Create or join a homegroup from your Windows 10 PC to share music, media, photos, and videos, as well as documents, if desired. If necessary, learn the steps to change the network type from Public to Private first. After working through the wizard, locate the homegroup password and share it with others on your network who need to join.
- [Voiceover] Do you have more than one computer at home?…If you do, you might also have a network configured…that all of your computers use to access the internet.…If that's the case, you can use this network…to share data among those computers…by creating or joining a homegroup.…This is useful in many ways.…You can share photos, music, and media from one computer…so you don't have to store multiple copies,…and you can share documents and other sensitive data…with other users…and create a backup system for everyone to use.…
To verify your Windows-based computers are connected…to the proper type of network,…you only need to open the Network and Sharing Center.…To do this, right click the Network icon on the taskbar.…It's next to the Sound icon.…Click Open Network and Sharing Center.…Verify that there is a network connection.…If there isn't,…you'll need to click Setup a New Connection or Network…and work through the Wizard.…Your network will also need to be set to Private.…Everything is ready to go here.…If your computer shows your network is public,…
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