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My Windows® 8 by Katherine Murray

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7. Exploring Windows 8 Apps

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This chapter shows you how to find, launch, and work with apps in Windows 8 by showcasing these tasks:

Getting started with apps

Finding and starting apps

Working with apps

Closing apps

Getting new apps from the Windows Store

Starting and stopping a program from the desktop

Repairing and uninstalling programs

I bet I can guess the first thing you did after powering up your computer and glancing at the beautiful Windows 8 Start screen: You tapped or clicked one of the colorful tiles, just to see what it would do, right? Who can resist the app tiles on the Start screen?

Instead of a long, somewhat boring ...

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