A Windows 8 session scheduled earlier this month was moved to 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in Hale Library, Room 301. This session during spring break may be easier for busy faculty/staff and students to attend. No registration is needed; just stop by for the one-hour overview. Continue reading “Windows 8 session moved to Thursday during spring break”
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The Windows 8 session on Thursday, March 7, has been moved to 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in Hale Library Room 301.
The other scheduled session in March is noon-1 p.m. Friday, March 15, in Hale 301.
These Windows 8 “getting started” sessions are for faculty, staff, and students who are interested in the new operating system released by Microsoft. Come learn about the new user interface, tips, tricks, and have your questions answered.
For more information, see the iTAC article “Getting Familiar With Windows 8“.
The sessions are provided by the Information Technology Assistance Center. Questions can be sent to Charles Appelseth, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dell has teamed up with Microsoft to offer a free ebook on the new Windows 8 operating system. The ebook can be obtained from the following website:
The Information Technology Assistance Center will be offering several Windows 8 preview sessions for faculty, staff, and students who are interested in the new operating system released by Microsoft. Come learn about the new user interface, tips, tricks, and have your questions answered. These sessions will be held:
- Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Hale Library Room 301
- Tuesday, Feb. 26, noon-1 p.m. in Hale Library Room 301
Thursday, March 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Hale Library Room 301
- Friday, March 15, noon-1 p.m. in Hale Library Room 301
(Editor’s note: The March 7 session has been moved to 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in Hale Library Room 301.)
In the Windows 8 touch environment, the copying process is different in webpages and programs such as Microsoft Word. So both methods will be discussed. Continue reading “Copy and pasting in Windows 8 with touch gestures”
Microsoft has developed a website where you can check the compatibility of hardware and software with Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows RT operating systems. Check compatibility at Microsoft’s Windows Compatibility Center.
If you’re buying a new device or upgrading an existing computer, it’s important to check this because current software and hardware may not work with the newer operating systems. Continue reading “Check compatibility of software, hardware with Windows 7, 8, and RT operating systems”
The official launch of Windows 8 is just around the corner and with it comes a new feature that could change how some businesses distribute and manage Windows installations for their employees.This new feature, “Windows To Go”, has been missing from the Windows OS environment for some time now.
Windows To Go allows Windows 8 to be installed, loaded, and operated from USB devices. Continue reading “Windows 8 To Go allows install and operation off USB drive”
Microsoft will be on campus Wednesday September 19th in the Union Big 12 room to demo the Windows 8 operating system. Major changes in Windows 8 include a completely new user interface and other enhancements aimed at tablet computing and desktops alike.
Microsoft will be providing three demo sessions geared for different interest areas. Here is the planned agenda for the day.
- 9:30am – 10:30am will be a general look at the new user interface. This session is perfect for those that are interested in how Windows 8 will look and act as well some of the new features.
- 11:00am – 12:00pm will be a technical session covering the inner workings of the operating system as well as support and management enhancements.
- 12:15pm – 1:00pm will be a brown bag question and answer session for diving deeper into the inner workings of Windows 8.
All of the sessions will be held in the Union Big 12 room and anyone interested in one or all of the sessions is welcome to join.