Windows 8 – hosted by Bob Flisser

$49.99

Total Run Time: 6 hrs

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 quickly.

Highlights

  1. How to customize the Start screen
  2. How to set up a Home group to share files
  3. How to use libraries for easy file organizing
  4. Using the #1 best troubleshooting technique
  5. Finding and using new programs, new music and new games

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Description

After finishing this Windows 8 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.

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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
  3. Credits

Presenter Info

Bob FlisserBob Flisser has been providing computer training since the early 1980s. Since 1990, he has been engaged in consulting, technical writing, and creating multimedia presentations and print material. In 1995, when the web was new, Bob added web development to his skills. He has had several video courses published, and is the co-author of a dozen books of computer tips and shortcuts. Bob also has written courseware and magazine articles and has created and run training centers for several companies.