Windows 8: Part 1 & 2 - April 2014

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Windows 8: Part 1 & 2 - April 2014

  1. 1. WINDOWS 8 Presenter: Diana Silveira Novare Library Services
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. WINDOWS 8.1 Major Changes: - “Start Button” - Boot to Desktop - Snap Smart Screen Apps
  4. 4. GETTING STARTED
  5. 5. Image from http://goo.gl/MYWUY
  6. 6. NEED A MICRO SOFT ACCO UNT Image from http://goo.gl/MYWUY
  7. 7. CHANGE YOUR LOCK SCREEN
  8. 8. OTHER LOGIN OPTIONS
  9. 9. METRO
  10. 10. Char ms
  11. 11. ESSENTIAL APPS
  12. 12. ADD ANY SITE TO YOUR APPS
  13. 13. USING THE CORNERS
  14. 14. SNAP THE APP SNAP THE
  15. 15. SEARCH
  16. 16. FILE MANAGEMENT
  17. 17. EACH PROGRAM HAS ITS OWN DEFAULT • Browser = MyDownloads • Office = My Documents
  18. 18. ONE DRIVE
  19. 19. QUESTIONS?
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. NEXT WEEK Review Assignments – Challenges, Discoveries and More User Accounts Parental Controls Security Settings Additional Tips and Tricks
  22. 22. WEEK 2 – WINDOWS 8
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. TURNING OFF MULTIGESTURE Control Panel > Mouse > Device Settings > Settings Image from: http://goo.gl/mhUOHw
  25. 25. FINDING OLD FAVORITES Paint Calculator Notepad Search “Everywhere” > Right click on Program > Pin to Taskbar
  26. 26. TASKBAR Add Toolbars to taskbar Add Programs to taskbar Move Taskbar
  27. 27. CONNECTING DEVICES Network Devices Create a Homegroup
  28. 28. CREATING A HOMEGROUP Control Panel > Homegroup
  29. 29. NETWORK COMPUTERS/ACCOUNTS VIA FOLDERS
  30. 30. CREATING NEW ACCOUNTS
  31. 31. Why add accounts? - Children - Public v Staff - Guests (At home and library) Charms > Settings > Change PC Settings
  32. 32. LOCAL V MICROSOFT ACCOUNT Note! You will need a MS Account to access A
  33. 33. FAMILY SAFETY FAMILYSAFETY.MICRO SOFT.COM
  34. 34. SECURITY OPTIONS
  35. 35. TIPS AND TRICKS
  36. 36. BOOT TO DESKTOP EXTEND DESKTOP BACKGROUND TO START Right Click on Desktop > Personalize > Taskbar and Navigation Prop
  37. 37. Settings > Change PC Settings > Search and A
  38. 38. HOTKEYS 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
  39. 39. WHAT’S NEXT FOR WINDOWS 8? MORE MOUSE READY Start menu Cortana (goo.gl/rlQztO ) Image from http://goo.gl/sZjhTF
  40. 40. QUESTIONS?
  41. 41. CONTACT INFORMATION Diana Silveira diana@novarelibrary.com www.slideshare.net/dee987 877-816-9638

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