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GO! with Windows 10 Introductory, 1st edition

  • Shelley Gaskin
  • Heddy Pritchard
  • AUthor Supplements Author

Published by Pearson (November 3rd 2016) - Copyright © 2017

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Overview

Teach the Windows 10 content YOU want in LESS TIME!

This book provides a solid introduction to Windows 10.

 

The primary goal of the GO! Series, aside from teaching computer applications, is ease of implementation, with an approach that is based on clearly defined projects for students and a one-of-a-kind supplements package. The GO! series is the right solution for you and your students in today’s fast-moving, mobile environment. GO! focuses on today’s mobile worker wherever, whenever, and from whatever device. It covers Office Online, Office 365 collaboration, and touch devices, so students are prepared to work in any environment.

 

Windows 10 is a new approach to operating systems for the more mobile world we live in. With Windows 10, apps, services, and content move across devices seamlessly, and updates will be delivered regularly. There are a variety of enhancements from Windows 10, and there are significant changes from Windows 7. To guide both new and experienced users of earlier versions, the GO! series takes project-based approach, which allows students to explore the core functionality of Windows 10, while learning how to use it effectively.

 

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1: GETTING STARTED WITH WINDOWS 10

Project 1A Getting to Know Windows 10

            Objective 1 Explore the Windows 10 Environment

            * Activity 1.01 Identifying Apps and Platforms

            * Activity 1.02 Recognizing User Accounts in Windows 10

            * Activity 1.03 Turning On Your Computer, Signing In, and Exploring the Windows 10 Environment

            * Activity 1.04 OPTIONAL Changing Your Desktop Background and Lock Screen Image

            * Activity 1.05 OPTIONAL Creating a PIN to Use in Place of Passwords

            Objective 2 Use File Explorer and Desktop Apps to Create a New Folder and Save a File

            * Activity 1.06 Pinning a Program and Adding a Toolbar to the Taskbar

            * Activity 1.07 Creating a New Folder to Store a File

            * Activity 1.08 Creating and Saving a File

            Objective 3 Identify the Functions of the Windows 10 Operating System

            * Activity 1.09 Identifying Operating System Functions and Windows App Functions

            Objective 4 Discover Windows 10 Features

            * Activity 1.10 Using Windows Apps

            * Activity 1.11 Using Task View, Snap Assist, and Virtual Desktops

            * Activity 1.12 Organizing Your Start Menu and Getting Apps from the Windows Store

            * Activity 1.13 Using the Windows 10 Action Center

            * Activity 1.14 Using Cortana and Searching For Help

            * Activity 1.15 Using the Microsoft Edge Browser

            Objective 5 Sign Out of Windows 10, Turn Off Your Computer, and Manage User Accounts

            * Activity 1.16 Locking, Signing Out of, and Shutting Down Your Computer

            * Activity 1.17 Customizing and Managing User Accounts

            Objective 6 Manage Your Windows 10 System

            * Activity 1.18 Managing Windows Updates, Notifications, and Backup

            * Activity 1.19 Managing Windows Defender and Windows Firewall

Project 1B Managing Programs, Files, and Folders

            Objective 7 Download and Extract Files and Folders

            * Activity 1.20 Downloading Files From a Website

            Objective 8 Use File Explorer to Display Locations, Folders, and Files

            * Activity 1.21 Navigating with File Explorer

            * Activity 1.22 Using File Explorer to Display Locations, Folders, and Files

            Objective 9 Start Programs and Open Data Files

            * Activity 1.23 Starting Programs

            * Activity 1.24 Opening Data Files

            * Activity 1.25 Searching, Pinning, Sorting, and Filtering in File Explorer

            Objective 10 Create, Rename, and Copy Files and Folders

            * Activity 1.26 Copying Files from a Removable Storage Device to the Documents Folder on the Hard Disk Drive

            * Activity 1.27 Creating Folders, Renaming Folders, and Renaming Files

            * Activity 1.28 Copying Files

            * Activity 1.29 Moving Files

            * Activity 1.30 Copying and Moving Files by Snapping Two Windows

            * Activity 1.31 Deleting Files and Using the Recycle Bin

            Objective 11 Use OneDrive as Cloud Storage

            * Activity 1.32 Using OneDrive as Cloud Storage

 

CHAPTER 2: MANAGING FILES, FOLDERS, AND USING SEARCH
Project 2A Managing Files and Folders

            Objective 1 Copy Files from a Removable Storage Device to the Hard Disk Drive

            * Activity 2.01 Copying Files from a Removable Storage Device to the Documents Library on the Hard Disk Drive

            Objective 2 Navigate by Using File Explorer

            * Activity 2.02 Pinning a Location to a Jump List

            Objective 3 Create, Name, and Save Files

            * Activity 2.03 Pinning a Program to the Taskbar

            * Activity 2.04 Naming and Saving Files in Word and Excel

            Objective 4 Create Folders and Rename Folders and Files

            * Activity 2.05 Creating Folders and Renaming Folders and Files

            Objective 5 Select, Copy, and Move Files and Folders

            * Activity 2.06 Selecting Groups of Files or Folders in the File List

            * Activity 2.07 Copying Files

            * Activity 2.08 Moving Files

            * Activity 2.09 Copying and Moving Files by Using Two Windows

            * Activity 2.10 Copying and Moving Files Among Different Drives

            * Activity 2.11 Copying Files and Folders to a Compressed Folder

            * Activity 2.12 Copying Files and Folders to a CD/DVD

            Objective 6 Delete Files and Folders and Use the Recycle Bin

            * Activity 2.13 Deleting Files and Folders Using the Recycle Bin

Project 2B Searching Your Computer

            Objective 7 Search From Cortana

            * Activity 2.14 Searching from Cortana

            Objective 8 Search From a Folder Window

            * Activity 2.15 Searching From a Folder Window and Applying a Filter to Search Results

