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Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get StartedThe Start Screen                                                                ...
Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get Started                                                                                ...
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Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get Started                                                                                ...
Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get StartedPersonalizing Your Start Screen                                                 ...
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Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get Started                                                                                ...
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  1. 1. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get Started About Windows 8 User Interface and Features Starting Windows 8 for the First Time This guide providesa high-level overview of the exciting new features in The first thing you see after installing Windows 8 is theLock screen. The Lock the Windows 8 user interface so you can get up and running quickly with screen shows a full-screen image, the date and time, battery status, network the new operating system. Windows 8 provides the power of a PC with the status, and notifications (if turned on). touch interface of a tablet so you don’t have to make any compromises. If you haven’t already installed Windows 8, you can find detailed installation instructions at: <<file location or URL>>. This guide provides instructions for touch, mouse, and keyboard. Since Windows 8 is a touch-first interface, touch instructions are always listed first, and then mouse and keyboard instructions. Topics in this guide include: Starting Windows 8 for the First Time Managing Applications Personalizing Your Start Screen Changing Control Panel and PC Settings Creating a Picture Password and Other Security Issues Touch/Mouse Equivalents Unlock Your Computer and Sign In For More Information 1 Tap the Lock screen and slide your finger up. With a mouse, click the screen and drag it up. With a keyboard, press any key.Customization note: This document contains guidance and/or step-by-stepinstallation instructions that can be reused, customized, or deleted entirely if 2 In the user logon screen, type your network password, and then tapthey do not apply to your organization’s environment or installation or click the right arrow (or press ENTER). This launches the Startscenarios. The text marked in red indicates either customization guidance or screen.organization-specific variables. All of the red text in this document shouldeither be deleted or replaced prior to distribution.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 1 of 1
  2. 2. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get StartedThe Start Screen Windows 8 is Ready to Charm YouThe Start screen replaces the Start button in earlier versions of Windows Windows 8 introduces charms, which show up on the right side of the screenand is the starting point for everything you do in Windows 8. when you swipe in from the right or point to the upper-right or lower-right corner of the screen with the mouse.You can use the Start screen to: The charms are available from the Start screen or the desktop. Launch apps Organize apps • Use the Search charm to search system-wide for an app, setting, or file. If you’re using a modern app, search can be context-sensitive Search for apps, settings, and files for that app. For example, if you’re using the Windows Store, use the Go to the desktop Search charm to search for apps in the store. Open Windows Explorer • Use the Share charm to share content between modern apps. For Open Internet Explorer 10 ® example, you can open a Web page in the modern version of Internet Explorer 10 and use the Share charm to send the page to the Mail Go to the Windows Store app.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 2 of 2
  3. 3. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get Started ® If you open a desktop application like Microsoft Outlook 2010 or Word • Use the Start charm to go to the Start screen, or to the desktop or last-opened modern app if you’re already in the Start screen. 2010, it automatically opens in the desktop. • Use the Devices charm to manage devices, such as an additional monitor. • Use the Settings charm to: access Control Panel or PC settings; restart or shut down your PC; turn notifications on or off; check network availability; adjust volume; adjust screen brightness; or access online Help.Display the Charms • Swipe in from the right edge of the screen. With a mouse, point to the upper-right or lower-right corner of the screen. With a keyboard, press the Windows key+C.Where Did the Desktop Go? The desktop feels a lot like earlier versions of Windows, except there’s noThe desktop is still a very Start button. The Start screen in Windows 8 replaces the Start button inimportant part of Windows 8, but earlier versions of Windows, so if you want to open another application, go toyou open the desktop like you the Start screen.would open any otherapplication—by clicking its tile in Switch from the Start Screen to the Desktopthe Start screen. • Tap or click the Desktop tile. You can also swipe in from the right edge of the screen and tap or click the Start charm if the desktop was the last-opened app. With a keyboard, press +D.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 3 of 3
  4. 4. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get StartedSwitch from the Desktop to the Start Screen Note • Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tapor click the If you change the search scope to a modern app, search can be context- Start charm. With a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the sensitive. screen, and then click the Start charm. With a keyboard, press the Windows key . Lock Your Computer or Sign OutSearch for Apps, Settings, and Files 1 In the Start screen, tap or click your user name in the upper-right corner of the screen.To search in the Start screen, you can just start typing. For example, typeOutlook in the Start screen to find Outlook. Then just tap or click the app onthe left side of the screen to open it.You can use the pane on the right to change the scope of your search to an ®app, setting, or file. For example, to search for BitLocker Drive Encryptionsettings, type BitLockerin the Start screen, and then under Apps on the rightside of the screen, tap or click Settings. On the left side of the screen, tap orclick the BitLocker Drive Encryption app to open the BitLocker settings in the 2 In the drop-down menu, tap or click Lock or Sign out.Control Panel. Tip With the keyboard, press +L to lock the computer and go to the Lock screen. Shut Down or Restart Your Computer 1 Swipe in from the rightedge of the screen, tapthe Settings charm, and then tap the Power button icon. With the mouse, point to the upper-right or lower-right corner of the screen, click the Settings charm, and then click the Power button icon. With the keyboard, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE, and then select the Power button icon. 2 Select Sleep,Shut down, or Restart.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 4 of 4
