**Updated to include major updates on the Threshold 2 Update for Windows 10**
Windows 10 is already installed on +300 Million device (May 2016), and Microsoft says that 1 BILLION devices will have Windows 10 by 2017, So that your devices will possibly be the next.
Microsoft released its latest operating system "Windows 10" on July 29 2015, in which they said that it should work smoothly for PCs, tablets, and phones. This course will take you through most (if not all) the new features of the new OS, that you will see in action one by one.
Do you know that you may be eligible for a FREE upgrade to Windows 10? Be prepared to experience Windows 10 on your devices, check the new features, enhancements, tips and tricks. All of that to make you feel comfortable when you first see it on your device soon.
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Master Windows 10 and get ready for the new OS coming to you sooner or later, get tips and tricks, customize it. See what's under the hood and much more.
If you have already upgraded your device to Windows 10 or willing to upgrade soon, this tutorial is exclusively designed for you. You will have a solid understanding on how to deal and customize your new Windows 10 to maximize the benefits of your tryout.
In this tutorial, we will cover various amount of topics. We will start by looking at how to get Windows 10, the editions, and hardware requirements. Then, we will take a quick tour on the new big appearance changes to Windows 10.
In the fourth section, we will shed light on the main new features in the new OS such as Windows Hello, Microsoft Edge, Multiple Desktops and more.
A quick overview of the enhanced useful applications will be approached in the following section. Afterward, we are to dive into the new Settings app in details (which almost replaces traditional Control Panel for many users).
Eventually, we will move to show some tips & hacks of the best practices to get the most of Windows 10.
The content of our course will be videos and screencast of my device to ensure you will go through all details in practice. It will also include some text materials when needed.
When you finish this tutorial, you will feel very self-confident to the new OS "Windows 10", that you are ready for the upgrade whenever it comes to your devices.
Are you eligible for a free Windows 10? For how long? And what is the cost if not?
We will go through the hardware requirements (minimum and recommended) to run Windows 10, and also we will see the available upgrade paths for previous Windows users
In this lecture, we will see the different editions of Windows 10, and a quick comparison between them.
We will see how we can get an offline image of Windows 10 (ISO image), or the free tool from Microsoft that will allow automated upgrade from Windows 7, 8, or 8.1.
If you want to test Windows 10 on a virtual environment before upgrading your machine, you can use any virtualization software, in this lecture, I will show you how to use Microsoft Hyper-V to accomplish that.
The benefits of logging in to Windows using an Microsoft account (email) over using a local account
We will see how Microsoft successfully merged the classic start menu with the modern one (the one introduced on Windows 8 & 8.1 which was more into tablet devices) to get a mixed and neat one.
One of the best features of Windows 10 is that it allows switching between a tablet mode (full screen apps), and desktop mode, Microsoft called this feature "Continuum", we will see it in action here in this lecture.
Cortana is now available in Windows 10 for PCs, as it was only available for Windows Phone before, we will see how Cortana works, and helps you manage your device smoothly with commands.
Microsoft wants to compete the browser markets, but they know that they can't do this with the heavy Internet Explorer, so, they created this new browser for the market competition, this lecture will discuss the new features of the new Edge browser.
We will see here how to have multiple virtual desktops instead of having multiple monitors, useful if we have plenty of apps we need to work on together.
Microsoft introduced a new action (notification) center that's similar to the familiar centers on Android and iOS, we will see how it works in this lecture, we will also talk about the new application from Microsoft, Phone Companion, which you can use to manage your Windows & non-Windows phones
This lecture discusses the new login method from Microsoft, Windows Hello, which identifies the user face through camera.
Now Windows Store is totally different from the one was on Windows 8 & 8.1 (that you never used probably), it has universal apps, and it's a quick way to install apps in a click, Microsoft became "device-independent", believe me, they mixed PCs with phones in a great way, let us see the store.
The Mail app, an easy to use, quick, and reliable mail application, and most interestingly, it's integrated with the notification center we explained before, so that you never miss an important email.
We will also see the improved Photos application in this mixed lecture, where we can gather photos depending on different criteria, and also have some modifications for our photos without the need to a third party application.
OneDrive will be ready automatically if you login using a Microsoft account, some cool features were added to it, we will cover that in this lecture.
We will also see the Maps application, and check the new feature to have offline maps for regions and countries.
New featured application from Microsoft, that allows you to see the trending categorized feedback coming from other Windows 10 users, and also allows you to submit your feedback regarding any issues
Microsoft replaced the traditional "useless" help tool with this new Contact Support application, which allows you to search for solutions for your problem, and if you didn't find one, you can contact support for that, let's take a look.
Don't get confused, you won't use control panel like you used to before, but it's still there, now the settings app will give you some quick and great functions to manage easily, we will go through each section of it in the following lectures.
In this part we will go through the first four sections on Settings, System, Network & Internet, Devices, and personalization, we will see the main options in each subsection.
In this section we will go through some general notes and tips I have for you, in the first lecture we will talk about the PDF printer, start menu resize options, scrolling inactive windows, and new command prompt features, and extra resources for the privacy issue we discussed before, and in the external resources, you will find a file that contains helpful new Windows shortcuts.
In this second lecture, we will see a keyboard shortcut to change the windows sizes, and the default file explorer start location, we will see the hidden all tasks folder shortcut, and we will go quickly on system restore and file history.
What if you did not like Windows 10, is there an option to rollback to your previous OS? Let's see.
A quick wrap up for our course, main benefits, and what may stop you from upgrading.
Hello, I'm Omar. I hold a bachelor degree in Computer Science, I have several certificates from Cisco (CCNA, CCNA-Voice, CCNA-Wireless, CCNP) & Microsoft (MCSA & MCP).
I've been living with computers for more than 10 years so far, from hardware, to maintenance, help desk, network management, and systems administration.
I currently manage the IT dept. in AMIDEAST, a well known NGO which has offices in 12 countries in the MENA region, I'm passionate about learning new technologies, I spend most of my free time in reading and studying technical stuff.
I live in Jordan, married, and a father of a lovely little daughter.