Introduction toWindows 8BY: STEVE FRANTZISOWNER, SAGUARO PC TECH, LLC
What is Windows 8? What’s Different?    Convergence Strategy to Unite PC’s,     Laptops and Mobile Devices    “Dual-Mode...
What is Windows 8? What’s Different?    Basically Windows 7 with an added     Tablet-Style Screen    Integrated with Clo...
What is Windows 8? What’s Different?What the Heck is That?The “Modern” Interface or “Start Screen”
What is Windows 8? What’s Different?The Traditional Desktop Interface is still there.Like Windows 7, but with a few changes.
InstallationUpgradingInitial SetupSHOULD YOU UPGRADE YOUR PC ORDO A CLEAN INSTALL?
Upgrade Paths from XP/Vista/Win7                    Seamless from Windows 7                    From Vista: Files and      ...
Starting Windows 8 for the First Time    Choosing Color Scheme and Settings:    Stay with defaults. They’re safe.
Create a Microsoft AccountMust do to get full functionality. Can use any eMail you wish.
Voila! Your new Start Screen!
Add PC to Your Microsoft Account:Creating a “Trusted” PC                         Allows PC to synch                       ...
Critical Usability TipsTHINGS THAT REALLY MAKE IT EASIER TO USE.UNDO THE “BIG 2” BAD DESIGN ELEMENTSDO THIS FIRST, ON DAY ...
Bring Back the Start Button/MenuInstall 3rd Party Start Button: Will Work Like Windows 7• Can Choose to Boot to Desktop vs...
Internet Explorer 10: Set it to open inDesktop Mode for better usability                           Open Power Menu via    ...
Internet Explorer 10: Set it to open inDesktop Mode for better usability                          Click “Internet Options”
Internet Explorer 10: Set it to open inDesktop Mode for better usability                  Click on the “Programs” Tab     ...
Features & Benefits for BusinessTouchscreen Interface:Can skip buying an iPad or Android tablet to do tasksbetter suited f...
Features &Benefits for Business UseBetter security:Built-in Antivirus/Antimalware with Windows Defender.New Smart Screen m...
Back to Social Media: The People App
Back to Social Media: The People App
A New Way of Looking at Things!
Tablet Style News Can be Pretty!
Apps – Customize and Have Fun!
Desktop with Start Button
Start Button Makes it Easy & Familiar
The One Intruder to Your Desktop:       The “Charms Bar”                                •   Search                        ...
Customized Start Screen Can be Fun
The Way of the Future – No Going Back!Demand for similar interfaces across devices.Touch screens will improve and dominate...
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    1. 1. Introduction toWindows 8BY: STEVE FRANTZISOWNER, SAGUARO PC TECH, LLC
    2. 2. What is Windows 8? What’s Different?  Convergence Strategy to Unite PC’s, Laptops and Mobile Devices  “Dual-Mode” Operating System: Traditional and “Modern” Interface  Runs Traditional Desktop Programs and “Tablet/Phone-Style” Apps
    3. 3. What is Windows 8? What’s Different?  Basically Windows 7 with an added Tablet-Style Screen  Integrated with Cloud, Syncs Data and Personal Settings  Consistent Interface Across Multiple PC’s and Mobile Devices
    4. 4. What is Windows 8? What’s Different?What the Heck is That?The “Modern” Interface or “Start Screen”
    5. 5. What is Windows 8? What’s Different?The Traditional Desktop Interface is still there.Like Windows 7, but with a few changes.
    6. 6. InstallationUpgradingInitial SetupSHOULD YOU UPGRADE YOUR PC ORDO A CLEAN INSTALL?
    7. 7. Upgrade Paths from XP/Vista/Win7 Seamless from Windows 7 From Vista: Files and Settings.. No Programs From XP: Only brings files Install as upgrade ONLY if PC is in great health and running smoothly.
    8. 8. Starting Windows 8 for the First Time Choosing Color Scheme and Settings: Stay with defaults. They’re safe.
    9. 9. Create a Microsoft AccountMust do to get full functionality. Can use any eMail you wish.
    10. 10. Voila! Your new Start Screen!
    11. 11. Add PC to Your Microsoft Account:Creating a “Trusted” PC Allows PC to synch data & settings to other devices. Becomes part of Microsoft profile. Gets connected via the “Cloud”.
    12. 12. Critical Usability TipsTHINGS THAT REALLY MAKE IT EASIER TO USE.UNDO THE “BIG 2” BAD DESIGN ELEMENTSDO THIS FIRST, ON DAY ONE!
    13. 13. Bring Back the Start Button/MenuInstall 3rd Party Start Button: Will Work Like Windows 7• Can Choose to Boot to Desktop vs. Start Screen• Lots of customization and personalization optionsBest Two Apps Available:Start 8: 30 day trial, then $5 (www.stardock.com)Classic Shell: Free. (www.classicshell.net)
    14. 14. Internet Explorer 10: Set it to open inDesktop Mode for better usability Open Power Menu via “Windows-X” key combination. Select Control Panel from Popup Menu. Click Network & Internet
    15. 15. Internet Explorer 10: Set it to open inDesktop Mode for better usability Click “Internet Options”
    16. 16. Internet Explorer 10: Set it to open inDesktop Mode for better usability Click on the “Programs” Tab Select: “Always in Internet Explorer on the desktop” Check Box: Open Internet Explorer on the desktop
    17. 17. Features & Benefits for BusinessTouchscreen Interface:Can skip buying an iPad or Android tablet to do tasksbetter suited for tablets. Lots of new products for this.Networking:Simplified the steps to guide you throughconnecting to a public or a private network, andenabling sharing of data or resources.
    18. 18. Features &Benefits for Business UseBetter security:Built-in Antivirus/Antimalware with Windows Defender.New Smart Screen monitors IE and all network traffic.File History:Constant backup, plus access to old versions of files.SkyDrive integration:Save files to the cloud and sync to your other PC’s,tablets, etc. Share and Collaborate on Office Docs.
    19. 19. Back to Social Media: The People App
    20. 20. Back to Social Media: The People App
    21. 21. A New Way of Looking at Things!
    22. 22. Tablet Style News Can be Pretty!
    23. 23. Apps – Customize and Have Fun!
    24. 24. Desktop with Start Button
    25. 25. Start Button Makes it Easy & Familiar
    26. 26. The One Intruder to Your Desktop: The “Charms Bar” • Search • Share • Start Screen • Devices • Settings
    27. 27. Customized Start Screen Can be Fun
    28. 28. The Way of the Future – No Going Back!Demand for similar interfaces across devices.Touch screens will improve and dominate.Cloud storage & synching data becomingstandard, changing how people & businessesoperate.
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