Windows 8 & Office 2010 For Dummies eBook Set

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 20, 2012 - Computers - 490 pages
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Two complete e-books covering Windows and Office for one low price!

This unique value-priced e-book set brings together two bestselling For Dummies books in a single e-book file. Including a comprehensive table of contents and the full text of each book, complete with cover, this e-book set gives you in-depth information on the leading PC productivity tools: Windows 8 and Office 2010. Best of all, you'll pay less than the cost of each book purchased separately.

You'll get the complete text of:

Windows 8 For Dummies, which covers

  • The core components of Windows 8, the new Start screen, and how to work with programs and files
  • Getting online with Internet Explorer, using e-mail and accessing social networks
  • Playing CDs, music, and movies; working with photos, and customizing Windows
  • Using Windows 8 on a touchscreen tablet

Office 2010 For Dummies, which shows you how to

  • Use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
  • Find recently used files and save, open, and close them with Backstage View
  • Format Word documents and analyze data with Excel
  • Create PowerPoint presentations with charts, graphics, movies, and sound

About the authors

Andy Rathbone, author of Windows 8 For Dummies, is an expert on PC operation and repair as well as tablet computing, and is the bestselling author of all editions of Windows For Dummies. Wallace Wang, author of Office 2010 For Dummies, is the bestselling author of several dozen computer books, including Beginning Programming For Dummies.


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For Dummies
Table of Contents
Windows 8 Stuff Everybody Thinks
Icons Used in This Book
What Is Windows
Windows 8 Stuff Evegrbody Thinks You Already Know
The Mysterious New Start Screen
The Mysterious New Start Screen
Managing Appointments in Calendar
Avoiding phishing scams
Safe Computing
Avoiding evil addons
Setting Up Family Safety Controls
Customizing and Upgrading Windows 8
Finding the Right Switch
The Desktops Control Panel

Figuring Out the New Start Screen
Viewing or closing your open
The Charms bar and its hidden
Exiting from Windows
Moving from an Old PC to a New Windows
The Traditional Desktop
The Traditional Desktop
Summoning the Start screen
Jazzing up the desktops
Dumpster diving in the Recycle
Making Programs Easier to Find
Basic Desktop Window Mechanics
Maneuvering Windows Around the Desktop
Storage Internal External and in the
Storage Internal External and in the
Seeing the files on a disk drive
Managing a librarys folders
Creating a New Folder
Renaming a File or Folder
Seeing More Information about Files
Buying the right kind of blank
Working with Flash Drives and Memory
Accessing SkyDrive from
Working with Programs Apps and Files
Opening a Document
Saving a Document
Choosing Which Program Should Open
Navigating the Windows Store
Adding new apps from the Store
The quick n dirty guide to out n
Pasting information to another
Finding the Lost
or File
Printing Your Work
Adiusting how your work fits
Adiusting your printers settings
Troubleshooting your printer
Getting Things Done on the Internet
Getting Things Done on the Internet
Moving from one web page
Revisit favorite places
Saving Information from the Internet
Downloading a program song
Being Social Mail People Calendar
Understanding the Mail
Managing Your Contacts in the People
Changing the desktop
Hardware and Sound
Removing apps and programs
Keeping Windows from Breaking
Keeping Windows from Breaking
Finding technical information
Sharing One Computer with Several
Changing an existing users
Switchin uickl between Users
Connecting Computers with a Network
Buying parts for a network
Setting up a wireless router
Setting Up or Connecting with
Sharing a printer on the network
Handing MusicPlaying Chores Back
Browsing Windows Media Players Libraries
Controlling Your Now Playing Items
Playing Videos and TV Shows
Creating Saving and Editing Playlists
Fiddling with Photos and Movies
Browsing your photos from
The Case of the Broken Window
Keeps Asking Me
My Computer ls Frozen Solid
Strange Messages What You Did Does
Windows lsnt Activated
Choosing How to Transfer Your
Picking and Choosing Files Folders
Help on the Windows 8 Help System
Ten Things Youll Hate about Windows 8
Windows Makes Me Sign In All the Time
Ten or So Tips for Touchscreen Owners
Cheat Sheet
Prl in KnwMir f ffi 21
Formatting Text
Designing Your Pages
Playing the Numbers with Excel
Playing with Formulas
Making Presentations with PowerPoint
Adding Color and Pictures to a Presentation
Storing Stuff in Access
The Part of Tens
Adding Movies to a Slide
Ten Keystroke Shortcuts
Almost Ten Ways to Make Office 2ll10 Easier to

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About the author (2012)

Andy Rathbone is the author of the bestselling "Windows For Dummies" books, as well as other titles in the "For Dummies" series. He was born in San Diego, California and attended San Diego State University. He majored in Comparative Literature, and graduated in 1986. He began freelancing for computer magazines shortly thereafter, and wrote the first edition of "Windows for Dummies" in 1992.

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