Microsoft Windows 10: Transition from Windows 8
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Mobile devices are becoming increasingly popular. As a result, many business professionals find themselves performing a greater number of work-related tasks, from a variety of devices, regularly. You may find yourself included in this group of multiple-device users. But, you still preform a majority, or at least a large part, of your work from a desktop or a laptop computer. While being able to access your work from nearly anywhere is a matter of convenience and efficiency, it also has its drawbacks. Some devices simply don't have the ability to run many of the applications you use in an office setting. You have likely experienced the frustration of trying to review a document from a mobile device, only to encounter an error message.
With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has made strides in bridging the gap between your laptop or desktop PC, and a variety of mobile devices. While this may bring us one step closer to the ability to work anywhere, anytime, from any device, it can present some challenges. How can an operating system designed to work on mobile devices also function on a PC? How can you make a smooth transition from one type of device to another? And, how compatible can these vastly different environments really be?
Because considerations such as these went into the design and development of Windows 10, you may find the Windows 10 environment to be a rather dramatic change from what you're used to. But, developing an understanding of how to accomplish your day-to-day work tasks in this new environment will push you one step closer to being able to comfortably work from a number of platforms, and a number of devices, nearly anywhere you go. Once you've gained a foundational understanding of how to operate within the Windows 10 environment from your PC, you'll be able to take full advantage of the many sharing, storing, and multi-platform benefits inherent in the Windows 10 operating system.
This outline is subject to change when Windows 10 is released.
- Learn to transition from Windows 8 to Windows 10.
- Learn to navigate the Windows 10 environment.
- Learn to to customize the Windows 10 environment.
- Learn about security and the different features in Windows 10.
- Prior working knowledge of the Windows 8 operating system.
- Be proficient in the general use of personal computers and related peripheral devices.
- Navigating the Windows 10 Environment
- Log In to Windows 10
- Navigate the Start Screen
- Navigate the Desktop
- Working with Common Features
- Use Modern Apps
- Use the Charms
- Use Microsoft Office Applications
- Use File Explorer
- Use the Control Panel and the Task Manager
- Customizing the Windows 10 Environment
- Work with Dual Monitors
- Customize the Start Screen
- Customize the Desktop
- Configure PC Settings
- Using Internet Explorer 10
- Navigate the IE 10 New User Interface
- Browse the Web in the IE 10 New User Interface
- Using Windows 10 Security Features
- Use Windows Defender
- Set New Password Types
- Using Other Windows 10 Features
- Use File History
- Use the Improved Copy and Paste Functionality
- Create and Use Storage Spaces
- Create and Use a Microsoft Account
- Refresh or Reset Your PC
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