Getting Started with Windows 10

From LSA IT

Windows 10 is now the default version of the Windows operating system being installed on LSA-managed computers. This article is a collection of information on getting started with your new Windows machines, specifically Windows 10 in the LSA environment.

Question

What are some of the new features of Windows 10? What do I need to do with my new Windows machine?

Environment

Windows 10, LSA managed computers.

Answer

Getting Started

  • Printing — How to locate and Install Mprint printers. If your printer does not appear in this list, submit a support request with LSA IT.
  • Check that Desktop backup (Crashplan) is installed and running: See the "Login" section at this page.
  • Storage and Backup
  • The "M" Icon (WLMS Notify) located in your device’s taskbar has convenient links to a number of resources:
    • Computer Name
    • Troubleshooting — Basic diagnostic information
    • Stay Awake — Presentation mode to stop your device from sleeping for four hours
    • Lock Screen
    • Get Help — Contact LSA IT, submit and view tickets, website, and search knowledge base articles.
    • U-M Service Status Page — Information on outages, upgrades, and planned changes
    • MPrint — Printer Installer
    • Software Center — Download software from the MiWorkspace App Store.

Windows 10-Specific Resources

Additional Notes

The LSA build of Windows 10 comes with Microsoft Office 2016. See this article for Custom Guides on the Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access).


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