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The GCIT team will be upgrading all machines to Windows 10 starting summer 2016. Please see a quick tutorial on the new features in windows 10 below.

 

The New Start Menu is here!

 

The Start menu is back and better than ever! Just select the Start windowsicon button on the taskbar. Next, make it yours by pinning apps and programs. If you need more space, resize the Start menu to make it bigger.

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Your apps and programs—right at your fingertips

Get to File Explorer, and other apps you use often from the left side of the Start menu. To see all your apps and programs, select All apps.

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You have the Power

Lock or sign out of your PC, switch to another account, or change your account picture by selecting your name at the top of the Start menu.

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Use the Search Box for anything, anywhere

Search your PC from the taskbar to find apps, files, and more.

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My Computer is now called This PC

My Computer is now called This PC and it won’t show up on your desktop by default.

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Get to know Microsoft Edge

Welcome to the latest way to surf the web! Microsoft Edge gives you new ways to find stuff and read on the web. To get going, select Microsoft Edge  on the taskbar.

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Search faster from the address bar

No need to go to a website to search for pictures of adorable penguins. Stay put and save time by typing your search in the handy address bar. You’ll get search suggestions, instant results from the web, and your browsing history, right on the spot. By default all users will see the windows below on the first launch of edge.

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Access Favorites in the Edge Browser

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Take action instantly

Action center puts important notifications from Windows and your apps right on the taskbar, along with quick actions, which get you to your most-used settings and apps instantly.

To see your notifications and quick actions, select the action center icon on the taskbar.

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