New Courseware Available: Windows 8

Courseware Windows 8

Discover what is new in Windows 8.

Here is a brief overview of what you will learn in CustomGuide’s Windows 8 Courseware.

The Fundamentals

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably found it pretty confusing to navigate Windows 8. Everything from the super confusing start menu to the platform tiles make this operating system not so user-friendly. Not to worry, we have developed the ultimate Windows 8 starter course! This course is designed to teach you everything you need to know such as starting windows, navigating the screen tiles, using charms menu, connecting to a wireless network and more.

Working with Apps

In Windows 8 there are thousands of Apps that are available to you, but which are the best for your needs? Apps are a great way to stay productive, efficient, and up-to-date with technology. In this course, you will learn about how to install and work with Apps. You will also learn about updating, uninstalling, accessing and viewing Apps.

Working with the Desktop

In Windows 8, you will more than likely run into issues when working with the desktop, and it can get confusing trying to get back to the desktop when you’ve been in different programs. In this course, you will learn about program windows, command controls, switching between windows, working with desktop icons, and optimizing windows for the desktop.

Personalizing Windows

Now a days, everyone has their own flavor of how they would like to represent their individual style, and with Windows 8 you can personalize the look and feel of your computer. In this course we will cover how to personalize your backgrounds, colors, themes, lock screen, and how to work with tile groups.

Working with Folders and Files

When it comes to the working with files and folders you will notice that Windows 8 now offers File Explorer, which was previously called Windows Explorer. With File Explorer you can work with your files and folders on your OneDrive, PC, and network. In this course you will learn about navigating File Explorer, organizing folders, changing File Explorer Views, and much more!

Maintaining Your Computer

Your computer requires maintaining its health for optimal performance, just like you! In this course we will cover topics such as working with windows updates, using the task manager feature, improving battery life, backing up data, troubleshooting, and how to make windows secure.