Setup of New Computer

Setting up Windows 10

Press the power button to turn on the computer. During the setup process, Windows 10 might take a long time to process an item without visual feedback on the screen to indicate progress. This is normal.
To avoid damaging the data on the computer, do not restart your computer during the setup process.
  1. After the initial boot logo, the Let's start with region. Is this correct? screen displays. Select your country or region from the list, and then click Yes.
  2. The Is this the right keyboard layout? screen displays. Select the desired keyboard layout (US), and then click Yes.
    Selecting the keyboard layout
  3. On the Let's connect you to a network screen, select from the available networks, type in your password if necessary, and then click Connect.
    Connecting to a network
  4. After a few introductory setup screens that require no action, the Windows 10 License Agreement screen displays. Click Accept to continue.
    Windows 10 license agreement
  5. After the license agreement, the Sign in with Microsoft screen displays. Sign in with your Everyday Independence Email. If you don't know your email or have forgotten your password contact Shared Support or IT Helpdesk.
    Sign in with Microsoft
  6. On the registration screen, click Next, no need to input anything.
Putting in your information to register
You are now done with the initial setup process.

Step 5: Changing the Date and Time settings

Adjust the date and time on your computer.
  1. In the bottom-right corner of the screen, find the date and time.
    Date and time in the taskbar
    • If the date and time are correct you don't need to do anything.
    • If the date and time are incorrect, reboot the computer. If time is still wrong continue with these instructions.
  2. To change the date and time, in Windows search for Date. In the results, click Date & time settings.
  3. Move the Set time automatically slider to Off. Then, under Change date and time, click Change.
    By default, the Set time automatically slider is set to On. If the computer is not connected to the Internet, the date and time might be incorrect.
    Date and time screen with Set time automatically Off and Change highlighted
  4. Adjust the date and time as needed, then click Change.
    Change date and time screen with Change highlighted
  5. If the computer is connected to the Internet, move the Set time automatically slider to On.
    Setting the time automatically

You may need an admin password to complete this, get in touch with IT Helpdesk and they will walk you through further steps.