The easiest way for visual learners to get started with Windows 8 The popular Simplified series makes visual learning easier than ever, and with more than 400,000 copies sold, previous Windows editions are among the bestselling Visual books. Using a Visual approach, this book covers the new features of Windows 8.1 and provides step-by-step instructions for readers who are entirely new to the subject. Inside, you'll discover tasks on topics such as: Windows basics, creating movies, sharing their computer, working with and managing files, browsing the web, and new ways to customize Windows to work for you. This book covers the new features of Windows 8.1, including: the interface and the new and improved Internet Explorer. * Perfect for the absolute beginner, with easy-to-follow instructions and colorful illustrations that show what's happening on the screen * Covers Windows basics, navigating the interface, creating accounts to share a computer, customizing Windows, and working with files * Demonstrates how to browse the web with the new version of Internet Explorer, how to use media features, and much more * The bestselling Simplified series is designed to make it easy for visual learners to start using new technologies right away Windows 8.1 Simplified will get you up and running in a friendly and comfortable environment in no time.