Windows 8 LiveLessons (Video Training)

Video Description

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 LiveLessonspresents 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 personalization; 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!

About the Author:

ClipTraining: Since being founded by best-selling author and sought-after speaker J. Peter Bruzzese and Timothy Duggan, ClipTraining has been committed to streamlining the process of delivering knowledge. Three core principles shape the training: Teach the way we learn; Make it simple and inviting; Make it available any time. With this methodology, and continuing to refine the best practices, ClipTraining provides education to increase skills, efficiency, and productiveness.

Experience the power of knowledge on-demand at www.ClipTraining.com.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. An Initial Tour of Windows 8 00:03:22
    2. Using the Start Screen 00:03:24
    3. The Windows Desktop 00:02:36
    4. Account Types 00:02:43
    5. Logging in to Windows 00:00:55
  2. The Start Screen
    1. Adjusting Start Screen Tiles 00:00:50
    2. Working with Switcher, the Start Tip and Back Tip 00:01:18
    3. Touch Navigation 00:03:32
    4. Using the Charms Bar 00:01:34
    5. Using the Search Charm 00:02:09
    6. Using the Share Charm 00:02:31
    7. Using the Devices Charm 00:01:11
    8. Using the Settings Charm 00:02:05
    9. Working with Live Tiles 00:04:44
    10. Using Snap 00:01:56
    11. Using Shortcut Keys 00:01:53
  3. The Desktop
    1. Understanding Jump Lists 00:00:50
    2. Exploring the Taskbar 00:03:40
    3. Working with the Notification Area 00:01:47
    4. Apps with a Ribbon UI 00:02:29
    5. Using File Explorer 00:01:24
    6. Customizing Folder Options 00:03:00
    7. Using Libraries 00:02:50
  4. Personalization
    1. Working with Power Down Options 00:00:57
    2. Personalizing Your Lock Screen 00:02:09
    3. Personalizing Your Start Screen 00:00:49
    4. Personalizing Your Account Picture 00:00:57
    5. Working with Account Settings 00:02:45
    6. Personalization Settings (from Notifications to Privacy) 00:04:53
    7. Change Display Settings 00:02:23
    8. Adjusting Your Background and Screen Saver 00:03:47
    9. Modifying Date and Time Settings 00:02:00
  5. Working with Apps
    1. The Windows 8 Store 00:04:05
    2. An Overview of Windows Essentials 2012 00:06:34
    3. The Snipping Tool 00:02:11
    4. Exploring Reader 00:03:00
    5. Using the Mail and People Apps 00:03:12
    6. Using the Calendar App 00:02:10
    7. Using the SkyDrive App 00:03:26
    8. Using the IE 10 App 00:02:49
    9. Advanced IE 10 App 00:04:23
    10. The IE 10 Desktop 00:04:27
    11. Exploring Xbox Video and Music 00:05:56
    12. Using the Photos App 00:03:03
  6. Security and Performance
    1. Using a Picture Password 00:02:09
    2. The Action Center 00:02:44
    3. User Account Control 00:02:07
    4. Using Windows Defender 00:02:25
    5. Understanding Windows Firewall 00:02:37
    6. Using BitLocker Drive Encryption 00:02:15
    7. Working with Family Safety 00:02:43
    8. Configuring AutoPlay 00:01:36
    9. Modifying Default Programs 00:02:27
    10. Exploring Device Manager 00:01:56
    11. Working with Devices and Printers 00:02:17
    12. Exploring the Ease of Access Center 00:02:44
    13. Using File History 00:03:35
    14. Understanding Windows SmartScreen 00:02:01
    15. Managing Fonts 00:02:41
    16. Using Indexing 00:02:44
    17. Customizing Power Options 00:02:42
    18. Modifying Programs and Features 00:01:50
    19. Selecting a Region 00:01:18
    20. Working with RemoteApp and Desktop Connections 00:01:31
    21. Using Speech Recognition 00:04:57
    22. Understanding Storage Spaces 00:01:58
    23. Working with Backup and Restore 00:02:26
    24. The Sync Center 00:01:44
    25. Managing Users 00:03:03
    26. Exploring Windows Update 00:02:57
  7. Networking
    1. Wireless Connection Settings 00:03:33
    2. Working with HomeGroups 00:03:10
    3. Sharing Media 00:02:52
    4. The Network and Sharing Center 00:02:08
    5. Advanced Sharing Settings 00:02:28
    6. Configure Your Network Adapter 00:02:05
    7. Configure TCP/IP Settings 00:03:21
  8. Advanced Tools and Features
    1. An Overview of Admin Tools 00:02:22
    2. Using the Computer Management Tool 00:01:54
    3. Working with the Event Viewer 00:03:24
    4. Exploring Services 00:03:19
    5. Using the System Configuration Tool 00:03:09
    6. Disk Management 00:03:43
    7. Using Defragment and Optimize Drives 00:02:25
    8. Customizing Local Security Policy 00:02:15
    9. Working with Task Scheduler 00:04:59
    10. Working with the Task Manager 00:02:32
    11. The Performance Monitor 00:04:23
    12. Exploring System Properties 00:02:19
    13. The Windows Experience Index 00:02:29
    14. Understanding Recovery Options 00:03:49
    15. Working with System Refresh 00:01:14
    16. Advanced Performance Tools (in Control Panel) 00:02:07
    17. Performance Information and Tools (in Control Panel) 00:01:52
    18. Exploring Troubleshooting (in Control Panel) 00:03:48
    19. Using the Problem Steps Recorder 00:02:25
    20. The Reliability Monitor 00:03:05
    21. The Resource Monitor 00:02:26
    22. Configuring Remote Assistance 00:02:22
    23. Using Windows-to-Go 00:01:39

Product Information

  • Title: Windows 8 LiveLessons (Video Training)
  • Author(s): Clip Training
  • Release date: November 2012
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 9780133353259