View the status and health of your Windows 10 computer and resolve known problems, including those with Windows Defender and Windows Firewall, using a variety of troubleshooting options in Control Panel. Use Security and Maintenance tools to find and fix problems automatically, use Device Manager to update a device driver, and run Windows troubleshooters.
- [Voiceover] You might have noticed…that your computer doesn't always perform perfectly.…Perhaps a program stops responding or closes unexpectedly,…or maybe you see popups that warn you…about some issue you've yet to address,…like putting a backup plan in place,…but how do you resolve these issues?…To start, type Control Panel…in the search window at the bottom of the page.…In the results, click Control Panel Desktop app.…Under System and Security,…click Review your computer's status.…
If you see any problems listed,…click the solution offered to resolve the problem.…For instance, if Windows Defender is turned off,…you can click Turn on now to resolve the issue.…Even if no problems are found, expand Maintenance…and click Check for solutions.…Windows will repair itself.…You can also check Device Manager…to uncover and resolve issues,…and often these issues won't appear in Control Panel.…There are lots of ways to access Device Manager,…and one is to search for it in the search window.…
Click Device Manager in the results and take a look.…
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