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Microsoft Windows 8

Audience: This course is specially designed for those who are new to Microsoft operating systems or upgrading to Windows 8.

Course Duration: 1 day

Course Types: Group bookings, public courses , 1-2-1 sessions, bespoke tailored courses and Saturday Club.

Course Location:This Microsoft Windows 8 User training course is delivered at our training centre in London situated close to Liverpool Street station; training can also be delivered at your offices. Tailored course content can be customised to meet your specific requirements, with scheduled dates to suit you.


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After completing this course, students will be able to:
    • Upgrade from previous Windows versions
    • Master the new Windows Interface
    • Use File Explorer
    • Use Windows 8 Applications
    • Customise Window 8 System Settings
    • Deal with Printing issues
    • Use Devices and Networking
    • Work with Windows 8 Security
    • Troubleshoot and make Backups
    • Internet Explorer 10

  • Course Outline
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    Module 1: Upgrading from previous Windows versions
    • Assessing your hardware and Windows 8 versions
    • Upgrading from previous Windows versions
    • Transferring files to Windows 8
    Module 2: Windows Interface
    • Exploring the Windows 8 desktop
    • Touch screens explained
    • Working with gestures
    • Switching between open applications using Switcher
    • Customising Windows
    Module 3: File Explorer
    • What is the Ribbon?
    • Using the Ribbon in the File Explorer
    • Working with folders and files
    • Choosing how folders behave
    • Searching for files and file contents
    • Libraries explained
    • Copying files with pause and resume
     Module 4: Windows 8 Applications
    • Using the Calendar application
    • Reading text with the Reader application
    • Mail application first look
    • Managing mail
    • Working with contacts using the People application
    • Sending instant messages with Messaging
    • Locating places with Maps
    • Photos application explained
    • Managing music with the Music application
    • Managing video with the Video application
    Module 5: Additional Applications
    • Creating graphics with Paint
    • Calculations with the Calculator
    • Snipping and screenshots tool
    • Typing text with Notepad and WordPad
    Module 6: Window 8 System Settings
    • Viewing your current system specifications
    • Adding and removing programs
    • Setting default programs
    • Sound device volume settings
    • Accessibility options
    Module 7: Printing
    • Printing files directly from Windows
    • Printing files to the XPS format
    • Accessing and modifying printer options
    Module 8: Devices and Networking
    • Getting connected
    • What is Home Group?
    • Selecting sharing options for networks
    • Connecting to another computer with Remote Desktop
    • Adding and removing devices
    Module 9: Windows 8 Security
    • Windows Update
    • Working with Action Center
    • Windows 8 Defender
    • User accounts explained
    • Applying account passwords and PINs
    • Parental controls
    • Encrypting a drive with BitLocker
    • Encrypting selected folders using Encrypting File System (EFS)
     Module 10: Troubleshooting and Backing Ups
    • 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
    Module 11: Internet Explorer 10
    • Exploring the Internet Explorer 10 Metro-style user interface
    • Exploring the Internet Explorer 10 user interface
    • Using favourites and history
    • InPrivate 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

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