Windows 10 tips

Windows 10 Desktop

Are you using Windows 10 at work? Do you want to become more familiar with it and know how to use it better?

Then come along to one of the below drop-in sessions that provide tips for using, as well as a safe place in which to practice using Windows 10:

  • Tues 30th Jan, 13:00pm-14:00pm, MX Building – Yellow Room
  • Mon 12th Feb, 13:00pm-14:00pm, MX Building – Yellow Room
  • Mon 19th Feb, 16:00pm-17:00pm, MX Building – Yellow Room
  • Fri 2nd Mar, 13:00pm-14:00pm, TPOD
  • Weds 14th Mar, 12 noon-13:00pm, TPOD
  • Mon 26th Mar, 13:00pm-14:00pm, TPOD
  • Mon 9th Apr, 13:00pm-14:00pm, TPOD
  • Mon 23rd Apr, 13:00pm-14:00pm, TPOD

Contact sdbookings@northampton.ac.uk to book.

A drop-in session to provide tips for using, as well as a safe place in which to practice using Windows 10:

  1. Pinning programs (apps) to the taskbar, organising the Start Menu and using the Action Centre
  2. Splitting the screen to work with multiple windows and multitasking
  3. Using the trackpad and touch screen (if available on your device)
  4. Using the Windows Store and accessing Microsoft Store for Education
  5. Setting up and using Cortana
  6. Using it as a tablet (if available on your device)
  7. Using Windows Ink Workspace and setting up an Active pen (if applicable on your device)
  8. Security – setting up fingerprint recognition (if available on your device)
  9. Edge – reasons why you may want to give the web browser a try
  10. Other general tips – such as keyboard shortcuts, using File Explorer effectively, pinning documents, zooming

Bring your Windows 10 device!

You may also wish to access and bookmark or even print out the below tips that feature in this session:

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Staff trainer and e-learning developer working for the University of Northampton, UK. All views my own, aside from those shamelessly taken from others.

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