Windows 8 - Desktop and Windows Settings

Windows 8 - Desktop and Windows Settings
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About the course

The Windows 8 - Desktop and Windows Settings course introduces the Desktop and Help tools. You will also learn how to configure Windows Settings and create User Accounts.


There are 5 modules in this course

  • Windows and Desktop Basics
  • Windows Help Tools
  • Basic Configuration
  • Computer Settings
  • User Accounts

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in “bite” size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
  • Review course content with eBooks

Course Topics

Desktop and Help Tools
Windows and Desktop Basics

  • Understand Windows 8;
  • Log On to Windows 8;
  • Display Desktop Icons;
  • Open Desktop Icons;
  • Work with the Taskbar;
  • Use the Task Manager;
  • Start Applications;
  • Log Out from Windows;
  • Restart the Computer;

Windows Help Tools

  • Activate Help and Support;
  • Use Links;
  • Navigate Help Topics;
  • Get On-line Help;
  • Search Help and Support;
  • Use Context Help;

Settings and User Accounts

  • Basic Configuration;
  • Display System Information;
  • Change Date and Time Settings;
  • Modify Time Zone Settings;
  • Change Taskbar Properties;
  • Alter Volume Settings;
  • Change the Desktop Background:
  • Apply Screen Savers;
  • Change Colour Schemes;
  • Adjust Screen Resolution;

Computer Settings

  • Change Computer Settings;
  • Open the Control Panel;
  • Change Region Settings;
  • Change Language Settings;
  • Add Input Languages;
  • Add Keyboard Layouts;
  • Change the Keyboard Language;
  • Install Software Programs;
  • Remove Software Programs;

User Accounts

  • Create User Accounts;
  • Modify User Accounts;
  • Switch Between User Accounts;
  • Delete User Accounts;