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Getting started with Windows 10

What is Windows 10?

Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system released by Microsoft, which was  officially unveiled in 2014.   Medical Center computers will start rolling out this newer version soon.

Do not confuse this with Office 2010. 
Office 2010 is the group of actual programs; Access, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word, etc.

Office Classes

What version of Windows do I have?

To determine which version of Windows you are running, boot up your computer and log in. Then:

  1. Hold down the Windows key on the keyboard and press the R key. This will open the Run box.
  2. Type winver into the Run box and click OK.

A window will appear displaying the version of Windows you are running.

What's the Difference?

Boring but Important: Three Distinct Flavors

Windows 10 (normal)

New Features: App Store, Cortana, Edge Browser. Still has IE but is somewhat hidden

Windows 10 LTSB (Long Term Service Branch)

NO App Store, NO Cortana, NO Edge, limited/restricted overall

 

Windows 10 Enterprise (medctr)

Limited apps, IE default, Edge too

Coming Soon (?) will be pushed to the LTSB users

Help

Software Support & Training

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Contact:
Carpenter Library
1st FL Gray Bldg
Medical Center Blvd
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
336-716-9074
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