Windows 8 Essentials
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Windows 8 Essentials

How To Unlock The Power Of The Windows 8 Operating System
4.1 (29 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.
820 students enrolled
Created by Chip Reaves
Last updated 7/2014
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • This course will teach you the basics of getting around in Windows 8
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Requirements
  • No prerequisites are required.
Description

Roll Up Your Sleeves And Maximize The Benefits - This Course Helps You Avoid Sitting On the New Operating System Sidelines:

New users of Windows 8 may ask, “Do the new benefits outweigh the concerns of the new look and navigation?” Take our Windows 8 course to learn more about this brand new version of Windows and how you can use it most effectively, including:

    ·Navigating and Customizing the Start Pane

    ·Finding the hidden Control Panel to tweak settings

    ·Using the mouse or touch-screen to navigate between programs

    ·How to troubleshoot program and printer issues

    ·Tips and Tweaks on over 50 new Windows features!

    ·Over 2 hours of high quality HD content in the engaging Bigger Brains Teacher/Learner style!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who uses Windows 8
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Curriculum For This Course
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Windows Essentials
2 Lectures 18:57
Windows 8 Essentials, Part 1
10:51

Windows 8 Essentials, Part 2
08:06
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Using Keyboard, Touch, and Mouse
3 Lectures 14:07
Keyboard Shortcuts
05:00

Touch Commands
04:59

Mouse Commands
04:08
About the Instructor
Chip Reaves
4.3 Average rating
702 Reviews
7,108 Students
37 Courses
Bigger-Brains

Bigger Brains Founder and President Chip Reaves is a serial entrepreneur who has started five successful companies. An Atlanta native, Chip began fixing computers for small businesses in the 1980's while studying Computer Science at Georgia Tech. After 10 years building a successful IT Service Practice in Atlanta, Chip founded the Computer Troubleshooters franchise system alongside Wilson & Suzanne McOrist, which became the world's largest computer service franchise and received multiple awards from Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Business Review, and AllBusiness.

Chip has been interviewed on TV and other major media on topics related to small business technology and entrepreneurship, including ABC News, BusinessWeek TV, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, and is a member of Jim Blasingame's "Brain Trust" on SmallBusinessAdvocate. In 2010 Chip was listed among the Top 150 most influential people in small business IT by SMB PC magazine.

Chip lives with his wife Maren and step-daughter Meg in Anderson, South Carolina where they also co-own a Computer Troubleshooters franchise location. In his spare time Chip is very active with his church and local charities, and consults with two aid organizations serving Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa.