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Intro to Windows 8
 

Intro to Windows 8

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NEFLIN. January 2014

NEFLIN. January 2014

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    Intro to Windows 8 Intro to Windows 8 Presentation Transcript

    • WINDOWS 8 Presenter: Diana Silveira Novare Library Services
    • AGENDA Tour Windows 8 Explore the new metro start screen How to find resources formerly within your Start menu How to manage files, folders and your desktop Learn all about Apps Utilizing Microsoft programs/apps like SkyDrive Learn about User Accounts, Parental Controls and Security Settings Discuss the pros, cons and upcoming features of the controversial Operating System
    • ARE YOU USING WINDOWS 8?
    • WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST CHALLENGES? FAVORITE PARTS?
    • WINDOWS 8.1 Major Changes: - “Start Button” - Boot to Desktop - Snap Smart Screen Apps
    • GETTING STARTED
    • Image from http://goo.gl/MYWUY
    • NEED A MICRO SOFT ACCO UNT Image from http://goo.gl/MYWUY
    • CHANGE YOUR LOCK SCREEN
    • OTHER LOGIN OPTIONS
    • METRO
    • ESSENTIAL APPS
    • START ON DESKTOP - Right Click on Taskbar - Click on Properties - Under Navigation Tab, Change Setting
    • ADD ANY SITE TO YOUR APPS
    • USING THE CORNERS
    • Char ms
    • SNAP THE APP
    • SEARCH
    • FILE MANAGEMENT
    • EACH PROGRAM HAS ITS OWN DEFAULT • Browser = MyDownloads • Office = My Documents
    • SKYDRIVE
    • QUESTIONS?
    • CHALLENGE Customize Your Experience  Lock Screen  Metro Screen Change the default save location for your browser Upload a document to Skydrive via Word or Skydrive Website
    • NEXT WEEK Review Assignments – Challenges, Discoveries and More User Accounts Parental Controls Security Settings Additional Tips and Tricks
    • WEEK 2 – WINDOWS 8
    • AGENDA Utilizing Microsoft programs/apps like SkyDrive Learn about User Accounts, Parental Controls and Security Settings Tips and Tricks Discuss the pros, cons and upcoming features of the controversial Operating System
    • TURNING OFF MULTIGESTURE Control Panel > Mouse > Device Settings > Settings Image from: http://goo.gl/mhUOHw
    • FINDING OLD FAVORITES Paint Calculator Notepad Search “Everywhere” > Right click on Program > Pin to Taskbar
    • TASKBAR Add Toolbars to taskbar Add Programs to taskbar Move Taskbar
    • CONNECTING DEVICES Network Devices Create a Homegroup
    • CREATING A HOMEGROUP Control Panel > Homegroup
    • NETWORK COMPUTERS/ACCOUNTS VIA FOLDERS
    • CREATING NEW ACCOUNTS
    • Why add accounts? - Children - Public v Staff - Guests (At home and library) Charms > Settings > Change PC Settings
    • LOCAL V MICROSOFT ACCOUNT Note! You will need a MS Account to access A
    • FAMILY SAFETY FAMILYSAFETY.MICRO SOFT.COM
    • SECURITY OPTIONS
    • WINDOWS STORE Two separate stores: Phones: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/overview Tablets and PCS: http://goo.gl/dpVY3h
    • TIPS AND TRICKS
    • BOOT TO DESKTOP EXTEND DESKTOP BACKGROUND TO START Right Click on Desktop > Personalize > Taskbar and Navigation Prop
    • CHANGE DEFAULT PROGRAM
    • Settings > Change PC Settings > Search and A
    • HOTKEYS My personal favorite. Tip: Add a shortcut to your desktop for this folder Minimize Everything: Windows key + M Open Explorer: Windows key + E Screenshot: Windows key + Print Screen (saves to Screenshots folder > Pictures) Search: Windows key + Q Quick Access Menu = Windows key + X Settings = Windows key + I Toggle Desktop/Start  Windows key + D = On the Start screen, go to desktop.  Windows key to enter the tiled Start screen. Tablet:  Windows key + O locks orientation on devices with an accelerometer.  Screenshot: press the Windows button and the volume-down button Tips from http://goo.gl/3VNKb
    • SCREENSHOT ON TABLETS & PHONES Just press and hold the Start and Power buttons at the same time to capture whatever is currently on your screen. Your screenshots are automatically saved in theScreenshots album in the Photos Hub.
    • SYNCING PHONES AND PC
    • TETHERING
    • MORE TOP APPS
    • QUESTIONS?
    • CONTACT INFORMATION Diana Silveira diana@novarelibrary.com www.slideshare.net/dee987 877-816-9638