Windows 8: Introduction (In-House)

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1 day
Full time
Next available date: Enquire for more information - United Kingdom
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Course description

Windows 8 - Introduction

This course is designed to assist Microsoft users gain an understanding of the Windows 8 environment. By the end of the course you will be able to navigate around the Windows 8 operating system with confidence. You will also understand how to customise the environment to your own personal requirements so that you can work quickly and efficiently.

Training Course Content

Getting to Know The Windows 8 Interface

  • What is Windows 8?
  • Starting Windows 8
  • Using Touch Devices
  • Exploring the Start Screen
  • Using Search
  • Adding and Changing User Accounts

Customising Windows 8

  • Customising the Start Screen
  • Removing Tiles from the Start Screen
  • Resizing and Moving Tiles
  • Customising Your Settings
  • Personalising User Accounts
  • Personalising the Desktop
  • Customize the Taskbar

Using the Desktop

  • Working with the Start Screen
  • Using the Taskbar
  • Managing Multiple Windows
  • Creating Shortcuts

Working with Files and Folders

  • Viewing Folders
  • Opening Files and Folders
  • Searching for Files and Folders
  • Creating and Renaming Folders
  • Moving, Copying, and Deleting Files
  • Using the Recycle Bin

Using Apps

  • Access and Identify the Charms
  • Using the Built-In Apps
  • Multitasking with Apps

Exploring Print Features

  • Printing with Windows 8
  • Adding a Printer
  • Troubleshooting Printer Problems

Using Internet Explorer 10

  • Navigating in Internet Explorer 10
  • Browsing the web

Using Security Features

  • Set privacy levels and passwords
  • Use windows defender
  • Store and share files with SkyDrive

Why choose SquareOne Training

25 years' experience of delivering quality IT Training Services

All trainers Certified Microsoft Office Trainer (MOS) or higher

Public and in-house training throughout the UK


This Windows 8 Introduction training is delivered as a closed course at your company's premises or at our training centre in Merseyside. We can provide a mobile IT classroom at any UK or European location, so no matter where you are based, SquareOne can come to you

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