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Windows 7

Course Number: 1638
Duration: 1 Day, 2 Modules
Module Price: $130

Course Overview

This hands on Windows 7 training course teaches the core features and functions of Windows 7. Students will learn how to use the Start menu and taskbar move and resize windows create and manage files, folders, and libraries edit file metadata and search for content on their computers. Students will also create shortcuts, use gadgets, and change system settings. Also, students will browse the Web with Internet Explorer 8 (included with Windows 7), add sites to their Favorites lists, and add RSS feeds. Finally, students will learn how to manage a home network, how to secure, update and backup the computer and learn ways of optimizing Windows 7 performance.

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for any worker, business professional, or private individual who needs to learn how to use, customize and secure files and settings on a computer using the Windows 7 operating system.

 

MODULE 1: Introduction to Windows 7, Using & Customizing Windows 7 Features, Managing Folders & File


Exploring Windows 7

Log On to Windows 7
Explore the Desktop
Work with Windows
Access the Help and Support Feature
Turn Off or Log Off of the Personal Computer


Customizing the Windows 7 Desktop

Customize the Start Menu
Customize the Taskbar
Personalize the Desktop
Add Gadgets to the Desktop
Apply Aero Features
Modify Display Settings


Managing Folders and Files

Navigate to Folders Using Windows Explorer
Work with Folders and Files
Secure Folders and Files
Organize Folders and Files
Search for Folders and Files


Using Common Tools and Programs in Windows 7

Create a Document in WordPad
Work with the Calculator
Capture Screens Using the Snipping Tool


Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer 8

Get Familiar with the Internet
Browse Websites Using Internet Explorer 8
Download and Install a Gadget


MODULE 2: Configuring Accounts, Devices & Networks and Securing & Enhancing Windows 7

 

Configuring User Accounts

Create a User Account
Manage User Accounts


Working with Devices

Modify Device Settings
Configure Removable Devices

 

Managing Networks

An Overview of Networks and “Home Groups
Share Files and Folders


Securing System Data

Back Up Data
Restore Data
Apply Security Settings


Enhancing System Performance

Improve Processing Speed
Optimize Power Consumption
The Windows 7 “Action Center”
Configure Windows Update Settings
Troubleshoot Problems

Course Overview

This hands on Windows 7 training course teaches the core features and functions of Windows 7. Students will learn how to use the Start menu and taskbar move and resize windows create and manage files, folders, and libraries edit file metadata and search for content on their computers. Students will also create shortcuts, use gadgets, and change system settings. Also, students will browse the Web with Internet Explorer 8 (included with Windows 7), add sites to their Favorites lists, and add RSS feeds. Finally, students will learn how to manage a home network, how to secure, update and backup the computer and learn ways of optimizing Windows 7 performance.

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for any worker, business professional, or private individual who needs to learn how to use, customize and secure files and settings on a computer using the Windows 7 operating system.

 

MODULE 1: Introduction to Windows 7, Using & Customizing Windows 7 Features, Managing Folders & File


Exploring Windows 7

Log On to Windows 7
Explore the Desktop
Work with Windows
Access the Help and Support Feature
Turn Off or Log Off of the Personal Computer


Customizing the Windows 7 Desktop

Customize the Start Menu
Customize the Taskbar
Personalize the Desktop
Add Gadgets to the Desktop
Apply Aero Features
Modify Display Settings


Managing Folders and Files

Navigate to Folders Using Windows Explorer
Work with Folders and Files
Secure Folders and Files
Organize Folders and Files
Search for Folders and Files


Using Common Tools and Programs in Windows 7

Create a Document in WordPad
Work with the Calculator
Capture Screens Using the Snipping Tool


Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer 8

Get Familiar with the Internet
Browse Websites Using Internet Explorer 8
Download and Install a Gadget


MODULE 2: Configuring Accounts, Devices & Networks and Securing & Enhancing Windows 7

 

Configuring User Accounts

Create a User Account
Manage User Accounts


Working with Devices

Modify Device Settings
Configure Removable Devices

 

Managing Networks

An Overview of Networks and “Home Groups
Share Files and Folders


Securing System Data

Back Up Data
Restore Data
Apply Security Settings


Enhancing System Performance

Improve Processing Speed
Optimize Power Consumption
The Windows 7 “Action Center”
Configure Windows Update Settings
Troubleshoot Problems

No prerequisites for this course

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