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Microsoft Windows 8.1 User

Audience: This course is designed for those who are new to Microsoft operating systems or upgrading to Windows 8.1.

Course Duration: 1 day(1)

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

Course Location:This Microsoft Windows 8.1 User training course is delivered at our training centre in London situated close to London 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:
    • 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

  • Course Outline
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    Module 1: Getting Started
    • 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
    • Personalizing Windows 8.1
    • Creating tile groups
    Module 2: File Explorer
    • Using the ribbon in File Explorer
    • Organizing folders and files
    • Customizing folder behaviour
    • Searching for files and file contents
    • Creating easy access to files and folders
    • Using OneDrive
    • Copying files in a single window
    Module 3: Windows 8.1 Apps
    • 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
    Module 4: Other Windows Accessories
    • Typing text with Sticky Notes, Notepad and WordPad
    • Creating graphics with Paint
    • Performing calculations with the Calculator
    • Taking screenshots with the Snipping tool
    Module 5: System Settings
    • Viewing your current system specs
    • Controlling sound device volume settings
    • Removing unwanted applications
    • Setting default programs
    • Setting accessibility options
    • Navigation settings for desktop lovers
    Module 6: Devices and Networking
    • Getting connected
    • Connecting PCs with Home Group
    • Connecting to another computer with Remote Desktop
    • Selecting sharing options for networks
    • Adding and removing devices
    Module 7: Windows Security
    • 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)
    Module 8: Printing
    • Printing files directly from Windows
    • Printing files to the XPS format
    • Accessing and changing printer options
    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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