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NEFLIN presented class introducing Windows 8. Features, issues and customizations are discussed.

NEFLIN presented class introducing Windows 8. Features, issues and customizations are discussed.

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Windows 8 - Part 1 & 2 - June 2014 (NEFLIN) Presentation Transcript

  • 1. WINDOWS 8 Presenter: Diana Silveira Novare Library Services
  • 2. AGENDA Tour Windows 8 Explore the 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. ARE YOU USING WINDOWS 8?
  • 4. WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST CHALLENGES? FAVORITE PARTS?
  • 5. GETTING STARTED
  • 6. Image from http://goo.gl/MYWU
  • 7. NEED A MICROS OFT ACCOU NT Image from http://goo.gl/MYWUY
  • 8. OTHER LOGIN OPTIONS
  • 9. CHANGE YOUR LOCK SCREEN
  • 10. METRO
  • 11. ESSENTIAL APPS
  • 12. START ON DESKTOP - Right Click on Taskbar - Click on Properties - Under Navigation Tab, Change Setting
  • 13. ADD ANY SITE TO YOUR APPS
  • 14. USING THE CORNERS
  • 15. Charm
  • 16. SNAP THE APP
  • 17. SEARCH
  • 18. FILE MANAGEMENT
  • 19. EACH PROGRAM HAS ITS OWN DEFAULT • Browser = MyDownloads • Office = My Documents
  • 20. ONEDRIVE
  • 21. QUESTIONS?
  • 22. CHALLENGE Customize Your Experience  Lock Screen  Metro Screen Change the default save location for your browser Upload a document to OneDrive via Word or OneDrive Website
  • 23. PART 2 - THURSDAY Review Assignments – Challenges, Discoveries and More User Accounts Parental Controls Security Settings Additional Tips and Tricks
  • 24. WEEK 2 – WINDOWS 8
  • 25. AGENDA Review and Questions from Week 1 Utilizing Microsoft programs/apps like OneDrive Learn about User Accounts, Parental Controls and Security Settings Tips and Tricks Discuss the pros, cons and upcoming features of the controversial Operating System
  • 26. REVIEW OF CHARMS Search Share (Share a screenshot) Metro Menu Devices (Manage Screens, etc) Settings
  • 27. CHANGING DOWNLOAD LOCATION IN INTERNET EXPLORER
  • 28. WINDOWS RT 8.1 o Windows RT is an edition of Windows 8 operating system designed for mobile devices that use 32-bit ARM architecture (ARMv7). o Runs on Surface o Can not install Programs only Apps o Comes with Microsoft Office & Student 2013 Edition http://goo.gl/BnrQZS; You Tube Tour - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=
  • 29. CHANGING THE METRO BACKGROUND On Metro > Select Settings
  • 30. TURNING OFF MULTIGESTURE Control Panel > Mouse > Device Settings > Setti Image from: http://goo.gl/mhUOHw
  • 31. FINDING OLD FAVORITES Paint Calculator Notepad Search “Everywhere” > Right click on Program > Pin to Taskbar
  • 32. TASKBAR Add Toolbars to taskbar Add Programs to taskbar Move Taskbar
  • 33. CONNECTING DEVICES Network Devices Create a Homegroup
  • 34. CREATING A HOMEGROUP Control Panel > Homegroup
  • 35. NETWORK COMPUTERS/ACCOUNTS VIA FOLDERS
  • 36. CREATING NEW ACCOUNTS
  • 37. Why add accounts? - Children - Public v Staff - Guests (At home and library) Charms > Settings > Change PC Settings
  • 38. LOCAL V MICROSOFT ACCOUNT Note! You will need a MS Account to acces
  • 39. FAMILY SAFETY FAMILYSAFETY.MICROSOFT. COM
  • 40. SECURITY OPTIONS
  • 41. WINDOWS STORE Two separate stores: Phones: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/overview Tablets and PCS: http://goo.gl/dpVY3h
  • 42. TIPS AND TRICKS
  • 43. BOOT TO DESKTOP EXTEND DESKTOP BACKGROUND TO START Right Click on Desktop > Personalize > Taskbar and Navigatio
  • 44. CHANGE DEFAULT PROGRAM
  • 45. Settings > Change PC Settings > Search an
  • 46. 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 My personal favorite. Tip: Add a shortcut to your desktop for this folder
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. SYNCING PHONES AND PC
  • 49. TETHERING
  • 50. MORE TOP APPS
  • 51. WHAT’S NEXT FOR WINDOWS 8? MORE MOUSE READY Start menu Cortana (goo.gl/rlQzt O) Image from http://goo.gl/sZjhTF
  • 52. QUESTIONS?
  • 53. CONTACT INFORMATION Diana Silveira diana@novarelibrary.com www.slideshare.net/dee987 877-816-9638