Windows 8

One Day – Instructor-led

This course is designed for any end user who is interested in learning about and using the features and functionality of the Windows 8 operating system for personal and/or professional use. Whether you’re new to computers or have used them in the past, this class will help you become more comfortable using a personal computer (PC) and, more specifically, the Windows 8 interface. This course will help you to define what a PC is, and familiarize you with the Windows 8 user interface and its basic capabilities. In this course, you will explore Windows 8 and learn how to create documents, send email, browse the Internet, and share information between applications and with other users.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting to Know PCs and the Windows 8 User
• Interface
• Identify Components of a Personal Computer
• Sign In to Windows 8
• Navigate the Start Screen

Lesson 2: Using Modern Apps and Navigation Features
• Access and Identify the Charms
• Modern Apps and Common Navigation Features
• Multitasking with Apps

Lesson 3: Working with Desktop Applications
• Navigate the Desktop
• Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer
• Elements of a Desktop Window
• Create and Modify Files with Desktop Applications

Lesson 4: Using Internet Explorer 10
• Navigate Internet Explorer 10
• Browse the Web

Lesson 5: Customizing the Windows 8 Environment
• Customize the Start Screen
• Customize the Desktop

Lesson 6: Using Windows 8 Security Features
• Set Privacy Levels and Passwords
• Use Windows Defender
• Store and Share Files with SkyDrive

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