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Windows 8.1 For Dummies

6 Chapters         48 Videos
$49.99 $39.99
  • Table of Contents
  • Course Details
  • What is New in Windows 8 and 8.1
    The Start Screen Versus the Desktop Tile
    Creating a Microsoft Account
    Setting Your Windows 8.1 Password
    Signing Out, Shutting Down, and Restarting Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8.1’s Start Screen
    Navigating the New Start Screen
    Accessing Your Account
    Accessing the Charms Bar
    Viewing and Arranging Your Apps
    Starting Apps from the Start Screen
    Organizing Your Apps
  • Windows 8.1s Desktop
    Heading to the Desktop
    Basic Windows Mechanics
    Changing the Look of the Desktop
    Browsing Your PC Files
    Working from the Taskbar
    Adding Favorites and Shortcuts to the Desktop
  • Getting Things Done with Apps
    Choosing and Installing New Apps
    Using Windows 8.1's Mail App
    Monitoring Your Social Media Accounts
    Adding and Viewing Photos
    Using the Music App
    Finding Lost Apps, Files, and Everything Else
  • Getting Things Done Online
    Connecting to the Internet
    Navigating with Internet Explorer
    Finding Things on the Internet
    Saving Information from the Internet
    Staying Safe Online
    Setting Up Family Safety
  • Managing Windows 8.1
    Accessing the Control Panel
    Adding and Removing Desktop Programs
    Choosing a Default Program
    Working with a Printer
    Using Microsoft SkyDrive
    Backing Up Your PC with File History
    Cleaning Up Windows 8.1
  • Signing in and out of Windows 8.1, navigating the Start screen, and using the Charms bar
  • Working with Windows 8.1 on a touchscreen
  • Storing and managing files and folders and getting online with Internet Explorer
  • Managing accounts and user settings and creating a home network
  • Keeping your system healthy and secure
  • Troubleshooting problems with files and apps
  • Using Windows 8.1 versions of apps such as People, Photos, Weather, and Messaging
  • And much more!


Whether you've just upgraded to Windows 8.1 or have never used Windows before, this course will help you feel at home with the operating system. If you're new to Windows, start with the basics like opening and closing programs and starting apps. If you know earlier versions, review the basics and dive into new features of Windows 8.1, such as the return of the Start button, tie-ins with SkyDrive, and automation of device-appropriate environments.

Each lesson features expert instruction, video guided tours, interactive extras, helpful tips and reminders, and an easy self-paced flow.