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Windows 8.1 - Brief Edition

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Windows 8.1 Brief Edition - Text
ISBN: 978-0-76386-010-3

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Pages: 384 | Copyright: 2014

Author(s): Faithe Wempen and Lisa Bucki


Windows 8.1 - Brief Edition is a shorter version of our Windows 8.1 text and has been updated for version 8.1. It offers systematic descriptions and illustrations of basic and intermediate Windows features, providing students with the skills to attain a sound command of the the operating system. Windows 8.1 - Brief Edition also includes:

  • Step-by-step instructions that present clear training.
  • Chapter exercises that reinforce skills, help students apply knowledge, and test problem-solving abilities

in 10 chapters!

Table of Contents

Part 1. Learning Windows 8.1 Basics. 1. Working with the Windows 8.1 Desktop. 2. Working with Disks and Other Removable Media. 3. Learning about Files, Folders, and Libraries. 4. Organizing and Protecting Information. 5. Using Windows 8.1 Programs. 6. Customizing the Desktop. Part 2. Using the Internet and Multimedia with Windows 8.1. 7. Browsing with Internet Explorer. 8. Ensuring Your Safety and Privacy on the Internet. 9. Using Windows Live Mail. 10. Working with Digital Photographs and Music.

Author Bio

Faithe Wempen, M.A., is an A+ certified PC technician, an adjunct instructor of Computer Technology at Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis, and the author of more than 100 books on computer hardware and software, including PC Maintenance: Preparing for A+ Certification (EMC/Paradigm). She writes and teaches online courses in Office applications for clients including HP and Sony, and her articles about Microsoft Office have appeared in Microsoft OfficePRO and Microsoft Office Solutions magazines.

Lisa A. Bucki is an author, trainer, and publishing consultant, and has been writing and teaching about computers and software for more than 19 years. She has written or contributed to dozens of books and multimedia tutorials covering a variety of software and technology topics including Photoshop, FileMaker Pro and Keynote for the Mac, iPhoto, Fireworks and Flash from Macromedia, Microsoft Office applications, and digital photography. In her consultant and trainer role, Ms. Bucki primarily provides training in the use of Microsoft Project, but has also conducted Word and Excel training courses.