Getting Started with windows 8.1

The company that you are working for has a new employee starting, this employee hasn't used a windows computer before, as they have been using MAC's before. you have been given the task of showing them how to use a windows system.

In your role of mentoring your companies new employee you need to be able to give a demonstration, on the basics of Windows 8.1 

Explore the web links provided and then answer the questions that were set before you (1-9) You will give a demonstration to your employee using the projector, you will be working in pairs on this task

1) Log into and out of Windows 8.1

https://www.howtogeek.com/261775/how-to-log-out-in-windows-8-and-10/

https://www.gcflearnfree.org/windows8/

2) View the Charms bar

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/tech-tips/use-windows8-charms-bar/pcmcat748301880492.c?id=pcmcat748301880492

http://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-8/the-windows-8-charms-bar-and-its-hidden-shortcuts/

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/open-windows-8-metro-charms-menu/

3) view running apps

http://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-8/view-or-close-your-open-apps-in-windows-8/

https://windows.gadgethacks.com/how-to/completely-close-out-running-apps-windows-8-metro-0138885/

4) Use common keyboard shortcuts 

https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/49473-help-tips-app-shortcut-create-windows-8-1-a.htmlts

https://www.veodin.com/keyrocket/shortcut-database/windows-8-explorer-shortcuts/

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/15-essential-windows-8-keyboard-shortcuts

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12445/windows-keyboard-shortcuts

5) Use common gestures

https://victoriawebsolutions.com/turn-off-gesture-swipe-windows-8/

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/every-windows-8-shortcut-gestures-desktop-command-line/

https://www.howtogeek.com/126084/how-to-use-windows-8s-gestures-on-a-laptop-trackpad/

6) Use the Help + Tips app

https://support.hp.com/za-en/document/c03325557

https://www.cnet.com/news/windows-8-1-tackles-critics-with-new-help-and-tips-app/

https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/49473-help-tips-app-shortcut-create-windows-8-1-a.html

7) Switch users

http://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-8/how-to-switch-quickly-between-users-in-windows-8/

https://www.isunshare.com/windows-8/how-to-switch-user-on-windows-8.html

8) Lock and unlock your computer

http://www.tomsguide.com/faq/id-2328636/lock-windows-laptop.html

https://www.isunshare.com/windows-8/lock-computer-on-windows-8-8.1.html

http://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-8/how-to-unlock-your-windows-8-screen/

9) Turn off and restart your computer

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-shutdown-windows-2626246

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-uh-turn-windows-8-off/

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13770/windows-shut-down-sleep-hibernate-your-pc

 

Your presentation will be evaluated based upon completeness of your answers and your group presentation skills

Whatever your role in the workplace you maybe call upon to mentor a new employee, In today's work place everyone needs to know the basic use of computers.

Think about what else you could give aid to this employee when using computers?