Course Outline
Windows 7 Basics
 

P.O. Box 225                 
East Petersburg, PA 17520-0225

Phone:717-560-3552
E-Mail:
Registrar@pceasy.com


Program Objectives: Students will learn the basic skills needed to navigate within Windows 7 and understand its features and its interface to programs.

  • Purpose of Windows 7
  • Log-On Screen
  • Welcome Screen
  • Windows Desktop
  • Windows Gadgets and How to Customize
  • Using the Mouse
  • Recycle Bin
  • Windows 7 Desktop Icons
  • Taskbar
  • Start Menu
  • Computer Window - How to Open and Use It
  • Window Elements
  • Menu Bar
  • Dialog Boxes
  • Ribbon Bars
  • Setting the Date and Time
  • Changing Time Zones
  • Adding Additional Clocks
  • Internet Time
  • Adjusting Speaker Volume
  • Organizing Icons in a Window
  • Opening a Group Folder
  • Applications Windows
    • Minimizing
    • Maximizing
    • Restoring
    • Minimizing All Windows
    • Show All Opened Windows
    • Moving a Window
    • Resizing a Window
    • Closing a Window
  • Using Scroll Bars
  • Help Feature
  • Command Prompt
  • Control Panel
    • How to Start
    • Switching to Large Icon View
    • Mouse Properties
    • Personalization Properties
    • Changing the Background
    • Changing the Screen Saver
  • Calculator Program
  • Word Pad Program
  • Changing Fonts
  • Copy and Paste Feature
  • Clipboard
  • Saving a File
  • Creating a Folder on the Desktop
  • Rules for File Names
  • The File Menu/Program Button Contents
  • Paint Program
  • Undo Feature
  • Cut and Paste Feature
  • Keyboard Shortcuts That Work in All Windows Programs
  • Save vs. Save As
  • What To Do If Windows Lock Up
  • Games
    • Free Cell
    • Minesweeper
    • Chess Titans
    • Solitaire
  • Exiting from Windows 7

Course Prerequisite
Mouse experience helpful
(4 CPE Credits)

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