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Windows 10 Basic Course






The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Getting Started

  • Introduction
  • Identifying the Parts of the Windows 10 Desktop
  • Working with the Lock Screen
  • Using the Start Menu
  • Customizing the Start Menu
  • Using Task View
  • Working with the Action Center
  • Working with Your Account

The Windows 10 Desktop and Windows Store

  • Introduction
  • Emptying the Recycle Bin
  • Pinning an Item to the Taskbar
  • Working with Desktop Icons
  • Setting the Date and Time
  • Working with Windows
  • Navigating the Windows Store
  • Downloading an app from the Windows Store

Files and Folders

  • Introduction
  • Navigating in File Explorer
  • Pinning a Folder to Quick Access
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Working with Libraries
  • Working with Files and Folders
  • Sharing a File or Folder
  • Changing Your File Explorer View and Default Opening Folder

Cortana and OneDrive

  • Introduction
  • Activating Cortana’s Voice Commands
  • Telling Cortana About You
  • Giving Cortana a Command
  • Using Cortana Tips and Setting Reminders
  • Navigating in OneDrive
  • Adding a File to OneDrive
  • Syncing and Sharing in OneDrive

Microsoft Edge

  • Introduction
  • Customizing the Start Page
  • Browsing in Edge
  • Making a Note on a Page
  • Using the Hub
  • Using Reading Mode
  • Finding On a Page
  • Using Cortana in Edge

Devices and Settings

  • Introduction
  • Setting a Default Program
  • Associating a File Type with a Program
  • Working with Printers
  • Working with the Mouse
  • Working with the Keyboard
  • Using Snap Assist
  • Using Task Manager


  • Introduction
  • Changing the Desktop Background
  • Changing the Color Scheme
  • Applying a Screen Saver
  • Themes
  • Changing Mouse Pointers
  • Working with Sounds
  • Changing Desktop Icons

Security and Searching

  • Introduction
  • Using Windows Defender
  • Password Security
  • Working with Windows Update
  • Setting Your Privacy Level
  • Searching for an Item in a Folder
  • Filtering Search Results
  • Saving Search Results and Searching Your Settings