In this course you look at the raw basics of what the Windows 7 operating system is and how to navigate it. It will introduce the Windows 7 environment to participants with little or no experience working with the Windows operating system. This course is basic and meant for beginners and the goal is make the transition for new users in the Windows 7 environment as easy as possible.
First, you’ll start with the computer, the background of the computer, the Start menu, and the icons. Within this environment, definitions and uses of these features will be discussed.
Next, you will learn about files, folders, and libraries. This is where you will be keeping all your data, such as pictures, videos, music, and documents. With this basic knowledge, you will discuss how to manage content and focus on the organization of your data. You’ll also learn some organizational tips and tricks.
Then you’ll go over how to customize the Windows 7 environment with changes such as, editing your background and swapping mouse buttons to match your dexterity preferences.
Finally, you will talk about Internet Explorer 8, your main tool for exploring the internet. You will learn helpful tips that will make your future uses of Internet Explorer 8 more efficient.
This is the first course in the Microsoft Windows 7 path. Upon completion of this course, continue this path by taking Microsoft Windows 7 Advanced