Learn how to use touch controls to access a few features in Windows that are not necessary for most casual users, but may be essential for higher-level users. In this video, learn how to trigger Control-Alt-Delete without a keyboard, how to access the Task Manager, and how to run applications as an administrator.
- [Instructor] There are certain actions in Windows…that are essential to some power users,…but may not be so interesting to the casual users.…Still, I want to make sure we talk about these,…so you can access them if you need them if you need them.…First, I want to talk about control, alt, delete.…As long as Windows has existed,…this keyboard combination has been essential.…Hold the control key and the alt key,…tap delete and it takes you to this screen.…From here, you can restart, log out,…switch users, or access the Task Manager.…Which is something we'll talk more about in a minute.…
But the obvious question is this,…if you're working with a tablet with no keyboard,…how can you possibly hit control, alt, delete?…Well, let's tap on cancel to get out of this, just to reset,…and on a tablet or a two-in-one,…you can still access the control, alt, delete screen,…by pressing a combination of buttons.…If your tablet has a physical start button,…you can hold that and then tap the power button.…Pretty easy.…Or if your using a tablet that does not…
Next, instructor Nick Brazzi steps through how to best become productive with the Surface in Tablet mode, exploring the basic touch controls in Windows 10 and how to adjust important settings. He demonstrates how to multitask, use the onscreen keyboard, work with tiles, and more.
Plus, Nick shows how to get the most out of the Surface accessories, including how to leverage the powerful Surface Pen in popular applications, and how to work with the Surface Dial, which you can use to interface with specialized menus and controls in different applications. He also explores the Windows Ink Workspace, a collection of applications designed specifically for pen input. To wrap up, he goes over important customization and security settings, including how to use Windows Hello for fingerprint or face recognition for fast login.
- Mastering touch controls in Windows 10
- Switching between Tablet mode and Desktop mode
- Launching applications and multitasking in Tablet mode
- Using the onscreen touch keyboard
- Using the Surface Pen
- Working in the Windows Ink Workspace
- Setting a PIN code for fast login
- Fingerprint and face unlocking with Microsoft Hello