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

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

  1. 1. WINDOWS 8 Presenter: Diana Silveira Novare Library Services
  2. 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. 3. ARE YOU USING WINDOWS 8?
  4. 4. WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST CHALLENGES? FAVORITE PARTS?
  5. 5. GETTING STARTED
  6. 6. Image from http://goo.gl/MYWU
  7. 7. NEED A MICROS OFT ACCOU NT Image from http://goo.gl/MYWUY
  8. 8. OTHER LOGIN OPTIONS
  9. 9. CHANGE YOUR LOCK SCREEN
  10. 10. METRO
  11. 11. ESSENTIAL APPS
  12. 12. START ON DESKTOP - Right Click on Taskbar - Click on Properties - Under Navigation Tab, Change Setting
  13. 13. ADD ANY SITE TO YOUR APPS
  14. 14. USING THE CORNERS
  15. 15. Charm
  16. 16. SNAP THE APP
  17. 17. SEARCH
  18. 18. FILE MANAGEMENT
  19. 19. EACH PROGRAM HAS ITS OWN DEFAULT • Browser = MyDownloads • Office = My Documents
  20. 20. ONEDRIVE
  21. 21. QUESTIONS?
  22. 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. 23. PART 2 - THURSDAY Review Assignments – Challenges, Discoveries and More User Accounts Parental Controls Security Settings Additional Tips and Tricks
  24. 24. WEEK 2 – WINDOWS 8
  25. 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. 26. REVIEW OF CHARMS Search Share (Share a screenshot) Metro Menu Devices (Manage Screens, etc) Settings
  27. 27. CHANGING DOWNLOAD LOCATION IN INTERNET EXPLORER
  28. 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. 29. CHANGING THE METRO BACKGROUND On Metro > Select Settings
  30. 30. TURNING OFF MULTIGESTURE Control Panel > Mouse > Device Settings > Setti Image from: http://goo.gl/mhUOHw
  31. 31. FINDING OLD FAVORITES Paint Calculator Notepad Search “Everywhere” > Right click on Program > Pin to Taskbar
  32. 32. TASKBAR Add Toolbars to taskbar Add Programs to taskbar Move Taskbar
  33. 33. CONNECTING DEVICES Network Devices Create a Homegroup
  34. 34. CREATING A HOMEGROUP Control Panel > Homegroup
  35. 35. NETWORK COMPUTERS/ACCOUNTS VIA FOLDERS
  36. 36. CREATING NEW ACCOUNTS
  37. 37. Why add accounts? - Children - Public v Staff - Guests (At home and library) Charms > Settings > Change PC Settings
  38. 38. LOCAL V MICROSOFT ACCOUNT Note! You will need a MS Account to acces
  39. 39. FAMILY SAFETY FAMILYSAFETY.MICROSOFT. COM
  40. 40. SECURITY OPTIONS
  41. 41. WINDOWS STORE Two separate stores: Phones: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/overview Tablets and PCS: http://goo.gl/dpVY3h
  42. 42. TIPS AND TRICKS
  43. 43. BOOT TO DESKTOP EXTEND DESKTOP BACKGROUND TO START Right Click on Desktop > Personalize > Taskbar and Navigatio
  44. 44. CHANGE DEFAULT PROGRAM
  45. 45. Settings > Change PC Settings > Search an
  46. 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. 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. 48. SYNCING PHONES AND PC
  49. 49. TETHERING
  50. 50. MORE TOP APPS
  51. 51. WHAT’S NEXT FOR WINDOWS 8? MORE MOUSE READY Start menu Cortana (goo.gl/rlQzt O) Image from http://goo.gl/sZjhTF
  52. 52. QUESTIONS?
  53. 53. CONTACT INFORMATION Diana Silveira diana@novarelibrary.com www.slideshare.net/dee987 877-816-9638

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