Navigating in a Desktop Environment in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)

Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)    |    Beginner
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Getting to know your computer and learning the basics of operating a Windows 10 computer system couldn't be simpler. During this course, you will begin by learning how to navigate the features and functions of the Windows 10 interface and desktop. Learn the purpose and function of the Start menu, desktop, and taskbar. See how to find, open, pin, move between and manage applications. Learn how to configure and use the windows timeline, perform a search, and observe safety precautions to lock, sign out, and shut down your computer.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Get started with the windows 10 desktop
    Use the windows 10 desktop start menu
    Find and open a windows 10 application
    Move from one windows 10 application to another via the start menu
    Access the windows 10 desktop
    Use the windows 10 desktop
    Use the windows 10 taskbar
    Pin applications in windows 10
  • Manage your pinned applications in windows 10
    Manage multiple windows 10 desktop views
    Use timeline on windows 10
    Configure timeline on windows 10
    Lock, sign out, and shut down windows 10
    Perform a search on windows 10
    Get to know your pc

IN THIS COURSE

  • 3m 38s
    In order to start using Windows 10, it is important to see how the desktop, the essential part of any operating system, is organized. You will see how to find the taskbar, start menu and notification center. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 9s
    The start menu in Windows 10 makes it easy to quickly access different applications directly from your desktop. From the start menu, there are a number of different areas that'll help you locate and open the application that you want to use. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Finding & opening an application in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 29s
    In Windows 10, your applications can be accessed in different ways. The key access point is the Start menu, where you can access an alphabetical list of all of your applications and any system tools that you may want to open. The search function can also be used to quickly locate a particular application or program. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Moving from one application to another via the Start menu in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    2m 59s
    If you have multiple applications open at once, you can move from one to the other quickly and easily. Windows 10 features a number of different ways to move between different applications and windows. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Accessing the desktop in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 39s
    Sometimes the applications and windows you have open on your device will mask the desktop, limiting your access to the shortcuts and files that are saved there. Learn how to get access to the desktop in a variety of different ways, without interrupting what you are doing. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using the desktop in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    5m 17s
    Different users use the desktop in different ways. For some, it's a Launchpad for all the applications and programs that they may want to use. For others, it is an easy storage space for organizing folders and files. You will see how to add folders and applications to the desktop. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using the taskbar in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 16s
    The taskbar is a key element of the Windows 10 desktop. You can use it to store and access shortcuts to your favorite applications and folder locations. The notification area displays useful information relating to your system, including the time and date, your sound volume and any applications running in the background. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Pinning applications in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 19s
    In Windows 10, you can pin applications and folders that you use regularly to the Start menu or to your taskbar so that you don't have to search for them each time you need to access them. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Managing your pinned applications in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 26s
    Creating a shortcut to an application or website in your Windows 10 taskbar is known as pinning. The taskbar is constantly visible, meaning that it is a good place to store your frequently used shortcuts. Once you have pinned some shortcuts to your taskbar, you can easily reorganize them. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Managing multiple desktop views in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 14s
    In Windows 10, 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 and close new desktops as well as how to manage open windows and applications on multiple desktops. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Using Timeline in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 45s
    If you use a Microsoft account to log in to Windows 10, then you can enjoy the new Timeline option or activity history. Thanks to this option you can pick up activities in different applications that you've been using over the last 30 days on any other device where you have logged in with your Microsoft account. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Configuring Timeline in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    5m 34s
    Timeline, the tool used to display your activity history, is associated with the Microsoft account you use to log in to Windows 10. In this video, you will discover how to access and modify the configuration of this option in Windows 10. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Locking, signing out, & shutting down in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 32s
    When you start Windows 10, you are asked to open a user session. Once logged in, you can lock your session to allow another user to quickly use the device or sign out completely from your user session. If you have finished using your device or computer, you can restart Windows or switch it off completely. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Performing a search in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    2m 46s
    The Windows 10 search bar is integrated in your taskbar to always help you find what you're looking for. Using the search bar is an easy way to find your files, folders, apps and information on the web. You can even find the different settings available on your device from this search bar. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Getting to know your PC in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 34s
    In Windows 10, you can access a large amount of information regarding the device that you are using. This information includes the Windows version that you are running, the CPU that is installed on your device, and a full list of the different components that make up your computer. You will see how to access and understand this information which will help you manage your external devices and disk space. FREE ACCESS

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