Learn how to access Microsoft's app Store and search for top free apps. Read reviews and ratings, and work through the installation process. Learn how to search for and purchase an app too, and review other media available for purchase like music and video. Once apps are installed, learn how to rearrange them on the Start menu, delete them, uninstall them, and manage live tiles.
- [Voiceover] Microsoft Store offers access…to thousands and thousands of apps.…You can use these apps on your Windows computer,…your Windows tablet, and your Windows phone.…Let's take a look at the variety of apps available to you.…Click Start and click Store.…It's generally on the Start Menu as shown here,…but if you can't find it, type Store…in the Search the web and Windows box.…Once in the store, scroll down to Top free apps.…
You might see that you already own some of these apps…or that some are already installed.…You can see that Hulu Plus is installed…and that Kindle is installed.…To learn how to install an app,…pick a free app you like and click it one time.…Take a look at the resulting page…and note that it contains ratings and reviews,…features, additional information, and so on.…To install the app, click Free.…Note that you'll need to be logged in…with a Microsoft account to install an app from the store.…
If you aren't, you'll be prompted to.…You can watch the progress of the installation…and when the installation is complete,…
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