Course Outline
Windows - Changes
Version 7/8/10

P.O. Box 225                 
5375 Main Street
East Petersburg, PA 17520-0225

Phone:717-560-3552
Fax:717-569-1135
E-Mail:
Registrar@pceasy.com


Program Objectives: This course is a fast tour of the changes from previous versions of Windows looking at both Windows Basics and File Management.

  • Purpose of Microsoft Windows 7/8/10
  • Windows 7/8/10 Home and Professional Log-On Screens
  • Windows 7/8/10 Desktop
  • What's New
    • Security Improvements
    • Remote Desktop
    • NetMeeting
    • Remote Assistance
    • Search Companion
    • Desktop Improvements
    • Desktop Cleanup Wizard
    • Control Panel Category View
    • Taskbar Grouping
    • Start Menu Differences
    • Themes
  • What To Do if Windows Locks Up
  • Mouse Right-Clicking Options
  • Using the Taskbar
  • Quick Launch Toolbar
  • Start Menu-Pinning and Unpinning a Program
  • Changing to the Classic Start Menu
  • Windows 7/8/10 Desktop Icons
  • Recycle Bin
  • Setting Date/Time/Time Zone/Internet Time
  • Adjusting Speaker Volume
  • Windows Elements
    • Control Menu
    • Title Bar and Menu Bar
    • Minimize/Maximize/Restore/Close Buttons
    • Borders
    • Scroll Bars
  • Using the Menu Bar
  • Pull-Down Menu Conventions
  • Dialog Boxes
    • Text Box and List Box
    • Drop Down List
    • Command Buttons and Radio Buttons
    • Check Box and Spin Box
  • Organizing Icons in a Window
  • Removing or Restoring Desktop Icons
  • Opening a Group Folder
  • Arranging Opened Windows
  • Help Feature
    • Home Button
    • Printing Help Topics
    • Index Section
    • Creating a Favorite
    • History Section
    • Forward and Backward Buttons
    • Support and Search Section
    • Exiting From Help
  • Command Prompt
  • Control Panel
    • How to Start
    • Switching to Classic View
    • Mouse Properties
    • Display Properties
    • Setting a Marquee (Screen Saver)
  • Formatting Diskettes
  • My Computer
    • How to Use
    • Changing to the Classic Look
    • Understanding the Task Pane
  • Displaying and Customizing Toolbars
  • Displaying the Status Bar
  • Refreshing a Directory Display
  • Viewing File Information
    • Thumbnails
    • Tiles
    • Icons
    • List or Details
    • Filmstrip View
  • Sorting Files
  • Changing Column of Panes
  • Turning My Computer Into the Explorer
  • Windows Explorer
  • Directory Tree
  • Viewing File Extensions and Path
  • Creating Folders
  • Copying, Moving and Deleting Files
  • Different Ways to Run Directories
  • Finding a Missing File
  • Creating Shortcuts
  • Exiting From Windows Home & Professional

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Course Prerequisite
Windows 95 or later proficiency - This class moves at a fast pace
(4 CPE Credits)

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