Windows 8 Essentials

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Welcome to the Windows 8 Essentials course. This course will give you an introduction into the new world of Windows 8. With Windows 8 Microsoft has introduced a different environment with its new user interface and ways of navigating through your apps.

Windows 8 Essentials will show you the great new features of Windows 8 and provide you with a great base to further your Windows 8 experiences. With Windows 8 you are able to better manage your time by providing new and more efficient tools and applications.

Course Objectives

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly. With that in mind, let’s review our goals for today.

At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Install Windows 8
  • Navigate the Start Screen and Apps
  • Use the Desktop, Taskbar and related features
  • Work with the Charms Bar
  • Manage your files and folders
  • Work with Settings
  • Personalize Windows 8
  • Understand Security and Maintenance

Course Content

Module One: Getting Started
Module Two: Welcome To Windows 8
Module Three: Using Apps
Module Four: Working With The Desktop
Module Five: Using The Taskbar
Module Six: Working With The Charms Bar
Module Seven: Managing Your Files and Folders
Module Eight: Networking And Devices
Module Nine: Working With Setting And The Control Panel
Module Ten: Personalizing Windows 8
Module Eleven: Understanding Security And Maintenance
Module Twelve: Wrapping Up