Windows 10 Foundation Training Course

Sample TutorialWindows 10 Training Materials

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The Windows 10 Desktop

  • What is the Windows Desktop?
  • Desktop icons
  • Moving Desktop icons
  • Windows taskbar
  • Showing hidden icons
  • Taskbar clock
  • Customizing your Desktop
  • Customizing the Desktop background wallpaper picture
  • Customizing the Desktop background color
  • Setting a screen saver
  • Modifying the computer date and time
  • Setting the keyboard language and other regional settings

Manipulating Desktop Windows

  • Drag and drop
  • Select, then manipulate
  • Single clicking vs. Double clicking
  • Moving a window on the Desktop
  • Resizing a window, narrower or wider
  • Resizing a window, taller or shorter
  • Resizing a window in two directions at once
  • Maximizing a window
  • Minimizing a window
  • Closing a window
  • The start button
  • The start menu

Applications & the Desktop

  • Multitasking
  • Starting applications
  • Finding applications such as WordPad
  • Using print screen within WordPad
  • Identifying the parts of an application window
  • Title bar
  • The ribbon
  • Ribbon tabs
  • Status bar
  • Notepad
  • Control panel
  • Switching between program Windows
  • Cascading Windows
  • Displaying Windows side by side
  • Installing programs
  • Removing a program
  • Shutting down the computer
  • Restarting the computer

Help in Windows 10

  • Using the search for help box
  • Displaying basic information about your pc

File Explorer

  • What are files?
  • What are folders?
  • Types of drive and drive letters
  • Opening the Windows file explorer program
  • Displaying or hiding the ribbon
  • The file explorer window
  • File explorer – folders
  • File explorer – devices
  • File explorer – network locations
  • File explorer – downloads
  • File explorer – Desktop
  • File explorer – OneDrive
  • File explorer – homegroup
  • File explorer – this pc
  • Displaying the contents of a particular folder
  • Changing the view within the file explorer
  • Changing the sort order in details view
  • Drives, folders and files
  • Data storage devices
  • File sizes and disk storage capacities

Manipulating folders

  • Creating a folder
  • Creating a sub-folder
  • File naming issues
  • Renaming a folder
  • Deleting a folder
  • Displaying folder details

Manipulating files

  • File types
  • Selecting multiple files
  • Counting files in a folder
  • File attributes
  • Renaming files
  • Deleting files
  • Restoring items from the recycle bin
  • Emptying the recycle bin
  • Permanently deleting a file (bypassing the recycle bin)
  • Sometimes deleted files are too large to be recycled
  • The Windows clipboard
  • Moving files between folders
  • Copying files between folders
  • Backups
  • Removable memory sticks – autoplay
  • Backing up data to a removable drive
  • Safely ejecting a memory stick
  • What is file compression?
  • Compressing files
  • Extracting compressed files

Searching

  • Searching for applications (programs)
  • Searching for files on your hard disk
  • Searching by file size
  • Searching by kind
  • Searching by file content

Printing issues

  • Viewing the printers that are available to your pc
  • Setting the default printer
  • Installing a new printer
  • Removing a printer
  • Printing from an application

Viruses, spyware and cookies

  • Computer viruses
  • Spyware
  • Cookies
  • Virus checking programs
  • Scanning for viruses
  • Updating anti-virus programs

 

Windows 10 Foundation Training Course
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