Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with a typical application, part of Learning Windows 8.
There are, of course, a wide variety of applications available for Windows 8. …In fact, you can run most previous applications designed for prior versions …of Windows within Windows 8. But increasingly, you'll start to see …what are typically referred to as metro applications. …And those are applications effectively, that were designed specifically to work …with Windows 8. Those applications tend to have a lot of similarities. …As much as they might be designed for very different purposes they also have …some similar behaviors and so once you learn how to use a single application, …you can really apply that knowledge to a variety of different applications.…
Let's take a look at one example, so that we can explore some of the ways that …you'll interact with applications in Windows 8. …I'll go ahead and click the tile for the weather application, and that will bring …up of course the weather application. You'll notice that right away I'm being …asked if I would like to enable location services for the weather application. …
- 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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