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Windows 8.1 Training Session 1 by Atidan

  1. 1. 1 Windows 8.1 Training Session #1 WelcomeWelcome David J. Rosenthal CEO, Atidan
  2. 2. Training Module 1 2 Topics: Navigating Windows 8.1 Learn the basics of the new user interface, key features, and navigation. Navigating your familiar desktop Get to your desktop in just one click. Explore desktop features and learn how to boot directly to the desktop.
  3. 3.  Get up to date even before you sign in with your new picture password. • Choose which live notifications appear on your lock screen. • Instead of a typed password, swipe or tap a pattern on a custom picture for fast, secure access to your device. Navigating Windows 8.1 Understanding the lock screen and signing in with a picture password 3
  4. 4.  Stay up to date with live tiles. • See important information at a glance: weather, appointments, news, and more. • Choose from several app tile sizes to create an efficient experience. Navigating Windows 8.1 Using the Start screen and live tiles 4
  5. 5.  Access an app’s settings and extra functionalities with a swipe or click. • To open an app, tap or click the corresponding app tile. • To access app commands in an open app, right-click the app or swipe from the top or bottom of the screen. Navigating Windows 8.1 Opening an app and app commands 5
  6. 6.  Access and sort your apps in just a few clicks or taps. • To access a list of all apps on your device, near the bottom of the Start screen, click the down arrow. Or, swipe up on the Start screen. • In Apps view you can sort apps by name, date installed, most used, or category. Navigating Windows 8.1 Accessing all your apps from the Start screen 6
  7. 7.  Find the info, places, and settings you need. • Open the charms from wherever you are: • Swipe in from the right edge of your screen. • With the mouse pointer, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, and then move down along the edge. • Use the charms to find info with Bing Smart Search, to share your work, and to personalize your settings. Navigating Windows 8.1 Accessing the charms 7
  8. 8.  Start a Bing Smart Search to find info fast. • Begin a search in one of two ways: • On the Start screen, simply start typing. Select one of the suggestions from your results list, or finish typing the term and then press ENTER. • Open the Search charm. In the search box, enter a search term. Choose one of the suggestions from the results list. • Bing Smart Search delivers results from the both the web and your device—all in a beautiful app-like experience. Navigating Windows 8.1 Using the charms: Search 8
  9. 9.  Instantly find an app by using one of three methods. • On the Start screen, start typing the name of the app that you want to open. • On the Start screen, open Apps view to display all of your apps. You can filter the view or search for the app here if necessary. • If you know that the app you want is pinned to the Start screen, scroll to the left or right of the screen to look for the app. Navigating Windows 8.1 Using the charms: Search 9
  10. 10.  Share articles, websites, and screen shots through email or social networks. • From the open app, open the charms and tap or click Share. • Choose to share via email or social networks, or bookmark to read for later. Navigating Windows 8.1 Using the charms: Share 10
  11. 11.  Print from any open app. • From any app (such as Word), open the Devices charm to select a printer. • Click Print to print the document directly from the app. Navigating Windows 8.1 Using the charms: Devices 11
  12. 12.  Connect your device to a projector for easy viewing. • Choose how to display your view on a second device or screen: duplicate or extend it, or display it only on the second screen. Navigating Windows 8.1 Using the charms: Devices 12
  13. 13.  Find and connect to wireless networks wherever you travel. • Manage system-wide settings at the bottom of the pane. • Connect to a network, adjust volume and brightness, change notifications and keyboard settings, and access power options. Navigating Windows 8.1 Using the charms: Settings 13
  14. 14.  Go to the desktop to access Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and more. • On the Start screen, click or tap the Desktop tile to work on the traditional desktop. • To return to the Start screen, press the WINDOWS key, or click or tap the Start button in the lower-left corner of the screen. Navigating Your Familiar Desktop Getting to the desktop 14
  15. 15.  Take advantage of the desktop’s time- saving features. • Use the taskbar to manage open apps and files. • Customize backgrounds, icons, and shortcuts. • Access the charms. Navigating Your Familiar Desktop Using the Desktop 15
  16. 16.  Personalize the desktop with a favorite photo or a slide show of your own pictures. • From the desktop, open the Settings charm. • Open Control Panel and use the Appearance and Personalization options to customize your desktop. Navigating Your Familiar Desktop Personalizing your desktop background 16
  17. 17.  Open the new Quick Link menu to access essential features. • Press and hold, or right-click, the Start button to open the Quick Link menu. • Choose an option to open Control Panel, Task Manager, File Explorer, and more. Navigating Your Familiar Desktop Accessing the Quick Link menu 17
  18. 18.  You can configure Windows to display the desktop as soon as you sign in. • On the desktop, right-click or press and hold the taskbar. • Select Properties. • Open the Navigation tab. • In the Start screen section, you can choose to display your desktop whenever you sign in or close all apps. Navigating Your Familiar Desktop Booting to the desktop 18
  19. 19.  Add favorite apps to the taskbar for easy access from the desktop. • Right-click or press and hold the app that you want to add to the taskbar. • Choose Pin to Taskbar. Navigating Your Familiar Desktop Pinning apps to the taskbar 19
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