fonts & faxing : Installing a printer ; Printing ; Controlling printouts ; Fancy printer tricks ; Printer troubleshooting ; Fonts ; Faxing ; Scanning documents -- 20. Hardware & drivers : External gadgets ; Device stage ; Installing cards in expansion slots ; Troubleshooting newly installed gear ; Driver signing ; The device manager --
  • Pt. 6. PC health. 21. Maintenance, speed tweaks & troubleshooting : The action center ; Disk cleanup ; Disk defragmenter ; Hard drive checkups ; Disk management ; Task scheduler ; Three speed tricks ; Windows update ; Reset and refresh ; Windows recovery environment (WinRE) ; Troubleshooting tools ; Startup items revealed -- 22. Backups & file history : System images ; System restore ; File history ; The USB recovery drive -- 23. The disk chapter : Storage spaces ; Dynamic disks ; Compressing files and folders ; Encrypting files and folders ; BitLocker drive encryption --
  • Pt. 7. The Windows network. 24. Accounts (and logging on) : Local accounts vs. Microsoft accounts ; Accounts central ; Adding an account ; Editing an account ; The forgotten password disk ; Deleting user accounts ; Disabling accounts ; The guest account ; Authenticate yourself: user account control ; Local users and groups ; Fast user switching ; Logging on ; Profiles -- 25. Setting up a small network : Kinds of networks ; Sharing an Internet connection ; Managing your network ; The network and sharing center -- 26. Corporate networks : The domain ; Four ways life is different on a domain -- 27. Sharing files on the network : Three ways to share files ; HomeGroups ; Sharing the public folders ; Sharing any folder ; Accessing shared folders ; Mapping shares to drive letters ; Sharing a DVD drive -- 28. The road warrior's handbook : Windows mobility center ; Offline files and sync center ; Windows to go ; Dialing in from the road ; Virtual private networking ; Remote desktop --
  • Pt. 8. Appendixes. Appendix A. Installing Windows 8.1 : Before you begin ; Installing Windows 8.1 ; Jobs number 1, 2, 3 ; Windows easy transfer ; Upgrading from Windows 8 -- Appendix B. Fun with the registry : Meet Regedit ; Regedit examples -- Appendix C. Where'd it go? -- Appendix D. Master list of gestures & keyboard shortcuts
Control code
ocn879981935
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 928 pages
Isbn
9781449371623
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2013454912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)879981935

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