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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8.1 by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 3

Customizing Windows

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Windows comes with a number of features that enable you to personalize your computer. Not only can you change the appearance of Windows to suit your taste, but you can also change the way Windows works to make it easier to use and more efficient.

Configure the Start Screen

Pin an App to the Start Screen

Open the PC Settings App

Change the Start Screen Background

Change the Lock Screen Background

Add an App to the Lock Screen

Synchronize Settings Between PCs

Access an App's Features

Pin an App to the Taskbar

Adjust the Volume

Set the Time Zone

Configure the Start Screen

You can personalize how the Start screen looks ...

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