Learn Microsoft Windows 8 the Easy Way
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Learn Microsoft Windows 8 the Easy Way

Learn the essential features of Windows 8 during this 11-hour course.
3.8 (19 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,127 students enrolled
Created by Simon Sez IT
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 11 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Those new to Windows 8, or upgrading from previous versions of Windows.
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Curriculum For This Course
65 Lectures
10:59:27
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Windows 8
9 Lectures 01:22:18

Essential Information for a Successful Training Experience
01:17





Charms
07:13

Search
07:54

The Desktop
12:47
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Chapter 2: Applications and Settings
4 Lectures 46:11
Multiple Apps and Windows
10:34

All Apps and Accessories
08:23

Control Panel and PC Settings
11:08

Windows Updates
16:06
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Chapter 3: Ease of Access
6 Lectures 01:01:42
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
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Chapter 4: User Accounts and Action Center
4 Lectures 48:08

Adding Users, Changing Password, and Creating a Picture Password and a Pin
14:45

User Management
08:34

Action Center
10:55
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Chapter 5: File Explorer and File History
5 Lectures 01:14:44

Network, Libraries, and Favorites
17:07

The Ribbon Interface Part 1
15:36

The Ribbon Interface Part 2
10:36

File History
14:32
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Chapter 6: Internet, Safety and Security
8 Lectures 01:24:34
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
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Chapter 7: Network
5 Lectures 44:20
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
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Chapter 8: Media Applications and Downloads
5 Lectures 58:15

Music and Video Apps
07:05

Photo Apps
08:39

Store
15:05

Social Apps
16:53
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Chapter 9: Personalization, Displays, and Task Manager
4 Lectures 33:39

Windows Mobility Center
06:40

Multiple Displays
03:46

Task Manager
08:26
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Chapter 10: Additional Topics and Closing
1 Lecture 05:29
Clocks, Hardwares, Help and Support
05:29
2 More Sections
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