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My Windows® 8 by Katherine Murray

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4. Working with the Windows 8 Desktop

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In this chapter, you learn how to find your way around the Windows 8 desktop PC by performing tasks such as

Moving between the desktop and the Start screen

Getting ready to work with programs

Tailoring the taskbar

Working with Windows on the Windows desktop

If you were (or are!) particularly fond of Windows 7, you may be relieved to discover that the Windows 8 desktop, tucked away and accessed with a tap or a click to an app tile on the Windows 8 Start screen, has a bit of the same look and feel. Using the Windows 8 desktop, you’ll use File Explorer to manage files and folders, work with the desktop ...

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