Windows 8, the latest iteration of Microsoft’s widely used Windows operating system. This new version of Windows incorporates hundreds of new features as well as improvements to existing ones. This Intermediate level is intended to help both novice and experienced users become familiar with the many changes that have been made to Windows. This manual will also help more experienced users who have little to no experience in customizing Windows 8, as well as those who are not familiar with some of Windows 8’s default applications. Highlights of the course include information on customizing the Start screen and Lock screen, an overview of the Settings charm, and a complete walkthrough of 16 different Windows 8 applications.