Setting up Windows 10 for a small business

We answer some of the basic questions about the business value of Windows 10 and why it's right for your small business.
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  • Lectures 87
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Microsoft recently released their new Operating System Windows 10 and consumers are already downloading it in droves. By the time you read this, over 120 million people would have installed and played around with Windows 10.

While there are a lot of resources and websites dedicated to helping consumers understand the basics of Windows 10, there isn't too much out there targeted at helping business owners understand the consequences of installing this software. That's where this course comes in.

If you are planning to roll this Operating System out to your business, this course is the one for you. We answer some of the basic questions about the business value of Windows 10 and what it takes to implement Windows 10 in a small business environment.

This course gives guidance about Windows 10 licensing, upgrades, the 12 month free period, Microsoft accounts, networking, backing up data, storage, peripherals, connecting to Windows Server 2012, Windows 10 security options (Windows Hello and Microsoft Passport) and much more.

If you are deploying Windows 10 in your business and want a good foundational understanding of what this Operating System can do, you need this course.

OUR BIG BONUS - when you sign up for this course, you get a FREE coupon to our other course on UDEMY - Introduction to Windows 10 (a $50 value).

What are the requirements?

  • The basics of Windows 10 - you may want to take our Introduction to Windows class on Udemy

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand basic Windows licensing
  • Understand what version of Windows 10 is right for your business
  • Understand the basic setup steps for Windows 10
  • Understand the implications of the 12 month FREE upgrade period
  • Installing Windows 10 from different types of Media
  • Understand which updates are the most appropriate for your business
  • Understand how to apply Windows 10 Updates to your business
  • Manage Windows 10 User accounts
  • Understand basic Windows 10 Security
  • Installing Windows 10 on different devices and setting them up on your network
  • Creating a network of Windows 10 computers
  • Using Microsoft Edge and Cortana
  • Setting up the common productivity apps and much much more...

What is the target audience?

  • Small business owners
  • Enterprise business customers
  • Enterprise technical support staff
  • Small business technical support staff

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course Intro
01:37

Course introduction and Description

Section 2: What is Windows 10?
03:55

This lecture gives a high level overview of Microsoft's newest Operating System.

03:59

This lecture will give students an understanding of the various versions of Windows 10.

Section 3: What is new in Windows 10?
The New Home Screen
Preview
04:22
The New Start Menu
02:14
Cortana - the new virtual assistant
02:59
Microsoft Edge
05:32
The New Windows Store
04:01
03:48
Maps and location services in Windows 10
Section 4: Windows 10 Licensing
Is Windows 10 Free?
02:24
Section 5: Upgrading to Windows 10
02:54

An introduction to the Windows 10 upgrade process.

Section 6: Account Management
02:37

Talks about the Microsoft Account and creating new accounts

04:32

This video describes the difference between a local and Microsoft account.

02:00

Setting up your User ID

03:33

This lecture describes the configuration of new account settings.

02:03

This section describes the management of user accounts in Windows 10.

01:29

This section describes how to change the type of account you use to sign into Windows 10.

03:44
This section describes the process of logging into Windows 10.
Section 7: Basic Networking in Windows 10
02:16
Network settings in Windows 10
02:39
This section describes the process of connecting to the internet in Windows 10.
01:56
This section describes the process of connecting to another PC or tablet over a simple network.
03:12
This section describes the process of sharing over a home network.
01:00
This section describes the process of connecting Windows 10 to Windows Server 2012
Section 8: Windows 10 Security
02:33

This section provides a Windows 10 Security Overview.

02:16

This lecture describes Intel's RealSense technology and the role it plays in Windows 10 Security.

04:00

This section describes the Windows 10 Security feature - Windows Hello

01:23
This section describes the Windows 10 Security feature - Microsoft Passport
04:05
Using Windows Defender to secure your computer
03:35
Reviewing security messages and resolving problems (formerly Action Center)
Section 9: Launching and managing applications in Windows 10
03:48

Launching and managing applications in Windows 10

01:48

This lectures describes the process of launching applications from the taskbar

01:48

This section describes the process of launching applications from the Start Menu

03:40
Pinning applications to the Start menu and taskbar
03:45
Multitasking and switching between multiple applications
03:27
Managing several desktops using Task View
02:17
Switching to Tablet mode in Windows 10
05:09

Using touch screen controls in Windows 10

Section 10: File Explorer and File Management
01:38
Introducing File Explorer in Windows 10
02:33
Browsing through folders in Windows 10
03:02
Creating, copying, moving, and renaming files and folders in Windows 10
01:44

Using an external drive or memory stick in Windows 10

02:24

Deleting files in Windows 10

01:40
Using shortcuts to files and folders in Windows 10
02:01
Organizing items on the Windows 10 desktop
01:56
Zipping and unzipping packages in Windows 10.
Section 11: Using Cortana in Windows 10
02:59
Setting up Cortana in Windows 10
03:24
Using voice commands in Cortana
Section 12: Using Microsoft Edge for web browsing in Windows 10
05:32
Introduction to Microsoft Edge
03:28
Working with Edge and Internet Explorer in Windows 10.
04:10
Browsing and searching the web
01:08
Bookmarking important websites
02:46

Using the Reading List and Reading view in Microsoft Edge

03:24
Marking up a page with web notes
01:52
Downloading files with Edge
01:34
Viewing and clearing history in Edge
Section 13: Working with Mail, People and Calendar
05:25
Working with Mail, People, and Calendar
08:48

Working with the mail app in Windows 10

03:34
Working with the Calendar app in Windows 10
02:09
Using the People app to manage an address book in Windows 10
Section 14: Installing and Managing Applications
05:20

Installing applications from the web and the Windows Store in Windows 10

02:25
Setting application defaults in Windows 10
02:53

Setting application permissions and privacy in Windows 10

Section 15: Essential settings and customizations in Windows 10
05:18
Ease of access settings in Windows 10
07:10
Personalization settings in Windows 10
06:22
Device settings in Windows 10
08:46
System settings in Windows 10
01:57
Time and Language settings in Windows 10
02:59
Changing the screen resolution in Windows 10
03:02

Adjusting audio settings in Windows 10

03:51
Customizing your desktop wallpaper and other visual details
02:05
Sleeping options and screen saver
03:55

Identifying and troubleshooting your computer's hardware using Device Manager

02:21
Setting up a printer in Windows 10
02:18
Configuring a Bluetooth keyboard, mouse, and other peripherals in Windows 10
06:20

Using Remote Desktop in Windows 10

Section 16: Backing up and restoring data in Windows 10
05:44

Backing up and restoring in Windows 10

01:44
Using an external drive or memory stick in Windows 10
02:01

Resetting Windows - how to wipe everything and start fresh

Section 17: Troubleshooting and updating in Windows 10
03:26
Troubleshooting and updating in Windows 10
02:13

Configuring Windows Updates

Section 18: Miscellaneous parts of Windows 10
03:03
Accessing the Task Manager, Quick Link menu, and Control-Alt-Delete
04:48

Browsing and editing photos in Windows 10

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Instructor Biography

Lane Fries, Windows 10 Video Expert

Video producer for Windows10update. I am responsible for researching, authoring, and editing all video content. I am also responsible for SEO, HTML, visitor experience, social media marketing, and social media relations, as well as fostering partnerships with other bloggers and advertisers.

I have been making Windows 10 videos for a while and I am currently working for Windows10update and you can see a series of videos there. The Windows 10 video course here is guaranteed to help you get a firm grasp of Windows 10. Enjoy!

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