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Learn how to get around your PC

Windows 8.1 comes with new ways of getting around. Many PCs now have touch capabilities, but you can also use the mouse and keyboard that you're familiar with. Getting to know some basic actions can go a long way toward helping you get around your PC quickly and efficiently.

Chromeless Video Player

Touch

Zoom in and zoom out
Touch the screen or an item with two or more fingers, and then move your fingers toward each other (pinch) or away from each other (stretch). This will bring items on the screen closer or zoom out so you can see more.

Chromeless Video Player
  • Zoom
  • Access
  • Select
  • Move
  • Desktop
  • Home

Mouse

Zoom in and zoom out
Touch the screen or an item with two or more fingers, and then move your fingers toward each other (pinch) or away from each other (stretch). This will bring items on the screen closer or zoom out so you can see more.

Chromeless Video Player
  • Zoom
  • Access
  • Select
  • Desktop
  • Home

Windows 8.1 or Windows 8.1 Pro***: Which edition is right for you?

Windows 8.1 comes with everything you need to connect, share, work and play. Windows 8.1 Pro adds enhanced features for people who need to easily connect to company networks, access remote files, encrypt sensitive data, and other more advanced tasks.

    Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Pro
  Great apps built-in such as Mail, Calendar, Messaging, Photos, and SkyDrive, with many more available at Windows Store.
  Includes Internet Explorer 11 for fast, intuitive, touch-friendly browsing.
  Keeps you up-to-date and more secure with Windows Defender, Windows Firewall, and Windows Update.
  Works with new and existing Windows desktop software, including the full Microsoft Office experience
(Outlook, SharePoint Designer and more).*
  Comes with Windows Media Player.
  Provides enhanced data protection using BitLocker technology to help keep your information secure.**  
  Enables you to connect to your PC when you're on the go with Remote Desktop Connection.  
  Connects to your corporate or school network with Domain Join.  
* Refers to programs built for mouse and keyboard that run in the classic Windows desktop environment.

** Data is protected on Windows RT PCs using Device Encryption, which is based on BitLocker technology. Data is protected on Windows 8 PCs and removable drives using BitLocker and BitLocker to Go.

*** Not all features are available in all editions of Windows 8.1. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers and/or software to take full advantage of Windows 8.1 functionality. See http://www.microsoft.com.