Section 1 skills exploring windows 8
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 29

SECTION 1 SKILLS Exploring Windows 8 PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 77 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

SECTION 1 SKILLS Exploring Windows 8. 1.1 Explore the Windows 8 Start Screen 1.2 Explore the Windows 8 Desktop 1.3 Open and Manipulate Windows CHECKPOINT 1 1.4 Explore the Taskbar 1.4 Explore Dialog Box Components 1.4 Explore the Charm Bar 1.5 Get Help in Windows

Download Presentation

SECTION 1 SKILLS Exploring Windows 8

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Section 1 skills exploring windows 8

SECTION 1 SKILLSExploring Windows 8

1.1Explore the Windows 8 Start Screen

1.2Explore the Windows 8 Desktop

1.3Open and Manipulate Windows

CHECKPOINT 1

1.4Explore the Taskbar

1.4Explore Dialog Box Components

1.4Explore the Charm Bar

1.5Get Help in Windows

1.5Display File Extensions

CHECKPOINT 2


Explore the windows 8 start screen

Explore the Windows 8 Start Screen

  • When you turn on your computer, the Windows 8 operating system loads and the Windows 8 Start screen displays on your monitor.

  • The Windows 8 Start screen contains tiles you can use to open programs or access features within Windows 8.

  • Display all of the applications installed on your computer by right-clicking a blank area of the Start screen and then clicking the All apps icon that displays in the lower right corner of the screen.

  • Windows 8 includes a Charm bar containing five buttons you can use to perform tasks such as searching apps, sharing apps, and shutting down the computer. Display the Charm bar by hovering the mouse over the upper or lower right corner of the screen.


Explore the windows 8 start screen continued

Explore the Windows 8 Start Screen…continued

current user

tiles

Click this tile to display the Window 8 desktop.

scroll bar

zoom out


Explore the windows 8 start screen continued1

Explore the Windows 8 Start Screen…continued

To display the Windows 8 Desktop:

  • Click the Desktop tile in the Start screen.

    To display the Charm bar:

  • Position the mouse in the upper right corner of the desktop until the Charm bar displays.

Desktop tile

Charm bar


Explore the windows 8 start screen continued2

Explore the Windows 8 Start Screen…continued

To display all applications in the Start screen:

  • Right-clicking in a blank area of the Start screen.

  • Click the All apps icon that appears in the lower right corner of the screen.

All apps icon


Explore the windows 8 start screen continued3

Explore the Windows 8 Start Screen…continued

To shut down Windows:

  • Display the Charm bar by positioning the mouse in the upper right corner of the screen.

  • Click the Settings button on the Charm bar.

  • Click the Power tile located toward the bottom of the Settings panel.

  • Click the Shut down option.

power options


Explore the windows 8 desktop

Explore the Windows 8 Desktop

  • The Windows 8 desktop can be compared to the top of a desk in an office.

  • A person places necessary tools—such as pencils, pens, paper, files, or a calculator—on his or her desktop to perform functions.

  • Similarly, the Windows 8 desktop contains tools for operating the computer. These tools are logically grouped and placed in dialog boxes or windows that can be accessed using the icons located on the desktop.

  • The desktop is the most common screen in Windows 8 and is the screen in which most applications and tools will open and run.


Explore the windows 8 desktop continued

Explore the Windows 8 Desktop…continued

Recycle Bin icon

Position the mouse pointer here to access the Start screen.

Taskbar


Explore the windows 8 desktop continued1

Explore the Windows 8 Desktop…continued

To view the day of the week:

  • Move the mouse pointer to the bottom right of the desktop where the current day and time displays at the far right side of the Taskbar.

  • After approximately one second, a pop-up box appears with the current day of the week as well as the current date.

pop-up box


Explore the windows 8 desktop continued2

Explore the Windows 8 Desktop…continued

To use an icon:

  • Position the mouse pointer on the icon.

  • Double-click the left mouse button.

Recycle Bin icon


Explore the windows 8 desktop continued3

Explore the Windows 8 Desktop…continued

  • You can change the appearance of Windows 8 with options that display when you right-click a blank area of the desktop.

    • Click the Personalize option at the shortcut menu if you want to change the Windows theme, desktop background, color, sounds, or screen saver.

  • You can also change how the desktop icons and mouse pointers display.

    • Click the Screen resolution option at the shortcut menu if you want to change the screen resolution, the monitor orientation, or the size of text or other items.

    • The Screen Resolution window also contains controls for setting up multiple displays.


Open and manipulate windows

Open and Manipulate Windows

To move a window:

  • Position the mouse pointer on the window Title bar.

  • Hold down the left mouse button.

  • Drag the window to the desired position.

  • Release the mouse button.

