Microsoft Windows 8.1 User Training Course

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Windows 8.1 Training

Microsoft Windows 8.1 User Training Course Overview

Our Microsoft Windows 8.1 User training course is designed for those who are new to Microsoft operating systems or who are upgrading to Windows 8.1 from earlier versions such as XP or Windows 8.

Windows 8.1 Training

Windows 8.1 User Five Key Topics

  1. Managing the Start Menu and Taskbar
  2. Working with Files and Folders
  3. Creating your Desktop
  4. Accessing Control Panel
  5. Windows keyboard shortcuts
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Training Course Details

Course Duration : 1 day
Course Availability : Monday – Saturday
Course Types : Group booking, 1-2-1 sessions, Bespoke & Public Courses
Training Times : Our courses run run from 09:30 to16:30, course registration 09:00 – 09:30, refreshments available throughout the day. A buffet lunch is available – please discuss with the team.
Facilities : A relaxed environment, air conditioned training rooms, note pads, pens and unlimited access to our online course materials.

Windows 8.1 Training

Windows 8.1 User Training Course Details

Course Location : Face to face group / public & onsite training available. Virtual training courses available.

Class Size : As a guide we recommend class sizes to be no more than eight.

Virtual / Online training Format : Teams or Zoom.

Tailored Course Content : Our Windows 8.1 course can be tailored to your requirements – Get In Touch

Tailored Courses : We offer a free consultancy service to help tailor the course to meet your requirements.

Centre and Services

Comfortable & modern facilities
Unlimited access to our online training manuals
Complimentary lunch
Courses delivered by Certified Trainers
Microsoft & CPD courses available

Our Trainers

Michael, one of our lead Windows 8.1 trainers, has over 25 years of delivering Microsoft Applications at all levels levels.
All our trainers are encouraged to become Microsoft Accredited within their first year of working at Mouse Training.
Our instructors are very approachable, making the driest subject matter fun.

Windows 8.1 Training

On Completion of Windows 8.1 User Training Course

  • Get Started with Windows 8.1
  • Use File Explorer
  • Use Windows 8.1 Apps
  • Use Windows Accessories
  • Make System Settings
  • Work with Devices and Networking
  • Deal with Windows Security
  • Printing files
  • Using Internet Explorer 10

Microsoft Windows 8.1 User Course Outline

  • Assessing your hardware and Windows 8.1 versions
  • Getting familiar with the user interface
  • Exploring the Windows 8.1 desktop
  • Using touch screens and gestures
  • Switching between apps with Switcher
  • Personalising Windows 8.1
  • Creating tile groups
  • Using the ribbon in File Explorer
  • Organising folders and files
  • Customising folder behaviour
  • Searching for files and file contents
  • Creating easy access to files and folders
  • Using OneDrive
  • Copying files in a single window
  • Managing mail with the Mail app
  • Keeping dates with the Calendar app
  • Managing contacts in the People app
  • Communicating with contacts using Skype
  • Working with photos
  • Reading text with the Reader app
  • Managing music with the Music app
  • Locating places with Maps
  • Timing things with Alarms
  • Typing text with Sticky Notes, Notepad and WordPad
  • Creating graphics with Paint
  • Performing calculations with the Calculator
  • Taking screenshots with the Snipping tool
  • Viewing your current system specs
  • Controlling sound device volume settings
  • Removing unwanted applications
  • Setting default programs
  • Setting accessibility options
  • Navigation settings for desktop lovers
  • Getting connected
  • Connecting PCs with Home Group
  • Connecting to another computer with Remote Desktop
  • Selecting sharing options for networks
  • Adding and removing devices
  • Keeping your PC secure with Windows Update
  • Viewing and resolving security issues with Action Centre
  • Battling malicious software with Windows Defender
  • Controlling user account access
  • Secure your account with passwords and PINs
  • Using Parental Controls
  • Encrypting a drive with BitLocker
  • Using Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • Printing files directly from Windows
  • Printing files to the XPS format
  • Accessing and changing printer options
  • Monitoring performance with Windows Experience Index
  • Working with issues in the Troubleshooting control panel
  • Problem Steps Recorder explained
  • File History and working with file backups
  • System Restore
  • Resetting Windows 8 installation
  • Exploring the Internet Explorer 10 Metro-style user interface
  • Exploring the Internet Explorer 10 user interface
  • Using favourites and history
  • In Private browsing
  • Working with Internet Explorer 10 Metro app properties
  •  Invoking the Internet Explorer 10 desktop from the Internet Explorer 10 Metro app
  • Setting Internet Explorer 10 as your default browser
  • Adding sites to the Start screen

Is this Windows 8.1 Course for You?

Give us a call, our admin team will be delighted to assist in making sure you are on the correct course.

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