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goldyMarch 15, 2013

This is just a test to see if it"working

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owbist

Yup, it's working Goldy. Nice looking computer.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2013 at 11:29AM
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goldy

I hope there is a class for seniors to learn windows 8.There is a book for dummies.While I'm waiting for the book to come can someone tell me how to download spellck?If not I will just have to wait and hope I have not miss spelled too many words.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2013 at 1:23PM
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marie_ndcal

Do you have either an adult class center or a college? Some senior centers offer classes also. You might check with them. I get spell check with Google. There are places to check to get that.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2013 at 2:05PM
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mikie_gw

win 8 has a pretty good built in spell check for this type of forums. I don't think it will let me speel wrong without pointing it out.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2013 at 4:47PM
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breenthumb

Around here there are always computer classes at the public libraries.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2013 at 9:04PM
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emma

And vocational schools also teach computer courses.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2013 at 9:07PM
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owbist

Goldy eightforums is a great place for all kinds of tutorials, tweaking advice, tips and tricks. Solely for Windows 8

    Bookmark   March 16, 2013 at 8:40AM
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grandms

Good luck with your new computer, Goldy. Not sure I'm brave enough to try Windows 8.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2013 at 3:55PM
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goldy

this is the worse mess I ever got myself in. It"s a good thing my grandson lives three towns over andI will be bugging you guys forever so don't let me down.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2013 at 5:09PM
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Sue_va

Just looking at the EIGHTFORUMS link makes me wonder if I even dare to try WIN8

I bought a Kingston Flash drive to put some things on to take to another PC when I get one. I went to their web site and it is also confusing.

I remember when computers were fun!!

Sue

    Bookmark   March 16, 2013 at 5:19PM
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DA_Mccoy

When it's convenient and you have a cup of tea available you might want to spend time with the on-board Windows 8 Help file. You would be surprised how much you can pick up by doing so. Not only will you learn protocols and procedures, you will also learn the correct phraseology to assist in researching on Google.

In the end you will be fine. Enjoy the new system.

DA

This post was edited by damccoy on Sat, Mar 16, 13 at 18:37

    Bookmark   March 16, 2013 at 6:36PM
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goldy

Have you seen the form you have tofill out just to register on EightForums?.Time I get down on my knees and find those numbers you would have to call 911.After just two days and my Grandson"s help I really know I am going to like it."Can"t teach an old dog new tricks?This is just like a new toy.I'm begining to like it.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2013 at 5:17AM
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Debra Wright

On the main screen showing the tiles there is a tile that has a tutorial on the basics of Windows 8. I think it says "Getting Started".

Google is your friend. If you can't figure something out just do a search in Google, "how do I...??? using Windows 8?"

    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 10:50PM
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Debra Wright

On the main screen showing the tiles there is a tile that has a tutorial on the basics of Windows 8. I think it says "Getting Started".

Google is your friend. If you can't figure something out just do a search in Google, "how do I...??? using Windows 8?"

    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 10:54PM
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Debra Wright

On the main screen showing the tiles there is a tile that has a tutorial on the basics of Windows 8. I think it says "Getting Started".

Google is your friend. If you can't figure something out just do a search in Google, "how do I...??? using Windows 8?"

    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 10:57PM
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