Free Windows 8 for Dummies eBook, courtesy of Dell

Windows 8 for Dummies

Dell, the PC manufacturer, is offering a free Windows 8 eBook from the Dummies series to users that are just starting with the operating system.

The “Windows 8 for Dummies, Dell Pocket Edition” is a book of about 147 pages and it comes in a PDF file format that anyone can easily download. To get it, head over http://marketing.dell.com/windows-8-ebook and fill out the form (remember that you don’t exactly have to be truthful about your information here), then click Submit to download.

What’s in the book? Well, everything a first timer will need to get started. Some of the content you’ll find includes:

  • What’s new in Windows 8
  • Figuring out the new Start screen
  • Browsing the File Explorer
  • Working with files and folders
  • Working with the Desktop
  • SkyDrive
  • Starting a program or app
  • Updating your apps
  • Adding your social accounts to Windows 8
  • Managing contacts
  • Ten things you’ll hate about Windows 8 and more…

Win 8 ebook from dell

If the book isn’t enough, you can learn even more in our Windows 8 section with daily updates on the operating system, which is practically a book in the sky.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He is also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me.