Master Windows 10 - Know the Tools to Get Things Done!
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Master Windows 10 - Know the Tools to Get Things Done!

This class will help you become confident using a PC or Tablet with a Windows 10 operating system.
3.0 (1 rating)
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Last updated 7/2016
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform basic work-related tasks on a PC running the Windows 10 operating system.
  • Use Windows apps and desktop applications to complete day-to-day tasks, including installing new apps and multitasking with multiple programs.
  • Work with files and folders by using File Explorer and OneDrive.
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Requirements
  • This course is intended for computer users who want to use the basic tools and features of Windows 10. Previous exposure to personal computers, desktop applications, and the Internet is needed.
Description

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform basic work-related tasks on a PC running the Windows 10 operating system.

You will:
• Access Windows 10.
• Use Windows apps and desktop applications to complete day-to-day tasks, including installing new apps and multitasking with multiple programs.
• Work with files and folders by using File Explorer and OneDrive.
• Use Cortana as your virtual personal assistant and use Edge for web browsing.
• Customize the Windows 10 environment.
• Install and remove printers and peripheral devices.
• Use Windows 10 security features to create more secure passwords and protect your device against common attacks.


Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for end users who are familiar with computers and who need to use the features and functionality of the Windows 10 operating system for personal and/or professional reasons.
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Curriculum For This Course
38 Lectures
01:49:30
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Accessing Windows 10
6 Lectures 16:39
Course overview.
Preview 01:09

Improve your productivity you want to come up to speed on Windows 10. In this lesson, you'll access the fundamental elements that make up the Windows 10 user experience.

Sign in to Windows 10 - Introduction
00:36

Your first step in the world of using Windows 10 is to sign in to the operating system. There are several options and features that you can use to adjust how you sign in. (The Lock Screen, The Login Screen, Account ID, Password Sign-In)

Sign in to Windows 10
03:51

The desktop is the hub for all activity in Windows 10. From here, you can access everything you need to make your PC work.

Preview 03:27

The desktop is the hub for all activity in Windows 10. From there, you can access everything needed to make your PC work. (The Desktop, Start Button, The Recycle Bin, The Taskbar, The Notification Area, Tooltips)

Navigate the Windows 10 Desktop
03:27

The Start menu is the access point for apps and desktop applications. Navigating your way around the Start menu will provide you with the tools you need to find and launch apps quickly and easily, saving you time and reducing frustration. (The Start Menu, The Start Menu List, Most Used, File Explorer, Settings, PC Power Options, The All Apps List, Tiles, Live Tiles)

Preview 04:09
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Using Windows Universal Apps and Desktop Applications
8 Lectures 25:00

Windows 10 can run both desktop applications and Universal Windows apps. Learn more about the differences between desktop applications and Universal Windows apps.

Preview 01:12

Windows 10 can run both desktop applications and Windows apps. Knowing how to launch and use these programs is essential to begin working in the PC environment. (Desktop Applications vs. Windows Apps, Desktop Applications, Traditional Windows, The Quick Access Toolbar, The Save and Save As Commands, The Undo and Redo Commands)

Use Desktop Applications
04:09

You want to set up the Mail app for use with your Microsoft account.
Set up the Mail App
03:37

You have used a traditional Windows desktop application. Now you will use a Windows Universal app to see how it's similar to and different from a traditional Windows desktop application. (Windows Universal Apps, Common Universal App Navigation Features)

Use Windows Universal Apps
05:02

Windows provides various features to enable you to multitask with multiple programs.

Preview 00:27

In Windows 10, you've launched multiple programs because you intend to perform different kinds of tasks and perhaps share content from one program to another. Windows provides various features to enable you to multitask in this way. (Multiple-App Functionality, Clipboard, Context Menus, Task View, The Snap Feature.)

Preview 05:13

Windows 10 comes with a number of useful apps already installed, but you'll almost certainly want to add some of your own.

Install an App from Windows Store - Introduction
00:40

Windows 10 comes with a number of useful apps already installed, but you'll almost certainly want
to add some of your own. (Windows Store)

Install an App from Windows Store
04:40
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Managing Files and Folders
4 Lectures 08:30

Windows 10 provides local and cloud-based options for you to save your work. As you might know how to manage files and folders with File Explorer make sure to understand how to store and share files with OneDrive.

Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer - Introduction
00:22

You are now familiar with how to create files in apps and applications. In this topic, you will learn how to manage files on your local device. (Files and Folders, File Explorer, The File Explorer Ribbon, Ribbon Tabs, Quick Access, Pin and Unpin, File Share, File Explorer and the Clipboard)

Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer
04:27

Previously you learned to open files and create folders in File Explorer. Now you will learn how to use OneDrive to store files on a remote server.

