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Tools Toys and Technology - About the Tools You Use and the Toys That Make Life Interesting

Windows 10

Date(s) - 04/26/2016
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Silicon Room


COURSE ENROLLMENT STATUS – Enrollment for this course (#263) is limited to 12 students. Currently 0 members have enrolled 0 of which has/have been placed on a waiting list. This information is automatically updated each time you visit this page.

Please notify the instructor if you are unable to attend the first session. Missing the first session may disqualify you for the rest of the course.

COURSE LOCATION – Silicon room at the HOA2 Arts and Crafts Center.

COURSE PREREQUISITES – Familiarity with a previous version of Microsoft Windows.

COURSE DESCRIPTION – Six 75 minute sessions.

This class meets TWICE WEEKLY for 3 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is intended for early adaptors of this new operating system, for those considering updating to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or 8.1, and for those considering the purchase of a new Windows computer.


The initial public release version arrived July 29, 2015. All of our classrooms PCs now have Windows 10 installed. You may bring your own laptop or tablet to class and connect to the classroom Wi-Fi network.

Topics to be covered:
Upgrading to Windows 10
Understanding, using and customizing the new start menu
Do you really need a Microsoft Account?
Dealing with privacy concerns
One Drive
Using Universal Apps and the Windows Store
New features – Microsoft Edge, Cortana, Continuum, Hello, Settings, Task View
Using Windows Accessories and Legacy Programs
Understanding Backup, Repair, Recovery and Restore options
COURSE MATERIALS – The student should have a personal Flash or Jump drive to copy and transport files between the classroom and home.

INSTRUCTOR – Dennis Korger
See the Contact Us page on the club’s website for the instructor’s contact information.

revised: 19 Apr 2016


Enrollment is closed for this class.