Moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10 – help and resources
If you’re used to working on Windows 7, the transition to Windows 10 can be a little overwhelming. There are many new features and the navigation of the system is quite different. In this article, we will provide you with some resources to help you make the transition as smoothly as possible.
There is a cheat sheet, which highlights the basic differences between the interfaces and some training videos which give you more in-depth information about the new operating system.
ICTS Training will also be hosting lunchtime online info sessions on moving from Windows 7 to 10, the details of which can be found below.
Cheat sheet: This simple breakdown of the major differences between the Windows 7 and 10 interfaces will help you get started.
Lunchtime online info sessions
Please contact ICTS Training at firstname.lastname@example.org to register to attend these sessions, or if you have any queries.
- Migrating from Windows 7 to 10
Date: Monday 11 March
Time: 11:00 – 12:00
Summary: During this session, we’ll highlight some of the major differences between the systems to help you adjust to Windows 10.
- Windows 10 Tips & tricks
Date: Tuesday, 26 March
Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Location: Online meeting: http://meeting.uct.ac.za/win10tips/
Summary: In this session we will share tips and shortcuts for working more effectively in Windows 10.
There are many good videos you can access on Lynda.com, which will help you learn about the new operating system.
Navigate the new User Interface
Using the new Task View
Launch application from the Start menu and Taskbar
Other video resources to help you:
There are also some good YouTube videos on the subject:
- Comparing Windows 10 to Windows 7
- Windows 10 Overview and Basic Help Tutorial - Differences between 7 and 10
- Windows 10 - Beginners Guide [Tutorial]