How to use Windows 11

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Windows 11 was released in Oct 2021. The biggest issue with a new Operating System is where do you go for a manual? We are providing an online resource in one blog post.

This post covers a number of topics with the help of our video guides you can watch and find your way around Windows 11.

Getting Started with Windows 11
If you have just purchased a new computer, then you will first get the Out of Box Experience (aka OOBE). Utilise this video to get started with Windows 11.

This shows you have to set up a local account (also known as an offline account that isn't connected to the internet).



What's new in Windows 11
Once you are up and running, you can learn some of the new tricks in Windows 11, from snapping windows with 1 button click. We have included chapters in the video to make it easier to skip to the sections that you need more help with.



Comparing Windows 11 and Windows 10
Sometimes it easier to see 2 systems side by side. To make it easier, we have recorded 2 computers in 1 video whilst performing some day to day tasks.

Here we cover:
• Login Screen
• Background and Wallpaper
• Taskbar
• Start Menu
• Microsoft Edge
• Title Bars - Resize Windows
• Windows Search and Cortana
• Multiple Desktops
• Task Switching
• Network connections
• Calendar
• Widgets
• File Explorer
• Windows Security Center
• Windows Terminal
• Windows Store
• Calculator
• Summary



Working with Windows 11
If you are new to Windows 11 but didn't have a previous version of Windows 10, 8, 7 and so on, then check out the next video.

Here we work through the following topics:
• Login Screen
• Network connections
• Microsoft Edge
• File Explorer
• Windows Terminal
• Personalise Windows
• Windows updates
• Background and Wallpaper
• Windows Store
• Microsoft Teams
• Widgets
• Multiple Desktops
• Windows Search
• Windows Defender - scanning files for viruses
• Microsoft Office 2013 test on Windows 11
• Start Menu
• Notepad
• Paint
• Title Bars - Resize Windows
• Video Drivers menu
• Windows updates installation
• Task Manager
• Summary



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