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My Windows® 8 by Katherine Murray

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12. Connect with Other Computers, Devices, and the Cloud

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In this chapter, you learn to set up a network, add a HomeGroup, and save files to the cloud:

Setting up a home network

Getting started with a HomeGroup

Using your HomeGroup

Saving your files to SkyDrive

Not too long ago, it was a real pain to set up a home network. Today it is so simple that once you get the connections established, you can access the files on a linked computer—or in the cloud—as easily as you open the folders on your own hard disk. When you are part of a HomeGroup, you can access the documents, pictures, music, and video others have shared with you. You can also ...

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