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Jestertheclown 13 8.5k 253 England
23 Jan 2014 7:06PM

Quote:Coming from XP things are going to be different so I'll have a good read before I get 8.1

You're worrying too much Ken.

I migrated from XP and it was easy enough.

Just disregard all the undeserved bad press and use it in its Windows 7 guise to begin with. You can experiment with the tiles at your leisure.
tomcat 16 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 8:47PM

Quote:unlike the Toshiba she bought from Tescos (and returned which is why she now has the JL one)

I recall buying some veg from Currys and returning itWink

Horses for courses as always been my motto Smile

Seriously, I purchased our Dan a new laptop last year with W8
A couple of clicks and he was using it as W7, as he preferred to do

It took them a long time to really improve on XP, but W7 did that & W8 is only a wee extension of W7
PhilT2 Plus
11 561 32 England
24 Jan 2014 1:55PM
Hi Ken
I too went from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 and found it very easy and so much faster.
I found a useful website where you can download pdf books on many subjects for free. The link below is for a pretty decent starter guide to Windows 8 and may be of use for you to give it a read.

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