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Microsoft Windows 8.1 is a PC and tablet operating system released in 2013. t was Microsoft's first operating system designed to run on touchscreen devices. With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft dramatically changed the system's appearance. By adding a full-screen interface featuring tiles and apps, Microsoft intended to unify the aesthetic of its product across devices and immerse users in online activity.
Notable Windows 8.1 features include:
Windows 8.1 EssentialsIn this course, Lynda.com author David Rivers shows you all of the Windows 8.1essential features. Take a tour of the interface, review the new file and folder behaviors, and meet the most useful apps, including Calendar, Photos, Maps, and Music. David also shows how to adjust system settings like default programs and volume, work with external devices, and set up networks.
Windows 8.1 Tips and Tricks: Get more done with Windows 8.1. This Lynda.com training shares tips and shortcuts for working more efficiently, improving system performance, and protecting your data in Windows. The course includes the Top 10 list of power tips, mouse tricks and keyboard shortcuts, display and desktop-organization tips, techniques for improving efficiency, tips for improving system performance, and ten useful utilities.