There are certain actions in windows that are essential to some power users, but may not be so interesting to the casual user. These actions include accessing the Control-Alt-Delete screen, accessing Task Manager, and launching an application as administrator. Since we're working on a touch-screen device, we'll see how to access these features using only touch controls.
- There are certain actions in Windows that…are essential to some power users…but may not be so interesting to the casual user.…I want to make sure that we talk about these…so that you can access them if you need them.…First, let's talk about control alt delete.…As long as Windows has existed,…this keyboard combination has been essential.…All you need to do is hold the control key,…the alt key and then tap delete on the keyboard…and it switches to this screen.…From here you can restart the computer, log out,…switch users or access the task manager…which is an important feature that we're going to…talk about in just a minute.…
But the obvious question is this,…if you're working with a tablet with no keyboard…how can you possible hit control alt delete?…Well I'm going to tap on the Cancel button here to…bail out of this and we'll talk about…the options that you have.…So on a tablet, you can still access…the control alt delete screen…by pressing a combination of buttons.…If you're tablet has a start button,…and that includes the Surface Pro 3 which…
Nick Brazzi then 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 like notifications, quick actions, and more. Viewers also learn how to use touch to control apps (including Office), multitask, use the onscreen keyboard, work with tiles and pinned apps, and more. Viewers then learn how to get the most out of the Surface accessories, including how to use the powerful Surface pen with OneNote and for visual art. Finally, the course explores important customization and security settings, including how to use Windows Hello for fingerprint or face recognition for fast login.
- Connecting a keyboard and mouse to the Surface
- Running updates
- Using touch controls
- Switching modes
- Using the Surface pen
- Setting a PIN code
- Adding storage with a microSD card