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Short 100-level courses with assessments, videos, and presentations to help you understand the value propositions for Windows 8.1, engage customers, and accelerate sales.

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Windows 8.1 Windows 8
Resource Description
Take this technical training to understand such Windows XP topics as its end of lifecycle, the status of the customers, upgrading or migrating, the deployment project, the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit, deployment scenarios, deployment approach, the corporate OS image, and applications infrastructure readiness.
Take this technical training to discover, troubleshoot, and fix application compatibility issues, including version checking, shims and layers, User Account Control (UAC), user data changes, Windows Resource Protection (WRP), Session 0 isolation, and the Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT).
Take this technical training to explore and be able to explain to customers such topics such as the long way our modern client infrastructure has come since Windows XP, Windows 8.1 for Enterprise, bring your own device (BYOD), mobility management, security, and user interface and apps.
Learn about the top Windows 8.1 features that you can show to customers to generate excitement.
Learn how the features of Windows 8.1 and Office 365 can mean value to your customers – increased productivity and ease of use, better security, and cost savings – and profitability for you. This webcast will provide both sales and technical content.
See how to target and engage the right customers for Windows 8.1 and Office 365. Learn what tools are available to help you with everything from creating customer demand, to syndicating your website with Ready-To-Go content, to hosting your own live events to engage new customers.
Discover step-by-step tips and best practices for deploying Windows 8.1 and Office 365 for your customers. Walk through the tools available to inventory and assess your customer’s hardware and applications to ensure compatibility. This webcast will provide both sales and technical content.
Learn how to choose a deployment strategy for Windows 8.1 and Office 365 to help your customers get the most out of the cloud.
Learn how to get customers excited about Windows 8.1 with this online sales training course.
Learn how to get customers excited about Windows 8.1 with this sales training presentation.
Know about the Windows editions and upgrades with this online sales training course.
Editions and upgrades
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Know about the Windows editions and upgrades with this sales training presentation.
Understand Windows 8.1 and the competition with this online sales training course.
Understand Windows 8.1 and the competition through this sales training presentation.
Help put it all together with customer scenarios with this online sales training course.
Help put it all together with customer scenarios with this sales training presentation.
Learn about selling Windows 8.1 devices with this online sales training course.
Learn about selling Windows 8.1 devices with this sales training presentation.
Leverage this comparison chart to explain the differences between Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro.
Help you and your customers understand why a Windows 8.1 PC or tablet is the right device for them.
Explore training and content that highlights what’s new for Windows 8.1.
Use this Train-the-Trainer video to learn more about Windows 8.1 and what's new for small-to-medium businesses (SMB).
In this video, watch members of the Windows team demo Windows 8.1 on a range of Windows devices with different form factors to satisfy usage scenarios for any customer need. Then, discover five key resources where you can learn more to begin selling Windows 8.
The new Windows is all about your customers and the way they work. The Start screen has all of the information that matters most to them. In this video, learn how Windows apps power customers’ essential tasks and learn more about Windows 8.1 basics.
In this video, learn how the five charms – Search, Share, Start, Devices, and Settings – provide easy access to common Windows tasks and are quick ways to get to actions your customers perform most often.
The desktop that your customers are used to is still here, and it’s actually better than before, with a new task manager and streamlined file management. In this video, learn the desktop basics and how to boot directly to the desktop.
Windows is all about users and the stuff they love. In this video, learn to demonstrate how customers can resize and group tiles to keep people, sites, and apps in perfect order; how they can change the Start screen background to fit their personality or a company color scheme; and more.
In this video, you will see some of the advanced desktop features to help show your customers how to efficiently accomplish their everyday tasks in a way that works best for them.
In this video, learn more about how customers can customize the desktop taskbar and work efficiently across multiple monitors. Then show them how to access a powerful Task Manager that helps them use their programs and apps more effectively.
This video shows you how to introduce customers to a web browser that puts the focus where it should be—on the web, not their browser, with browser tabs and navigation controls that appear only when customers need them.
In this video, learn to show customers how to access the most important settings from PC settings, such as PC and Devices, OneDrive sync settings, Privacy, and Ease of Access. These options give customers the freedom to work the way they want to across devices.
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