It's common to run multiple applications at the same time and to jump back and forth between them. This is known as multitasking. See how multitasking can help you manage several applications at the same time and the controls for multitasking in Windows 10.
- [Instructor] On a modern computer, it's very common…to run multiple applications at the same time,…and to jump back and forth between them.…This is known as multitasking.…So, to see multitasking, we're going to need…several applications open,…so I'll start by opening up the Edge web browser…from the task bar here,…then I'll go into the Start menu,…and I'll launch the Weather application,…and let's get one more.…Let's open up Microsoft Word.…And I'll just create a blank document…here in Microsoft Word.…So now I have three applications running,…and it may be a little hard to see what's here,…because I've just got a bunch of windows…piled up on top of each other.…
So let's see how we can get control over this.…First, whichever application window is on top…is the currently active application.…You probably already know that you can change…which window is active, simply by…clicking on another window.…So, I can see that Word is the active application,…but I can see part of…the Weather application window visible,…so if I click on that, that moves to the top of the stack,…
- Launching applications
- Interacting with windows, menus, and ribbons
- Multitasking to switch between multiple applications
- Switching to tablet mode
- Managing files and folders with the File Explorer
- Browsing the web with Edge
- Working with email, contacts, and calendars
- Using and installing apps
- Managing display and account settings
- Backing up Windows 10
- Troubleshooting Windows 10
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 12/08/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: understanding essential folder structure, including the user folder; using shortcuts to files and folders; and creating 3D objects in Paint 3D.
1. Getting Started
2. Launching and Managing Applications
3. File Explorer: The Windows Filing Cabinet
4. Browsing the Web with Edge
5. Working with Mail, People, and Calendars
6. Using the Other Bundled Apps
7. Installing Apps and Printers
8. Essential Settings and Customization
9. Account Settings
Sign-in security options4m 3s
10. Using Cortana to Search
11. Backing Up and Restoring
Next steps1m 12s
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