Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing Windows settings, part of Up and Running with Windows 8.
There are a great many settings you can configure within Windows 8. …But most of those are found in just a couple of locations. …So, it's not too difficult to just browse among the various settings available to …see if there are any settings you need to adjust. …Or, if you're looking for a particular setting, you should be able to find it …without too much trouble. Let's take a look at both of the major …areas where you'll find settings for your computer. …The first option is found on the charm bar. …So I'll swipe in from the right side of the screen or press Windows+C on the …keyboard and then on the charm bar I'll go ahead and click Settings.…
The upper portion of the Settings panel will include settings for whatever …application or tool you're currently using. …So in this case I'm working with the Start screen. …I haven't launched any application so I'm able to adjust the settings for the tiles. …But down below, you'll also find additional settings. …I have my network settings, I have the volume control, a brightness control if …
- 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 Appropriate for all
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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