Windows 10 – Have You Got It Yet?

17th November 2015 @ 12:45 | review technology windows update

Windows 10 is the latest (and potentially last) operating system to be released by Microsoft. It's been designed to work with software and hardware you already have on your computer or laptop.

The operating system is a combination of the strengths of both Windows 8 and Windows 7, and a Windows insider says "This Windows will definitely blow the other Windows versions out of the water!".

windows 10 laptop

At first glance, Windows 10 may look confusing but it only takes a short while to learn how to use it. Once you understand the basics and get used to the amazing new features and layouts, we are sure you will love the new operating system as much as we do.

In this blog, we are going to be outlining the amazing new features of Windows 10. We'll be including a quick step-by-step guide on using Windows 10, to show you how simple it is to use and how easy it is to get used too.

Windows 10 Features:

Microsoft Edge – lets you move quickly from browsing to doing. You can write or type notes directly on web pages and share them with others, read online articles free of distraction, and save your favourite reads for convenient access later.

Managing your desktop – find things faster, by snapping up four things on one screen at the same time and create virtual desktops whenever you need more space or want to group things like project, like office apps for work and games for play.

Windows store – a unified shopping experience across every Windows 10 device. Browse the store on your PC, tablet or phone. You can also easily download great free and paid digital content including apps, games, music and more.

Built in apps – such as, maps, photos, mail, calendar, music, films and TV. All of these apps use OneDrive to back up your information and sync seamlessly across your Windows 10 devices.

Meet Cortana – Cortana works across your day and your devices to help you get things done. By learning more over time, Cortana becomes more Personal and useful to you. Cortana’s also great at reminders, delivering them at the right time and place.

Windows 10 enables your apps to look and work great in all modes!
You can connect a monitor, mouse and keyboard to use your windows 10 phone like a PC for getting things done or project to a larger-screen for big-time entertainment. It’s also your choice – you can touch, type, write or speak.

Any device can carry your content, but only windows give you a truly personal experience. With Windows Hello, your device authenticates and recognises you based on your presence, providing extra security, convenience and even a friendly Hello.

Quick Step-By-Step Guide to Navigate Your OS:

Starting with your Homepage. Click on The Start Menu located in the bottom left corner.

windows 10 desktop

Click on “Settings”

windows 10 start bar

After clicking on “Settings”. This should come up, giving you access to all different parts of your computer settings.”

windows 10 settings

Quick Step-By-Step Guide to Accessing Your Documents:

Staring with – Your Homepage. Click on The Start Menu located in the bottom left corner.

windows 10 desktop

Click on “File Explorer”.

windows 10 start bar

Your documents should come up, giving you full access to all your files.

windows 10 files

If you require any assistance setting up Windows 10 and incorporating it into your computer network contact us


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