Windows 11 for Beginners

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Overview

The Windows 11 OS features a modern interface designed to inspire productivity and creativity. Whether you're using a brand new computer or updating from Windows 10, this course from instructor Deb Ashby will quickly get you up to speed on how to maximize Windows 11’s most important features and optimize your workflow. 

In these bite-sized lessons, you'll learn how to:

  • Seamlessly connect your devices.
  • Customize WiFi and adjust other network settings.
  • Manage and organize your desktop and files.
  • Install and manage applications, including apps from the Microsoft Store.
  • Backup your data to ensure the safety of your information.
  • Use Voice Search and other exclusive Windows 11 features.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to confidently navigate all the features and settings to unlock the full potential of your Windows 11 operating system.

Once enrolled, our friendly support team and tutors are here to help with any course-related inquiries.

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Summary

Skill level: Beginner
Certificate: Yes
Lessons: 46
Accredited by: CPD
Pre-requisites: None
Versions supported: Windows 11
Video duration: 4h 47m
Estimated study time: 12h for all materials

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Syllabus

1

Try it!

Course Introduction

An Introduction to the course and Windows 11.

2

Upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11

How to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11.

3

What's Different in Windows 11?

Understand the differences between Windows 10 and Windows 11.

1

Try it!

Log in to Windows 11

Understand the different ways to log in to Windows 11.

2

Explore the Windows Interface

Get familiar with the Windows interface, layout and structure.

3

System Settings

Know where to go to access and adjust system settings.

4

Connect Bluetooth Devices

Connect Bluetooth devices such as headphones to Windows 11.

5

Mouse and Trackpad Options

Learn how to change how the mouse and trackpad functions.

6

Quick Settings

Adjust common functionality using Quick Settings.

7

Connect to the Internet

Connect Windows 11 to the Internet and manage your WiFi settings.

8

Set Up a Printer

Set Up a Printer on Windows 11.

9

Update Windows 11

Install scheduled and manual updates.

1

Try it!

Understand the Folder Structure

Get familiar with File Explorer and understand how files and folders work.

2

OneDrive in File Explorer

Learn how to connect, open, and work with OneDrive files in File Explorer.

3

Folder Shortcuts

Create shortcuts to frequently used folders.

4

Customize File Explorer

Learn how to customize File Explorer so it work for you.

5

Create, Rename and Delete Folders

Know how to create new folders, rename existing folders, and delete folders in File Explorer.

6

Move and Copy Files and Folders

Move and Copy Files and Folders from one location to another.

7

Extract Zip Files

Understand what zip files are and how to extract the contents to a folder.

1

Organize Desktop Items

Organize and arrange items on the desktop.

2

Personalize the Desktop

Make Windows 11 your own by personalizing the desktop.

3

Personalize the Task Bar

Personalize the task bar so that you have easy access to the applications and utilities that are important for you.

4

Use Multiple Desktops

Work more efficiently using multiple workspaces.

5

Snap Windows

View multiple windows at once using snapping.

1

Access Microsoft 365 Applications

Learn how to access Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other Microsoft 365 applications in Windows 11.

2

Organize and Edit Photos

Use the Photos application in Windows 11 to store, organize, and edit photos.

3

Browse the Web with Microsoft Edge

Learn how to personalize and browse the web with Microsoft Edge.

4

Send and Receive Messages and Calls

Use the built-in Teams app to send and receive messages and calls.

5

Take Screenshots with the Snipping Tool

Use the Snipping Tool to take screenshots and paste them into other applications.

6

Use Sticky Notes

Use the Sticky Notes app to create digital Post-it Notes.

7

Organize Tasks with Microsoft To Do

Create and organize to-do items and tasks using the To Do app.

1

Link Online Accounts

Link Windows 11 Mail, Address Book, and Calendars to your online accounts.

2

Use the Mail App

Use the Windows 11 Mail App to view and manage emails.

3

Use the Calendar

Use the Windows 11 Calendar App to view and manage your calendar appointments, meetings, and events.

4

Create and Manage Contacts

Create and Manage Contacts and People. 

1

Install Applications from the Microsoft Store

Download and install 3rd party applications from the Microsoft Store.

2

Uninstall Applications

Uninstall applications from Windows 11.

1

Manage Notifications

Manage how notifications are delivered in Windows 11.

2

Use Focus Assist

Know where to go to toggle on Focus Assist so you only receive the most important notifications.

1

Use Windows Search

Use Windows Search to find files, folders, people, and applications.

2

Use Voice Commands with Cortana

Search for items on your PC using your voice and Cortana.

1

Change Password and Sign In Options

Learn where to go to change your Windows 11 password and modify your sign-in options.

2

Manage Multiple Accounts

Set up multiple local or Microsoft 365 accounts on the same PC.

1

Set a Backup

Understand the importance of backing up data and explore the available methods.

2

Archive Files to External Devices

Free-up space on your PC by moving files from your local drives to an external device.

1

Course Close

Course Close and Instructor Sign Off.

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