Windows 10 Information and Resources

Need help understanding the new features of Windows 10 ?
Struggling to find your photos or folders?

Have you upgraded yet to Windows 10 ?

Beginners can start here, but if you are already familiar with the basics then now is the time to learn how to make life easier by recognising some of the great news features of Windows 10, and learning some essential shortcuts.

Our hands-on tuition sessions are conducted with you operating the mouse and keyboard so that you know exactly what is going on at all times.

For those of you making a transition from the older more familiar Windows systems, we explain:

  • How the new start menu and tiles work
  • How to "snap" windows
  • Some useful keyboard shortcuts
  • How to get back to the old Internet Explorer
  • Using File History and System Backup
  • How to set up and use Windows 10 Mail
  • Where did the Control Panel go? What happened to Charms?
  • Using the new Edge browser
  • What the new symbols mean ... and more

For complete beginners who are using a computer for the first time we look at these main areas:

  1. Introduction to Windows, and using the keyboard, mouse, icons and windows
  2. Internet, the World Wide Web and electronic mail
  3. Files and Folders - where things are stored
  4. Taking Charge - recognising and managing indicators and messages
  5. Managing photos and your camera
  6. Maintenance and computer settings
  7. Optional modules - e.g. Security, Skype, Word Processing, Problem Solving.

Useful Shortcut Keys

Windows key   Start Screen /or back to last App

WinKey + E   Explore My Computer

WinKey + X   Admin and Management tools

WinKey + I   Settings Panel, including Power button

WinKey + D   Show Desktop


Note WinKey is ‌Windows Key


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