Windows 8 - Beginners Guide Part 1 - Start Screen & Charm Bar [Tutorial]

This video tutorial shows those new to Windows 8 the basics needed to get around the new Windows 8 user interface. The Windows "Start Menu" has been replaced by the "Start Screen" & "Charm Bar".

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Author Andrea David Edelman (29 days)
better yet, don't get windows 8. 

Author MyLadyAlexis0958 (1 month)
The thing about Windows 8 is I don't like all those silly apps. When i log
onto my PC I want to just see my original homepage and not all these silly
looking things. From my home page i can decide where i want to go from
there. Those silly apps thingys look stupid and complicated.

Author Mr123max9 (3 months)
are you on drugs

Author Alexis Elizabeth Drob (2 months)
Ok I don't see firefox in any of those stupid looking tiles

Author Kali Wanagan (2 months)
Microsoft just made it uglier. Back to basic. I hate it!

Author Alexis Elizabeth Drob (2 months)
I can already see i will definately stick with my vista because i know for
sure i will not get along with windows 8.....besides it's the ugliest thing
i have ever seen!!

Author Emm De La (8 days)

Author solidflee98766 (12 days)
Ill stick to windows 7

Author Timothy Davis (11 days)
Why's Tina from Bob's Burgers doing a windows 8 tutorial?

Author Mafia Hairdresser Jon-David (2 months)
I think Windows 8 is hard!

Author David Brewer (1 month)
Windows 8 is awful. I see no practical reason for this change. This
tutorial however, was fantastic. At least I can function now. Do you think
we could create a mutiny and force MS to go back to the windows 7 layout in
the next version?

Author nidda abdel (13 days)
Gfd but unprotected deduct the doggerdyvkhl

Author NeedyChris (2 months)
I have a problem: every single app I install is stored in the OS HDD which
in my case is only 90gb. I have two other HDD completely empty so my
question is how do I change it so the system installs on those two?? I mean
whenever I start installing it does not even ask me which hdd I want to use
and it stores everything on the os hdd and I can't do anything about it.
Can you help me?

Author Kal Hashemi (3 months)
has miro soft gone soft in the head with win 8! time to switch to apple

Author CLOISERIE (3 months)

Author David (2 months)
windows 8. 8.1 a piece of cake to learn also its sold 220 million licenses
since launch out doing windows 7 8,1 is smaller than windows 8. 17 gb
install 8.2 will be even a smaller install. when we get to windows 9
install size will be around 12 gb and windows 10 even smaller.

Author Wee Ching Chok (3 months)
I am sorry, gestures is just no convenient with mouse.

Author Laura Ferrick (4 months)
Great place to start if you are trying to learn more about Windows 8 and
need to start at the beginning. Which I do.

Author Raj Mohan (23 days)
hey am not getting the apps or any other options in the search all am
getting is a plane page with a search bar , somebody please help

Author Levanna Miller (4 months)
Thank you very very much. This is what I was looking for. You started
straight on to the main question we all ask.

Author Alexis Robles (2 months)
lame ass bitch

Author Joe Moya (1 month)
I REALLY tried to use Windows 8.1... but, found it to be a really bad
The biggest problem is you can not easily create a dual boot system... in
fact, if your computer doesn't use drivers for 7... you can't create a dual
boot system. And, what about opening in Safe Mode?

Windows went sooo far off base with 8.0... it is pretty much a waste of
effort and time. All MS needed to do was add touch screen to the existing
Windows 7... and leave the other garbage out. Why can't Windows accept
the fact that Google and Apple is the dominate mobile device operation
system... MS just needs to give up trying to make a 3rd class effort at
copying Google and Apple. for goodness sake. 

Author TheGypsieStar (2 months)

Author kie7077 (20 days)
ClassicShell FTW

Author Justin Fyan (2 months)
Great tutorial! I appreciate you sharing! :)

Author Luke Billingham (5 months)
I moved my camera onto my desktop mode as a shortcut but now when I go on
it in windows 8 mode it won't let me go on it, can anyone tell how 2 do it.

Author Fred White (3 months)
Like others I very much DISLIKE Windows 8. I thought 7 was a downgrade in
user friendliness over the previous version but Windows 8 has far exceeded
my "this sucks" expectations. I've also been using a Macbook Pro laptop for
several years and I find that OS so much friendlier and trouble free
without the constant need for upgrade downloads! And no extra key stroke
compared to a PC laptop. Not sure why the "brain trust" at Microsoft felt
they needed such a huge change from 7 to 8? Maybe those "brilliant minds"
at Microsoft need to stroke each other on the back every time one of them
comes up with something new just for giggles. I say show off at your own
expence! I'm sure average every day users of PC are quite disappointed with
this OS!

Author Fred Wells (4 months)
I am sooo relieved. I thought that they completely took away the desktop,
leaving only the stupid tile interface. Phew!

Author True North (3 months)
Thanks for the tutorial. Im making a switch from Apple to Microsoft so
this will definitely help me out with the new system

Author Anita Prinz (1 month)
Excellent, W8 is very different and I need this help, thank you

Author Geovanna Ortega (4 months)
Great information and very professional! Thank you, Gracias!

Author Renee Johnston (4 months)
Thank you! Great job, smart and cute..

Author Mary Newton (3 months)
I simply think that they took all opportunity for us to take control of our
Computer the one we paid for and supposidly belongs to us but it doesn't
seem that way anymore as far as i am concerned Microsoft is improving their
system to take control of our computers and manage a major control

Author Paul Molloy (5 months)
Excellent. Thanks!

Author Wasif Ranjha (4 months)
Great information,kindly tell me how can i unable or install the apps you
use for mouse pointer.? thanks in advance.

Author China Smith (3 months)
I am getting one for Christmas 

Author ANGELiki1992 (5 months)
WAIT. There is no Hibernate option??? :O

Author John Khoo (1 month)
Say it's getting stranger with user friendly people worst n worst don't
savvy. OMA

Author jacqueline nicoulin (2 months)
More monotone please. -_-

Author Joachim Hagen (4 months)
I hate Windows 8..

Author Holly Stacy (3 months)
This was very helpful! Thank you!

Author ObeyiThrive (2 months)
Mine isn't like yours!!! Omg I fucking hate this new thing its so dumb and

Author acmecompany (3 months)
Hate windows 8. I don't have time to relearn how to use a computer!

Author Wan A.V.O (4 months)
I never needed a tutorial when I first started using windows. After seeing
this demo, I have learnt something useful which i'm gonna put to use: give
away this Microsoft nonsense and buy a mac book instead. 

Author Alex Skywalker (3 months)
damn microsoft... why change something that's not broken... windows 8

Author Bailey Thompson (10 months)
*Just got through a great simple TuT for windows 8*

Ha Ha couldnt turn of new laptop, can you believe it. Have been on windows
7 for far too long and PC....

Author Fewer Consulting IT Solutions & Web Design (1 year)
Having difficulty getting to grips with the new Windows 8 interface? Well
here is a great video tutorial from JAG tutorials that will have you
getting up to speed with the new Metro interface in no time!

Author Steven Holder (1 year)
Windows 8 Tutorials

Author Ever martinez (1 year)
Windows 8

Author Emmanston Prescott (9 months)
I love Windows 8. It's awesome.Thanks :)

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