Explore the desktop programs and applications you have and then download and install software from the Internet that you need, such as iTunes. It's important to know how to do this safely and from the manufacturer's official web site. During installation, learn how to avoid installing add on software you don't want, and avoid signing up for unwanted email.Learn how to install software from a CD or DVD using a prompt if it appears, and if not, using File Explorer.
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- [Voiceover] Part of setting up a new PC…is obtaining software you need.…The Windows 10 operating system…doesn't generally come pre-installed…with Microsoft Office, for instance,…although you might see a trial version,…or software you need to connect to your phone,…such as iTunes.…To see what is installed on your computer,…click the Start button and click All apps.…If we scroll down, you'll see that iTunes…is not installed on this computer.…If you are missing software you need like iTunes,…you can often get it online.…
The main thing to remember when doing this…is that you need to get it…from the software provider's website,…and not a third party one.…Often, software from third party websites…contains malware or adware or worse.…This can be tricky so be very careful.…I'll show you how to find iTunes.…From the taskbar, click the Microsoft Edge icon.…In the search or enter web address window, type iTunes.…You can press Enter on the keyboard…or you can click the blue arrow to the right.…
Notice that the first entry has the URL…
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