Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Protecting your PC with Windows Defender, part of Learning Windows 8.
Computer security is a hot topic these days and with good reason. …As there a variety of threats out there, including for example, viruses that cause …a variety of different problems on your computer, you'll want to make sure that …you're using software to help protect your computer. …Now, if you haven't given this much thought in the past, you might not need …to worry as much as this might imply. Because, in fact, Windows 8 includes the …Windows Defender and its automatically active. …In other words, its automatically working in the background to protect your computer.…
Let's take a look at the basics of Windows Defender. …I'll go ahead and right-click on an empty area of the start screen. …You could also swipe up from the bottom of the screen to bring up the application …options bar and then I'll choose All Apps. …We'll then scroll over to the far right and you'll find under the Windows Systems …section, Windows Defender. This is actually a Desktop application …but we can launch it form right here. I'll go ahead and click the Windows …
- Changing your environment and customizing live tiles
- Using gestures
- Creating and using a picture password
- Using Windows applications
- Working with media
- Accessing and personalizing the desktop
- Working with the File Explorer
- Changing Windows settings
- Backing up your files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
2. Using Windows Applications
3. Working with Media
4. Working with the Desktop
5. Managing Your Computer System
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