Configure and use Virtual Desktops to increase workspace, group like apps, and make using Windows 10 more efficient. Learn keyboard shortcuts like Alt+Tab for moving among open apps and use the Task View button on the Taskbar to move among virtual desktops easily. Make changes to Virtual Desktop settings including what the shortcut keys do when you use them.
- [Voiceover] Your computer's desktop is its default screen.…It's where you'll find the Recycle Bin, the taskbar,…the desktop background, and so on.…By default, there's only one desktop,…but it's possible to create more…using the Windows 10 feature, Virtual Desktops.…A virtual desktop is simply another desktop…with a different configuration.…Click the Windows key plus D on your keyboard…to see your own desktop,…then repeat that to return to the movie.…When you create a virtual desktop,…you increase your workspace twofold.…
You might create virtual desktops…to increase productivity…and to group apps by type.…You could keep games open on one desktop,…email in a web browser open on another,…and work apps on a third, for example.…Let's create a virtual desktop to see how it works.…Click the Task View button on the taskbar to get started.…Then click the plus sign…to create a new virtual desktop.…Click the new desktop to show it on the screen.…
Open an app on the new desktop…to differentiate it from the other.…For instance, Calculator.…
Expert author Joli Ballew then explores important backup and recovery options, including how to configure and use System Restore. She shows how to remove all the unnecessary and unwanted software and then add your desired software and apps.
The course wraps up with some advanced tasks, including setting program defaults, configuring virtual desktops, adding users, and configuring family safety and security settings.
- Registering a new PC
- Connecting to networks
- Installing updates
- Setting up backups
- Creating a recovery drive
- Installing software
- Setting program defaults
- Adding users
- Configuring Family Safety
- Accessing media