Preview 00:58

You’ve probably heard people talking about "the cloud" and cloud computing and wondered what it was all about. This topic explains it. (Cloud Computing, OneDrive, OneDrive Sharing, File Sync)

Preview 02:43
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Using Cortana
4 Lectures 15:11

Cortana is a digital assistant, who continually learns what is important to you and can help you organize and simplify your life.

Preview 00:35

Learn how Cortana can remind you of calendar events, transcribe an email message, search your device for files and many more. (Cortana, Natural Language Interaction with Cortana, Voice Activation, Cortana Home, Cortana Notebook, About Me, Cortana Settings, Reminders)

Customize Cortana’s User Interface
07:12

The Windows 10 search looks deceptively simple but it's quite powerful. Cortana can help you search for apps, files, and settings and make your life much easier rather than navigating through menus and find what you looking for.

Search with Cortana
02:37

In this topic, you will use commands and questions to direct her to help you with day-to-day tasks like searching for files, setting alarms, and transcribing emails. (Search, Verbal Search with Cortana, General Cortana Commands,Compose Email)

Use Cortana as a Personal Assistant
04:47
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Using Edge
3 Lectures 10:35

In this topic, you will learn about the new web browser that is included with Windows 10. Edge integrates with Cortana to make you even more effective at your day-to-day tasks.

Preview 01:00

Edge is Microsoft's new browser that runs only in Windows 10. It has a very clean and minimalist look and is built to run on PCs, tablets, and phones. (Edge, Tabs, The Address Bar, Search in the Address Bar, Edge Navigation Bar, Reading View, Favorites, Reading List, Hub, Web Note, Cortana in the Address Bar, Ask Cortana)

Browse the Web with Edge
05:24

You have a lot of choices to consider when customizing the appearance and features of the Edge browser. (Settings, Advanced Settings, Security and Privacy in Edge)

Customize Edge
04:11
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Customizing the Windows 10 Environment
4 Lectures 10:46

Learn how to personalize your screen by changing the look and feel of the Start menu so that you can quickly access applications that you use most often.

Preview 00:22

Find out how you can customize Windws 10 to your needs. (Start Menu Resizing, Personalization, Start Menu List, Account ID Picture)

Change Start Menu Options
02:26

When you install a new program, an icon for it appears on the All apps list. You can easily pin an app or application to the Start menu as a tile. (Tile Management, Pin and Unpin, Resized Tiles, Tile Groups)

Work with Tiles and Tile Groups
04:00

In this topic, you'll adjust the desktop and Lock screen so that they reflect your personal tastes. (Background, Colors Option, Lock Screen, Control Panel. Themes, Ease of Access, Pointers)

Customize the Desktop and Lock Screen
03:58
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Installing and Removing Devices
4 Lectures 09:20

You've used the Settings app to configure various Windows settings to meet your needs. The Settings app also provides features for installing and managing peripheral devices, including printers.

Manage Printers - Introduction
00:17

The Settings app provides features for installing and managing peripheral devices, including printers. (Printers, Printer Installation, Printing Documents, Microsoft Print to PDF, The Print Queue.)

Print a Document
05:31

In addition to printers, you may want to connect and use other devices with your PC.

Manage Peripheral Devices - Introduction
00:50

In this lesson, you will use the Settings app to install and remove peripheral devices. (Peripheral Devices, Peripheral Device Installation, Peripheral Device Options, Peripheral Device Removal)

Manage Peripheral Devices
02:42
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Using Windows 10 Security Features
5 Lectures 13:29

You've used your Microsoft account to log in to Windows 10 and use some of its online features, but there's much more you can do to manage your account.

Preview 01:14

Being able to adjust what type of password your account uses on your computer will make logging in less of a hassle and (hopefully) make your device more secure. (Sign-in Options, PIN, Picture Passwords)


Set New Password Types
05:32

You will learn how to change your privacy settings to disable personalized advertising, the sharing of your name and account picture and more. (Privacy Settings)

Change Privacy Settings
03:27

Microsoft offers a built-in anti-malware solution that can keep your computer clean and running smoothly.

Use Windows Defender - Introduction
00:41

In this topic, you'll use Windows Defender to further enhance the security of your Windows 10 experience.(Windows Defender, Windows Defender Settings)

Check for Viruses in Windows Defender
02:35

Windows 10 - Quiz
5 questions
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