Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with your account, part of Learning Windows 8.
When you're working with Windows 8, you'll have a user account of course, and …this allows you not only to secure your computer, requiring a password for you to …sign in, for example, but also to store all of your personalization settings, …which can be automatically synchronized over a wide variety of devices. …Let's take a look at some of the options that are available for that user account. …The current user is shown up at the top right of the Start screen. …And in fact, we have a photo associated with our user account. …I'll go ahead and tap on my username to bring up the menu of options, and we'll …start off by taking a look at the option to change our account picture.…
This will take us to PC Settings, where we can personalize our account picture. …I'll go ahead and tap the Browse button, and then I can navigate to a particular …location where I have photo stored and choose an image that I'd like to use. …Here on my Sky Drive for example, I have some pictures, and so I can go through …
- 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 Appropriate for all
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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