Essential guide to Windows 8

windows 8 essential guide

Microsoft’s most ambitious operating system since Windows 95 is out today! Although there is a high learning curve to Windows 8, our editors have put together a great series of guides that walk you through how to use just about every feature in Windows 8.

Here you’ll find in depth articles about the new Charms Bar, how to get the Start menu back, and how to backup before upgrading to Windows 8. There’s tons of information to get you ready for upgrading and getting to know the new operating system.

We’ll be updating this post with more Windows 8 guides and coverage in the next week so remember to check back here. Without further ado, here’s our essential guide to all things Windows 8.

top 10 windows 8 apps

windows 8 vs windows RT

5 reasons to upgrade to Windows 8

Windows 8 guide start menu

How to install windows 8

5 reasons not to upgrade

prepare for Windows 8 upgrade

Charms bar

uninstall apps

installing apps

windows 8 control panel

social media and services

touch commands

mouse and keyboard

configure windows account

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