Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding devices, part of Learning Windows 8.
There are of course a wide variety of devices you might use with your computer. …A very basic devices of course include a Keyboard or Mouse. …You might attach an external hard drive. But in many cases a device will require …special software, referred to as drivers, in order to be able to function properly …in a Windows environment. And when you learn about this and …consider that there's often additional software included with those devices, you …might feel a little bit intimidated. Fortunately I can assure you that the …process of installing new devices tends to be incredibly simple, let me show you …exactly what I mean. I'm going to switch to the Desktop …environment here and then I'll click on the Devices and Printers button down on …the Task bar. And you'll notice that I have a variety …of devices connected most of which are actually hard drives at the moment.…
I can click on Open Devices and Printers though, to bring up the Devices and …Printers option from the Control panel. And I'm going to scroll down here so just …
- Changing your environment and customizing live tiles
- Using gestures
- Creating and using a picture password
- Using Windows applications
- Working with media
- Accessing and personalizing the desktop
- Working with the File Explorer
- Changing Windows settings
- Backing up your files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
2. Using Windows Applications
3. Working with Media
4. Working with the Desktop
5. Managing Your Computer System
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