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Windows 10

With this Windows 10 tutorial, Master the newest OS from Microsoft, get familiar with all of its new features
4.1 (65 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.
3,864 students enrolled
Created by Omar Dabbas
Last updated 3/2016
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 10 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use Windows 10 features to its maximum
  • Learn how to personalize Windows 10 the way you like
  • Familiarize yourself with all new differences of Windows 10 from the older versions
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Requirements
  • It's preferrable to have a Windows 10 OS in hands (no need for a dedicated machine, I'll show you how to create a virtual one)
Description

Windows 10 is already installed on +400 Million device (Dec. 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.

What people are saying about this tutorial:

Callie Peterson:

"This was awesome. I am getting a copy for each member of my team. You hit on lots of good points and I look forward to seeing other course you may have. Thanks,"


Peter Lazarus:

"An excellent course to get started up to speed on the new features of Windows 10. Omar's forceful and friendly voice makes the ideas sink."


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.

  • Learn how to Get Windows 10 up and running
  • If you have Windows 7 or 8.1, learn how to upgrade to Windows 10 easily
  • See how to Tweak Your Windows to your best convenient
  • Get the Best Tips & Tricks to pave the way of using your Windows

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.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for everyday non-technical Windows users, it will take them over the features of the latest version of Windows (Windows 10)
  • Employees whose companies are willing to upgrade to Windows 10
  • Windows 10 users who are looking for tips & tricks of the new OS
  • If you're an IT advanced specialist, who looks for Windows from the other side (deep technical), or applications developer, this course may not give you the information you need
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Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
01:19:14
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 02:00

In 2 minutes, we will highlight the major topics of this course, introduce Windows 10 for you, and what information you will gain in this course.

Preview 02:00

General Knowledge Quiz
4 questions
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Getting & Installing Windows 10
6 Lectures 19:29

Are you eligible for a free Windows 10? For how long? And what is the cost if not?

Who Can Get Windows 10 For Free?
03:38

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

Minimum Requirements & Available Upgrade Paths
3 pages

In this lecture, we will see the different editions of Windows 10, and a quick comparison between them.

Preview 03:43

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.

Download Windows 10 (ISO or Using The Upgrade Tool)
04:03

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.

Installing on a Virtual Machine (Using Hyper-V) for Testing
05:39

The benefits of logging in to Windows using an Microsoft account (email) over using a local account

Local Login Vs. Microsoft Account Login
02:26
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Quick Tour on the New Visuals of Windows 10
3 Lectures 09:54

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.

The Mixed Start Menu
02:41

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.

Desktop Mode Vs. Tablet Mode (Continuum)
03:10

Finally, we have a search feature that you can depend on, the new and fast search feature (with a new search bar on the taskbar) allows you to search files on the machine, apps on the store, and on the web, let us see how.

Preview 04:03
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What's New on Windows 10?
6 Lectures 15:49

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.

Preview 05:06

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.

Meet the New Browser - Microsoft Edge
03:25

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.

Multiple Desktops & Task Switcher
02:02

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

Action Center & Phone Companion
02:25

This lecture discusses the new login method from Microsoft, Windows Hello, which identifies the user face through camera.

Windows Hello & Microsoft Passport
01:25

What's New in November Update (Threshold 2)
01:26
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Built-in Enhanced Applications
3 Lectures 07:41

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.

Preview 03:00

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.

OneDrive & Maps
03:54

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.

Windows Feedback & Contact Support
00:47

Quiz #2
3 questions
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The Settings App
3 Lectures 09:28

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.

Settings or Control Panel?
00:45

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.

Settings - Part 1
03:32

The second part will cover Accounts, Time & Language, Ease of Access, the most important section Privacy, and Updates and security, there will be some privacy concerns that we will cover here.

Preview 05:11
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Miscellaneous, Tips, Tricks, Under the Hood, & More
3 Lectures 07:11

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.

Miscellaneous & Tips - Part 1
02:39

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.

Miscellaneous & Tips - Part 2
02:55

November Updates - Useful Tips
01:37
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I Didn't Like Windows 10, Is Downgrade Available?
1 Lecture 01:36

What if you did not like Windows 10, is there an option to rollback to your previous OS? Let's see.

Downgrade Your Machine
01:36

Final Quiz
3 questions
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Wrap Up
2 Lectures 01:54

A quick wrap up for our course, main benefits, and what may stop you from upgrading.

Windows 10, Yes or No?
01:30

I Need Your Review
00:24
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Extra Section
2 Lectures 00:53
Stay Safe - Get 100% Discounts on Reliable Antivirus Software
00:25

Bonus Lecture: Create your OWN custom Windows ISO, and automate the installation
00:27
About the Instructor
Omar Dabbas
4.4 Average rating
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7,743 Students
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Premium Udemy Instructor - Microsoft Certified Professional

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 department in Edraak, the biggest MOOC platform in the MENA region with more than 1 million students!

I live in Jordan, married, and a father of a lovely little daughter.