Intro to Windows 10 - Southeastern Louisiana University

Intro to Windows 10 - Southeastern Louisiana University

INTRO TO WINDOWS 10 WHY WINDOWS 10? Windows 10 is the latest Microsoft Operating System. Is replacing Windows 7 on campus Much more friendly than Windows 8 More Secure (wannacry virus)

Runs better (uses fewer resources) WHATS NEW IN WINDOWS 10? A few feature highlights

Start menu Using tiles How to search

Task view Virtual desktops

Snap enhancements Quick access tools

Personalization and Settings A new look

Personalize your lock screen Themes

Desktop and Colors START MENU Windows 10: Windows 7:

HOW TO USE THE START MENU: START MENU: USING TILES In the right pane of the Start menu, youll find tiles for some common apps. To move a tile, just drag it to another position. You can rearrange them within the pane. You can also drag apps between the tile view and the app list view.

HOW-TO SEARCH Windows 10 Start menu comes with a great Search tool. Search apps Search files Search the web Use Cortana

TASK VIEW One of the best parts of windows. Separate all apps into a spread out view to find the window you are looking for. Great for organization! Also Windows + TAB VIRTUAL DESKTOPS Windows 10 adds support for virtual desktops, so you can keep your open apps better organized.

For example, if you need to work with spreadsheets, you could create a second virtual desktop that contains the apps/data youre using. Also can use CTRL + Windows + arrow keys to move between them. SNAP ENHANCEMENTS What are snap enhancements?

Split-screen view, up to four ways. QUICK ACCESS TOOLS The Quick Access menu provides access to advanced system tools such as Power Options, Task Manager, and Control Panel.

PERSONALIZATION AND SETTINGS: Settings gets a new modern look. Basically, a condensed control panel FYI, control panel is still available. SETTINGS IN WINDOWS 7 VS WINDOWS 10 Windows 10:

Windows 7: SETTINGS FOR SYSTEM Settings here change system configurations (Display resolution/monitors, default apps,

power, etc.) SETTINGS FOR DEVICES Manage settings for external devices (printers, mice, scanners) 95% of time its printers

95% of time, use old view. SETTINGS FOR DEVICES (CONT.) PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS Tweak your lock screen to your liking. Change the background to a favorite photo or slide show, or show upcoming calendar events, social network updates, and other app and

system notifications. PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS (CONT.) Choose a picture worthy of gracing your desktop background, and to change the accent color for Start, the taskbar, and other items. The preview window gives you a sneak peek of your changes as you make them.

COMMON QUESTIONS WHERE IS MY COMPUTER? Right-click the start button > Select File Explorer Click This PC to get to your drives. HOW DO I LOGOUT? Click the start button

Click the user icon Select sign out. HOW DO I SWITCH USERS? Common when you need to login on someone elses PC. Select other user on login screen. Sign in with AD information.

ADDING SHORTCUTS TO DESKTOP Click the Start button Scroll to the app you want Hold down the left mouse button Drag the app to the desktop

WHAT IS HELPDESK CONNECT? A replacement for VNC (allows us to remote to your PC) Go to C:\ drive. File Explorer This PC Windows C:\ Click Helpdesk Connect

Only works when logging in with W#. WHY IS EVERYTHING HARD TO SEE? Display options are allowed in all versions of Windows. Under Settings > System > Display Choose Scale and Layout The dropdown allows you to enlarge text, apps, and other items.

WHY IS EVERYTHING HARD TO SEE? (PT. 2) In common apps such as Microsoft Word, there is a way to increase the size of the document, without formatting the document itself.

The View Slider in the bottom right- hand corner allows a user to increase/ decrease the magnification of a document. QUESTIONS??

Any questions?

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