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We're looking for Windows 8 Hardware Vendors to help us finish this training!
We'd love to show Windows 8 on your hardware.
We're looking for a (10 finger touch monitor, Windows RT Tablet, Windows 8 Tablet & Windows 8 Phone)!

Please Use "Windows 8" above in the interim

Note: RT does not support traditional windows programs so the table of contents below needs to be adjusted to reflect what you can do in RT. This section will also support mobile as well.

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History ... we decided to make this training Friday Oct 12 and release it by Friday Oct. 26 needless to say that was a little too agressive for us. Our original TOC was about 35 videos and we made over 75 so far. Please stop by again as we'll be updating this site frequently.

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Windows 8 Table of Contents - still work in progress

1.0 Project Overview
  1.1 About Us and this Project
  1.2 Benefits of Joining our Emailing List

2. Installing Windows 8

3. Starting Win 8
  3.1 Login, Logout, Lock
  3.2 Start Screen
  3.3 Picture Password
  3.4 Microsoft Email Account Benefits
  3.5 Logoff or Sign Out
  3.6 Key Shortcuts
    3.6.1. Common Keyboard Shortcut Keys
    3.6.2. Charm Keyboard Shortcut Keys

4. Windows 8 Start Screen
  4.1 Using Windows 8 Start Screen
  4.2 Standard apps installed
    4.2.1 Calendar App
    4.2.2 Camera App
    4.2.3 Email App
    4.2.4 Finance App
    4.2.5 Internet Explorer App
    4.2.6 Music App
    4.2.7 People App Setting Your Photo and Information Adding Facebook
    4.2.8 Skydrive App
    4.2.9 Travel App 
    4.2.10 Weather App
  4.3. Apps
    4.3.1 Switch Between Apps
    4.3.2 Side by Side Switcher Two Start Screen Apps App and Windows 8 Desktop
    4.3.3 Group Apps
  4.4 Find & Install New Apps
  4.5 Customize Start Screen
  4.6 Customize Your PC 
    4.6.1 PC Settings
    4.6.2 Personalize
    4.6.3 Add User Add User Add Child Account
    4.6.4 Family Safety Setting up Family Safety Turning off Family Safety
    4.6.5 Ease of Access
    4.6.6 Sync Your Settings

5. Using Windows 8 Desktop
  5.1 Applications Work Local Save to Cloud
  5.2 Reboot, Power Off
  5.3. Cleaning Up Your Desktop
  5.4. Create Document and Printing
  5.5. Task Manager
    5.5.1 Starting Task Manager
    5.5.2 Using Task Manager
  5.6. Internet Explorer
  5.7. File Manager
5.7.1 File Manager Part 1
5.7.2 File Manager Part 2
5.7.3 File Manager Part 3
5.7.4 File Manager Part 4
5.7.5 File Manager Part 5
5.7.6 File Manager Part 6
5.8 File Assocations
5.8.1 File Associations Part 1
5.8.2 File Associations Part 2
  5.9. Skydrive
    5.9.1 Skydrive Part 1
    5.9.2 Skydrive Part 2
  5.10. Power & Hibernate
  5.11 Configuration
    5.11.1 Background & Screen Resolution
    5.11.2 Setting Time & Date
  5.12 Delete files
  5.13. Install Software
  5.14. Taskbar
    5.14.1 Taskbar Jumplist Management
    5.14.2 Taskbar Jumplists
    5.14.3 Taskbar Properties Notifications
    5.14.4.Taskbar Programs

6. Tips & Tricks
  6.1 Advanced Features
  6.2 Change a Shortcut Icon
  6.3 How to Record Program Steps using Step Recorder
  6.4 How to Record Audio using Sound Recorder
  6.5 How to Take Screenshots using Snipping Tool
  6.6 How to Search
  6.7 PowerShell
  6.8 Ripping a CD to your Music Directory
    6.8.1 Insert the CD
    6.8.2 Rip it to mp3
  6.9 Share a Link with Share Charm
  6.10 Speech Recognition
  6.11 Sync to Cloud Time Trial

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