Windows XP Foundation Courseware

Microsoft Windows XP Foundation Course Training Materials

Foundation Level Training Course

Windows XP Training Manual

1. GETTING TO KNOW WINDOWS XP

UNDERSTANDING WINDOWS XP

  • What is Windows XP?
  • The New Windows Engine
  • Windows XP System Requirements
  • Using the Microsoft Web Site

STARTING WINDOWS XP

  • Using the Windows Welcome Tutorial
  • Using the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard
  • Using the AutoRun Wizard
  • Using Dynamic Update
  • Taking the Windows XP Tour
  • Activating Windows XP

GETTING TO KNOW THE WINDOWS XP ENVIRONMENT

  • Working with the New Windows XP Interface
  • Using the Start Menu
  • Using Icons
  • Using Windows
  • Using the Desktop
  • Using the Taskbar

2. WORKING WITH THE START MENU

GETTING TO KNOW THE START MENU

  • Accessing the Most Frequently Used Programs
  • Accessing Internet and E-mail Programs
  • Accessing All Programs

GETTING TO KNOW DEFAULT FOLDERS IN THE START MENU

  • Accessing Accessories
  • Accessing Games
  • Adding Applications to the Startup Menu

MANAGING THE START MENU

  • Adding Programs to the Start Menu
  • Removing Programs from the Start Menu
  • Adding Programs to the Pinned Items List
  • Renaming Programs on the Start Menu
  • Opening a Start Menu Folder
  • Exploring a Start Menu Folder
  • Running Programs and opening Folders and Documents

CUSTOMIZING THE START MENU

  • Selecting a Start Menu Style
  • Selecting a Start Menu Icon Size
  • Changing the Number of Programs Displayed in the Start Menu
  • Displaying Internet and E-mail Programs
  • Changing Start Menu Settings
  • Modifying Menu Items
  • Displaying Recent Documents
  • Adding or Removing Programs from the Classic Start Menu
  • Clearing Recent Documents from the Classic Start Menu
  • Using Advanced Options from the Classic Start Menu

STARTING AND ENDING YOUR COMPUTER SESSION

  • Logging On
  • Logging Off
  • Switching Between Users
  • Restarting the Computer
  • Sending the Computer into Hibernation
  • Shutting Down the Computer

3. WORKING WITH FILES AND FOLDERS

GETTING TO KNOW WINDOWS XP FOLDERS

  • About Folders
  • Using My Documents
  • Using My Pictures
  • Using My Music
  • Using My Computer
  • Using My Network Places
  • Using the Recycle Bin
  • Displaying Folders on the Desktop

MANAGING FILES AND FOLDERS

  • Opening a File or Folder
  • Copying, Cutting, and Pasting Files and Folders
  • Creating Shortcuts for Files and Folders
  • Renaming Files and Folders
  • Deleting Files and Folders
  • Changing File and Folder Views
  • Displaying the File and Folder Structure
  • Navigating Folders
  • Displaying File and Folder Properties
  • Modifying Folder Options
  • Modifying the Folder Window Toolbar
  • Using Task Panels

USING THE SEARCH COMPANION

  • About the Search Companion
  • Displaying the Search Companion
  • Searching for Pictures, Music, or Video
  • Searching for Documents
  • Searching for all Files and Folders
  • Searching for Computers or People
  • Searching for Information in the Help and Support Center
  • Searching the Internet
  • Changing Search Companion Preferences
  • Managing the Animated Character
  • Using Windows Explorer or My Computer

4. WORKING WITH WINDOWS

UNDERSTANDING WINDOWS

  • About Windows
  • Using the Title Bar
  • Using the Program or Folder Icon
  • Using the Scroll Bars

MANIPULATING WINDOWS

  • Minimizing Windows
  • Minimizing All Open Windows
  • Maximizing Windows
  • Restoring Windows
  • Closing Windows

RESIZING AND MOVING WINDOWS

  • Resizing the Window Border
  • Cascading Windows
  • Tiling Windows Horizontally
  • Tiling Windows Vertically
  • Moving a Window

UNDERSTANDING WINDOWS MENUS

  • Getting to Know Windows Menus
  • Using the File Menu
  • Using the Edit Menu
  • Using the View Menu
  • Using the Favorites Menu
  • Using the Tools Menu
  • Using the Help Menu

5. CUSTOMIZING THE DESKTOP AND TASKBAR

CUSTOMIZING THE DESKTOP

  • Applying a Desktop Theme
  • Creating a Desktop Theme
  • Applying a Desktop Background
  • Applying your own Image to the Desktop Background
  • Applying a Screen Saver
  • Password Protecting a Screen Saver
  • Changing Window Appearance
  • Changing Screen Settings
  • Changing Desktop Icons
  • Using the Desktop Cleanup Wizard

