Managing Programs & File Types in Windows 11

Windows 11    |    Intermediate
  • 8 videos | 29m 15s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
Explore how to manage your applications and files with Windows 11. In this course, you'll see how to download an application from the internet and the Microsoft store. Learn how to manage applications by updating, pinning, and uninstalling them. If an application has crashed, discover how to close it from the Task Manager. Adjust which applications are used to open your files, by seeing how to change your default Windows 11 apps. Configure the default actions for removable drives or multimedia files, so you can stop certain files from automatically playing or have a device's folder automatically open once connected. And finally, learn how to change the application that's associated with a particular file type.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this Managing Programs & File Types in Windows 11 course
    install an application in Windows 11
    manage applications in Windows 11
    uninstall an application in Windows 11
  • close an unresponsive application in Windows 11
    change your default Windows 11 apps
    change default settings for media and devices in Windows 11
    associate file types with specific applications in Windows 11

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Overview: Managing Programs & File Types in Windows 11
    54s
    This video outlines the key content covered in this Managing Programs & File Types in Windows 11 course, including installing and managing applications, changing your default apps, and associating file types with… FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Installing an application
    3m 50s
    The Microsoft Store can be used to access thousands of applications, which you can install on your device. You can also download applications via your web browser. Once you've found the app that you'd like to… FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Managing applications
    3m 21s
    In Windows 11, once you have downloaded and installed applications on your computer, you can manage them. Explore the Library section of the Microsoft store, where you have a list of the downloaded apps and can check for… FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Uninstalling an application
    3m 41s
    If you no longer use a particular application in Windows 11, it's a good idea to remove it entirely. Uninstalling an application frees up space on your hard drive, which can sometimes make your computer run more quickly.… FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Closing an unresponsive application
    4m 7s
    If you've used a computer for any length of time, you will no doubt have found yourself in a situation in which your application has "crashed" or stopped working. If the unresponsive program is stopping you from using… FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Changing your default apps
    4m 40s
    In Windows 11, you can adjust which applications are used to open your files. For example, you can choose to use a particular browser when you are browsing the web or write your emails using a particular email client. You… FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Changing default settings for media & devices
    3m 43s
    When you connect an external device or multimedia to your device, Windows 11 will prompt you to decide what happens to them. See how to configure the default actions for removable drives or multimedia files, so you can… FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Associating file types with specific applications
    4m 58s
    In Windows 11, you can associate specific file types with specific applications. Learn how to change the application that's associated with a particular file type. You can also choose your default applications by link… FREE ACCESS

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