Windows 8 For Dummies Video Training
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Windows 8 For Dummies Video Training

Online Video Windows 8 Training Course
4.1 (12 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.
1,606 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2012
English
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • This course will allow the user to get started with the new Windows 8 software
  • Allow the user to identify which version of Windows 8 they are using
  • Navigate the Start Screen, access Charm Bar and organize your Apps
  • Assist with Changing the Desk Top, Browse PC Files and working with Flash Drives and using Microsoft Skydrive
  • Integrating your online social media accounts and setting up Family Safety
  • Customizing and Modifying Windows 8 for accessibility
  • Setting up a Small Network, home group and sharing a printer
  • Managing photos, music and video
  • How to effectively use Help
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Requirements
  • All Internet browsers, including Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox
Description

With this video, Andy Rathbone, best-selling author of Windows 8 For Dummies, shows you step by step how to use every new feature of Windows 8. Tackle the all-new Start screen, use the Charms bar, organize and launch apps, and then connect to the Internet, manage the Windows Mail app, and add your social media accounts. Toss in networking, security, and how to manage photos, video, and music, and you have the ultimate show-and-tell!

Windows 8 Training: Windows 8 for Dummies -Discover how to:

• Launch apps from the Start screen

• Locate and use the desktop

• Customize Windows security

• Use the newest Internet Explorer

• Set up a home network

• Play music and videos

Take this Windows 8 Training: Windows 8 for Dummies course now and learn basics of Windows 8.

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Who is the target audience?
  • For Windows 8 software PC or Tablet users or those who are considering purchasing the software
  • This tutorial will guide any user through the brand new start screen, assist with apps and files, and guide users through customization and networking, and offer tips and tricks to managing photos, and playing music and videos.
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Curriculum For This Course
60 Lectures
03:32:44
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Getting Started with Windows 8
7 Lectures 18:08




Creating a Microsoft Account
02:19

Setting Up Windows 8
03:01

Logging Off and Shutting Down
02:47
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The Windows 8 Start Screen
6 Lectures 16:25
Start Screen
02:58

Accessing Your Account
01:49

Accessing the Charm Bar
02:11

Viewing and Arranging Apps
03:58

Starting Apps
02:46

Organizing Your Apps
02:43
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Windows 8’s Desktop
6 Lectures 27:13
Finding the Desktop
01:21

Basic Windows Mechanics
12:01

Changing the Look
03:09

Browsing your PC Files
03:45

Working From the Taskbar
03:47

Adding Favorites and Shortcuts
03:10
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Working with Apps and Files
7 Lectures 27:40
Choosing A Default App
02:25

Opening and Saving a Document
03:59

Installing an App
01:33

Finding Lost Files and Apps
04:00

Working with a Printer
04:46

Working With Flash Drives
06:04

Using Microsoft SkyDrive
04:53
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Getting Things Done Online
7 Lectures 28:44
Connecting To The Internet
04:28

Navigating the Internet with Internet Explorer
05:49

Finding Things on the Internet
01:55

Saving Info From the Internet
04:45

Windows 8 E-mail Options
04:13

Adding your Social Media
03:05

Managing Windows’ Mail App
04:29
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Customizing Windows 8
7 Lectures 24:47
Accessing the Control Panel
05:36

Changing Windows 8’s Appearance and Other Settings
05:19

Adding and Removing Programs
03:01

Modifying Windows 8 for Accessibility
03:07

Backing Up Your PC
02:05

Cleaning Up
02:40

Creating User Accounts
02:59
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Windows 8 Networking
4 Lectures 11:31
Setting Up a Network
03:58

Setting Up a Homegroup
02:42

Sharing Access Across a Network
03:38

Sharing a Printer
01:13
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Managing Your Photos
5 Lectures 17:36
Adding Photos
03:27

Browsing Photos
05:42

Finding Photos
03:05

Taking Photos with the Camera App
02:51

Sharing Photos
02:31
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Playing Music and Video
8 Lectures 22:52
Using the Music App
02:24

Desktop Media Player
03:36

Stocking Your Music Library
02:44

Controlling Now Playing
02:39

Playing CDs
01:42

Playing Songs and Videos and Internet Radio
03:26

Creating Playlists
01:57

Copying and Creating CDs
04:24
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The Part of Tens
3 Lectures 17:48
Ten (or so) Solutions to Problems
10:40

Ten (or so) Helpful Windows Apps
04:23

Ten Tips for Laptops and Tablets
02:45
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