Learn Microsoft Windows 8 the Easy Way

Learn the essential features of Windows 8 during this 11-hour course.
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  • Contents Video: 11 hours
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  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2012 English

Course Description

During this 11-hour course, learn the essentials of Microsoft Windows 8. Learn to navigate the Windows 8 interface, including the Start screen, using Charms, Live Tiles and accessing the desktop. Discover how to access apps and accessories, and how to change various applications and settings.

Learn how to manage user accounts including adding users and changing passwords. Gain practical knowledge for connecting your Windows 8 device to a network. Learn how to take advantage of Windows 8 various multimedia applications for music, video and digital photos. Discover great tips and techniques for personalizing Windows 8 for your own specific needs, internet safety and security, and much more!

NOTE: This course was updated February 2015 with 2 hours of additional content. The updated content focused on Windows 8.1.

All of our videos are high-definition videos, therefore, they are best viewed with the HD setting on, and the videos enlarged.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you will have practical knowledge of using Windows 8
  • Learn how to add your computer to network.
  • Learn how to navigate the Windows 8 interface.
  • Discover how to access the Control Panel and manage Windows updates.
  • Learn practical tips for Ease of Access.
  • Manage user accounts including adding users and changing passwords.
  • Discover how to manage the various security options for Windows 8.

What is the target audience?

  • Those new to Windows 8, or upgrading from previous versions of Windows.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Chapter 1: Introduction to Windows 8
Introduction
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11:02
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Article
Getting Started
Preview
09:38
Starting and Ending a Session
Preview
09:02
The Start Screen
Preview
14:33
Live Tiles
Preview
08:52
Charms
07:13
Search
07:54
The Desktop
12:47
Section 2: Chapter 2: Applications and Settings
Multiple Apps and Windows
10:34
All Apps and Accessories
08:23
Control Panel and PC Settings
11:08
Windows Updates
16:06
Section 3: Chapter 3: Ease of Access
Ease of Access Part 1
12:07
Ease of Access Part 2
08:47
Magnifier
05:19
On-Screen Keyboard
08:48
Speech Recognition
14:18
Narrator
12:23
Section 4: Chapter 4: User Accounts and Action Center
Types of Accounts
Preview
13:54
Adding Users, Changing Password, and Creating a Picture Password and a Pin
14:45
User Management
08:34
Action Center
10:55
Section 5: Chapter 5: File Explorer and File History
Computer: Hard Disk Drives, DVD Drive, Files and Folders
Preview
16:53
Network, Libraries, and Favorites
17:07
The Ribbon Interface Part 1
15:36
The Ribbon Interface Part 2
10:36
File History
14:32
Section 6: Chapter 6: Internet, Safety and Security
Course Review
00:43
User Account Control
09:39
Windows Firewall
11:32
Windows Defender
11:57
Connecting to the Internet
12:32
Internet Explorer App
07:37
Desktop Internet Explorer
15:49
Family Safety
14:45
Section 7: Chapter 7: Network
Network Sharing Settings
11:49
Setting Up a Homegroup
06:44
Joining a Homegroup
04:11
Sharing on a Network
10:15
SkyDrive
11:21
Section 8: Chapter 8: Media Applications and Downloads
Windows Media Player
Preview
10:33
Music and Video Apps
07:05
Photo Apps
08:39
Store
15:05
Social Apps
16:53
Section 9: Chapter 9: Personalization, Displays, and Task Manager
Personalizing your Desktop
Preview
14:47
Windows Mobility Center
06:40
Multiple Displays
03:46
Task Manager
08:26
Section 10: Chapter 10: Additional Topics and Closing
Clocks, Hardwares, Help and Support
05:29
Section 11: Course Quiz
Assessment Test
40 questions
Section 12: Windows 8.1 - Added February 2015
Improvements and Upgrades
Preview
05:20
PC Requirements, Windows 8.1 Editions, and Updating Windows 8
11:27
Navigating around Start Screen and Switching between Apps
12:39
Using the Start Screen and its New Features
10:32
Desktop New Features
12:33
Finding the Control Panel and PC Settings
04:32
Searching within an App, Everywhere, and File Explorer
08:22
Internet Explorer in Start Screen and Desktop
08:05
Food and Drink, Health and Fitness, Reading List, and Scan Apps
14:21
Child Account and Web Filtering
12:11
Transferring, Syncing and Sharing Data in OneDrive, and OneDrive Settings
09:31
Skype on Windows 8.1
08:31
Customizing Tiles, AutoSuggest and Additional Features
02:02

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