FREE Windows 8 User Guide (PDF)


This Windows 8 user guide is available free from Microsoft under the rather fancy name of “Windows 8 End User Training Brochure”. In reality it is a pretty basic guide that doesn’t go into great detail but is however, because of that very reason, eminently suitable for any newcomers to Windows 8.

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Download is a tad over 5.8MB in PDF format. The document itself includes 35 smallish pages divided into color coded sections covering; Getting Around, Navigating, Managing Apps, Productivity, Security, Personalization, Getting Around (again):

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You can download this handy beginners guide to Windows 8 here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39055

About the Author

Jim Hillier

Jim is the resident freeware aficionado at DCT. A computer veteran with 30+ years experience who first started writing about computers and tech back in the days when freeware was actually free. His first computer was a TRS-80 in the 1980s, he progressed through the Commodore series of computers before moving to PCs in the 1990s. Now retired (aka an old geezer), Jim retains his passion for all things tech and still enjoys building and repairing computers for a select clientele... as well as writing for DCT, of course.