Windows Basics Slide W-1 Windows Objectives Start Windows and Use the Mouse Use the Start Button and the Toolbar Work with a Window Manage Folders using Windows Explorer Use the Windows Help System Shut Down Your Computer Slide W-2 Windows Key Terms format horizonal scrollbar desktop
The operating system is a translation software. The application software gives a command (in programming language) and the operating system transmits it to the hardware in bits (0’s and 1’s). The process works in both directions.
C:\>CD Program Files
C:\>CD Microsoft Office
Commands to start
Word using DOS
Double-click to start
Word using GUI
Just like two desks are never the same, you can also customize Windows to your liking.
Print all of it.
The computer converses with you through dialog boxes.
When finding a subject for a photo, you move the camera
to change your view. You also change your view within
a window to see what is beyond the current view by using
We do not find toilets in the living room or stoves in the bedroom. We organize our homes by room.
We should likewise organize our files into appropriate folders.
Files are saved
within a specific
sector, on a
Step 3: Place
in new location
Step 4: Paste
Step 2: Cut (or
copy) the item
Step 1: Select
Move a file:
Copy a file:
Shift + Drag
Shift + Drag
When cleaning a closet, you have 3 choices to make for each item:
You have the same decisions with files: