Article ID : 00020318 / Last Modified : 10/14/2013

Where can I find help on how to use the operating system?

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The Help feature provides many How To topics and other useful information to help you understand how to use and enjoy the Windows 8 operating system on your computer.

Follow these steps to access and begin using the Help feature.

  1. Point to (but do not click) the lower-right or top-right corner of the screen, and then click to select the Settings charm. Image

    NOTE: The Windows Logo + I key combination will also take you to the Settings screen.

  2. In the Settings screen, click Help.
  3. In the Help screen you will see a link that will allow you to search for specific subject information, links on how to perform specific tasks or navigate within the operating system, and other links that will allow you to browse the Internet for additional information and answers.