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Windows 8 workshop.

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Windows 8 -  Part 1 & 2 October 2013 Windows 8 - Part 1 & 2 October 2013 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
  • WINDOWS 8.1 Released last week If have Windows 8, should have been an auto-update, if not go to store Now available for purchase 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
  • ADD ANY SITE TO YOUR APPS
  • USING THE CORNERS
  • Char ms
  • SNAP THE APP SNAP THE
  • 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
  • TIPS AND TRICKS
  • BOOT TO DESKTOP EXTEND DESKTOP BACKGROUND TO START Right Click on Desktop > Personalize > Taskbar and Navigation Prop
  • Settings > Change PC Settings > Search and A
  • 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
  • QUESTIONS?
  • CONTACT INFORMATION Diana Silveira diana@novarelibrary.com www.slideshare.net/dee987 877-816-9638