Help on the Windows Help System
In This Chapter
Finding helpful hints quickly
Finding help for a particular problem or program
Don’t bother plowing through this whole chapter for the nitty-gritty: Here are the quickest ways to make Windows dish out helpful information when something on the desktop leaves you stumped:
Press F1 when on the desktop: Press the F1 key from within Windows or any program.
Start screen: Type the word help directly at the Start screen and then click Help and Support.
Question Mark: If you spot a little blue question mark icon near a window’s top-right corner, pounce on it with a quick click.
In each case, Windows fetches its Help and Support program, beefed up with tables, charts, indexes, and step-by-step instructions for you to follow.
For help on the Start screen, click the Help+Tips tile. New to Windows 8.1, the Help and Support app offers ...