Title bar


Open and manipulate windows continued

Open and Manipulate Windows…continued

To resize windows:

  • Click the Restore Down button.

    OR

  • Click the Maximize button.

    OR

  • Click the Minimize button.

thumbnail preview

group of file folders


Open and manipulate windows continued1

Open and Manipulate Windows…continued

To stack windows:

  • Right-click an unused section of the Taskbar.

  • Click Show windows stackedat the shortcut menu.

    To cascade windows:

  • Right-click an unused section of the Taskbar.

  • Click Cascade windows at the shortcut menu.

shortcut menu


Section 1 skills exploring windows 8

CHECKPOINT 1

  • This is the name of the screen that displays when Windows 8 starts.

    • Opening screen

    • Desktop screen

    • Beginning screen

    • Start screen

  • When you open a program, a defined work area, referred to as this, appears on the screen.

    • display

    • monitor

    • window

    • desktop

Answer

Answer

Next Question

Next Question

  • These provide an easy method for opening programs or documents.

    • tiles

    • atoms

    • emoticons

    • buttons

  • Clicking this at the shortcut menu places each window in a fanned, single stack with the title bars of each open window visible.

    • Cascade windows

    • Show windows stacked

    • Display windows

    • Fan windows

Answer

Answer

Next Question

Next Slide


Explore the taskbar

Explore the Taskbar

Internet Explorer button

File Explorer button

task button area

Notification area

Position the mouse pointer here to access the Start screen.


Explore the taskbar continued

Explore the Taskbar…continued

To display the Date and Time dialog box:

  • Click the current time at the right side of the Taskbar.

  • Click Change date and time settings.

  • Make the desired changes in the Date and Time dialog box.

  • Click OK.

Date and Time dialog box


Explore the taskbar continued1

Explore the Taskbar…continued

To display the speakers slider:

  • Click the Speakers button on the Taskbar.

slider bar

Mute Speakers button

Speakers button


Explore the taskbar continued2

Explore the Taskbar…continued

To display the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog box:

  • Right-click an unused section on the Taskbar.

  • Click Properties at the shortcut menu.

  • Click the desired options.

  • Click OK.

Taskbar Properties dialog box


Explore dialog box components

Explore Dialog Box Components


Explore dialog box components continued

Explore Dialog Box Components…continued


Explore dialog box components continued1

Explore Dialog Box Components…continued


Explore the charm bar

Explore the Charm Bar

To search for an application:

  • Position the mouse pointer in the upper right corner of the desktop to display the Charm bar.

  • Click the Search button on the Charm bar.

  • Type desired text in the search text box.

  • Press Enter.

search text box on Charm bar


Explore the charm bar continued

Explore the Charm Bar…continued

To change PC settings:

  • Make the Charm bar active.

  • Click the Settings button on the Charm bar.

  • Click Change PC settings option.

  • Make desired changes.

  • Close the PC settings screen by positioning the mouse pointer at the top of the screen until it turns into a hand. Holddown the left mouse button, drag the PC settings screen to the bottom of the screen until it dims, and then release the mouse button.

Change PC settings option


Explore the charm bar continued1

Explore the Charm Bar…continued

  • The Charm bar contains the Devices button, which you can use to manage devices plugged into your computer.

  • Click the Devices button on the Charm bar and the Devices panel displays at the right side of the screen. Devices plugged into your computer display as a list in the Devices panel.

  • Click a device in the Devices list to display options for a particular device. Devices that are commonly listed in the Devices panel are monitors, projectors, and other peripheral devices that may be plugged into your computer.


Get help in windows

Get Help in Windows

To display the Help and Support window:

  • Open Start screen.

  • Right-click a blank area of the Start screen.

  • Click the All apps icon.

  • Click the Help and Support tile.

Help and Support tile

Windows Help and Support window


Display file extensions

Display File Extensions

To display file extensions:

  • Click the File Explorer button on the Taskbar.

  • Click the View tab on the ribbon.

  • Click the File name extensions check box in the Show/hide group to insert a check mark.

File name extensions option


Checkpoint 2

CHECKPOINT 2

  • Click this button located at the bottom of the slider if you want to turn off the sound.

    • Speakers Off

    • Mute Speakers

    • Quiet Speakers

    • Disable Speakers

  • Click this dialog box function and the dialog box options change.

    • button

    • list arrow

    • tab

    • box

Answer

Answer

Next Question

Next Question

  • When the Charm bar is active, it changes from transparent to this color.

    • blue

    • green

    • white

    • black

  • Click this item on the Windows 8 Start screen to display the Help and Support tile.

    • All apps icon

    • Start icon

    • Run icon

    • Help icon

Answer

Answer

Next Question

Next Slide


  • Login