Maran Illustrated Windows 8

  • AUTHOR: Diane Koers
  • ISBN-13: 9781133943747 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 336 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2007
  • ©2013     Published
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About The Product

MARAN ILLUSTRATED WINDOWS 8 is your indispensable full-color guide to the latest evolution of the Windows operating system. Windows 8 brings new flexibility, portability, and interactivity to computing, and this book shows you how to get the most out of this cutting-edge operating system. Regardless of your experience level, MARAN ILLUSTRATED WINDOWS 8 will walk you through Windows 8 operations from beginning to end, with clear, step-by-step instructions and more than 500 color photos to keep you on track and help you succeed with Windows 8. The unique Maran Illustrated treatment covers more than 100 essential topics and includes full-color, high-resolution screenshots, illustrations, helpful introductions, easy-to-understand text, and a wealth of helpful tips to take you from beginner to expert user fast. Master the latest Windows operating system, and have fun doing it, with MARAN ILLUSTRATED WINDOWS 8.


  • Covers all the key features new to Windows 8.

About the Contributor

  • Diane Koers

    Diane Koers owns and operates All Business Service, a software training and consulting business formed in 1988 that services the central Indiana area. Her area of expertise has long been in the word-processing, spreadsheet and graphics area of computing as well as providing training and support for Peachtree Accounting Software. Diane's authoring experience includes over forty books on topics such as PC Security, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Works, WordPerfect, Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop Elements, Lotus SmartSuite, Quicken, Microsoft Money and Peachtree Accounting, many of which have been translated into other languages such as Dutch, French, Bulgarian, Spanish and Greek. She has also developed and written numerous training manuals for her clients.

Table of Contents

1. Windows Basics.
2. Fun and Useful Programs.
3. Working with Files.
4. Working with Pictures.
5. Working with Songs and Videos.
6. Create Movies.
7. Customize Windows.
8. Share Your Computer.
9. Browse the Web.
10. Exchange E-mail.
11. Exchange Instant Message.
12. Work on a Network.
13. Optimize Computer Performance.

New to this Edition

  • Features Maran Illustrated's unique "visual grammar" style of instruction--a proven pedagogical method combining text and full-color screenshots in a unique way to provide the best synergistic learning experience.