Using Microsoft Windows 8.1

PT0234
Summary
Welcome to Using Microsoft Windows 8.1. Whether you're new to computers or have used them in the past, this class will help you become more comfortable using a personal computer (PC) and, more specifically, the Windows 8.1 interface. This course will help you to define what a PC is, and familiarize you with the Windows 8.1 user interface and its basic capabilities. In this course, you will explore Windows 8.1 and learn how to create documents, send email, browse the Internet, and share information between applications and with other users.
Prerequisites
This course is intended for new computer users who want to use the basic tools and features of Windows 8.1. No particular prerequisite skills are required, but any previous exposure to personal computers and the Internet is helpful.
Duration
1 Day/Lecture & Lab
Audience
This course is designed for any end user, especially an individual new to computing, who needs to use the features and functionality of the Windows 8.1 operating system for personal and/or professional reasons.
Topics
  • Getting to Know PCs and the Windows 8.1 User Interface
  • Using Windows Store Apps and Navigation Features
  • Working with Desktop Applications
  • Using Internet Explorer 11
  • Customizing the Windows 8.1 Environment
  • Using Windows 8.1 Security Features
  • Appendix A: Other Windows 8.1 Features
  • Appendix B: Help+Tips App
  • Appendix C: Windows 8.1 Navigation Summary

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