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Microsoft Windows Training Course



Course Title: Mastering Windows Made Easy
Versions Covered: 8.1
Hours of Content: 4.5
Video Lessons: 77
Manuals: 1
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Course Description

Learn Microsoft Windows with this comprehensive course from TeachUcomp, Inc. Mastering Windows Made Easy features 77 video lessons with over 4.5 hours of introductory through advanced instruction. Watch, listen and learn as your expert instructor guides you through each lesson step-by-step. During this media-rich learning experience, you will see each function performed just as if your instructor were there with you. Reinforce your learning with the text of our printable classroom instruction manual, additional images and practice exercises.  Windows 8.1 is a free upgrade for Windows 8 users and re-introduces some features from older versions of  Windows. You will learn new features like the modified Start Button, the “Boot to Desktop” Feature, the basics of Windows, including creating basic documents, file management, using the internet and much more.

Whether you are completely new to Windows or upgrading from an older version, this course will empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a proficient user. We have incorporated years of classroom training experience and teaching techniques to develop an easy-to-use course that you can customize to meet your personal learning needs.  Simply launch the easy-to-use interface, click to start a video lesson or open the manual and you’re on your way to mastering Windows.


Course Syllabus & Sample Lessons

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To view a sample of the instruction manual in PDF, click here: Introductory Windows

CHAPTER 1- Introduction to Windows
Lesson 1.1- About Windows
Lesson 1.2- The Start Screen in Windows 8.1 free
Lesson 1.3- Customizing the Start Screen in Windows 8.1 free
Lesson 1.4- Using the Charm Bar in Windows 8.1
Lesson 1.5- The Windows Desktop
Lesson 1.6- The Start Button
Lesson 1.7- Booting to Desktop at Startup
Lesson 1.8- The Mouse
Lesson 1.9- Touch Gestures in Windows 8.1
Lesson 1.10- App Snapping in Windows 8.1
Lesson 1.11- Using a Microsoft User Account in Windows 8.1
Lesson 1.12- Resizing a Desktop Window
Lesson 1.13- Scrolling a Window
Lesson 1.14- Shutting Down Windows
CHAPTER 2- File Explorer
Lesson 2.1- File Explorer in Windows 8.1 free
Lesson 2.2- Navigating Folders
Lesson 2.3- Changing Folder Views
Lesson 2.4- Sorting Folder Contents
Lesson 2.5- Selecting Files
Lesson 2.6- Opening a File
Lesson 2.7- Reopening a Recently Accessed File or Folder
Lesson 2.8- Creating a New Folder
Lesson 2.9- Renaming Files and Folders
Lesson 2.10- Cutting, Copying and Pasting Files and Folders
Lesson 2.11- Burning a CD or DVD
Lesson 2.12- Deleting Files
Lesson 2.13- Managing Libraries in Windows 8.1 free
Lesson 2.14- Managing the Computer and Drives
CHAPTER 3- Windows 8.1 Settings
Lesson 3.1- Accessing Settings in Windows 8.1 free
Lesson 3.2- The “PC and devices” Settings free
Lesson 3.3- The “Accounts” Settings
Lesson 3.4- The “SkyDrive” Settings
Lesson 3.5- The “Search and apps” Settings
Lesson 3.6- The “Privacy” Settings
Lesson 3.7- The “Network” Settings
Lesson 3.8- The “Time and language” Settings
Lesson 3.9- The “Ease of Access” Settings
Lesson 3.10- The “Update and recovery” Settings
CHAPTER 4- Control Panel Settings
Lesson 4.1- The Control Panel free
Lesson 4.2- Personalizing the Desktop free
Lesson 4.3- Changing Screen Resolution
Lesson 4.4- Backup and Restore Files in Windows 8.1
Lesson 4.5- System Restore
Lesson 4.6- Audio Adjustment
Lesson 4.7- Adding Devices and Printers
Lesson 4.8- Installing and Uninstalling New Software
CHAPTER 5- Desktop Management
Lesson 5.1- Changing Desktop Icons
Lesson 5.2- The Recycle Bin
Lesson 5.3- Creating Desktop Shortcuts
Lesson 5.4- Pinning Items to the Taskbar
Lesson 5.5- Moving and Resizing the Windows Taskbar
Lesson 5.6- Setting the Date and Time Display
CHAPTER 6- Using Apps in Windows 8.1
Lesson 6.1- Downloading Apps from the Windows Store
Lesson 6.2- Managing App Files
Lesson 6.3- Using the SkyDrive App
CHAPTER 7- Creating Documents
Lesson 7.1- Starting WordPad and Creating a New Document
Lesson 7.2- Copying and Pasting Text
Lesson 7.3- Formatting Text
Lesson 7.4- Saving a Document
Lesson 7.5- Opening a Document
Lesson 7.6- Printing a Document
Lesson 7.7- Closing a Document
CHAPTER 8- Drawing Pictures
Lesson 8.1- Starting Paint and Creating a New Document
Lesson 8.2- Drawing Shapes and Lines
Lesson 8.3- Adding Text
Lesson 8.4- Erasing Parts of a Picture
Lesson 8.5- Saving a Picture
Lesson 8.6- Opening a Picture
CHAPTER 9- Using the Internet
Lesson 9.1- About the Internet
Lesson 9.2- Using the Desktop Internet Explorer 11
Lesson 9.3- Using the Internet Explorer 11 App
Lesson 9.4- Connecting to the Internet
Lesson 9.5- Windows Defender in Windows 8.1
CHAPTER 10- Printing Information
Lesson 10.1- Selecting a Printer
Lesson 10.2- General Printing Options
Lesson 10.3- Managing Print Jobs
Lesson 10.4- Printing from Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft Windows Training Course Overview

Microsoft Windows is the most popular operating system on the market today. During this 4.5 hour Windows video training course, our expert instructor will show you the basics of Windows, including creating basic documents, file management, using the internet and much more. This Windows tutorial covers the same material as our classroom training and was designed to provide a solid foundation in Windows.

Course includes video lessons, printable instruction manual, a practice exam with evaluative feedback (find out why your answers are right or wrong), your final exam submission, and a course certificate of completion. The Windows training course also qualifies for continuing education credit for CPAs (Certified Public Accountants) in certain states.

At TeachUcomp, Inc., you choose how you want your Windows training delivered.

Online subscriptions offer the most flexibility and value. With online training, you can access your courses anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection (including all new releases and updates). Your subscription grants you instant access to ALL of our courses for one low price. There are no contracts and you can cancel at any time. You may choose between a monthly or annual plan.