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Windows has undergone significant changes and everyone needs a guide to learn the ins and outs of the new operating system. Microsoft issues major updates every six months, and some security updates more often.

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This course will show your students how to easily and quickly use the Start screen, download apps, customize their computer, add accounts, and enjoy all the latest features in no time. Note that Microsoft feature support for Windows 7 ended in 2015, and that extended support, including security updates, ends January 2019. Oasis is not updating Windows 7 material.

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Windows 10


This course covers the basics of setting up Windows 10 securely and getting the most out of the most common features. This Windows 10 class assumes the student has some experience of a previous version of Windows.


Windows 8.1

Want to know how to get around in Windows 8.1 like a pro? This class is for you. This class will show how to get around with a few simple gestures and keyboard shortcuts. You'll learn how to customize the look, find and download apps, and use OneDrive. Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 are due to be replaced in the summer of 2015. This class will show you the concepts that will remain in Windows 10, putting you ahead of the curve!


Windows 10

Current version: May 31, 2019
Translations: English, Spanish

Recommended course length: 2-3 sessions
Number of pages: 57 pages

Windows 8.1

Current version: v2.1
Published: March 2015
Translations: English / Spanish
Recommended course length: 2-3 sessions
Number of pages: 46 pages