Ready to bend Windows 8 to your will? With this hands-on guide, bestselling author Preston Gralla helps you unlock the secrets of Microsoft's new, revolutionary operating system.
Learn how to customize the new user interface (or disable the parts you don't like), bring back familiar features like the Start menu, hack SkyDrive and other cloud applications, interact with NOOK and Kindle apps, and take control of networking and peripherals.
All aspects of Windows 8 are covered. Hack the Windows 8 interface, including the Charm bar Provide protection at wireless hotspots, secure your home network, and track firewall activity Manage multiple Wi-Fi networks, and hack HomeGroup, sharing, and folder permissions Set up multiple monitors, uncover hidden hardware, and manage recovery drives and storage spaces Bring back features from older Windows versions, and run the Windows 8 UI and the Desktop side by side
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 350 pages
- Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
- Publication Date: 11/12/2012
- Category: Microsoft Windows
- ISBN: 9781449325756
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