Friday, May 16, 2014

Windows 8 Training at Cedar County Memorial Hospital May 29; Preregistration Needed by May 28

Contact: Patrick Davis, livestock specialist
Headquartered in Cedar County
Tel: 417-276-3313

STOCKTON, Mo. -- A Windows 8 training workshop will be taught by Leslie Carroll-Bartlett, a retired technology specialist with University of Missouri Extension, starting at 7 p.m., on Thursday, May 29 at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital, 1401 S Park St, El Dorado Springs.

Windows 8 has a new look with the Start Screen replacing the Start Menu, and new navigating tools called Apps and Charms.  Attendees will learn to navigate the Start Screen by finger or using the mouse.  Participants will learn how to customize the start screen and use the existing desktop.

This workshop educates participants on the new terms “Charms," “Apps,” and “Hot Corners” and how to use them in Windows 8.  The workshop will include moving Apps on the Start Screen, adding Apps and finding new Apps in the App Store.  It will also cover “Why do we need a Microsoft Account?” and Using Microsoft Live.

If you have questions about the workshop, or would like to register, call the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 417 – 276 – 3313 or by email at

Registration for the workshop and the $20 per participant fee is needed prior to May 28.  Registration payment needs to be mailed to Cedar County MU Extension Center, 113 South St. Stockton, MO 65785.


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