Get familiar with the user interface Windows 8.1


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Getting familiar with the user interface

For anyone who is switching to Windows 8.1 from previous versions of Microsoft Windows, version 7 and earlier, you're going to see some major differences to the user interface. Even for people moving from Windows 8 to 8.1, you too will see some changes. That's why we're going to begin with a tour of the UI. Now when you launch Windows and log in, the first thing you see is this Start screen, which is really designed around touch technology. The modern UI has a number of different tiles and shapes and sizes.

And if you're on a touch screen attached to your PC or using a tablet or smartphone, you can use gestures to get around. Tapping tiles, swiping, pinching. We'll talk about gestures a little bit later on in this chapter. Of course, you can continue to use your old hardware. A standard monitor on a PC, and use your mouse to get around. And that's what we're going to do as we take this tour of the UI. So the first thing you'll notice here on the Start screen, the tiles, so...

Getting familiar with the user interface
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Getting familiar with the user interface provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Windows 8.1 Essential Training

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