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Windows 8 LiveLessons (Video Training), Downloadable Version

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Lesson 1

Part I: Getting Started, Windows 8 LiveLessons, Downloadable Version

Five perfectly succinct Lessons to get you up and running in just a few minutes. Take an initial tour of Windows 8 through Logging In, the Start Screen, the Desktop, and Account Types.

Duration: 00:14:11  File Size: 49 MB


Lesson 2

Part II: The Start Screen, Windows 8 LiveLessons, Downloadable Version

These 11 Lessons provide coverage on topics including Live Tiles, Touch Navigation, Charms, and Shortcut Keys.

Duration: 00:24:53  File Size: 91 MB


Lesson 3

Part III: The Desktop, Windows 8 LiveLessons, Downloadable Version

Seven simple Lessons for exploring the Desktop features of Windows 8. Topics include Jump Lists, the Taskbar, Notifications, File Explorer, Folder Options, and Libraries.

Duration: 00:17:10  File Size: 43 MB


Lesson 4

Part IV: Personalization, Windows 8 LiveLessons, Downloadable Version

Nine Lessons to rule the personalization of Windows 8! Topics inlcude the Lock Screen, Strat Screen, Account Settings and Display Settings.

Duration: 00:21:50  File Size: 54 MB


Lesson 5

Part V: Working with Apps, Windows 8 LiveLessons, Downloadable Version

These 12 Lessons will have you fluent with Windows 8 Apps in no time. Learn about the Windows Store, Windows Essentials 2012, the Snipping Tool,  the SkyDrive, Calendar, Mail, People, Internet Explorer 10, Xbox Music, Xbox Video, and Photos Apps.

Duration: 00:46:28  File Size: 165 MB


Lesson 6

Part VI: Security and Performance, Windows 8 LiveLessons, Downloadable Version

These 26 Lessons cover everything you need to know about security and performance of your Windows 8 device. Topics include: Picture Password, Action Center, Account Control, Windows Defender and Firewall, Device Manager, File History, Windows SmartScreen, Backup and Restore, Sync Center, and Windows Update.

Duration: 01:04:36  File Size: 156 MB


Lesson 7

Part VII: Networking, Windows 8 LiveLessons, Downloadable Version

These seven Lessons provide coverage on topics that include Wireless Connection Settings, HomeGroup, Media Sharing, TCP/IP Settings, and more.

Duration: 00:20:47  File Size: 39 MB


Lesson 8

Part VIII: Advanced Tooks and Features, Windows 8 LiveLessons, Downloadable Version

These 23 Lessons provide coverage on important topics such as Admin Tools, Event Viewer, Disk Management, Security Policy, Recovery Options, Remote Assistance, Windows-to-Go, and much more.

Duration: 01:05:10  File Size: 188 MB


  • Copyright 2013
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-343536-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-343536-8

Four+ Hours of Video Instruction.

Video training on demand, for everyone who wants to succeed with Windows 8: a complete video course containing 100 step-by-step screencasts!

• Start-to-finish personal training on Windows 8: just watch and learn!
• Simple, quick video walkthroughs of the tasks you perform most often!
• Great personalized training at a fraction of the cost...for everyone who doesn't have time to read a book!

Windows 8 LiveLessons presents more than four hours of personalized Windows 8 training - 100 quick, bite-size video lessons that teach virtually every essential skill Windows 8 users want and need. You can build your skills one step at a time, by simply watching these polished, upbeat videos. Begin by touring the Windows 8 Start Screen and Desktop, introducing everything from account set-up to personlaization; then watch everything from working with Apps to security and performance. Walk through essential tasks like sharing files, system backups, and networking. These quick, self-contained lessons teach you key skills at your own pace - often in as little as five minutes. Every lesson begins with well-defined learning objectives, and ends with easy-to-understand summaries that help you track your progress. Like all products in the highly successful LiveLessons series, Windows 8 LiveLessons responds to the growing marketplace demand for just-in-time training delivered visually, by leading industry experts. It delivers the power of the best classroom training at a small fraction of the cost, and is designed to appeal to the enormous audience of professionals and consumers who want to master Windows 8 but don't have time to read a large book on the subject!

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Getting Started
  An Initial Tour of Windows 8
  Using the Start Screen
  The Windows Desktop
  Account Types
  Logging in to Windows
The Start Screen
  Adjusting Start Screen Tiles
  Working with Switcher, the Start Tip and Back Tip
  Touch Navigation
  Using the Charms Bar
  Using the Search Charm
  Using the Share Charm
  Using the Devices Charm
  Using the Settings Charm
  Working with Live Tiles
  Using Snap
  Using Shortcut Keys 
The Desktop
  Understanding Jump Lists
  Exploring the Taskbar
  Working with the Notification Area
  Apps with a Ribbon UI
  Using File Explorer
  Customizing Folder Options
  Using Libraries
  Working with Power Down Options
  Personalizing Your Lock Screen
  Personalizing Your Start Screen
  Personalizing Your Account Picture
  Working with Account Settings
  Personalization Settings (from Notifications to Privacy)
  Change Display Settings
  Adjusting Your Background and Screen Saver
  Modifying Date and Time Settings
Working with Apps
  The Windows 8 Store
  An Overview of Windows Essentials 2012
  The Snipping Tool
  Exploring Reader
  Using the Mail and People Apps
  Using the Calendar App
  Using the SkyDrive App
  Using the IE 10 App
  Advanced IE 10 App
  The IE 10 Desktop
  Exploring Xbox Video and Music
  Using the Photos App
Security and Performance
  Using a Picture Password
  The Action Center
  User Account Control
  Using Windows Defender
  Understanding Windows Firewall
  Using BitLocker Drive Encryption
  Working with Family Safety
  Configuring AutoPlay
  Modifying Default Programs
  Exploring Device Manager
  Working with Devices and Printers
  Exploring the Ease of Access Center
  Using File History
  Understanding Windows SmartScreen
  Managing Fonts
  Using Indexing
  Customizing Power Options
  Modifying Programs and Features
  Selecting a Region
  Working with RemoteApp and Desktop Connections
  Using Speech Recognition
  Understanding Storage Spaces
  Working with Backup and Restore
  The Sync Center
  Managing Users
  Exploring Windows Update
  Wireless Connection Settings
  Working with HomeGroups
  Sharing Media
  The Network and Sharing Center
  Advanced Sharing Settings
  Configure Your Network Adapter
  Configure TCP/IP Settings
Advanced Tools and Features
  An Overview of Admin Tools
  Using the Computer Management Tool
  Working with the Event Viewer
  Exploring Services
  Using the System Configuration Tool
  Disk Management
  Using Defragment and Optimize Drives 
  Customizing Local Security Policy
  Working with Task Scheduler
  Working with the Task Manager
  The Performance Monitor
  Exploring System Properties
  The Windows Experience Index
  Understanding Recovery Options
  Working with System Refresh
  Advanced Performance Tools (in Control Panel)
  Performance Information and Tools (in Control Panel)
  Exploring Troubleshooting (in Control Panel)
  Using the Problem Steps Recorder
  The Reliability Monitor
  The Resource Monitor
  Configuring Remote Assistance
  Using Windows-to-Go

LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home & Office Technologies, Business & Management, and more.  View All LiveLessons at http://www.quepublishing.com/imprint/series_detail.aspx?st=87397


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