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Introduction to Personal Computers Using Microsoft Windows 10

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1 Day

Participants should have previous exposure to personal computers, desktop applications, and the Internet is needed.
This course will help you to define what a PC is, and familiarize you with the Windows 10 user interface and its basic capabilities. In this course, you will explore Windows 10 and learn how to create documents, send email, browse the Internet, and share information between applications and with other users.
This course is designed for end users who are familiar with computers and who need to use the features and functionality of the Windows 10 operating system for personal and/or professional reasons.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Access Windows 10
  • Use Windows apps and desktop applications to complete day-to-day tasks, including installing new apps and multitasking with multiple programs
  • Work with files and folders by using File Explorer and OneDrive
  • Use Cortana as your virtual personal assistant and use Edge for web browsing
  • Customize the Windows 10 environment
  • Install and remove printers and peripheral devices
  • Use Windows 10 security features to create more secure passwords and protect your device against common attacks
Lesson 1: Accessing Windows 10
Topic A: Get Started with Windows 10
Topic B: Navigate the Windows 10 Desktop
Topic C: Use the Start Menu

Lesson 2: Using Windows Universal Apps and Desktop Applications
Topic A: Use Desktop Applications
Topic B: Use Windows Universal Apps
Topic C: Multitask with Open Apps
Topic D: Install Apps from Windows Store

Lesson 3: Working with Files and Folders
Topic A: Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer
Topic B: Store and Share Files with OneDrive

Lesson 4: Using Cortana and Edge
Topic A: Get to Know Cortana
Topic B: Use Cortana as a Personal Assistant
Topic C: Browse the Web with Edge

Lesson 5: Customizing the Windows 10 Environment
Topic A: Customize the Start Menu
Topic B: Customize the Desktop and Lock Screen

Lesson 6: Installing and Removing Devices
Topic A: Manage Printers
Topic B: Manage Peripheral Devices

Lesson 7: Using Windows 10 Security Features
Topic A: Manage Passwords and Privacy Levels
Topic B: Use Windows Defender

Appendix A: Getting to Know Personal Computers

Appendix B: Other Windows 10 Features

Appendix C: Continuum Navigation

Appendix D: Get Started App

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