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 icts-training@uct.ac.za  to register to attend these sessions, or if you have any queries.

  1. Migrating from Windows 7 to 10

Date: Monday 11 March

Time: 11:00 – 12:00

Location: http://meeting.uct.ac.za/win7win10/

Summary: During this session, we’ll highlight some of the major differences between the systems to help you adjust to Windows 10.

        

  1. 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.

 

Video resources

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

Navigate the new Windows 10 UI from Migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 10 by David Rivers

Using the new Task View

Using the new Task View from Migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 10 by David Rivers

Launch application from the Start menu and Taskbar

Launching applications from the taskbar from Windows 10 Essential Training by Nick Brazzi

Quit applications

Quitting applications from Windows 10 Essential Training by Nick Brazzi

 

Other video resources to help you:

There are also some good YouTube videos on the subject: