Class on Demand Video Download: Getting Started with Windows 8

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Class on Demand Video Download: Getting Started with Windows 8

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Product Highlights
  • Instructor: Dan Gookin
  • Lessons Only Stream Online

Getting Started with Windows 8 from Class on Demand takes you on a journey with Windows expert, Dan Gookin. With a friendly, step-by-step style, Dan will demystify your most urgent questions regarding the latest release of this operating system.

Course Introduction

Part I: Windows 8 Orientation
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Hello, Windows!
1.3 Quitting Windows
1.4 Running Apps
1.5 Running Desktop Programs
1.6 Saving Your Stuff
1.7 Opening Documents
1.8 Printing
1.9 Getting Help

Part II: Working in Windows
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Start at the Start Screen
2.3 Next Stop, the Desktop
2.4 Doing Several Things at Once on the Desktop
2.5 Sharing Information with Cut and Paste
2.6 Adding New Apps
2.7 Adding New Desktop Programs

Part III: Disks, Folders, and Files
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Computer Storage
3.3 File Explorer
3.4 Exploring Folders
3.5 Working with Files
3.6 Working with Folders
3.7 Searching for Files
3.8 Optical Disc Storage
3.9 Backup with File History

Part IV: Networking and the Internet
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Checking out the Network
4.3 Out on the Internet
4.4 E-mail
4.5 Internet Security

Part V: Tweaking and Tuning
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Start Screen Settings
5.3 The Control Panel
5.4 The Taskbar Tutorial
5.5 Setting up the Screen
5.6 Computer Security

Part VI: Life in the Digital Century
6.1 Introduction
6.2 The Social Life
6.3 Windows Media Player
6.4 Digital Photography
6.5 Parental Controls

Course Conclusion

About the Instructor:
Dan Gookin is a technology expert and author, having written over 135 titles on computes, programming, cell phones, and numerous other topics. Dan combines his love of writing with his gizmo fascination to create books that are informative, entertaining, and not boring. That his books have sold millions of copies and been translated into over 30 languages, is a testament to the success of his approach.

Perhaps his most famous book is the original DOS For Dummies, published in 1991. It became the world's fastest-selling computer book, at one time moving more copies per week than the New York Times #1 bestseller (though as a reference, it could not be listed on the NYT Bestseller list). From that book spawned the entire line of For Dummies books, which remains a publishing phenomena to this day.

Dan's most popular titles include PCs For Dummies, Android Phones For Dummies, Word For Dummies, and Laptops For Dummies.

Dan holds a degree in Communications/Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego. Presently, he lives in the Pacific Northwest, where he serves as Councilman for the City of Coeur d'Alene. Dan enjoys spending time with his sons playing video games inside while they watch the gentle woods of Idaho.

Run Time Approximately 4 Hours and 20 Minutes
System Requirements Mac OS X or Win XP or higher
1152 x 864 or higher display
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