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Windows 7 Basic Computer Course Course Details


This course covers the usage of the Windows 7 system for end-users. Windows 7 has added new features such as opening DOCX files in WordPad, Windows Multi-touch.

Audience:

End users

Pre-Requisites:

Familiarity with Windows on the desktop.

Duration:

2 Days

Price:

$367.50 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.   *Discount available

PC Hire:

$50   *Bring a PC

Note: information may change without notice.

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About Windows 7 Basic Computer Course

Windows 7 is the latest user operating system. This course covers everything you need to know about the current technology.

FIRST TIME COMPUTER USERS

If you have never used a computer before and you are new to using computers, we suggest that you attend our

COMPUTER ORIENTATION COURSE and then move onto Windows 7 training course.

Course Outline


  • Introducing Windows 7
    • What is Windows?
    • Windows 7
    • Other Windows 7 Editions
    • Windows 7 Features
    • PC Requirements
    • 32-Bit versus 64-Bit
    • Installation Options
    • Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
    • Upgrade Reports
    • Starting Windows 7
    • Network Location
    • Finalize Settings
    • Windows Recovery
    • User Account Control
    • Using Your Mouse
    • Windows Touch
  • Getting Started
    • Select User and Sign On
    • The Desktop
    • The Start Button
    • Getting Started/Welcome
    • Get Windows Live Essentials
    • Windows Live Settings
    • Antivirus Protection
    • Help and Support Center
    • More Support Options
    • Product Activation
    • Add a Printer
    • Print Preview
    • Turn Off Your Computer
    • Switch Users
  • Basic Controls
    • Menus
    • Dialog Boxes
    • Structure of a Window
    • Moving a Window
    • Restoring a Window
    • Resizing a Window
    • Arranging Windows
    • Aero Snaps
    • Switching Windows
    • Windows Flip and Flip 3D
    • Arranging Icons
    • Scrolling
    • Closing a Window
  • Windows Explorer
    • Windows Explorer
    • Computer Folder
    • Exploring Drives
    • Opening Windows Explorer
    • Navigation Pane
    • Libraries
    • Customize the Library
    • Address Bar
    • Customize Layout
    • Folder Contents
    • Changing Views
    • Sorting
    • Filtering
    • Grouping
    • Folder Options
    • Customizing Folders
  • Manage Files and Folders
    • Select Files and Folders
    • Copy or Move Files or Folders
    • File Conflicts
    • Delete Files and Folders
    • The Recycle Bin
    • Create a File or Folder
    • Rename a File or Folder
    • Backtrack File Operations
    • File Properties
    • Open Files
    • Recent Items
    • Search for Files and Folders
    • Compressed Folders
    • Fonts Folder
    • Character Map
  • Working with Programs
    • Start and Close Programs
    • Start Menu Searches
    • Create a Shortcut
    • Pin to Start Menu
    • Pin to Taskbar
    • Taskbar Grouping
    • Startup Folder
    • Minimized (or Maximized)
    • Install and Uninstall
    • Windows Features
    • Program Compatibility
    • Windows Virtual PC
    • Configure XP Mode
    • Command Prompt
    • Task Manager
    • Resource Monitor
  • Internet and Windows
    • Internet Connection
    • Start Internet Explorer
    • Browse the Web
    • Browser Buttons
    • Search the Internet
    • Change Search Provider
    • Bookmark Favorites
    • RSS Feeds
    • History
    • Home Page
    • Tabbed Browsing
    • Zoom
    • Print
  • Email and Messaging
    • Web Mail
    • Enable Pop Mail
    • Start Windows Live Mail
    • Receive Emails
    • Read a Message
    • Reply to a Message
    • Compose a New Message
    • Windows Live Contacts
    • Instant Messaging
    • Newsgroups
    • Block Spam Senders
    • Send a Web Page
  • Networking
    • Network Components
    • Set Up Your Network
    • Internet Connection
    • Discover Networks
    • Network and Sharing Center
    • Join the HomeGroup
    • Sharing a Printer
    • Network Map
    • View Network Components
    • Share Files and Folders
    • Network Troubleshooting
  • Customize Windows
    • Personalize Your Computer
    • Change Color and Sound
    • Screen Saver
    • Get More Themes
    • Windows 7 Basic
    • Desktop Icons
    • Screen Resolution
    • Display Settings
    • Desktop Gadgets
    • User Accounts
    • Configure the Account
    • Password Reset Disk
    • Date and Time Functions
    • Ease of Access Centre
    • Mouse Settings
  • Digital Media
    • Upload Pictures
    • Windows Live Photo Gallery
    • Windows Live Movie Maker
    • Windows DVD Maker
    • Windows Media Player
    • Copy Audio CD
    • Play DVD Movies
    • Media Library
    • Online Resources
    • Windows Media Center
  • System and Security
    • System Properties
    • Performance Information
    • Clean Up Your Disk
    • Back Up and Recover Data
    • System Restore
    • Action Center
    • Windows Firewall
    • Malware Protection
    • Windows Update
    • Change Settings

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.

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