Brian Knittel is a software developer, consultant, and writer. He has authored or coauthored many of Ques best-selling Windows books, including Ques leading Windows books,Special Edition Using Microsoft Windowsand Windows 7 In Depth. Brian is also the author ofWindows XP Under the Hood and Windows 7 and Vista Guide to Scripting, Automation, and Command Line Tools. In addition, Brian coauthoredUpgrading and Repairing Microsoft Windows with Scott Mueller.
Paul McFedries is the author of more than 75 computer books that have sold more than 4 million copies worldwide. His recent titles include the Sams Publishing booksMicrosoft Windows 7 Unleashed and Microsoft Windows Home Server 2011 Unleashed as well as the Que Publishing booksTweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way, Formulas and Function: Microsoft Excel 2010, andBuild It. Fix It. Own It: A Beginners Guide to Building and Upgrading a PC. Paul is also the proprietor of Word Spy (www.wordspy.com), a website devoted to tracking new words and phrases as they enter the English language.
Windows 8 In Depth
Do more in less time!
Experienced with Windows? Dont let Windows 8 make you feel like a beginner again! This book is packed with intensely useful Windows 8 knowledge you wont find anywhere else. Full of new tips and shortcuts, its the fastest, best way to master Windows 8s full power, get comfortable with its radically different interface, and leverage its new tools for everything from business to video, security to social networking!
Take a quick guided tour of everything thats new in Windows 8
Survive without the Start menu
Navigate the new Windows 8 interface (and customize it to make yourself more comfortable)
Learn hidden shortcuts youd never find on your own
Quickly locate and use files, media, apps, websites, and management tools
Set up your Web connection, and discover Internet Explorer 10s latest improvements
Get comfortable with Windows 8s built-in apps, from Calendar and Finance to Weather and Windows Store
Save time by monitoring Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn through one unified app
Make the most of Windows 8s supercharged media and imaging tools
Profit from Windows 8s built-in support for business presentations
Maximize the performance and efficiency of hardware, storage, and software
Protect yourself from viruses, spyware, data theft, fraud, spam, hackers, and snoops
Use SkyDrive to access your data from anywhereand use Remote Desktop to access your computer, too
Get even more power with Windows 8s command-line interface
Use Hyper-V to run other operating systems alongside Windows 8
Troubleshoot the most common Windows 8 problemsand the toughest ones
In Depth offers:
Comprehensive coverage, with detailed solutions
Breakthrough techniques and shortcuts that are unavailable elsewhere
Practical, real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out
Troubleshooting help for tough problems you cant fix on your own
Outstanding authors recognized worldwide for their expertise and teaching style
Quick information via sidebars, tips, reminders, notes, and warnings
In Depth is the only tool you need to get more done in less time!