Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing your environment, part of Learning Windows 8.
One of the first things I like to do when I start working with a new operating …system is to customize things just a little bit. …And that can include changing the interface to some extent, changing the …overall colors, the images that are shown. …Let's take a look at some of the options that are available to us for customizing …and personalizing your experience in Windows 8. …I'm going to start off by bringing up the Charm bar, so you can swipe in from the …right side of the screen if you're using a touch device. …Or you can move your mouse into the top right or bottom right corner of the display.…
Or you can hold the Windows key and press the letter C on the keyboard. …Any of those options will bring up the Charms Bar. …And from that Charms Bar, we're going to want to choose Settings so that we can …adjust some of the interface settings for Windows. …I'll next go to the Change PC Settings option at the bottom of that Settings …tab, and that will bring up our PC Settings app. …Now, we're going to work in the Personalize section, and you can see we …
- 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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