Windows XP Intermediate Courseware

Microsoft Windows XP Intermediate Training Materials

Intermediate Level Training Course Materials

Courseware Training Manual

1. WORKING WITH THE WINDOWS XP CONTROL PANEL

UNDERSTANDING THE CONTROL PANEL

  • About the Control Panel
  • Displaying the Control Panel
  • Using the Category View
  • Switching Between Category and Classic Views
  • Using the Classic View

MODIFYING WINDOWS XP APPEARANCE AND THEMES

  • About Appearance and Themes
  • Changing the Computer’s Theme
  • Changing the Desktop Background
  • Choosing a Screen Saver
  • Changing the Screen Resolution
  • Modifying Display Properties
  • Modifying Folder Options
  • Customizing the Taskbar and Start Menu

CONFIGURING INTERNET AND NETWORK SETTINGS

  • About Network and Internet Connections
  • Setting or Changing Internet Connections
  • Connecting to a Private Network
  • Configuring Internet Options
  • Displaying Network Connections

ADDING OR REMOVING PROGRAMS

  • About Adding or Removing Programs
  • Changing or Removing Programs
  • Adding Programs
  • Adding or Removing Windows Components

CHANGING SOUNDS

  • About Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices
  • Adjusting the System Volume
  • Changing the Sound Scheme
  • Changing Speaker Settings
  • Changing Sound and Audio Device Properties
  • Changing Speech Properties

SCHEDULING PERFORMANCE AND MAINTENANCE

  • About Performance and Maintenance
  • Viewing Computer Information
  • Adjusting Visual Settings
  • Freeing up Hard Disk Space
  • Backing up Data
  • Optimizing your Hard Disk
  • Using Administrative Tools
  • Scheduling Tasks
  • Setting Power Options

MODIFYING HARDWARE SETTINGS

  • About Printers and Other Hardware
  • Viewing Installed Printers or Fax Printers
  • Adding Printers
  • Using Game Controllers
  • Setting Mouse Properties
  • Setting Keyboard Properties
  • Using Phones and Modems
  • Adding Scanners and Cameras

MODIFYING USER ACCOUNTS

  • About User Accounts
  • Changing an Account Name
  • Changing an Account Password
  • Removing an Account Password
  • Changing an Account Picture
  • Changing an Account Type
  • Changing the Passport Account
  • Deleting an Account
  • Creating a New Account
  • Changing the way Users Log On or Off

MODIFYING DATE, TIME, TIME ZONE, LANGUAGE, AND REGIONAL OPTIONS

  • About Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options
  • Changing the Date and Time
  • Changing the Format of Numbers, Dates, and Times
  • Adding Other Languages

APPLYING ACCESSIBILITY OPTIONS

  • About Accessibility Options
  • Adjusting Text and Screen Color
  • Configuring Windows for Accessibility Users
  • Setting Accessibility Options

2. WORKING WITH PRINTERS AND OTHER HARDWARE

ADDING AND MANAGING PRINTERS

  • Displaying Installed Printers
  • Installing a Plug and Play Printer
  • Installing a Printer without Plug and Play
  • Connecting to a Network Printer
  • Renaming a Printer
  • Changing Default Printers
  • Viewing Printer Properties
  • Sharing a Printer
  • Deleting a Printer

ADDING A SCANNER OR CAMERA

  • Displaying Installed Scanners or Digital Cameras
  • Installing a Plug and Play Scanner or Digital Camera
  • Installing a Scanner or Digital Camera without Plug and Play
  • Viewing Device Properties

ADDING A GAME CONTROLLER

  • Installing a Game Port Game Controller
  • Installing a USB Game Controller
  • Testing a Game Controller
  • Calibrating a Game Controller
  • Removing a Game Controller

ADDING A MODEM

  • Displaying Installed Modems
  • Installing a Modem
  • Viewing Modem Properties
  • Removing a Modem

MODIFYING MOUSE SETTINGS

  • Modifying Button Options
  • Selecting a Pointer
  • Modifying Pointer Options
  • Viewing Mouse Hardware Properties

MODIFYING KEYBOARD SETTINGS

  • Modifying Speed Options
  • Viewing Keyboard Hardware Properties

MANAGING HARDWARE

  • Using the Add Hardware Wizard
  • Using the Device Manager
  • Modifying Hardware Profiles

