Microsoft Windows 8 Advanced

Course Description

This Advanced level is intended to help novice users of Windows 8 understand the more complex changes and features found in this operating system. This course will also help more experienced users who have little to no experience using the new file management and security features found in Windows 8.
1 Day
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Participants should have taken or have equivalent experience of the Intermediate course.

Using File Explorer

To begin the course, participants will learn about the revamped File Explorer application (formerly Windows Explorer). Topics will include using the program, customizing it, and changing folder and search options. Information on the Recycle Bin is also provided.

Getting Organized

Next, participants will learn how to use libraries and how to search in Windows 8.

Managing Files and Folders

This section will focus on creating, managing, and editing files and folders. Administrative file tools (including command prompt and PowerShell) will also be covered.

Sharing Files and Folders

In this section, participants will learn various ways to share, including using the Charms bar and File Explorer.

Staying Safe with Windows 8

The final section of this course will cover Windows 8 security tools. Topics will include the Action Center, Windows Defender, Windows Firewall, and the Family Safety Center.