With Windows 10 just around the corner, excitement is running high among fans. To help new users, Chinese multi-national computer technology company Lenovo has released a Windows 10 user guide named "Starting to use Windows 10" which discusses various topics relating to Microsoft's new OS. This may sound trivial to Windows Insiders but are essential for beginners.
In Lenovo's own words, the purpose of the manual is:
Windows® 10 is the state-of-the-art operating system from Microsoft. Lenovo is glad to provide computer products with Windows 10 preinstalled. The operating system is a very important part of a personal computer. Your experience with your computer will be at its best if you’re comfortable with the operating system installed on it. With that in mind, we have provided this publication to get you up and running with Windows 10. Once you feel more confident with the basics, you may refer to information provided by Microsoft to explore more advanced features of Windows 10. If there are conflicts between information provided by Lenovo and Microsoft regarding Windows 10, the information provided by Microsoft prevails.
The user guide details processes such as unpacking Windows 10, the uses and benefits of a Microsoft account, the Start menu and the Action Center and much more. The entire subject matter of the guide is divided into the following chapters:
- "Unpack" Windows (OOBE)
- Microsoft account brings many benefits
- The Start menu and the Action Center
- OneDrive extends your local storage
- Windows Store makes getting apps easier
- Restore Windows
These chapters are further divided into sub-chapters. The 23-page guide also contains a few screenshots to make beginners understand functionality and processes better. Complicated things are also listed in bullet points to make them easier to comprehend.
It is important to note that despite recent rough patches in consumer-producer relationship, Lenovo has somewhat redeemed itself among Windows users by correcting its mistakes, launching affordable gadgets, as well as announcing support for Windows 10 Mobile; the company's first device running the OS will reportedly launch this summer. You can download or view the Windows 10 starter guide by hitting up the source link below.