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Windows 8: Out of the Box

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Get a real feel for Windows 8 with a wealth of tips in this step-by-step guide. After using Windows 7 or XP, learning Microsoft’s latest operating system takes some adjustment. Never fear. Windows expert Mike Halsey starts with the basics and then takes you through the trickier parts of Microsoft’s latest operating system. You’ll quickly learn how to make the most of Windo ...more
Kindle Edition, 140 pages
Published October 4th 2012 by O'Reilly Media (first published August 22nd 2012)
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Charles
Dec 05, 2012 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Absolute novices
The author makes many references to things that will be presented later; why not organize better so they don't have to be presented later? The sequence was puzzling.
Also confusing was the constant switching from mouse to keyboard to touch in giving commands; he should have picked one as the primary means, and mentioned the others as supplemental. It makes it hard to follow along with the book as you're doing it on the computer.
An OK book for an intro to the new system; very confusing without a W
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