Microsoft Windows 8 Online Training

Microsoft Windows 8 Online Training

Course Outline

Windows 8 is the biggest change to Microsoft's operating system in almost twenty years, and in this training course we will get you up to speed and productive as quickly as possible.

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.

OUR Price

£48.00

£40.00+ VAT

R.R.P.

£94.80

£79.00+ VAT

 

Key Features

  • Unlimited 12 months online access
  • View your training via Windows or MAC OS
  • Stream your training via the internet or download to your computer & supported mobile device, including iPad™, iPhone™, iPod™ Touch and most Android devices.
  • Log in anytime 24x7
Microsoft Windows 8 Online Training

Course Description

This course covers:

HIT THE GROUND RUNNING (44 min)
The Start Screen & the Desktop
Modifying the Start Screen
Personalizing the Way Your Computer Looks
Snapping Apps to the Screen
Setting Taskbar Options

CUSTOMIZATION WITH THE SETTINGS APP (38 min)
Managing Users
Controlling Notifications
Configuring Searches
Choosing which Apps Can Share
General Settings
Privacy
Devices
Wireless & Ease of Access
Syncing Your Settings
Creating a HomeGroup
Windows Update

SETTING OPTIONS WITH THE CONTROL PANEL (89 min)
Opening the Control Panel
Choosing Default Programs
Changing the Screen Resolution & Other Display Items
Managing Fonts
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
Managing Users
Staying Safe from Viruses
Letting the Firewall Add to Your Safety
Mobility Settings for Your Laptop

MANAGING FILES & FOLDERS (57 min)
Navigating the File Explorer
Viewing Folder Contents
Copying & Moving Files & Folders
Multiple Explorers, & Sharing & Renaming Files
Using & Managing Libraries
Searching for Files
Backing Up Files with File History
Zipping & Unzipping Files

WORKING WITH BUILT-IN APPS (48 min)
Calendar
Photos
Mail
People
Messaging
Music
Windows Store

WORKING WITH BUILT-IN ACCESSORIES (33 min)
Calculator
Character Map
Paint
Snipping Tool
Magnifier

INTERNET EXPLORER 10 (32 min)
The New Windows 8-Style IE 10
The traditional IE 10 on the desktop
IE 10 – Organizing Bookmarks
Security & Performance Features

BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING (14 min)
The New Task Manager
Deleting Temp Files
Credits

(Any associated exam costs are not included)
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