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Windows 8.1 - New Features

Video Description

In this Microsoft Windows 8.1 training course, expert author Erin Olsen teaches you about the new features you will find in the latest version of Windows. This course is designed for users that are already familiar with Windows 8, or have taken the Infinite Skills Learning Windows 8 training course.
You will start by learning about how to make Windows 8.1 your own, including how to control Windows and Apps notifications, personalize the lock screen, and establishing quiet hours. Erin will then teach you how to find and use the matured Windows 8 apps, including using the updated calendar and the new lifestyle and reading list apps. Finally, this video tutorial will teach you how to connect to networks, the Internet, and the cloud, as well as how to keep your family and data safe and apply enhanced privacy settings.
Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will understand how to make use of new features that are available in Windows 8.1. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Windows 8.1 - New Features
    1. Series Overview 00:02:36
    2. What You Will Learn 00:03:14
    3. How To Access Your Working Files 00:03:22
    4. Using the Working Files 00:02:26
  2. Making Windows 8.1 Your Own
    1. Making Windows 8.1 Your Own 00:02:47
    2. Identifying Start Screen And Tile Updates 00:08:28
    3. Finding Everything With Simplified Windows 8.1 Search 00:05:59
    4. Using Consolidated PC Settings 00:06:29
    5. Disabling Screen Hot Corners 00:02:28
    6. Controlling Windows And Apps Notifications 00:03:13
    7. Establishing Quiet Hours 00:02:42
    8. Choosing Between The Start Screen Desktop And Apps List 00:04:25
    9. Personalizing The Lock Screen 00:06:30
    10. Finding Shutdown Options 00:02:13
  3. Finding And Using The Matured Windows 8 Apps
    1. Finding And Using The Matured Windows 8 Apps 00:02:45
    2. Grand Re-Opening Of The Windows Store 00:04:14
    3. Windows 8.1 N Editions 00:01:35
    4. Using The Title Bar, Multi-Window Mode And Controllable Snap 00:06:53
    5. Updates To The People App 00:06:22
    6. Using The Updated Calendar And New Alarms App 00:07:49
    7. Updates To The Mail App 00:07:56
    8. Getting Familiar With Skype Integration 00:08:34
    9. Updates To The Music App 00:02:47
    10. Updates To The Photos App 00:07:22
    11. Using The New Lifestyle Apps 00:08:44
    12. Using The Reading List App 00:03:49
  4. Connecting
    1. Connecting To Networks, The Internet And The Cloud 00:03:17
    2. Connecting To The Workplace With BYOD 00:05:58
    3. Creating Your Own VPN 00:05:15
    4. Understanding New Ways To Connect 00:05:51
    5. Working In The Cloud 00:06:42
  5. Keeping Family And Data Safe
    1. Keeping You, Your Family, And Your Data Safe 00:03:04
    2. Applying Enhanced Privacy Settings - Part 1 00:05:46
    3. Applying Enhanced Privacy Settings - Part 2 00:08:09
    4. The Windows 8.1 Child Account 00:04:25
    5. Switching Between Local And Online Accounts 00:02:40
    6. Improved Biometrics In Windows 8.1 00:03:06
    7. New Safety Features For Business Devices 00:05:10
  6. Conclusion
    1. What You Now Know 00:06:56