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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows 8 Edition, Sixth Edition by Michael Miller

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29. Watching Videos in Windows

As you’ve learned, your new PC is great for listening to your favorite music. It’s also great for watching videos—either those downloaded to your PC or, as you learn in the next chapter, those streamed over the Internet.

The easiest way to watch videos on your computer is to use Windows 8’s Video app. This app enables you to play videos you’ve downloaded to your PC, as well as enabling you to purchase new videos to watch.

Using the Windows 8 Video App

You launch the Video app from the Windows 8 Start screen, by clicking or tapping the Video tile. When the app launches, you can scroll through the multiple ...

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