Exploring the Windows 10 May 2020 Update

Windows 10 (May 2020 Update)    |    Beginner
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The Windows 10 May 2020 Update brings new features and updated configuration to Microsoft's constantly evolving operating system. The major changes are a complete redesign of Cortana and new options to search on the desktop. Other tools have received important updates. For example, see how to create and rename virtual desktops to organize different workspaces or use the Calculator app while working with other applications. Further, updates include new features for the Magnifier tool and an improved text cursor indicator.


  • Locate and connect to cortana
    Use cortana to get information and manage your time
    Configure cortana's settings
    Perform quick searches and find information with screenshots
  • Create, rename, and delete virtual desktops
    Use the calculator and other applications at the same time
    Read aloud text with the magnifier and improve the text cursor display


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    With the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, Cortana is now a separate application. See how to locate Cortana in this new version of Windows 10 and discover its new features. Also learn how to hide and show Cortana in the taskbar. FREE ACCESS
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    Cortana, the personal assistant in Windows 10, has been completely redesigned. You can choose to type or ask Cortana questions to manage your calendar, chat back and forth or get general information like the time, date, and weather. Cortana will reply with links to the information that you're looking for. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Configuring Cortana in Windows 10 (May 2020 Update)
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    Cortana's settings are now available directly within the application. Learn how to configure Cortana in your device, and to access your account and other devices options. You will also see how to access these settings so you can manage your privacy options. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using the new Search bar in Windows 10 (May 2020 Update)
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    The Windows 10 Search tool has a new features in the May 2020 Update. See how to navigate in the new Search interface and how to perform searches with screenshots or get information with Quick searches. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Working with multiple desktop views in Windows 10 (May 2020 Update)
    3m 35s
    In Windows 10 May 2020 Update, you can open multiple virtual desktops to organize the different applications and windows you have open on your computer. This can be very useful for managing your workspace. You will see how to open, rename and close new desktops as well as how to manage open windows and applications on multiple desktops. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Working with the Calculator in Windows 10 (May 2020 Update)
    3m 6s
    Windows 10 features a Calculator app with integrated conversions. You can use the calculator to perform basic and complex calculations using the standard, scientific, and programmer options. You will also learn how to use the Calculator while working with other documents. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Improving accessibility for visually-impaired users in Windows 10 (May 2020 Update)
    4m 55s
    Windows 10 May 2020 update comes complete with a number of tools that can help users who struggle to see and listen what is on the screen. The Magnifier tool can be used to zoom in on a particular area on the screen and read aloud the text. You can also modify the display of the text cursor to make it easier to find. FREE ACCESS


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