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Managing Hardware and Advanced Options in Windows 8.1


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
In Microsoft Windows 8.1, you can use Task Manager to view how your device resources are used, as well as close unresponsive apps. You can add devices, such as printers and monitors to your Windows 8.1 computer. And you can customize settings such as those for privacy and typing. Windows 8.1 offers several security options, which you can customize to meet your needs. This course shows how to manage apps with Task Manager, how to add and manage peripheral devices, and how to customize general settings and security options.

Target Audience
Business end users who are new to Windows, or existing Windows users who are new to Windows 8.1

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Managing Hardware and Advanced Options in Windows 8.1

  • familiarize yourself with your instructor and the content presented in this course
  • open Task Manager in Windows 8.1
  • close an unresponsive app in Windows 8.1
  • use Task Manager to monitor performance in Windows 8.1
  • use Task Manager in Windows 8.1
  • use this job aid to help you use Task Manager in Windows 8.1
  • add devices to Windows 8.1
  • use multiple monitors in Windows 8.1
  • change settings for multiple monitors in Windows 8.1
  • use more than one monitor in Windows 8.1
  • use this job aid to help you manage devices in Windows 8.1
  • access settings to customize your Windows 8.1 device
  • change touch settings in Windows 8.1
  • change corners and edges settings in Windows 8.1
  • change power and sleep settings in Windows 8.1
  • change search settings in Windows 8.1
  • change privacy settings in Windows 8.1
  • change time and language settings in Windows 8.1
  • change update and recovery settings in Windows 8.1
  • customize your Windows 8.1 device through PC settings
  • use this job aid to customize your Windows 8.1 device with PC Settings
  • identify security options in Windows 8.1
  • create a picture password in Windows 8.1
  • create a PIN password in Windows 8.1
  • use BitLocker in Windows 8.1
  • scan your Windows 8.1 device with Windows Defender
  • apply basic security to a Windows 8.1 device
  • use this job aid to improve security on your Windows 8.1 device
  • Course Number:
    mw_etev_a06_dt_enus