By Matthew Klein

Learn every little thing approximately home windows eight the straightforward Way

The How-To Geek advisor to home windows eight is the publication that is effortless sufficient for anyone to appreciate,
but covers every little thing in such element that critical geeks will locate it precious as well.

Microsoft has thoroughly made over the appear and feel of its home windows working process,
and you are going to desire a consultant that will help you comprehend what is new, diverse,
and how one can tweak home windows eight for what you wish.

  • Covers the entire fundamentals of utilizing home windows eight, from the hot begin display to utilizing home windows eight on a tablet.
  • How to exploit the recent "Metro-style" purposes in home windows 8.
  • How to get round the new Charms Bar, Command Bars, and the recent Sharing features.
  • Complete insurance of each home windows eight characteristic, in-depth.
  • Hundreds of images to assist comprehend every one home windows eight characteristic easily.

This ebook is what all home windows rookies desire, in addition to whole assurance of each characteristic.

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Resizing Tiles You can change a Windows Store app tile from full size to a half size the same way - just select the tile (right-click or press and pull down) and choose smaller from the options bar along the bottom of the screen. Similarly, you can change half-size tiles to full size by selecting the square tile and choosing larger from the options bar - note that not all tiles are resizable. Unpinning and Re-Pinning Tiles If you don’t want a tile to appear on your Start Screen, you can remove it without uninstalling the application by selecting the tile and choosing Unpin from Start from the options bar.

In the next section we’ll show you how to create a new Microsoft account in case you want to read ahead a bit before proceeding with the final sign in. Having provided an e-mail address the system will check to make sure it is a valid Microsoft account. Having confirmed that a Microsoft account indeed exists under that e-mail address, you will now need to enter its password to proceed. Your phone number is just an additional layer of security to help recover you password if you lose it or it is compromised.

Windows 8 carries on that tradition with plenty of options for tweaking it to fit your personal tastes and computing style. In this chapter we cover personalizing both the Modern interface as well as the tried-and-true Desktop. Personalizing the Modern interface Every time you turn on your computer you will see the new Start Screen, so why not customize it to suit your personality? You can tweak almost everything about the Start Screen - from the background design and color scheme to how live tiles look and behave as well as the way everything is laid out and organized.

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