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Windows 7: Level 1

Available Dates: Call for Dates
Class Length: 1 day
Cost: $299

Class Outline:

Days: 1

Prerequisites: Experience using a personal computer, keyboard, and mouse

Unit 1 : The Windows 7 environment
Topic A: The Windows 7 desktop
A-1:Logging on to a Windows 7 computer
A-2:Identifying desktop components
A-3:Using the mouse

Topic B: The taskbar
B-1:Using the Start menu
B-2:Switching between applications

Topic C: Window management
C-1:Moving and resizing a window
C-2:Using the Control menu buttons
C-3:Working with commands
C-4:Using scrollbars
C-5: Using the Save As dialog box

Topic D: Windows Help and Support
D-1:Picking a Help topic
D-2:Searching for Help topics
D-3:Locking and logging off of Windows 7

Unit 2:Files, folders, and libraries

Topic A: Folders and libraries
A-1: Browsing the folder hierarchy in Windows Explorer
A-2: Using libraries
A-3: Creating a folder
A-4: Renaming a folder

Topic B: Working with files
B-1:Opening files in their associated programs
B-2:Displaying file extensions and changing associations
B-3:Creating and saving a text file
B-4:Printing a file
B-5:Moving and copying files
B-6:Deleting a file

Unit 3: Managing content
Topic A: 0 Working with Windows Explorer
A-1:Customizing Windows Explorer
A-2:Editing metadata

Topic B: Searching for content
B-1:Searching for file names and contents

Unit 4: Customizing the environment

Topic A: Icons and shortcuts
A-1: Adding shortcuts to the Start menu and taskbar
A-2:Adding shortcuts to the desktop
A-3: Customizing the Start menu and taskbar
A-4: Removing Start menu shortcuts and taskbar icons
A-5: Adding a folder to the Favorites list

Topic B: Gadgets
B-1:Inspecting gadgets

Topic C: System settings
C-1:Setting mouse properties
C-2:Setting keyboard properties
C-3:Choosing a new desktop background
C-4:Choosing a screen saver
C-5:Configuring sound settings

Unit 5: Internet Explorer 8

Topic A: Web browsing
A-1:Exploring the Internet Explorer interface
A-2:Using hyperlinks and the Address bar
A-3:Working with the History list

Topic B: Tabbed browsing
B-1:Opening and switching between tabs

Topic C: Web searching
C-1:Running a basic search
C-2:Using Google

Topic D:Customization
D-1:Working with the Favorites list
D-2:Clearing your browser history
D-3:Adding an RSS news feed

Topic E: 0 Multimedia content
E1:Playing audio content
E2:Playing video content