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My Windows® 8 by Katherine Murray

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2. Preparing Your Windows 8 PC and Devices

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This chapter shows you how to get your computer ready to use by demonstrating the following tasks:

Adding devices in Windows 8

Connecting to wireless networks

Managing your PC power

Transferring files

Refreshing your PC or reinstalling Windows 8

Windows 8 makes it easy for you to get things up and running. When you plug a printer into your Windows 8 PC, for example, Windows 8 automatically detects the printer and installs the necessary drivers. You can also set up devices that Windows 8 doesn’t recognize right off the bat.

In addition to setting up your devices to work with Windows 8, you ...

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