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Intro to Computers. Steffany Zavaleta Technical Support Aide 718-990-5176 Microsoft Windows 7. Operating Systems (OS). The major program that runs the show: Manage all the other programs Organize the files and stuff you create on the computer.

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Intro to computers
Intro to Computers

  • SteffanyZavaleta

  • Technical Support Aide

  • 718-990-5176


Operating systems os

Microsoft Windows 7

Operating Systems(OS)

  • The major program that runs the show:

  • Manage all the other programs

  • Organize the files and stuff you create on the computer

Pointer cursor
Pointer Cursor

  • A picture that moves on the screen through the mouse.

  • You must point this cursor over an object

Intro to computers




Start button

Desktop Show Button

Intro to computers

An Icon is a small picture of a program

  • It is found on the DESKTOP

  • Different pictures for different programs, files and folders

  • Always DOUBLE CLICK the ICON

    Internet Explorer My Computer

    Mozilla Firefox Recycle Bin

Minimize maximize close




Intro to computers

After turning on a computer, what is the first thing that appears on the screen?

What can you find on a desktop?

How many times should an icon be clicked?

Taskbar appears on the screen?

  • Start Button

  • Time and Date

  • Running Programs

  • Icons

  • Show Desktop Button

Taskbar view
Taskbar View appears on the screen?

Viewing a list of all windows that are open

  • When multiple windows are open in a program, the icon will look "stacked" on the Taskbar

  • View all opened programs at the same time

  • Close individual programs without opening a window

Pin unpin
Pin & Unpin appears on the screen?

Attach an icon directly to the taskbar

Pin & Unpin


Documents to a program

Specific websites

Start button
Start Button appears on the screen?

The main gateway to your computer's programs, files, folders, and settings.