Windows 8 Upgrade

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In this half-day Windows 8 course, you will become familiar the new Metro interface and learn how easy it is to change over to working with the new Operating System. You will learn how to perform your day-to-day tasks efficiently and optimally in the new dynamic and user-friendly environment of Windows 8.

Duration 1/2 Day

Who should attend?

Windows users who are changing over from Windows XP or Windows 7 to Windows 8.

Learning Outcomes

  • Work efficiently in the new Metro environment
  • Search and manage information in the Metro version of Internet Explorer 10.
  • Navigate smoothly from the Metro environment to the Desktop environment.
  • Perform common tasks in Windows Explorer from the Ribbon.
  • Organise, manage and find files quickly.
  • Launch common applications more efficiently.
  • Switch between programs.

Course Content

  • The Lock screen
  • The sign-in screen
  • Locking the computer / signing out
  • The Metro interface
  • Navigating in the start screen
  • The Charms toolbar
  • Selecting applications
  • Organising apps on the start screen
  • Using the Switch List to navigate the open applications
  • Displaying applications side by sideOrganising apps on the start screen
  • Using the Switch List to navigate the open applications
  • Displaying applications side by side
  • Internet Explorer 10
    • Screen elements and Live Preview
    • Jump Lists
    • Working with windows
  • Windows Explorer:
    • The Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
    • Working with the various sub-windows
    • Grouping, sorting and filtering
    • Searching for files and folders
    • Copying and moving files
    • Using Libraries

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