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Windows 10 Essentials

(4.87 out of 5) 11 Student Reviews

About the Course

This 1-day course is designed to teach participants how to use Microsoft Windows 10. Hands-on guidance will help you develop the skills you need to confidently navigate the Windows operating system, use the get started app and Cortana, create and manage files & folders, personalising Windows 10 and perform other tasks.

Who should do this course?

This course is intended for participants who wish to learn how to work with Windows 10 to perform standard operating system functions. It is an ideal companion course to undertake with application software, teaching participants the practical skills of managing their computer.

Prerequisites

This course is designed for participants with little or no knowledge of computing and/or Windows Operating system. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge required to attend this course.

Quick Facts

$ 385 incl GST

Duration: 1 Days

Max. 10

Avg. 5

Beginners

Times: 9.00am - 5.00pm approx

Course Dates

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Address

Level 11,
32 Walker Street,
North Sydney , NSW 2060

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Level 12
379 Collins Street,
Melbourne , VIC 3000

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C/O Support Technology
Level 6, 371 Queen Street,
Brisbane , QLD 4000

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C/O Atlas Business Services
Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place,
Canberra , ACT 2601

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C/O The International Visualisation Centre (IVC)
19 Young Street,
Adelaide , SA 5000

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This course is currently upon demand in Perth

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C/O Saxons Training Facilities
Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace,
Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Starting With Windows 10

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  • What Is Windows
  • Turning on the Computer
  • Signing in to Windows
  • The Desktop
  • The Start Menu
  • The Taskbar
  • The Search the Web and Windows Bar
  • Using Windows Search
  • Changing the Windows Search Settings
  • Windows Store Apps
  • Putting Your Computer to Sleep
  • Shutting Down Your Computer

Unit 2: Personalising the User Interface

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  • Customising the Start Menu
  • Moving Tiles on the Start Menu
  • Changing Tile Size
  • Working With Tile Groups
  • Turning Live Tiles on and Off
  • Removing Tiles From the Start Menu
  • Pinning Apps to the Taskbar
  • Creating Desktop Shortcut Icons
  • Changing the Lock Screen
  • Changing the Desktop Background
  • Changing Your Account Picture

Unit 3: Help and Support

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  • The Get Started App
  • Setting Up Cortana
  • Using Cortana
  • Customising Cortana

Unit 4: Working With Desktop Windows

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  • Starting Desktop Programs and Apps
  • The File Explorer Window
  • Working With the File Explorer Ribbon
  • Using the File Explorer Ribbon
  • Using the File Tab
  • Minimising and Maximising a Window
  • Resizing a Window Using a Mouse
  • Moving a Window on the Desktop
  • Switching Between Open Programs
  • Snapping Windows
  • Shaking Down Windows
  • Working With Task View
  • Understanding Virtual Desktops
  • Creating a New Virtual Desktop
  • Scrolling in a Window
  • Closing Desktop Programs
  • Other Ways to Open Desktop Programs

Unit 5: Working With Programs

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  • Viewing Installed Programs
  • Dealing With Non Responding Programs
  • Installing a Program
  • What Happens During Installation
  • Uninstalling a Program
  • Keeping Programs Updated

Unit 6: Data Storage on Your Computer

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  • Understanding Data Storage in Windows
  • Understanding File Explorer
  • Opening File Explorer
  • Viewing Storage Devices Using File Explorer
  • Viewing Network Connections

Unit 7: Using Common Windows Apps

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  • Starting the Mail App
  • Adding Accounts to Mail
  • Working With Mail Messages
  • Starting and Navigating the Calendar App
  • Scheduling Meetings
  • Opening PDFs and XPS Files in the Reader App
  • Using Reader
  • Using the Maps App

Unit 8: Working With Folders

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  • Understanding Folder Hierarchy
  • Navigating the Folder Hierarchy
  • Understanding Personal Folders
  • Accessing Your Personal Folders
  • Creating a New Folder
  • Copying a Folder
  • Moving a Folder
  • Renaming a Folder
  • Deleting a Folder
  • Viewing the Hierarchy Path
  • Changing Folder Views

Unit 9: Working With Files

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  • Understanding Files
  • Creating a Simple File
  • Exploring Files in Windows
  • Copying a File
  • Renaming a File
  • Selecting Files
  • Copying Multiple Files
  • Replacing Files
  • Moving Files
  • Copying Files to a USB Flash Drive
  • Setting Files as Read Only
  • Deleting Files
  • Deleting Folders With Files
  • Common File Types

Unit 10: Working With Libraries

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  • Understanding Libraries
  • Displaying Libraries
  • Exploring Your Libraries
  • Creating Folders in a Library
  • Creating a Library
  • Adding Folders to a Library
  • Changing Library Views
  • Deleting Folders From a Library
  • Deleting a Library

Unit 11: The Recycle Bin

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  • Understanding the Recycle Bin
  • Creating Some Sample Files
  • Sending Files to the Recycle Bin
  • Restoring Files From the Recycle Bin
  • Emptying the Recycle Bin

Unit 12: Quick Access Locations

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  • Understanding Quick Access Locations
  • Adding a Location to Quick Access
  • Removing a Location From Favourites

Unit 13: Searching and Sorting Files

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  • Understanding File Searches in Windows
  • Creating a Searchable File
  • Searching Using File Explorer
  • Searching File Contents Using File Explorer
  • Indexing a Folder
  • Unindexing a Folder
  • Tagging Files for Easier Searches
  • Sorting Files in a Folder
  • Modifying View Settings

Unit 14: Microsoft Edge

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  • The Microsoft Edge Interface
  • Launching Microsoft Edge
  • Browsing the Web With Microsoft Edge
  • The Hub
  • Microsoft Reading View and Reading List
  • Annotating in Microsoft Edge

Unit 15: User Accounts

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  • Understanding User Accounts in Windows
  • Creating a Microsoft Account
  • Creating a Local Account
  • Switching Users
  • Changing Your Password
  • Changing Your Account Name
  • Controlling User Accounts

Unit 16: Security and Protection

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  • Understanding Computer Security
  • Checking Security and Maintenance
  • Checking Windows Firewall Settings
  • Checking Malware Protection Settings
  • Checking Windows Update Settings

Unit 17: Optimising Windows

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  • Viewing System Properties
  • Checking Hardware Devices
  • Tidying Up the Desktop
  • Performing a Disk Cleanup
  • Understanding Power Options
  • Choosing a Power Plan
  • Creating a Custom Power Plan

Packages

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Duration

3 days

Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Julia G [ 28 February, 2017 ]
This course was extremely helpful to me as although I am familiar with Word and other MS products, there are gaps in my knowledge and these have now been filled. I was privileged to have one on one instruction owing to other participants' cancellation so this was an added bonus.
(5.00 out of 5) Deborah H [ 27 February, 2017 ]
Cath delivered the course with great patience and understanding for those having trouble. Cath is a great presenter and the course itself was very informative. I got a lot out of it

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(5.00 out of 5) David H [ 27 February, 2017 ]
Very Informitive
(5.00 out of 5) warren m [ 17 January, 2017 ]
it was very very good learned a lot .

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