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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.
HIT THE GROUND RUNNING (44 min)
CUSTOMIZATION WITH THE SETTINGS APP (38 min)
SETTING OPTIONS WITH THE CONTROL PANEL (89 min)
MANAGING FILES & FOLDERS (57 min)
WORKING WITH BUILT-IN APPS (48 min)
WORKING WITH BUILT-IN ACCESSORIES (33 min)
INTERNET EXPLORER 10 (32 min)
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|Section 1: Hit the Ground Running|
The Start Screen & the DesktopPreview
Modifying the Start ScreenPreview
Personalizing the Way Your Computer Looks
Snapping Apps to the Screen
Setting Taskbar Options
|Section 2: Customization with the Settings App|
Choosing which Apps Can Share
Wireless & Ease of Access
Syncing Your Settings
Creating a HomeGroup
|Section 3: Setting Options with the Control Panel|
Opening the Control PanelPreview
Choosing Default ProgramsPreview
Changing the Screen Resolution & Other Display Items
Changing the Way Your Mouse Behaves
Choosing Wallpaper, Background Colors, & Sounds
Managing Power on a Laptop
Uninstalling a Program
Controlling Audio Hardware & the Sounds Windows Makes
Getting Info on System Settings & Making Changes
Staying Safe from Viruses
Letting the Firewall Add to Your Safety
Mobility Settings for Your Laptop
|Section 4: Managing Files & Folders|
Navigating the File ExplorerPreview
Viewing Folder ContentsPreview
Copying & Moving Files & Folders
Multiple Explorers, & Sharing & Renaming Files
Using & Managing Libraries
Searching for Files
Backing Up Files with File History
Zipping & Unzipping Files
|Section 5: Working with Built-In Apps|
|Section 6: Working with Built-In Accessories|
|Section 7: Internet Explorer 10|
The New Windows 8-Style IE 10Preview
The Traditional IE 10 on the DesktopPreview
IE 10 - Organizing Bookmarks
Security & Performance Features
|Section 8: Basic Troubleshooting|
The New Task Manager
Deleting Temp Files
|Section 9: PROJECT FILES to Download|
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