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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft Windows 8 by Paul McFedries

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Introduction

You’ve no doubt heard by now that Windows 8 is the worst thing since sliced bread, the embodiment of all that is evil and loathsome. Yes, it’s true that Windows 8 has been getting some bad reviews from the pundits and the press. The computer cognoscenti are all over this thing, like stink on a monkey. However, do you want me to let you in on a secret? Here you go: All those experts and eggheads are wrong, plain and simple.

How can so many smart people have missed the boat on Windows 8? It’s not complicated, but it is a good news–bad news thing. The good news is these alpha geeks and big thinkers are against Windows 8 because Microsoft had the gall to make their new operating system simple to use. That’s right: In Windows 8, you no ...

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