  5. 5. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get Started Switch Between Open Apps Using TouchManaging Applications 1 Swipe in from the upper-left corner of the screen.A thumbnail of theWindows 8 makes it easy to manage your applications. You can quickly view most recently used open app will appear.and switch between open applications or view all installed applications. 2 Nudge back slightly to the left to display the thumbnails of open apps.Swipe or Scroll to Find Installed AppsIn the Start screen, swipe across the screen from right to left. With a mouse, 3 Tap the app you want to open.use the horizontal scroll bar at the bottom of the screen. With a keyboard,press the RIGHT ARROW and LEFT ARROW keys. Switch Between Open Apps with a Mouse 1 Point to the top-left corner of the screen.A thumbnail of the mostShow All Installed Apps recently used open app will appear.In the Start screen, swipe up, and then tap All apps in the 2 Move the mouse pointer down the left side of the screen to displaylower-right corner of the screen. With a mouse, right-click anywhere not the thumbnails of open apps.occupied by a tile, and then tap All apps in the lower-right corner of the 3 Click the app you want to open.screen. Switch Between Open Apps with a Keyboard Press +TAB to cycle from one app to the next.Windows displays all Close an Appinstalled apps as shown With the app thumbnails displayed, flick the app that you wantin the graphic. to close from the top of the screen to the bottom. With a mouse, right-click the app that you want to close, and then click Close.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 5 of 5
  6. 6. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get StartedPersonalizing Your Start Screen When a tile is selected, the border changes and there is a check mark in theYou can pin and unpin apps in the Start screen. You can also resize, arrange, upper-right corner of the tile. A commandand group app tiles, and you can name groups of tiles. bar appears at the bottom of the screen, showing possible commands for thePin an App selected app. The available options 1 In the Start screen, search for the app you want to pin. depend on the type of app. 2 On the left side of the screen, tap and hold the app or right-click it 2 Do one of the following: with the mouse. To resize a tile, tap or click Smaller or Larger. 3 In the bar of commands at the bottom of the screen, tap or click Pin To unpin a tile, tap or click Unpin from Start. to Start. To remove the application from your computer, tap or click Uninstall. Note To cancel a selection, tap the tile and pull down slightly to the right, or right-click it with the mouse. NoteWhen you install an app from the Windows Store, the app is automatically pinned to the Start screen. For information on pinning Arrange Tiles websites, see the Using Internet Explorer 10 Work Smart Guide at: Tap or click the tile and drag it to a new location. << Insert Using Internet Explorer 10 Work Smart Guide file location or URL>> Group Tiles To organize tiles in existing groups:Resize, Unpin, or Remove a Tile • Just drag the tile where you want it to go. 1 In theStartscreen, tap the tile and pull down slightly to the right to select it. To select a tile with a mouse, right-click the tile.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 6 of 6
  7. 7. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get StartedTo create a new group: Change Control Panel and PC Settings • Drag the tile to a space between two existing groups or to the right of all groups. A vertical gray bar shows where the new group will be In Windows 8, settings are located in two places: in the Control Panel and in placed. PC Settings. The Control Panel contains most of the settings that existed in earlier versions of Windows and is available from the desktop through the Settings charm. PC Settings are available from the Start screen and from the desktop through the Settings charm. The following graphic shows the PC Settings user interface:To add a name for a group of tiles: 1 Tap or click the Zoom button in the lower-right corner of the screen. This causes the screen to zoom out so you can see all tiles. Open the Control Panel 2 Press and hold or right-click the group you want to name. • From the desktop, swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap the Settings charm, and then tap Control Panel. 3 At the bottom of the screen, tap or click Name group, type a name, and then tap or click Name. • With a mouse, point to the upper-right or lower-right corner of the 4 Tap or click anywhere on the Start screen to return it to its normal desktop, click the Settings charm, and then click Control Panel. size. • With the keyboard,press +I from the desktop.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 7 of 7
  8. 8. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get StartedTip 1 Open PC Settings, and then tap or click Personalize. 2 On the right side of the screen, under Lock screen apps, you willYou can also access the Control Panel in the Start screen by searching for see a list of apps that show up in the Lock screen. To add an app,Control Panel. click a plus box.Open PC Settings • From the Start screen or the desktop, swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap the Settings charm, and then in the lower-right corner of the screen, tap Change PC settings. • With a mouse, point to the upper-right or lower-right corner of the Start screen or desktop, click the Settings charm, and then in the lower-right corner of the screen, click Change PC settings. 3 In the Choose an app menu, pick an app to add. • With a keyboard, press +I from the Start screen or desktop, and then select Change PC settings. Change the Start Screen Design or Colors 1 Open PC Settings, and then tap or click Personalize.Change Your Lock Screen Image 2 On the right side of the screen at the top, tap or click Startscreen. 1 Open PC Settingsas described in the previous procedure. 3 Choose from the different designs and colors. 2 On the left side of the screen, tap or click Personalize. Sync Your Settings Across Multiple Computers 3 If it isn’t already selected, tap or click Lock screen on the right side of the screen, and then tap or click the desired image (or tap or click With Windows 8, you can “roam” your personalization settings across Browse to find an image). multiple computers by using a Microsoft account (formerly known as a Windows Live ID). A Microsoft account also provides single sign-on forAdd an App to the Lock Screen Windows Live services that require a Windows Live ID for authentication. You can connect a Microsoft account to your corporate domain account to roamApps can run in the background and send notifications even when the screen your personalization settings and to provide single sign-on for Windows Liveis locked. You can add an app to run in the background while your screen is services.locked.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 8 of 8
