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My Windows® 8 Computer for Seniors by Michael Miller

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7. Using Traditional Apps on the Desktop

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In this chapter you discover how to use the Windows Desktop and traditional desktop software programs.

Personalizing the Windows Desktop

Launching Your Favorite Programs

Working with Traditional Software Programs

Microsoft would like you to use all Windows 8–style full-screen apps on your new PC. But there are lots of existing, traditional programs that you’re probably accustomed to using and still find helpful. Fortunately, you can use all your existing programs in Windows 8. All you have to do is access the Windows 8 Desktop—which is pretty much like the desktop in previous versions of Windows. ...

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