Microsoft Windows 10: Part Two Course Outline

Microsoft Windows 10: Part Two

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Windows as a Service

Lesson 1: Working with Windows 10

TOPIC A: The Settings Window

Opening the Settings Window

Changing the Size of Screen Items

Changing the Orientation

Changing the Brightness

Changing the Resolution

Working with Multiple Monitors

Activity 1-1

TOPIC B: The Control Panel

Opening the Display Sub-Category

Changing the Text Size

Changing the Resolution

Working with Multiple Monitors

Activity 1-2

TOPIC C: Work with Virtual Desktops

Creating a New Desktop

Switching Desktops

Moving Apps Between Desktops

Closing Desktops

Activity 1-3

TOPIC D: Manage Apps

Viewing Installed Apps

Uninstalling Apps

Viewing Default Apps

Modifying Default Apps

Linking a File Type to an App

Activity 1-4


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Configuring User Accounts

TOPIC A: Configure User Accounts Using the Control Panel

Opening the User Accounts Category

Managing Accounts

Changing the User Account Type

Changing User Account Control Settings

Deleting an Account

Activity 2-1

TOPIC B: Configure User Accounts Using the Settings Window

Creating an Account

Assigning or Modifying a Password

Changing the User Account Type

Changing a Local Account to a Microsoft Account

Changing a Microsoft Account to a Local Account

About Assigned Access

Syncing Your Account Settings

Removing an Account

Activity 2-2

TOPIC C: Use Family Safety Features

Opening Family & Other Users

Adding a Family Member

About Activity Reports

Blocking a Family Member

Removing a Family Member

Activity 2-3


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Working with Apps in Windows 10

TOPIC A: Use Mail

Opening Mail

Configuring Mail Accounts

Viewing Mail Messages

Composing Mail Messages

Replying to Messages

Deleting Messages

Activity 3-1

TOPIC B: Use Calendar

Opening Calendar

Configuring Calendar

Viewing Your Calendar

Adding Events

Editing Events

Deleting Events

Activity 3-2

TOPIC C: Use Groove Music

Opening Groove Music

Playing Your Music

Using the Now Playing List

Creating Playlists

Searching for Music

Activity 3-3

TOPIC D: Use Movies & TV

Opening Movies & TV

Playing Videos

Searching for Videos

Activity 3-4

TOPIC E: Use Camera

Opening Camera

Taking Photos

Using the Timer

Taking a Video

Setting Options

Activity 3-5

TOPIC F: Use Xbox

Opening Xbox

Signing Into the Xbox App

Playing Games

Viewing Achievements

Activity 3-6


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Working with Devices

TOPIC A: Connect Devices to Your PC

Connecting Devices

Viewing Devices

Removing Devices

Activity 4-1

TOPIC B: Modify Device Settings

Mouse & Touchpad Settings

Typing Settings

AutoPlay Settings

Activity 4-2

TOPIC C: Devices and Printers in the Control Panel

Viewing Devices

Adding a Device

Removing a Device

Ejecting a Device

Activity 4-3


Review Questions

Lesson 5: Managing Networks

TOPIC A: Overview of Networks



Hardware Requirements



Activity 5-1

TOPIC B: Share Files and Folders with a Homegroup


Creating a Homegroup

Joining a Homegroup

Sharing Files and Folders with Other Users in the Homegroup

Leaving a Homegroup

Activity 5-2

TOPIC C: Manage Networks

The Network Folder

The Network and Sharing Center

Sharing Options

Shared Resources

Network Drive Mapping

Activity 5-3


Review Questions

Lesson 6: Securing System Data

TOPIC A: File History

What is File History?

Enabling File History

Setting Backup Options

Restoring Files

Activity 6-1

TOPIC B: System Recovery

Enabling Automatic Restore Points

Manually Creating Restore Points

Performing a System Restore

Resetting a PC

What is Advanced Startup?

Activity 6-2

TOPIC C: Configure Security Settings

Windows Update

Windows Defender

Windows Firewall

User Account Control

Activity 6-3


Review Questions

Lesson 7: Configuring System Settings

TOPIC A: View System Information

Viewing System Properties

The System Properties Dialog Box

The Device Manager

Remote Assistance and Remote Desktop

Random Access Memory (RAM)

Virtual Memory

Activity 7-1

TOPIC B: Use the Task Manager

Starting Task Manager

Interface Overview

Tab Overview

Changing Startup Items

Activity 7-2

TOPIC C: Optimize Power Consumption

Power Plans

Customizing a Power Plan

Creating New Power Plans

The Hibernate State

The Sleep State

Activity 7-3

TOPIC D: Troubleshoot Problems

The Security and Maintenance Category of the Control Panel

The Troubleshooting Category of the Control Panel

The Steps Recorder

Activity 7-4


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson Lab 3-3

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson 5

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson 6

Lesson Lab 6-1

Lesson 7

Lesson Lab 7-1

Lesson Lab 7-2

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary


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