Learn about account types in Windows 10, including Administrator, Child, and Standard user accounts, as well as local computer and Microsoft accounts. Discover what kind of account you have. Learn how to create a PIN or Picture Password to make logging on easier. Change your account picture to further personalize your computer.
- [Voiceover] Windows 10 enables you…to create various types of accounts,…depending on your needs.…There are Administrator, Standard, and Child accounts.…If you were the person to setup your PC,…you're the administrator.…If your account was created by someone else,…it's probably a standard account.…To see what kind of account you have,…click the Start button, click your username,…and click Change Account Settings.…From Account Options,…notice what type of account you have.…Mine is an administrator account.…
An administrator account offers you the ability…to make system-wide changes to the computer,…add users, and so on.…If you're a standard user,…you'll need the permission of an administrator…to make these kinds of changes.…You'll also see if you're signed in with a Microsoft account…or a local account.…I'm signed in with a Microsoft account.…When you use a Microsoft account,…you can synchronize settings…among all the different computers you use,…and download apps from the app store,…among other things.…A local user account is just that…
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