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- Windows set up instructions for virtual workshops
If you do not have Zoom installed yet, you will need to download the client. To do so, go to https://zoom.us/download and click the button to download the latest version of Zoom Client for Meetings
Zoominstaller.exe installer package will most likely be saved to your
Downloads folder or you can click on it in the lower left corner.
Run when asked what you would like to do with
Windows will ask you if you would like to allow Zoom to make changes to your device. Click
When the installation is completed, Zoom should automatically open.
Join with Video if asked.
Login or create a new Zoom account.
Set Up Preferences
Click on the gear in the corner of the main Zoom page menu.
If it is not selected already, click on the Audio panel in the left sidebar.
If you have granted permission for Zoom to use the microphone, you should now see green and/or red bars in the Input Level section as you talk. If you want to further test your microphone and speaker settings, you can click the Test Speaker and Test Mic buttons.
We recommend that you select the checkbox to “Automatically join audio by computer when joining a meeting.” to save you the future annoyance of having to do this every time you join a meeting.
Now select Share Screen in the left sidebar and uncheck Enter full screen when a participant shares screen and Maximize Zoom window when a participant share screen.
Turning these settings off will make it easier to interact with other windows during training.
Download the 64-bit Slack application from: https://slack.com/downloads/instructions/windows
Click on the
SlackSetUp.exe file this downloads when it pops up in the lower left corner.
Or find it most likely in the
Downloads folder and click on it there.
Join Cancer Data Science Slack by using this link.
Please use your full name in your profile, and don’t forget to set a unique password!
After you login, you will see the Slack interface in the browser, but you probably want to open the app for ease of use and the complete feature set.
In the upper left of the window, click on the words Cancer Data Science to open the menu, then select “Open the Slack App”.
Windows may ask
Did you mean to switch apps?; say
The Slack app you installed should open to the Cancer Data Science Community workspace and you should be all set. After you have been added to the training-specific channel, say “Hi” and introduce yourself to everyone!
If you are new to Slack, you can get familiar with the interface and features by having a conversation with Slackbot (Slack’s resident chatbot) or with yourself. You can find Slackbot (and yourself) in the left panel, under “Direct Messages”.
For more information about how we will be using Slack, please read about our Slack Procedures