Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding places with Maps, part of Up and Running with Windows 8.
You've probably used one or more websites in order to browse a map or perhaps get …directions, but now, you can perform many of those tasks with the Maps application …that is included in Windows 8. Let's take a look at how we can use the …Maps application to locate particular locations. …We'll get started by clicking on the Maps tile on the Start screen, and that of …course, will bring up the Maps application. …And since this is the first time I'm using Maps on this computer in Windows 8, …I'm asked if I would like to allow Maps to use my current location.…
I'll go ahead and click the Allow button. And you can also see that in my case, I …have a message at the top indicating that I'm using the United States view of the …map as it were, but I'm in a different location at the moment. …And would I like to change the region, I'll go ahead and click, No, Thanks. …And now, I can navigate among the map. You'll notice over on the right side, I …have plus and minus buttons that allow me to zoom in or out on the map. …
- 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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