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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

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Windows Basics

Slide W-1


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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


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Windows Key Terms

format

horizonal scrollbar

desktop

icon

filename

graphical

user

interface

file extension

folder

file

dialog box

maximize

Slide W-3


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Windows Key Terms

mouse pointer

shortcut menu

Start button

restore

subfolder

scrollbox

operating

system

menu bar

minimize

message box

status bar

Slide W-4


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Windows Key Terms

Windows

vertical scrollbar

tiled windows

window

WordPad

Windows

Explorer

submenu

cascading windows

toolbar

taskbar

title bar

Slide W-5


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Application

software

Operating

system

Hardware

The Operating System

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.

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DOS vs. GUI

C:\>CD Program Files

C:\>CD Microsoft Office

C:\>CD Office

C:\>Winword

OR

Commands to start

Word using DOS

Double-click to start

Word using GUI

Slide W-7


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Customizing Windows

Just like two desks are never the same, you can also customize Windows to your liking.

Slide W-8


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MouseActions

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Dialog Boxes

Print.

Print what?

Print all of it.

OK

The computer converses with you through dialog boxes.

Slide W-10


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A Window With a View...

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

scrollbars.

Slide W-11


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Using Folders

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.

Slide W-12


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Formatting a Disk

Track

Files are saved

within a specific

sector, on a

specific track.

Sector

Slide W-13


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Step 3: Place

in new location

Step 4: Paste

Step 2: Cut (or

copy) the item

Steps to Copy and Paste

Step 1: Select

the item

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Move a file:

same drive

different drive

Copy a file:

same drive

different drive

Drag

Shift + Drag

Shift + Drag

Drag

Moving and Copying Files

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Cleaning House on the PC

When cleaning a closet, you have 3 choices to make for each item:

  • Keep it in the closet

  • Store it in the attic

  • Give it away/Throw away

    You have the same decisions with files:

  • Keep on the PC

  • Store externally

  • Delete it

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