Learn how to connect to a local network on your Windows 10 computer. Networks can be wireless or wired. Set the network to public or private, as applicable, to share or protect private data. Use this network to connect to the internet, check for and install important Windows Updates. Configure Windows Updates to install updates automatically.
- [Voiceover] Since plugging in your new PC,…have you noticed the Windows prompts…that ask you to join local networks?…You might be wondering why it's so important…that you're always connected.…There are lots of reasons why, including but not limited to…having access to the Internet and local resources,…like printers and network drives.…Let's take a look at what networks are available to you.…Locate the taskbar.…It's likely at the bottom of your screen…but it could be on one side or even the top.…Find the network icon and click it.…
The network icon is located to the left of the sound icon.…You might see that you're already connected to a network,…either physically or wirelessly,…but you might also see other networks that are within range.…If you discover a network you'd like to connect to,…and usually this is your home or business' local network,…click it and click Connect.…You may be prompted to type a password.…I don't have to do that here…because I've already connected to this network before.…If during any networking tasks,…
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