Microsoft Windows 8 Introduction (1 day – £595, plus VAT)

    This course is designed for beginners and covers: basics; working with folders and disks; file and folder management; working with applications; customizing the start screen and desktop; exploring the control panel; and using internet tools.


    Operating System Basics, A Look At The Start Screen, A Look At The Desktop, Using The Mouse, Using The Keyboard, Opening And Closing Windows, Minimizing And Maximizing Windows, Moving A Window, Resizing A Window, Switching Between Windows, Using The Ribbon, Using Shortcut Menus, Navigating The Start Screen, Using Help, Lab 1 – On Your Own

    Working With Folders And Disks

    A Look At Windows Disk Organization, Working With Navigation Pane, Using The Folder Tree, Creating New Libraries, Working With The Favorites Folder, Navigating Using The Address Bar, Changing Window View, Sorting And Filtering The Contents Of A Folder, Grouping The Contents Of A Folder, Changing Explorer Layout, Setting Folder Options, Creating A New Folder, Creating A Shortcut To A FolderLab 2 – On Your Own

    File And Folder Management

    Renaming Files And Folders, Copying Files And Folders, Moving Files And Folders, Deleting Files And Folders, Restoring A Deleted File, Emptying The Recycle Bin, Searching For A File Or Folder, Saving Searches, Selecting Multiple Files And Folders, Working With File Properties, Compressing Files And FoldersLab 3 – On Your Own

    Working With Applications

    Opening Applications From The Start Screen, Switching Between Programs, Opening And Closing A Document, Entering And Editing Text In Wordpad, Selecting Text, Cutting, Copying And Pasting Text, Inserting Special Characters, Formatting Text, Setting Paragraph Tabs, Saving A Document, Creating Sticky Notes, Snipping The Screen, Organizing Your Schedule Using The Calendar App, Organizing Contacts With The People Application, Forcing An Application To Close, Working With The Photos AppLab 4 – On Your Own

    Customizing The Start Screen And Desktop

    Moving The Taskbar, Working With Taskbar Toolbars, Setting Taskbar Properties, Adding Applications To The Taskbar, Adding Items To The Start Screen, Changing The Desktop Background, Changing The Desktop Theme, Changing The Theme Color, Saving A Custom ThemeLab 5 – On Your Own

    Exploring The Control Panel

    About The Control Panel, Modifying Date And Time Properties, Adding A Screen Saver, Setting Power Management Options, Modifying The Screen Resolution, Changing Or Removing Programs, Changing Default Programs, Changing The File Type Associated With A Program, Changing Autoplay Settings, Modifying Mouse Options, Working With Pc Settings, Administrator Access ToolsLab 6 – On Your Own

    Using Internet Tools

    Setting Up An Internet Connection, Starting Internet Explorer, Browsing A Web Page, Creating Favorites, Deleting Favorites & Frequent Sites, Viewing A Web Page On The Desktop, Setting Internet Properties, Searching The Internet, Using The Mail App