CUSTOMIZING THE TASKBAR

  • About the New Taskbar Grouping Feature
  • Changing the Taskbar Appearance
  • Locking the Taskbar
  • Auto-hiding the Taskbar
  • Showing the Quick Launch Toolbar
  • Modifying Taskbar Notification Settings

WORKING WITH TASKBAR TOOLBARS

  • Displaying the Quick Launch Toolbar
  • Adding and Deleting Items from the Quick Launch Toolbar
  • Displaying the Address Toolbar
  • Displaying the Links Toolbar
  • Displaying the Desktop Toolbar
  • Creating a New Taskbar Toolbar

6. WORKING WITH WEB APPLICATIONS

USING INTERNET EXPLORER 6.0

  • About Internet Explorer 6.0
  • Opening Internet Explorer
  • Entering a Web Site Address
  • Searching the Internet
  • Adding a Web Site to your Favorites
  • Displaying the Media Bar
  • Using Internet Options

USING OUTLOOK EXPRESS

  • About Outlook Express
  • Opening Outlook Express
  • Using the Internet Connection Wizard
  • Adding Extra E-mail Accounts
  • Adding Newsgroups
  • Creating E-mail
  • Replying to E-mail
  • Forwarding E-mail
  • Deleting E-mail
  • Working with the Address Book

USING MSN EXPLORER

  • About MSN Explorer
  • Setting up MSN Explorer

USING WINDOWS MESSENGER

  • About Windows Messenger
  • Opening Windows Messenger
  • Adding Contacts
  • Sending an Instant Message
  • Transferring Files
  • Starting a Voice Conversation
  • Starting a Video Conversation

PUBLISHING TO THE WEB

  • About Web Publishing
  • Publishing Folders to the Web
  • Publishing Files to the Web

7. WORKING WITH WINDOWS XP ACCESSORIES

USING NOTEPAD

  • About Notepad
  • Opening Notepad
  • Entering Text in Notepad
  • Finding Text in a Notepad Document
  • Replacing Text in a Notepad Document
  • Wrapping Text
  • Saving a Notepad Document
  • Printing a Notepad Document
  • Exiting Notepad

USING PAINT

  • About Paint
  • Opening Paint
  • Drawing a Line with a Pencil
  • Drawing a Line with a Brush
  • Drawing a Line with an Airbrush
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Shapes
  • Filling Shapes with Color
  • Erasing a Drawing
  • Opening an Existing Image
  • Saving an Image
  • Setting an Image as the Desktop Background
  • Printing an Image
  • Exiting Paint

USING WORDPAD

  • About WordPad
  • Opening WordPad
  • Entering Text in WordPad
  • Formatting Text
  • Inserting Objects
  • Saving a WordPad Document
  • Printing a WordPad Document
  • Exiting WordPad

USING THE CLOCK

  • About the Clock
  • Displaying the Clock
  • Setting the Date and Time
  • Setting the Time Zone

USING THE CALCULATOR

  • About the Calculator
  • Displaying the Calculator
  • Switching between the Standard and Scientific Calculator
  • Using the Number Pad
  • Exiting Calculator

USING THE ADDRESS BOOK

  • About the Address Book
  • Opening the Address Book
  • Adding a New Contact
  • Viewing Contact Properties
  • Searching for a Contact
  • Printing a Contact
  • Deleting a Contact
  • Exiting the Address Book

USING THE COMMAND PROMPT

  • About the Command Prompt
  • Opening the Command Prompt
  • Exiting the Command Prompt

8. GETTING HELP AND SUPPORT

USING THE HELP AND SUPPORT CENTER

  • About the Help and Support Center
  • Displaying the Help and Support Center
  • Searching for a Help Topic
  • Displaying Search Results
  • Using the Table of Contents
  • Browsing for Help Topics in the Index
  • Using Remote Assistance
  • Using Microsoft Online Assisted Support
  • Getting Help from a Windows Newsgroup

MANAGING THE HELP AND SUPPORT CENTER

  • Returning to the Help and Support Center Home Page
  • Navigating the Help and Support Center
  • Adding and Browsing Favorite Help Topics
  • Viewing Help and Support Center History
  • Customizing Help and Support Options
  • Changing the Help Topic View
  • Locating a Help Topic in the Contents

USING WINDOWS UPDATE

  • About Windows Update
  • Using Automatic Update
  • Running Windows Update
  • Viewing the Installation Update History
  • Personalizing Windows Update

USING ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAMS

  • About Accessibility Options
  • Running the Accessibility Wizard
  • Using the Magnifier
  • Using the Narrator
  • Using the On-Screen Keyboard
  • Using the Utility Manager
  • Using Accessibility Tools

 

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