Windows 8: Part 1 & 2 - April 2014
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Windows 8: Part 1 & 2 - April 2014 Presentation Transcript

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