The Complete Windows 10 Computer Course. Beginner and Beyond
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The Complete Windows 10 Computer Course. Beginner and Beyond

A simple Windows 10 computer course to help you improve your computing skills and speed up your computer!
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4.5 (53 ratings)
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2,453 students enrolled
Created by Warrick Klimaytys
Last updated 10/2018
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The skills to confidently diagnose issues on a Windows 10 computer; Including older operating systems, i.e. Windows 8, 7, XP, etc.
  • Be able to navigate and customize a Windows 10 operating system to suit it's user... YOU!
  • How to apply basic maintenance to a computer, things you would pay for from a tradesman, and It can all be done through the use of a mouse and keyboard.
  • You will have a better understanding of "more than basic" computer use and maintenance.
Requirements
  • If you are reading this description on a Windows 10 computer, or you have one or more, then you have everything you need to start and complete this course.
  • All tutorials are broken down into "bitesized" step by step instructions. All you will have to do is follow along.
  • Any tutorial that needs your computer to stay on while it carries out a task, I will let you know at the beginning of that tutorial to help you manage your time more effectively.
Description

Did you know...


Windows 10 is now being used by more than one billion computer users worldwide, but most user's don't know how to get the most out of this most powerful of operating systems, never mind how to carry out basic maintenance to keep everything responsive and running silky smooth!

So, in this "Windows 10 computer course", I plan on taking you on a journey and introducing you to some pretty cool areas of Windows 10, that once known, will set you apart from the rest of the pack! At it's core, this course will take you through some basic and advanced "step by step" tutorials on computer maintenance to help improve the speed of your computer; and also, how to carry out preventative maintenance to stop it happening again! But there is no need for screw drivers and other tools; Your two main tools for the course will be the keyboard and the mouse! You'll also be introduced to areas of Windows 10 that will undoubtedly improve you user experience, helping you with navigation and task management.


Generally speaking...


I was inspired to create this course after I bore witness to many computer users living with less than desirable computer performance, and it was only with my intervention that they were able to start using their computer (Some of them very expensive) with the performance it was designed to deliver; and afterwards, they would sometimes look at me as if I had just painted a masterpiece in front of there very eyes!


What you will learn in this course:


  • Be able to carry out maintenance to optimize a computers true processing power.

  • Manage programmes and applications more effectively and efficiently.

  • Discover new skills that will set you apart from other Windows 10 users.

  • Become more confident with general and advanced computer use.

  • And much more...


What you need to know for enrollment:


If you are reading this description on a computer that has Windows 10 or you have one or more, then you are already overly qualified! You will be able to start carrying out the exercises and procedures that I show you in this course straight away! If there is a requirement to leave your computer switched on and plugged in, while it carries out a task, I will let you know at the beginning of the tutorial, so you'll be able to manage your time while doing this course.

You will be able to take the skills taught  in this "Windows 10 computer course", and apply them to all aspects of your "digital life"; Whether it be to improve your skill set for current or future employment, adding to your skills set as a self employed person, or just maintaining your own, or someone else's, computer while learning some awesome Windows 10 skills along the way!


A little more information...


All steps in this course are simplified to the bare bones to suit ALL types of enrolling students

This course can save you hundreds and even thousands of dollars! Never have to hire a professional again to sort out "silly little issues" on your computer for you! Also, save money by not having to buy a new computer to replace a perfectly good one. More money for that nice holiday!

This course can provide you with the necessary Microsoft training to quite possibly help you move into a field of Information Computer Technology and even writing code. 


I hope you find what you are looking for in my course,

Kind regards

Warrick Klimaytys


Who this course is for:
  • Any person with a Windows 10 computer system and aspires to be awesome ! Computing skills only need to be basic.
  • Individuals who would like a better understanding of how to use a computer but are not sure about how to go about finding out.
  • No need to plan ahead. The course is completely flexible and easy to fit around any schedule; it is also available on mobile devices.
Course content
Expand 17 lectures 02:23:33
+ Introduction
17 lectures 02:23:33

I had to carry out this exercise on my computer just recently because 100% of my disk's capacity was being used. Although this solved this solved the problem, there are also other things that can be done... but let's do this for now. 

Preview 13:00

After this lecture, you will be able to manage start up Applications which can contribute to faster boot up. You will also be able to dedicate more processors to system boot up (Dependent on the number of processors available on your computer). Please be very careful when choosing which programme to disable... I'll go into more detail in the lecture.

Preview 04:38
Incognito Mode and Hiding a Desktop Icon
10:47
Increasing Virtual memory
08:02

When using your Windows computer, you will find that every now and then you would like to save an image. Using Print Screen and Snipping tool, you can do just that.

Snipping Tool & printing Screen
07:03

I had to carry out this exercise on my computer just recently because 100% of my disk's capacity was being used. Although this solved this solved the problem, there are also other things that can be done... but let's do this for now.

Preview 05:29

Changing folder and user account settings will improve loading times while navigating around Windows.

User Account Control Settings
07:33

You will be able to make use of Windows automatic file back up system. This is an inclusive application within Windows 10, that when synced with a storage device of your choosing, will back up your files automatically; Something that could save you alot of heartache one day!

Backing up with Windows File History
07:07

Carrying out these exercises can improve computer speed and free up disk space.

Managing the Temp and Prefetch File System
05:27

Tailor Explorer and/or Chrome to your needs for greater browser efficiency. In this tutorial we are going to stop your Chrome browser from carrying out more tasks than what is necessary when being used. We'll also dive into Extensions and Plugins along with Browser history.

Supercharging your Browser
08:31
Let's get Defragging!
08:01

Windows 10 along with older versions of Windows (7/8/XP, etc) comes with "free" inclusive anti-virus software. This software can carry out system protection on all levels and it is important to know what it's all about and how to use it when needed.

Windows Defender. Windows inclusive anti virus software
07:27

A computer goes through cycles of keeping and running programmes, but sometimes your computer and it's user/s cease to use certain programmes. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to uninstall them safely.

Hidden Files and Uninstalling Programmes
06:45

In this tutorial we are going to go through some generic setting within Windows that can, if set properly, can optimize your computers processing power. This is also going to be a good opportunity to update Windows manually.

Windows Settings
10:09

Shortcuts can seem like a pain to learn sometimes, but trust me! Once you learn just a few, you will never look back!

Keyboard shortcuts
10:30

(Bonus, free lecture) I have a great tutorial lined up here for you. What I'd like to show you is how to get your hands on music and sounds off YouTube for free. But because of copyright infringement law, I would recommend you only carry out this as an exercise and then delete the music track or sound afterwards. Though, Copyright FREE music and sound can be used as you so wish (Possibly put on a listening device for your own entertainment)... with the confines of the law. 

Bonus Material
14:15