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Learning Windows 7 Course

Learning Windows 7 Course

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Learning Windows 7 Course

2 Sessions -
5 Hours of Interactive Training

Learning Windows 7 training course from LearnKey will teach you basic techniques and concepts that will bridge your understanding with Microsoft's latest operating system: Windows 7. These topics include starting Windows 7, understanding what you can do with Windows 7, and new personalization techniques. Expert Ammon Wiese will introduce you to new and exciting features of Windows 7 such as Jump Lists, Aero Peek, Pinned Items, Homegroups and Microsoft's newest peer-to-peer network that allows users to share video, music, and other personal data quickly and securely.

  • Simplify everyday tasks with new features like HomeGroup and Jump Lists
  • Understand new personalization techniques to make Windows 7 work the way you want
  • Learn basic computer techniques and concepts to make navigation easy

About The Author
Ammon Wiese has been an Instruction Designer for the past 6 years. Ammon is a lead developer in numerous eLearning courses including: Microsoft’s MCITP, Cisco CCNA, Adobe CS4, Virtual Infrastructure Administrator, CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, and Server+. Ammon brings a lot of creativity and real world knowledge to his courses.

Session 1

Section A: Introduction to Windows 7

  • Editions
  • Home Premium
  • Gadgets
  • Professional
  • Ultimate
  • System Requirements
  • Installing

Section B: Exploring Windows 7

  • Startup
  • Logging On
  • The Desktop
  • The Start Menu
  • Search Field
  • Shut Down
  • The Taskbar
  • Notification Area
  • Help and Support

Section C: Navigating Windows and Folders

  • Organization and Navigation
  • Hot Keys
  • Hiding/Displaying Windows
  • Jump List
  • Files and Folders
  • File Structure
  • Explorer Features
  • Accessing Network Drives

Section D: Managing Files and Folders

  • Viewing Files and Folders
  • Folder Content
  • Folder Options
  • File Properties
  • Properties Dialog Box
  • Folder Properties
  • Renaming
  • Creating a Folder
  • Copying Files
  • Compressing
  • Deleting

Section E: Personalizing Windows

  • Desktop Themes
  • Desktop Background
  • Sounds
  • Screen Saver
  • Screen Resolution
  • Advanced Settings

Session 2

Section A: System Settings

  • Start Menu Settings
  • Taskbar Customization
  • Taskbar Toolbars
  • Taskbar Properties
  • Notification Area
  • Date and Time Settings
  • Computer Name
  • Power Options

Section B: The Control Panel

  • Control Panel Categories
  • Accessing the Control Panel
  • User Account Control
  • System Information

Section C: Network Connections

  • Connecting to a Network
  • Adding a Network Connection
  • Set a Network Location
  • Creating a Homegroup
  • Homegroup Settings
  • Leaving a Homegroup
  • Sharing Files and Folders
  • Sharing Settings
  • Adaptor/Connector Settings

Section D: Connecting to the Web

  • Internet Connection
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Addresses
  • Web Sites
  • Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • Tabbed Browsing
  • Tab Settings
  • Tab Lists
  • Browsing History

Section E: Personalizing Internet Explorer 8

  • Your Home Page
  • Font Settings
  • Color Settings
  • Changing Your Home Page
  • Removing a Homepage
  • Setting Default Programs

Section F: Updating the System

  • Updates
  • Update Settings
  • Installing an Update

Section G: Set Up Hardware Devices

  • Peripheral Devices
  • Ports
  • USB/FireWire
  • Installing Devices
  • Device Properties
  • Adding Network Printers
  • Printer Sharing
  • Sound Settings
  • Speech Recognition
  • Mouse Keyboard Properties
  • System Information