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IT Career JumpStart: An Introduction to PC Hardware, Software, and Networking by Randy Muller, Joey Alpern, Naomi J. Alpern

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Chapter 7

Graphical Interface: Windows 7 Basics

In This chapter

  • The Windows 7 Desktop
  • The Start button
  • The Computer window
  • The Network and Sharing Center
  • The Recycle Bin
  • Shortcuts
  • Wizards
  • Windows Explorer

in•ter•face n : a point of interaction between two systems

One of the most basic tasks in Windows management is being able to navigate the graphical interface. In this chapter, you will learn the fundamental components of the graphical interface in Windows 7.

A Quick Introduction

Windows 7 offers many ways to configure the desktop to make it easy to use and to accommodate personal preference. The Windows 7 operating system was designed around many of the original goals of Windows Vista. The design makes this operating system user friendly ...

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