Windows 8

Windows 8 introduces a new look and feel, and includes many new features and techniques you'll learn in this course.
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  • Lectures 57
  • Contents Video: 6 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2013 English

Course Description

Windows 8 is the biggest change to Microsoft's operating system in almost twenty years, and in Total Training for Windows 8, Bob Flisser will get you up to speed and productive as quickly as possible.

You will learn how to use the new Start screen and how it works with the desktop, how to customize your settings and preferences and how to use the built-in apps and accessories. You will also learn tips for managing your files and folders, and throughout the course, you'll learn lots of shortcuts.

After finishing this course, you will know how to make Windows adapt to your needs, rather than the other way around. You will learn how to pin important programs and web sites to the Start screen and remove those you don't need. You'll learn tips and shortcuts to manage files and folders, so they will always be at your fingertips and how to search for them if you don't know where they are. You will also learn how Windows can keep you safe from viruses and other malware.

Running Time
6 Hours

Presenter
Bob Flisser

Course Outline


HIT THE GROUND RUNNING (44 min)

  1. The Start Screen & the Desktop
  2. Modifying the Start Screen
  3. Personalizing the Way Your Computer Looks
  4. Snapping Apps to the Screen
  5. Setting Taskbar Options

CUSTOMIZATION WITH THE SETTINGS APP (38 min)

  1. Managing Users
  2. Controlling Notifications
  3. Configuring Searches
  4. Choosing which Apps Can Share
  5. General Settings
  6. Privacy
  7. Devices
  8. Wireless & Ease of Access
  9. Syncing Your Settings
  10. Creating a HomeGroup
  11. Windows Update

SETTING OPTIONS WITH THE CONTROL PANEL (89 min)

  1. Opening the Control Panel
  2. Choosing Default Programs
  3. Changing the Screen Resolution & Other Display Items
  4. Managing Fonts
  5. Changing the Way Your Mouse Behaves
  6. Choosing Wallpaper, Background Colors, & Sounds
  7. Managing Power on a Laptop
  8. Uninstalling a Program
  9. Controlling Audio Hardware & the Sounds Windows Makes
  10. Getting Info on System Settings & Making Changes
  11. Managing Users
  12. Staying Safe from Viruses
  13. Letting the Firewall Add to Your Safety
  14. Mobility Settings for Your Laptop

MANAGING FILES & FOLDERS (57 min)

  1. Navigating the File Explorer
  2. Viewing Folder Contents
  3. Copying & Moving Files & Folders
  4. Multiple Explorers, & Sharing & Renaming Files
  5. Using & Managing Libraries
  6. Searching for Files
  7. Backing Up Files with File History
  8. Zipping & Unzipping Files

WORKING WITH BUILT-IN APPS (48 min)

  1. Calendar
  2. Photos
  3. Mail
  4. People
  5. Messaging
  6. Music
  7. Windows Store

WORKING WITH BUILT-IN ACCESSORIES (33 min)

  1. Calculator
  2. Character Map
  3. Paint
  4. Snipping Tool
  5. Magnifier

INTERNET EXPLORER 10 (32 min)

  1. The New Windows 8-Style IE 10
  2. The traditional IE 10 on the desktop
  3. IE 10 - Organizing Bookmarks
  4. Security & Performance Features
BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING (14 min)
  1. The New Task Manager
  2. Deleting Temp Files

What are the requirements?

  • A computer running Windows 8 is suggested, to follow along with the training.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • After finishing this course, you will know how to make Windows adapt to your needs, rather than the other way around. You will learn how to pin important programs and web sites to the Start screen and remove those you don’t need. You’ll learn tips and shortcuts to manage files and folders, so they will always be at your fingertips and how to search for them if you don’t know where they are. You will also learn how Windows can keep you safe from viruses and other malware.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone who wants to learn Windows 8.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Hit the Ground Running
The Start Screen & the Desktop
Preview
11:55
Modifying the Start Screen
Preview
08:19
Personalizing the Way Your Computer Looks
08:54
Snapping Apps to the Screen
04:58
Setting Taskbar Options
09:31
Section 2: Customization with the Settings App
Managing Users
Preview
06:55
Controlling Notifications
Preview
01:51
Configuring Searches
03:20
Choosing which Apps Can Share
02:48
General Settings
04:18
Privacy
01:07
Devices
01:58
Wireless & Ease of Access
04:23
Syncing Your Settings
02:44
Creating a HomeGroup
04:59
Windows Update
03:51
Section 3: Setting Options with the Control Panel
Opening the Control Panel
Preview
03:36
Choosing Default Programs
Preview
03:36
Changing the Screen Resolution & Other Display Items
07:48
Managing Fonts
08:51
Changing the Way Your Mouse Behaves
09:59
Choosing Wallpaper, Background Colors, & Sounds
07:42
Managing Power on a Laptop
06:51
Uninstalling a Program
02:47
Controlling Audio Hardware & the Sounds Windows Makes
09:05
Getting Info on System Settings & Making Changes
08:23
Managing Users
03:34
Staying Safe from Viruses
07:04
Letting the Firewall Add to Your Safety
05:55
Mobility Settings for Your Laptop
03:31
Section 4: Managing Files & Folders
Navigating the File Explorer
Preview
09:02
Viewing Folder Contents
Preview
09:53
Copying & Moving Files & Folders
11:47
Multiple Explorers, & Sharing & Renaming Files
06:58
Using & Managing Libraries
03:27
Searching for Files
06:00
Backing Up Files with File History
03:51
Zipping & Unzipping Files
05:53
Section 5: Working with Built-In Apps
Calendar
Preview
07:02
Photos
Preview
08:11
Mail
08:58
People
07:14
Messaging
03:36
Music
07:48
Windows Store
05:08
Section 6: Working with Built-In Accessories
Calculator
Preview
09:07
Character Map
05:49
Paint
05:50
Snipping Tool
06:45
Magnifier
05:16
Section 7: Internet Explorer 10
The New Windows 8-Style IE 10
Preview
10:39
The Traditional IE 10 on the Desktop
Preview
09:58
IE 10 - Organizing Bookmarks
05:13
Security & Performance Features
07:13
Section 8: Basic Troubleshooting
The New Task Manager
10:44
Deleting Temp Files
03:11
Credits
00:12
Section 9: PROJECT FILES to Download

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