Windows 8 Transition from Windows 7

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You will gain a foundational understanding of how to operate within the Windows 8 environment from your PC and be able to take full advantage of the many sharing, storing, and multi-platform benefits inherent in the Windows 8 operating system.


This course is designed for students who wish to switch from using a PC running on the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system to using a PC running on the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system in a business or work-related environment.


Navigating the Windows 8 Environment

  • Log In to Windows 8
  • Navigate the Start Screen
  • Navigate the Desktop

Working with Common Features

  • Use Modern Apps
  • Use the Charms
  • Use Microsoft Office Applications
  • Use File Explorer
  • Use the Control Panel and the Task Manager

Customizing the Windows 8 Environment

  • Work with Dual Monitors
  • Customize the Start Screen
  • Customize the Desktop
  • Configure PC Settings

Using Internet Explorer 10

  • Navigate the IE 10 New User Interface
  • Browse the Web in the IE 10 New User Interface

Using Windows 8 Security Features

  • Use Windows Defender
  • Set New Password Types

Using Other Windows 8 Features

  • Use File History
  • Use the Improved Copy and Paste Functionality
  • Create and Use Storage Spaces
  • Create and Use a Microsoft Account
  • Refresh or Reset Your PC

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 1 day
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