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Windows 8 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Paul Sanna

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13. Working with the Desktop App

If you have any experience with previous versions of Windows, such if Windows 8 has been upgraded over your old version of Windows, you probably had a typical reaction after signing in for the first time: “Where is my stuff? Where is that program I used for this or that?” If you are missing something that you just know should be part of Windows, it’s probably hiding on the Desktop. The Desktop is the kind-of secret place where Windows 8 keeps many of the tools and programs that were an important part of previous versions of Windows. This chapter helps ...

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