ISBN 9788183335119,MS Windows 8 Training Guide

MS Windows 8 Training Guide


S Jain


BPB Publications



BPB Publications

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788183335119

ISBN-10 818333511X


Number of Pages 324 Pages
Language (English)

Microsoft programming

The book is a step-by-step manual for learning the latest Operating System namely windows 8 from Microsoft Corporation of USA.


Chapter 1: Begins with the introduction of Windows. It also includes different versions and new features of Windows 8.


Chapter 2: Describes the detailed explanation of how to install Windows 8 and User interface of Windows 8 Screen. It will also enable you to learn the Windows 8 Help System.


Chapter 3: Describes the method to install/uninstall programs and apps from Start screen. It also explains how to download apps from Windows Store apps.


Chapter 4: It is based on customizing desktop and PC settings. It describes how to access the most configured settings, including changing the picture on the Lock screen, adding users, and viewing installed devices and configuring Windows Update through PC settings. It also includes how to apply a new background, screensavers and window colors using Windows 8 desktop personalization options.


Chapter 5 : Deals with the accessibility features in Windows 8. It describes how to use Calculator, Notepad, Paint, Snipping Tool, WordPad and Task Manager. It also includes using windows defender tool that provides protection against spyware threats.


Chapter 6: Explains you how to manage with the files and folders using File Explorer. It provides efficient methods to perform the most common tasks such as viewing, selecting, copying/moving and renaming files or folders.


Chapter 7: Gives detail how to play music, video and photos using apps and other media using Windows 8.


Chapter 8: Introduced you how to share your PC with other users. This chapter also explains the method to view and create user accounts and delete accounts. In this chapter you will be able to learn about Windows 8’s Home Group feature.


Chapter 9: Shows you how to use Windows 8’s in-built Web browser, namely Internet Explorer version 10 to surf the sites of the World Wide Web (WWW).