Windows 10: How to Setup a New PC
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Windows 10: How to Setup a New PC

Speed up your Windows 10 expertise to the next level
3.6 (67 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.
2,358 students enrolled
Created by Muin Chowdhury
Last updated 5/2016
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Professional like PC customization, Troubleshoot and Maintenance
  • Introducing new Windows Start Screen, User Interface and Windows Settings App
  • Connect to the Network, Homegroup and Sharing files & folders
  • Install essential Device Drivers, Software apps and set your Default Programs
  • Manage built-in very strong Security Center, Windows Update and protect PC from any threats
  • Configure File History, System Restore and Recovery plan to avoid disaster
  • Explore Taskbar, Task Manager and Microsoft’s free cloud storage OneDrive on the go
  • Learn many time saving tips, tricks and keyboard shortcuts
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  • You should have a PC with Windows 10 installed
  • No prior experience or special requirement is needed

This course is about setting up a new Windows 10 PC. It may be a brand new Windows 10 PC, or Upgraded from current Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10, or just a fresh copy of Windows 10. 

This course will guide you through an effective way that all the IT professionals do with a new PC. More than 1 hour and 28 lectures will teach you to setup your new Windows 10 PC ready to work. 

From any Windows enthusiast to new Windows PC users, or who have recently switched to Windows PC from other OS can take this course. It will help to configure Windows PC according to your own needs. 

After completing this course, it will save a lot of time in the future. Happy learning!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn exploring new Windows 10 PC
  • Anyone who installed a fresh copy of Windows 10
  • Anyone who have upgraded to Windows 10 Operating System
  • Anyone who switched from another platform to Windows 10 OS
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Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
2 Lectures 01:29

A short glimpse on what this course offers.


Primary prerequisites to get started with the course.

Before starting the course
Getting Started
6 Lectures 12:31

A very first impression of Windows 10.

The first look

First things first, get updates and secure the system.

Connect Network, Windows Update and Security

Windows activation and registering the device with manufacturer.

Activate Windows and register your new PC

Bring back all common desktop icons and rename computer name for authentication.

Get desktop icons and change computer name

Set own time zone and add more clocks for different time zone, manage all power options.

Adjust date, time and manage power options

Manage account type, sign-in options and different set of password.

Control user account
Manage Software
5 Lectures 16:18

First lecture on installing device driver software automatically.

Install device driver- Part 1

Second part on installing device driver software manually.

Install device driver- Part 2

Get a quick time saving method on installing essential software.

Install essential software

Learn how to uninstall unnecessary softwarr and Windows Apps.

Uninstall software and apps

Set all favorite programs as a default program to work more comfortably.

Set default programs
Backup and Recovery
4 Lectures 08:55

Set up files history feature to backup files in every hour automatically.

Configure file history

Create system restore point before doing any major changes in the system to reverse the processs  if anything goes wrong.

Configure system restore

Create a recovery USB drive to reset, troubleshoot, backup system files or reinstall Windows.

Create a recovery drive

Set up microsoft built-in cloud storage service OneDrive for backin up files and access them all on the go.

Use OneDrive on the go
Advanced Setup Tasks
4 Lectures 07:35

HomeGroup setup brings the things easier to share own library files with other users.

Set up a HomeGroup

Learn how to share local resources on a local area network.

Share files and folder

Some common tweak to speed up the system startup and other settings.

Explore Task Manager

Learn how to fix common system problems without pay attention to details.

Review setup and fix problems
Top Windows 10 Tips and Tricks
5 Lectures 11:58

Change default file explorer default view to access disk drives easily.

File Explorer opening view

Bypass entering password every time when PC starts.

Bypass sign-in password

Learn how to block all annoying notification while you work serious jobs.

Block all notifications

Save the files as PDF format without installing third party software.

Save file as PDF

Get the most effective way to prevent Windows Update automatically. 

How to disable Windows 10 automatic updates
2 Lectures 03:54

All necessary Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts are included.

Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

Get tech support from the instructor!

What's next?
About the Instructor
Muin Chowdhury
3.8 Average rating
175 Reviews
3,951 Students
2 Courses
Microsoft Certified IT Professional

Microsoft Certified IT Professional and Windows enthusiast. I have more than 5 years of professional experience in IT. I am a founder of WindowsLog, a tech portal dedicated to Windows Operating System. 

My major expertise is on Networking Technology & Administering Windows Systems. I am a part time tech writer in the most popular newspaper in my country. It's always a great fun to write anything related to technology!