Learn all the essential features of Windows 10, including everything you need to know to install Windows 10, customize it to your liking, and start working with files and applications.
- [Instructor] Welcome to Windows 10 Essential Training, I'm Nick Brazzi. Before we get started, please be aware that there was a significant update to Windows 10 in August 2016 which was called the anniversary update. If you are using Windows after running the anniversary update, you should switch over to a different course called Windows 10 Anniversary Update Essential Training. This course focuses on Windows 10 before that update and is offered here for anybody who has not yet installed that update.
In this course I'll start by getting you familiar with some key concepts to help you understand what an operating system is and its role as the primary foundation and interface on your computer. We'll cover the essentials of getting Windows installed or configured on a new or upgraded computer. We'll spend some time getting used to the core interface and system elements, like organizing files on the hard drive using File Explorer as well as launching and managing applications with the Start menu and task bar. I'll introduce several of the applications that come built into Windows, including The Edge web browser and the mail, calendar, and address book applications.
We'll explore the process of installing new applications and we'll look at several important configuration options including how to establish a backup system, sharing files through a basic home network, and managing multiple user accounts. There's a lot to cover in Windows 10, so let's get started.
Learn all the essential features of Windows 10. This comprehensive course covers everything you need to know to install Windows, customize it to your liking, and start working with files and applications. Author Nick Brazzi shows how to manage folders, use Cortana to search and navigate, browse the web with the new Microsoft Edge browser, and work with Mail, Calendars, and People (aka contacts).
Plus, learn about sharing via a home network, multiuser configurations, security and privacy, and troubleshooting Windows.
- Installing or upgrading to Windows 10
- Connecting to the Internet
- Launching, quitting, and managing applications
- Creating, copying, moving, and renaming files and folders
- Zipping and unzipping files
- Using Cortana to search
- Browsing the web with Edge
- Sending email
- Installing new apps
- Sharing files over home networks
- Backing up and restoring files
- Configuring Windows updates
- Using Windows Defender
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 05/02/2017. What changed?
A: A new video was added that helps you confirm which version of Windows 10 you’re running, to ensure that you’re choosing the right training course.
1. Getting Started
2. Launching and Managing Applications
3. File Explorer: The Windows Filing Cabinet
4. Using Cortana to Search
5. Browsing the Web with Edge
6. Working with Mail, People, and Calendar
7. Using the Other Bundled Apps
8. Installing Applications
Setting application defaults6m 36s
9. Essential Settings and Customization
10. Account Settings
11. Sharing with Home Networks
Using Remote Desktop4m 54s
12. Backing Up and Restoring
13. Troubleshooting and Updating
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