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Title: Exploring the Basics of Microsoft Windows 7


1
Exploring the Basics of Microsoft Windows 7
2
Objectives
  • Start Windows 7 and tour the desktop
  • Explore the Start menu
  • Run software programs, switch between them, and
    close them
  • Identify and use the controls in windows and
    dialog boxes

3
Objectives
  • Navigate your computer using Windows Explorer and
    the Computer window
  • Change the view of the items in your computer
  • Get help with Windows 7 tasks
  • Turn off Windows

4
Session 1 Visual Overview
5
Starting Windows 7
  • Turn on your computer. After a moment, Windows 7
    starts and the Welcome screen appears
  • On the Welcome screen, click your user name and
    enter your password, if necessary
  • The Windows 7 desktop uses a graphical user
    interface (GUI)
  • Aero desktop experience

6
Starting Windows 7
7
Touring the Windows 7 Desktop
  • ScreenTips
  • Use the mouse to point to the Start button
  • Start menu
  • Point to the Start button and then click the
    left mouse button

8
Touring the Windows 7 Desktop
  • Double-click the Recycle Bin icon to view the
    contents of the Recycle Bin

9
Touring the Windows 7 Desktop
  • Right-clicking an object opens its shortcut menu

10
Exploring the Start Menu
11
Starting a Program
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar, and then
    click the name of the program you want to start.
  • or
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar, and then
    point to All Programs.
  • If necessary, click the folder that contains the
    program you want to start.
  • Click the name of the program you want to start.

12
Starting a Program
13
Running Multiple Programs
  • Multitasking allows you to work on more than one
    task at a time.

14
Switching Between Programs
  • Aero Flip 3D
  • Windows Flip

15
Closing Programs from the Taskbar
  • Right click the program button on the taskbar to
    display the shortcut menu
  • Click Close window on the shortcut menu

16
Using Windows and Dialog Boxes
17
Using Windows and Dialog Boxes
18
Using the Ribbon
  • The Ribbon is located at the top of the program
    window
  • Controls for related actions are organized on a
    tab in groups

19
Using the Ribbon
20
Working with Dialog Boxes
  • A dialog box is a special kind of window in which
    you enter or choose settings for how you want to
    perform a task.

21
Session 2 Visual Overview
22
Exploring Your Computer
23
Exploring Your Computer
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar, and then
    click Computer
  • In the Navigation pane, click the Music link

24
Exploring Your Computer
  • Windows 7 provides at least eight ways to view
    the contents of a folder
  • Click the Change your view button arrow

25
Navigating with Windows Explorer
  • Click the Windows Explorer button on the taskbar

26
Getting Help
  • Starting Windows Help and Support
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar.
  • Click Help and Support.
  • or
  • Click the Help button on any folder window.

27
Getting Help
28
Turning Off Windows 7
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar
  • Click Shut down
  • Shut down options
  • Log off
  • Sleep
  • Shut down
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Title: Exploring the Basics of Microsoft Windows 7


1
Exploring the Basics of Microsoft Windows 7
2
Objectives
  • Start Windows 7 and tour the desktop
  • Explore the Start menu
  • Run software programs, switch between them, and
    close them
  • Identify and use the controls in windows and
    dialog boxes

3
Objectives
  • Navigate your computer using Windows Explorer and
    the Computer window
  • Change the view of the items in your computer
  • Get help with Windows 7 tasks
  • Turn off Windows

4
Session 1 Visual Overview
5
Starting Windows 7
  • Turn on your computer. After a moment, Windows 7
    starts and the Welcome screen appears
  • On the Welcome screen, click your user name and
    enter your password, if necessary
  • The Windows 7 desktop uses a graphical user
    interface (GUI)
  • Aero desktop experience

6
Starting Windows 7
7
Touring the Windows 7 Desktop
  • ScreenTips
  • Use the mouse to point to the Start button
  • Start menu
  • Point to the Start button and then click the
    left mouse button

8
Touring the Windows 7 Desktop
  • Double-click the Recycle Bin icon to view the
    contents of the Recycle Bin

9
Touring the Windows 7 Desktop
  • Right-clicking an object opens its shortcut menu

10
Exploring the Start Menu
11
Starting a Program
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar, and then
    click the name of the program you want to start.
  • or
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar, and then
    point to All Programs.
  • If necessary, click the folder that contains the
    program you want to start.
  • Click the name of the program you want to start.

12
Starting a Program
13
Running Multiple Programs
  • Multitasking allows you to work on more than one
    task at a time.

14
Switching Between Programs
  • Aero Flip 3D
  • Windows Flip

15
Closing Programs from the Taskbar
  • Right click the program button on the taskbar to
    display the shortcut menu
  • Click Close window on the shortcut menu

16
Using Windows and Dialog Boxes
17
Using Windows and Dialog Boxes
18
Using the Ribbon
  • The Ribbon is located at the top of the program
    window
  • Controls for related actions are organized on a
    tab in groups

19
Using the Ribbon
20
Working with Dialog Boxes
  • A dialog box is a special kind of window in which
    you enter or choose settings for how you want to
    perform a task.

21
Session 2 Visual Overview
22
Exploring Your Computer
23
Exploring Your Computer
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar, and then
    click Computer
  • In the Navigation pane, click the Music link

24
Exploring Your Computer
  • Windows 7 provides at least eight ways to view
    the contents of a folder
  • Click the Change your view button arrow

25
Navigating with Windows Explorer
  • Click the Windows Explorer button on the taskbar

26
Getting Help
  • Starting Windows Help and Support
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar.
  • Click Help and Support.
  • or
  • Click the Help button on any folder window.

27
Getting Help
28
Turning Off Windows 7
  • Click the Start button on the taskbar
  • Click Shut down
  • Shut down options
  • Log off
  • Sleep
  • Shut down
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