3. WORKING WITH MULTIMEDIA

PLAYING AND MANAGING MUSIC

  • About Windows Media Player
  • Using the My Music Folder
  • Opening Windows Media Player
  • Playing CDs
  • Using the Media Guide
  • Copying Music from a CD
  • Using the Media Library
  • Creating Playlists
  • Listening to Internet Radio Stations
  • Copying Music to a CD or Device

CUSTOMIZING WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER

  • Switching between Player Modes
  • Selecting Different Skins
  • Viewing Visualizations
  • Changing Visualizations
  • Modifying Audio, Video, and Graphic Equalizer Effects
  • Checking for Player Updates

TAKING AND MANAGING DIGITAL PHOTOS

  • Using the Scanner and Camera Wizard
  • Using the My Pictures Folder
  • Viewing Pictures with the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer
  • Editing a Digital Photo
  • Renaming a Digital Photo
  • Copying a Digital Photo
  • Moving a Digital Photo
  • Deleting a Digital Photo

SHARING DIGITAL PHOTOS

  • Viewing Photos as a Slide Show
  • Setting a Slide Show as your Screen Saver
  • E-mailing Digital Photos
  • Using the Photo Printing Wizard
  • Ordering Prints Online

USING WINDOWS MOVIE MAKER

  • About Windows Movie Maker
  • Opening Windows Movie Maker
  • Getting to Know the Windows Movie Maker Environment
  • Recording Audio and Video
  • Importing Audio and Video
  • Creating a New Collection
  • Creating a Project
  • Creating a New Project
  • Previewing a Project
  • Saving a Project

EDITING AND SAVING A MOVIE

  • Switching Workspace Views
  • Zooming the Timeline
  • Recording a Narration
  • Trimming a Clip
  • Creating a Transition
  • Deleting a Clip
  • Saving a Movie
  • Sending a Movie

PLAYING GAMES

  • About Windows XP Games
  • Playing FreeCell
  • Playing Hearts
  • Playing Minesweeper
  • Playing Solitaire
  • Playing Space Cadet Pinball
  • Playing Spider Solitaire

PLAYING INTERNET ZONE GAMES

  • About Windows XP Internet Games
  • Playing Internet Backgammon
  • Playing Internet Checkers
  • Playing Internet Hearts
  • Playing Internet Reversi
  • Playing Internet Spades

4. NETWORKING

SETTING UP A NETWORK

  • About Workgroups
  • Using the Network Setup Wizard

MAKING NEW CONNECTIONS

  • About the New Connection Wizard
  • Making a Local Area Connection
  • Making a Dial-up or Virtual Private Network Connection
  • Making a Direct Connection
  • Making an Incoming Connection
  • Configuring Network Connections
  • Monitoring a Network Connection

CONNECTING TO THE INTERNET

  • Setting up an Internet Connection
  • Sharing an Internet Connection
  • Enabling or Disabling the Internet Connection Firewall

SHARING RESOURCES

  • Accessing My Network Places
  • Adding a Network Place Shortcut
  • Mapping a Drive
  • Viewing Workgroup Computers
  • Sharing Drives and Folders
  • Sharing Printers

WORKING WITH A REMOTE DESKTOP

  • About Remote Desktop
  • Installing the Remote Desktop Connection Client
  • Receiving a Remote Desktop Connection
  • Disabling a Remote Desktop
  • Printing to a Local Printer
  • Making a Local Serial Port Available
  • Redirecting Audio
  • Making Local Disk Drives Available
  • Connecting to a Remote Desktop

MANAGING A REMOTE DESKTOP CONNECTION

  • Using the Clipboard
  • Accessing Local Files and Folders
  • Disconnecting a Remote Session
  • Logging Off a Remote Session

5. OPTIMIZING AND MAINTAINING A WINDOWS XP COMPUTER

MAINTAINING A COMPUTER SYSTEM

  • Using Windows xp System Restore
  • Changing System Restore Settings
  • Creating a System Restore Point
  • Running the System Restore Wizard
  • Using Device Driver Roll Back
  • Running Device Driver Roll Back
  • Using Last Known Good Configuration
  • Running the Program Compatibility Wizard
  • Applying Power Options
  • Using Windows Task Manager

USING SYSTEM TOOLS

  • Viewing System Information
  • Using Disk Cleanup
  • Using the Backup or Restore Wizard
  • Running the Disk Defragmenter
  • Scheduling a Task
  • Using the Character Map

 

Windows XP Intermediate Courseware
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