Applications have access to lots of features on your computer, many of which could be considered a privacy issue. Some applications can use your webcam, some can access your address book information, and others can use your location information. You should know how to find which permissions each application has and you should be able to change certain privacy settings.
- [Narrator] Before you start using applications…that come with Windows, or even installing new applications,…I think it's important to get familiar with app permissions.…Applications that you use might need to access…specific features of your computer,…like your location information, or your internet connection,…the built-in camera, something like that.…For each application that you use,…you should be asking yourself whether…you're willing to grant that permission.…So let's take a look at our options,…I'm going to go into Settings.…Then I'll go into the Privacy category.…
Looking at the different sections over here on the…left side, these settings generally represent…different features of your computer that some of the…applications you have installed, are able to use.…Let's start by looking at Location.…If your computer is connected to a Wi-Fi network,…it can find its own physical location,…and then it can pass that information on…to some of the applications on your computer.…If you want to disable location services completely…
- 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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