Windows 8 - Search, Printing and Networking

About the course

The Windows 8 - Search, Printing and Networking course will teach you how to use Windows Search and Print features. You will also learn how to utilise Network Resources, Share Folders and Printers, and Compress Folders.


There are 5 modules in this course

  • Searching in Windows
  • Printing Documents
  • Controlling the Printer
  • Network Resources
  • Compressed Folders

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in 'bite' size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
  • Review course content with eBooks

Course Topics

Windows Searches

  • Searching in Windows;
  • View Folder Properties;
  • Search within Folders;
  • Search using Wildcards;
  • Use the Search Charm;
  • Understand Search Indexes;
  • Apply Search Filters;
  • Use Recent Searches;
  • Set Advanced Options;
  • Save Searches;

Printing and Printers

  • Printing Documents;
  • Print Documents;
  • Set the Default Printer;
  • Use Print Options;
  • Print Unopened Documents;
  • Print using Drag and Drop;
  • Install USB Printers;
  • Install Printers Manually;
  • Delete Printers;

Controlling the Printer

  • Print Multiple Documents;
  • Display Print Queues;
  • Pause Printing;
  • Cancel Single Print Jobs;
  • Cancel All Print Jobs;
  • Resume Printing;

Networking and Sharing

  • Network Resources;
  • Understand Networks;
  • View Network Folders;
  • Use the Network and Sharing Center;
  • Share Folders and Files;
  • Set Share Permissions;
  • Share Printers;
  • Disable Sharing;

Windows Compression

  • Compressed Folders;
  • Create Compressed Folders;
  • Extract Files;