Intro to Windows 8

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Intro to Windows 8

  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. ARE YOU USING WINDOWS 8?
  4. 4. WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST CHALLENGES? FAVORITE PARTS?
  5. 5. WINDOWS 8.1 Major Changes: - “Start Button” - Boot to Desktop - Snap Smart Screen Apps
  6. 6. GETTING STARTED
  7. 7. Image from http://goo.gl/MYWUY
  8. 8. NEED A MICRO SOFT ACCO UNT Image from http://goo.gl/MYWUY
  9. 9. CHANGE YOUR LOCK SCREEN
  10. 10. OTHER LOGIN OPTIONS
  11. 11. METRO
  12. 12. ESSENTIAL APPS
  13. 13. START ON DESKTOP - Right Click on Taskbar - Click on Properties - Under Navigation Tab, Change Setting
  14. 14. ADD ANY SITE TO YOUR APPS
  15. 15. USING THE CORNERS
  16. 16. Char ms
  17. 17. SNAP THE APP
  18. 18. SEARCH
  19. 19. FILE MANAGEMENT
  20. 20. EACH PROGRAM HAS ITS OWN DEFAULT • Browser = MyDownloads • Office = My Documents
  21. 21. SKYDRIVE
  22. 22. QUESTIONS?
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. NEXT WEEK Review Assignments – Challenges, Discoveries and More User Accounts Parental Controls Security Settings Additional Tips and Tricks
  25. 25. WEEK 2 – WINDOWS 8
  26. 26. 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
  27. 27. TURNING OFF MULTIGESTURE Control Panel > Mouse > Device Settings > Settings Image from: http://goo.gl/mhUOHw
  28. 28. FINDING OLD FAVORITES Paint Calculator Notepad Search “Everywhere” > Right click on Program > Pin to Taskbar
  29. 29. TASKBAR Add Toolbars to taskbar Add Programs to taskbar Move Taskbar
  30. 30. CONNECTING DEVICES Network Devices Create a Homegroup
  31. 31. CREATING A HOMEGROUP Control Panel > Homegroup
  32. 32. NETWORK COMPUTERS/ACCOUNTS VIA FOLDERS
  33. 33. CREATING NEW ACCOUNTS
  34. 34. Why add accounts? - Children - Public v Staff - Guests (At home and library) Charms > Settings > Change PC Settings
  35. 35. LOCAL V MICROSOFT ACCOUNT Note! You will need a MS Account to access A
  36. 36. FAMILY SAFETY FAMILYSAFETY.MICRO SOFT.COM
  37. 37. SECURITY OPTIONS
  38. 38. WINDOWS STORE Two separate stores: Phones: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/overview Tablets and PCS: http://goo.gl/dpVY3h
  39. 39. TIPS AND TRICKS
  40. 40. BOOT TO DESKTOP EXTEND DESKTOP BACKGROUND TO START Right Click on Desktop > Personalize > Taskbar and Navigation Prop
  41. 41. CHANGE DEFAULT PROGRAM
  42. 42. Settings > Change PC Settings > Search and A
  43. 43. HOTKEYS My personal favorite. Tip: Add a shortcut to your desktop for this folder 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
  44. 44. 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.
  45. 45. SYNCING PHONES AND PC
  46. 46. TETHERING
  47. 47. MORE TOP APPS
  48. 48. QUESTIONS?
  49. 49. CONTACT INFORMATION Diana Silveira diana@novarelibrary.com www.slideshare.net/dee987 877-816-9638

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