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An Introduction to the Windows 8 Store - by Denver IT Consulting Company

  1. 1. An Introduction tothe Windows 8 Store
  2. 2. DENVER IT SUPPORT SPECIALISTSN O R T H S T A R , I N C .Helping your Organization to beMore ProductiveNORTH STAR, INC.Presented byAn Introduction to theWindows 8 Store
  3. 3. To compete with the other OS giants, GoogleAndroid and Apple iOS, Microsoft introducedsome profound changes with the launch ofWindows 8.
  4. 4. The Windows 8 Store is one of its corecomponents of the Win8 OS.
  5. 5. Although designed largely with tabletsand smartphones in mind, it is a partof every edition of the operatingsystem.
  6. 6. The WindowsStore isanalogous tothe Google PlayStore or theMac AppleStore.
  7. 7. Desktop and laptop usersmay also want to take alook at the Windows Store.
  8. 8. It not onlyprovides newWindows 8-style,full-screen apps;it also providesdesktopapplicationsdesigned for thenew operatingsystem.
  9. 9. Products availablethrough the WindowsStore include both freeand paid apps.
  10. 10. There arealready tens ofthousands ofapps availableand they covera huge varietyof differentniches.
  11. 11. How to Use theWindows Store
  12. 12. Although the Windows Store is designedprimarily for use on touchscreen devices,it also works perfectly well with akeyboard and mouse.
  13. 13. In the Windows 8 Start Screen, you will see agreen tile to the left directing you to theWindows Store.
  14. 14. The system is extremelysimple to use.
  15. 15. To search for apps, simply start typinga keyword and the list of apps will benarrowed down in real-time.
  16. 16. Alternatively,press theWindows keyand “Q” tobring up thesearch panel.
  17. 17. To install a free app, allyou need to do is tapor click on the tilerepresenting that appand click “Install.”
  18. 18. To install a paid app, you need to click“Buy” followed by “Confirm.”
  19. 19. You should only have toenter your paymentdetails once.
  20. 20. If you purchased Windows 8online as a digital download,then your payment detailsshould already be in theWindows Store.
  21. 21. It is a good ideato keep your appsup to date.
  22. 22. Many apps areupdated on aregular basis.
  23. 23. To update all of yourapps in one hit, return tothe Windows Store andclick “Updates” in thetop-right corner.
  24. 24. Note that this linkwon’t appear if thereare no updatesavailable.
  25. 25. To update all of your apps, click“Select All” at the bottom of the pageand click “Install.”
  26. 26. Discover more about Windows 8.Visit our website and see the article series wehave to help you understandWindows 8 better.
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