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Common tasks after installing Windows 10 on a Dell computer

Summary: After installing Windows 10, learn about various tasks that should be done to get the computer up and running.

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  1. Connect to a WiFi network
  2. Set a background theme
  3. Download and install Google Chrome
  4. Import web bookmarks
  5. Install and set up Microsoft Office
  6. Set up email in Windows 10
  7. Install software from Dell Digital Locker
  8. Set up a printer in Windows 10

This article lists various common tasks to perform after installing Windows 10 on a Dell computer.


Connect to a WiFi network

If you did not connect to a WiFi network during the initial setup process for Windows 10, refer to Dell KB article, "Windows 10 Wireless Networking Usage and Troubleshooting Guide for the Home".

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Set a background theme

To change the appearance of Windows 10, including setting a desktop background, colors or themes, refer to Microsoft KB article "Change desktop background and colors".


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Download and install Google Chrome

To download and install Google Chrome, navigate to https://www.google.com/chrome/ and select Download Chrome to get started.


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Import web bookmarks and favorites

To import bookmarks into Google Chrome from another browser or a bookmark file, or to learn about synchronizing your bookmarks from your Google Account, refer to Google Chrome KB article, "Import bookmarks & settings".

For other modern browsers, refer to the links below:


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Install and set up Microsoft Office

For information on installing, activating, or troubleshooting Microsoft Office, refer to Dell's Microsoft Office Support Library


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Set up email in Windows 10

To get information on setting up email on your Dell computer, including using Outlook, Outlook.com, Google Gmail, or the Windows Mail app, refer to Dell KB article, "How to Set Up Email on Your New Dell Computer".


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Install software from Dell Digital Locker and Dell Digital Delivery

To download software purchased with your Dell computer, refer to our Dell Download Center page for information on the various resources to download software.

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Set up a printer in Windows 10

To get information on installing a Dell printer in Windows 10, refer to our Dell Printers Support Library.

For resources on installing a non-Dell printer, refer to Dell KB article, "How to Use and Troubleshoot Non-Dell Branded Printers".
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21 Feb 2021

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