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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8.1 by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 2

Launching and Working with Apps

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To do something useful with your computer, you need to work with an app, one that comes with Windows 8 or one that you install manually.

Explore the Windows Store

Install an App

Start an App

Understanding Windows 8 App Windows

Understanding Desktop App Windows

Using a Ribbon

Using a Pull-Down Menu

Using a Toolbar

Understanding Dialog Box Controls

Using Dialog Boxes

Using Scroll Bars

Switch Between Running Apps

Update an App

Uninstall an App

Explore the Windows Store

You can use the Windows Store to research and install new applications (apps) on your computer. The traditional methods for locating and ...

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