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Computing Fundamentals. Unit 7- Essential Windows Skills. Objectives. Log on & off, shut down, and restart the computer Identify elements of the OS desktop Identify the icons used to represent drives, disks, files, and folders Manipulate Windows Start & run programs Manage files

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computing fundamentals

Computing Fundamentals

Unit 7- Essential Windows Skills

objectives
Objectives
  • Log on & off, shut down, and restart the computer
  • Identify elements of the OS desktop
  • Identify the icons used to represent drives, disks, files, and folders
  • Manipulate Windows
  • Start & run programs
  • Manage files
  • Solve file problems
start up process
Start Up Process
  • Power On
  • POST
    • Checks RAM, keyboard & drives
  • BIOS (ROM) searches for OS to load
    • Location of OS is usually C:
  • OS loaded in RAM
    • Drivers loaded
  • GUI loaded & displayed
log on
Log On
  • Select user & enter password
start menu comparison
Start Menu Comparison

Windows Vista

Windows 7

programs in start menu
Programs in Start Menu
  • Right-clicking
    • Open an item
    • Pin an item
    • Add to Quick Launch
let s try it
Let’s Try It
  • What programs are pinned on your computer?
  • Search for Word, Excel, or PowerPoint
    • When the list of programs displays, right-click and select Pin to Start Menu
  • Search for Paint
    • Pin it to the Start Menu
    • Then, find it in the Pinned Area, right-click on it & unpin it
review
Review
  • When you click the Start button, what are the programs in the top area above the separator line?
    • Pinned items
  • What is the bar that goes across the bottom of the desktop?
    • Taskbar
  • Name the area with the clock & the programs running in the background.
    • Notification area
taskbar
Taskbar
  • Usually at bottom of desktop
  • Start button, notification area, quick launch, open programs
taskbar settings
Taskbar Settings
  • Right-click on Taskbar, Properties
    • Can “Lock It” from changes
    • Auto-hide
    • Taskbar location
    • Button settings
taskbar moving
Taskbar Moving
  • You can move, resize, or lock the taskbar
sidebar gadgets
Sidebar & Gadgets
  • Mini applications
    • Weather, news, traffic, etc.
    • Clock, CPU meter, temperature
  • Start, All Programs, Accessories, Sidebar
    • Start…Search Sidebar
    • Link
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Help
  • F1 in programs
  • Windows Help
multitasking
Multitasking
  • Work on more than one task at a time
  • Alt + Tab
  • Windows + Tab
  • Organize
    • Cascade- overlays w/ title bars showing
    • Stacked- horizontal top to bottom
    • Side by Side- vertical
    • Desktop- minimizes all windows
  • Open 4 programs & try
exiting the computer
Exiting the Computer
  • Switch User
    • Switch but programs still running
  • Log Off
    • Closes programs & waits for log on
  • Lock
    • No one else can log on
  • Restart
  • Sleep
    • Save in RAM & less power
    • Like pause
  • Hibernate (laptops)
    • Save on HD & power down
  • Shut Down
restarting the computer
Restarting the Computer
  • Warm Boot/Task Manager/Non-Responsive Programs
    • Ctrl +Alt + Delete
  • Cold Boot
    • Powering it off with power button
    • Wait 30 seconds before turning back on
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Review
  • Which keyboard command will cycle through open programs?
    • Alt-Tab
  • Which keyboard command will allow you to end a non-responsive program or shutdown/restart a computer?
    • Ctrl + Alt + Del
  • In the sidebar, what are the “programs” like the clock or weather called?
    • Gadgets
the window
The Window
  • Minimize, Restore Down/Maximize, Close
  • Window working in is ACTIVE WINDOW
    • Switch between programs, Alt + Tab
views
Views
  • Tiles
  • Details
  • List
  • Small Icons
  • Medium Icons
  • Large Icons
  • XL Icons
file folder properties
File & Folder Properties
  • Right-click, Properties
  • Displays info
    • Location/folder
    • Created
    • File Size
    • Read Only/Hidden
    • What program it opens with
      • You can change that
  • Let’s look at this…
file types
File Types
  • System Files
    • In Windows or Program File folders
  • Application Files
    • Part of a program like Word
  • Data Files
    • One you create, like a Word doc
managing files folders
Managing Files & Folders
  • Sorting files/folders
    • In detail view
    • By name, size, type, date
  • Create a folder
  • Move, copy, rename
  • Delete
  • Let’s Try This…
create a shortcut
Create a Shortcut
  • Icon that represents a link to an item
    • Arrow on icon
    • Can be folder, file, program, web link
changing icons
Changing Icons
  • Right-click on desktop
    • Personalize
    • Change desktop icons
    • Select item & icon
  • Let’s Try This…
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Review
  • T or F. Click the restore down button to minimize the window.
  • When you hibernate, Windows saves your documents & powers down.
  • The ________ is the main area you see when you turn on the computer.
  • The window you are working in is called the ____________________.
  • A _______ is an item that represents a link to the item.
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Computing Fundamentals

Unit 7- Windows Essential Skills