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Introduction to Windows 8


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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Language: English

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Welcome to Introduction to Personal Computers Using Microsoft® Windows® 8. Whether you’re new to computers or have used them in the past, this class will help you become more comfortable using a personal computer (PC) and, more specifically, the Windows 8 interface. This course will help you to define what a PC is, and familiarize you with the Windows 8 user interface and its basic capabilities. In this course, you will explore Windows 8 and learn how to create documents, send email, browse the Internet, and share information between applications and with other users.

Course Objectives

This course is designed for any end user who is interested in learning about and using the features and functionality of the Windows 8 operating system for personal and/or professional use.

Topics Covered

Lesson 1: Getting to Know PCs and the Windows 8 User Interface
  • Topic A: Identify Components of a Personal Computer
  • Topic B: Sign In to Windows 8
  • Topic C: Navigate the Start Screen

Lesson 2: Using Modern Apps and Navigation Features
  • Topic A: Access and Identify the Charms
  • Topic B: Modern Apps and Common Navigation
  • Topic C: Multitasking with Apps

Lesson 3: Working with Desktop Applications
  • Topic A: Navigate the Desktop
  • Topic B: Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer
  • Topic C: Elements of a Desktop Window
  • Topic D: Create and Modify Files with Desktop Applications

Lesson 4: Using Internet Explorer 10
  • Topic A: Navigate Internet Explorer 10
  • Topic B: Browse the Web

Lesson 5: Customizing the Windows 8 Environment
  • Topic A: Customize the Start Screen
  • Topic B: Customize the Desktop
Lesson 6: Using Windows 8 Security Features
  • Topic A: Set Privacy Levels and Passwords
  • Topic B: Use Windows Defender
  • Topic C: Store and Share Files with SkyDrive



This course is intended for new computer users who want to use the basic tools and features of Windows 8. No particular prerequisite skills are required, but any previous exposure to personal computers and the Internet is helpful.


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