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Microsoft Windows 8: Using the Desktop & Start Screen

Microsoft Windows 8: Using the Desktop & Start Screen


Overview/Description
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description

To get the most out of Windows 8.1, you need to know how to navigate its interface. Explore the Start screen and desktop, and discover how to lock, log off, and shut down Windows.



Expected Duration (hours)
1.2

Lesson Objectives

Microsoft Windows 8: Using the Desktop & Start Screen

  • Navigating between the desktop & the Start Screen
  • Using the Start Screen
  • Finding & opening an application
  • Moving from one application to another
  • Using the desktop
  • Creating desktop shortcuts
  • Selecting items
  • Using the taskbar
  • Pinning an application to the Start Screen
  • Pinning an item to the taskbar
  • Locking, signing out & switching off
  • Getting to know your PC
  • Course Number:
    ds_mswin8_01_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner