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Windows 8 For Dummies

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  • Table of Contents
  • Course Details
  • Windows 8 for Dummies
    Course Introduction
  • Getting Started with Windows 8
    Signing In and Out of windows
    Understanding the Windows 8 Workspace
    Mastering Mouse and Touch Actions
    Lesson Summary
  • Running and Managing Applications
    Starting and Working with a Windows 8 App
    Starting and Working with a Desktop App
    Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling a Windows 8 App
    Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling a Desktop App
    Lesson Summary
  • Customizing the Start Screen and the Desktop
    Customizing the Start Screen
    Working with Desktop Shortcuts
    Customizing the Taskbar
    Setting Display Options
  • Storing and Managing Files and Folders
    Understanding File Storage in Windows 8
    Managing Files and Folders
    Worikng with Your SkyDrive
    Working with File Properties
    Customizing the File Explorer Interface
    Lesson Summary
  • Using Internet Explorer 10
    Navigating the Web with IE 10
    Finding and Re-Finding the Content You Want
    Guarding Your Privacy
    Staying Secure
    Lesson Summary
  • Networking Your PCs
    Assessing Your Existing Network
    Setting Up a Home Network
    Browsing Other People's Shared Resources
    Sharing Your Files and Printers
    Lesson Summary
  • Managing Accounts and User Settings
    Managing Accounts
    Changing Mouse Settings
    Changing the Date and Time
    Configuring Power Options
    Lesson Summary
  • Keeping Your System Healthy and Secure
    Working with User Account Control
    Preventing Attacks on Your Computer
    Tidying Up Your Hard Drives
    Using Windows Update
    Managing How Your Kids Use the PC
    Lesson Summary
  • Troubleshooting Common Problems
    Fixing Application Problems
    Troubleshooting Problems with Files
    Recovering from System Problems
    Lesson Summary
  • Using Windows 8 Apps
    Windows 8 Apps:A Quick Review
    Getting a Weather Report with the Weather App
    Viewing and Importing Photos with the Photos App
    Organizing Contacts with the People App
    Sending and Receiving E-mail
    Chating with Friends via Messaging
    Lesson Summary
  • Course Assessment
  • Signing in and out of Windows, navigating the Start screen, and using the Charms bar
  • Working with Windows on a touchscreen
  • Storing and managing files and folders and getting online with Internet Explorer
  • Managing accounts and user settings and creating a home network
  • Keeping your system healthy and secure
  • Troubleshooting problems with files and apps
  • Using the new Windows 8 apps such as People, Photos, Weather, and Messaging
  • . . . and much more!


Whether you've just upgraded to Windows 8 or have never used Windows before, this course will help you feel at home with the operating system. If you're new to Windows, start with the basics like opening and closing programs and starting apps. If you know earlier versions, review the basics and dive into new features of Windows 8, such as the new Start screen and enhanced Internet Explorer.

In each lesson, you'll find clear, expert instruction, interactive questions or hands-on activities, summaries, and a way to review topics so you CAD ensure that you have mastered each skill.