  9. 9. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get StartedTo learn more about connecting a Microsoft account to your domain account, 2 In PC Settings, underSign-in options, tap or click Create a picturesee the Connect a Microsoft Account (Windows Live ID) to Your Domain password.Account Work Smart Guide at:<< Insert Connect a Microsoft Account (Windows Live ID) to Your DomainAccount Work Smart Guide file location or URL>>Creating a Picture Password and OtherSecurity Issues 3 In the Create a picture password dialog box, enter your networkWindows 8 provides the ability to add a picture password. This section password.describes how to create a picture password and discusses other securityissues. 4 In the Welcome to picture password screen, tap or click Choose picture.Add a Picture Password 5 In the Files dialog box, pick the picture that you want to use forIn Windows 8, you can use a picture password to sign in to your computer. your picture password, and then tap or click Open.With a picture password, you highlight areas of a picture that are important Noteor memorable to you and use that information to sign in.To add a picture password: Choose an image that is personal to you. Doing so makes your picture password easier to remember and more secure. Also, choose 1 Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap or click the Settings a picture with several points of interest. There should be a variety of charm, and then tap or click Change PC settings. places to highlight with gestures. Examples of suitable pictures: Tip You can also type passwordin the Start screen, tap or click Settingson the right side of the screen to change the search scope, and then tap or click the Create or change picture password app.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 9 of 9
  10. 10. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get Started • Think about how your gestures flow in a sequence. It will be Examples of unsuitable pictures: quicker to enter your picture password if your first gesture ends near where your second gesture begins. The following illustration shows a good picture password: 6 Drag your picture to position it if you want, and then tap or click Use this picture. 7 In the Set up your gestures pane, add the gestures. There are three types of gestures that picture password recognizes: taps, lines, and circles. For lines and circles, picture password also remembers the direction in which you draw them. 9 When you’re finished adding all three gestures, you will be prompted 8 When you add a gesture, you’ll see the gesture quickly flash on the to add the same three gestures again for confirmation. screen. The number in the Set up your gestures pane changes to show that you’ve created a gesture. 10 Tap or click Finish. The next time you log in, you can use your picture password or your Tip network password. To make your picture password more secure: Signing In with Your Picture Password • Try to avoid using three of the same gestures types and especially Using a picture password to sign in is quick and convenient, but there are a avoid using three taps. few things you should keep in mind: • Pick multiple areas of interest to highlight. Don’t add all of your • When using a picture password in a public place, be conscious that others gestures in one area or on top of one object. may be observing you when you sign in.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 10 of 10
  11. 11. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get Started• When you are projecting for a meeting, you can still use a picture password. On-screen feedback is disabled so others at the meeting can’t Touch/Mouse Equivalents see your gestures. Action Touch Mouse• You should change your picture password as regularly as you change Start/open Tap or double-tap Click or double-click your network password. Select an item in the Swipe down/up Right-click• You are limited to five incorrect attempts before you must sign in with new UI for Win 8 your network password. Drag and drop Slide DragUsing SkyDrive vs. SkyDrive Pro Zoom in and out Stretch or pinch CTRL +Mouse scrollIf you’re using Office Customer Preview with Windows 8, you can easily share wheel orUI controlfiles with SkyDrive. Consumer online storage services such as SkyDrive are See more info Press and hold Point toonly for personal use, however. No corporate information should be Open context menu Tap text Right-clickstored on SkyDrive.To share business files, use SkyDrive Pro instead. With SkyDrive Pro, you can To learn about Windows touch gestures, go to ®sync your work-related files from SharePoint to your local machine. Locally, http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Using-touch-gestures.you can use Windows Explorer to access, manage, or edit these files. SkyDrivePro uses SharePoint to provide simple offline access from a multitude of For a complete list of shortcut keys that you can use in Windows 8, see thedevices, and changes to your documents are synchronized automatically Windows 8 Shortcut Keys Quick Reference Guide at:when connected online. Once SkyDrive Pro is set up, you can save your << Insert Windows 8 Shortcut Keys Quick Reference Guide file location ordocuments directly to SkyDrive Pro from within Office applications, or URL>>synchronize them from SharePoint using the Sync button within team sites. Note To print this Work Smart Guide, press CTRL+P.More Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 11 of 11
  12. 12. Work Smart: Exploring Windows 8Get StartedFor More Information Windows 8 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/get-started Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/products-and- technologies/virtualization/UE-V.aspxlMore Work Smart Content: http://microsoft.com/itshowcaseThis guide is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THISDOCUMENT. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Page 12 of 12
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