            Objective 9 Save, Reuse, and Delete a Search

            * Activity 2.16 Saving, Reusing, and Deleting a Search

            Objective 10 Search Settings

            * Activity 2.17 Searching for Settings

            Objective 11 Add Tags to Improve a Search

            * Activity 2.18 Adding and Searching for a Tag

 

CHAPTER 3: ADVANCED FILE MANAGEMENT AND ADVANCED SEARCHING

Project 3A Using Advanced File Management Techniques

            Objective 1 Navigate by Using the Address Bar

            * Activity 3.01 Navigating by Using the Address Bar

            Objective 2 Create and Navigate Quick Access

            * Activity 3.02 Creating and Navigating Favorites Quick Access (Favorites is now Quick access area)

            Objective 3 Personalize the Display of Folders and Files

            * Activity 3.03 Locating and Identifying Subfolders in the Personal Folders

            * Activity 3.04 Using the Folder Options Dialog Box to Change How Folders Function and Display

            * Activity 3.05 Personalizing Views and Using the Arrange By Feature (Group by is similar to Arrange By BUT does NOT include all of the Arrange By functionality and quirky — may want to remove this)

            * Activity 3.06 Sorting Files by Properties

            Objective 4 Recognize File Types and Associate Files with Programs

            * Activity 3.07 Recognizing File Types and Associating Files with Programs

Project 3B Using Advanced Search Techniques

            Objective 5 Filter Searches in the Search Box

            * Activity 3.08 Creating and Adding Tags

            * Activity 3.09 Filtering a Search by Using Properties

            * Activity 3.10 Filtering a Search by Using Boolean Operators and Quotes, and Natural Language (Natural Language is NOT an option with Windows 10)

            Objective 6 Search by Using the Search Folder

            * Activity 3.11 Searching with a Filter

            * Activity 3.12 Using Custom Search

            Objective 7 Save a Search, Manage Search Behavior, and Manage the Index

            * Activity 3.13 Saving a Search, Managing Search Behavior, and Managing the Index

 

 

CHAPTER 4: SEARCHING THE WEB

Project 4A Searching the Web Using the Define, Contains, Filetype, Domain, and Site Operators

            Objective 1 Search the Web Using the Define Operator

            * Activity 4.01 Searching the Web Using the Define Operator

            Objective 2 Search the Web Using the Contains Operator

            * Activity 4.02 Searching the Web Using the Contains Operator

            Objective 3 Search the Web Using the Filetype Operator

            * Activity 4.03 Searching the Web Using the Filetype Operator

            Objective 4 Search the Web Using the Domain Operator

            * Activity 4.04 Searching the Web Using the Domain Operator

            Objective 5 Search the Web Using the Phrase Operator

            * Activity 4.05 Searching the Web Using the Phrase Operator

            Objective 6 Search the Web Using the Site Operator

            * Activity 4.06 Searching the Web Using the Site Operator

Project 4B Searching Websites in a Specific Language and by Using Boolean Operators

            Objective 7 Search Websites in a Specific Language

            * Activity 4.07 Searching Websites in a Specific Language

            Objective 8 Search Websites Using the AND Boolean Operator

            * Activity 4.08 Searching Websites Using the AND Boolean Operator

            Objective 9 Search Websites Using the OR Boolean Operator

            * Activity 4.09 Searching Websites Using the OR Boolean Operator

            Objective 10 Search the Web Using Multiple Operators

            * Activity 4.10 Searching the Web Using Multiple Operators

 

CHAPTER 5: MANAGING AND MONITORING YOUR COMPUTER

Project 5A Manage Your Computer’s Settings

            Objective 1 Manage System Settings

            * Activity 5.01 Managing System Settings

            Objective 2 Manage Devices

            * Activity 5.02 Managing Devices

            Objective 3 Manage Your Network and Internet Connections

            * Activity 5.03 Managing Your Network and Internet Connections

            Objective 5 Personalize Your System

            * Activity 5.04 Personalizing Your System

            Objective 5 Manage User Accounts and Family Safety

            * Activity 5.05 Managing User Accounts and Family Safety

            Objective 6 Manage Time, Language, and Ease of Access

            * Activity 5.06 Managing Time, Language, and Ease of Access

            Objective 7 Manage Privacy and Security Settings

            * Activity 5.07 Managing Privacy and Security Settings

            Objective 8 Back Up and Restore Your Files

            * Activity 5.08 Backing Up and Restoring Your Files

Project 5B Optimize and Monitor System Performance

            Objective 9 Locate System Information

            * Activity 5.09 Locating System Information

            Objective 10 Install and Uninstall Programs

            * Activity 5.10 Installing and Uninstalling Programs

            Objective 11 Use Task Manager

            * Activity 5.11 Using Task Manager

            Objective 12 Track System Performance

            * Activity 5.12 Tracking System Performance

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