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Windows 8 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Paul Sanna

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Introduction

In This Introduction

• What this book covers

How this book is organized

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• Special elements used to call your attention to notes, tips, and cautions

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I am delighted you are reading this introduction, whether you’re considering buying this book or because you already own it. I’m sure you’ll find value reading it and using it while you wrestle with this beast called Windows 8.

Windows 8 is just a few years removed from Windows 7, but it’s incredibly different from its predecessors. Microsoft easily could have called this release “Windows 2020” or “Not Your Parents’ Windows.” The user interface, ...

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