Windows Class


Week 1 - Windows 10 Overview


Using the Start Menu
Windows 10 Start Menu Alternative
Personalizing Windows
The Desktop
Windows keyboard Shortcuts
Using Apps vs. Applications
The Taskbar
Account types
Microsoft Store Appointment Desk
Great tips site
Important Windows Skills
Windows 10 FAQ, Over 140 questions
How to tell which version you have
How to give your PC a meaningful name
The Windows Settings App and Control Panel
Default Apps
More about Default Apps

Week 2 - The Internet & Security


Internet Browsing tips
Using 2-step verification
Security Tools
More Anti-malware sites
Windows Survival Guide
Using Print Friendly
Portable Browsers
Malware Removal Programs
More Malware Removers
Identity Theft
Resetting your Microsoft Account password
What is SmartScreen
What does "Run as Administrator" mean

Week 3 - All about Email & Photos


All about Email
Using Gmail to access other accounts such as Cox Wenmail
Using Windows Photos App
Syncing Photo between devices

Week 4 - All about storage


How to give your hard drives a name
Using File Explorer
How to check the storage on your hard drive
How to tell what's taking up space with WinDirStat
Using an External Hard Drive
File names and extensions
Copying & Moving Files & Folders
Using the Disk Management tool
Free File Syncing tool (SyncToy)

Week 5 - Working with Media


Playing DVDs with VLC
Working with videos
Working with PDF files
Working with Zip files
Transfer photos & videos to and from a mobile device
Using Google Photo
Bring back the Windows Photo Viewer
Burning CDs with free software
How to rip a CD
Burn Music CDs with Windows Media Player
Resizing videos
Extract movies from a DVD

Week 6 - Backup, Restore & Recovery


Backing up you PC
Using File History
Macrium Reflect Free
Using Macrium Reflect
Backup-strategies
Backing up made simple
Restoring and System Restore
Using the Win 10 Reset feature
Create a Password Reset Disc
How to boot from a USB Flash drive

Week 7 - Utilities & Downloading


What are Portable Apps?
Favorite undelete program - Recuva
Use Recuva in Portable mode
Safe downloading - use Ninite.com
Working with Zip files
My Favorite Windows Tools
Installing and Uninstalling programs
Patch My PC

Week 8 - Cloud Services & Searching


Cloud Services Overview
Using OneDrive
Google's Backup and Sync App
Sharing files and folders
Searching
Using Google Drive
Google Drive & Google Docs Video
Link to GoogleDrive

Supplemental Topics


Free tutorials at Lynda.com
Windows 10 Creators Update available here
What's new in the Creators Update
Using "Open-with" vs "Send-to"
Change what closing the lid on your laptop does
Enabling Hibernation
GEGeek Web Page
Hibernate versus Sleep
Fast Startup
Image Resizer
Winkey + X
Jumplists
Guide to Gmail
Updating drivers - what not to do
New Quick Assist tool
More Windows 10 tips

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