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Microsoft Windows 7: Mastering the Windows User Experience

Video Description

Video training on demand, for everyone who wants to succeed with Windows 7: a complete video course containing 100 step-by-step screencasts!

  • Start-to-finish personal training on Windows 7 by one of the world's leading experts: just watch and learn!

  • Simple, quick video walkthroughs and practical examples guide users through making the most of the Windows 7 user experience - painlessly!

  • Great classroom training at a fraction of the cost... for everyone who doesn't have time to read a book

  • In Windows 7: Video LiveLessons, J. Peter Bruzzese presents more than six hours of personalized Windows 7 video training - 100 quick, bite-size video lessons that teach virtually every essential skill Windows 7 users want and need. You can build your skills one step at a time, by simply watching these polished, upbeat videos. Bruzzese begins by touring Windows 7, introducing everything from shortcut keys to Sidebar gadgets; then covers everything from user account control and network setup to Windows Media Player and MovieMaker. He walks through essential tasks like sharing files and making system backups, and presents dozens of tips and tricks that can be used by anyone, including novices. Through these quick, self-contained lessons, you can learn key skills at your own pace - often in as little as five minutes. Every lesson begins with well-defined learning objectives, and ends with easy-to-understand summaries that help you  track your progress. Like all products in the highly successful LiveLessons series, Windows 7 LiveLessons responds to the growing marketplace demand for just-in-time training delivered visually, by leading industry experts. It delivers the power of the best classroom training at a small fraction of the cost, and is designed to appeal to the enormous audience of professionals and consumers who want to master Windows 7 but don't have time to read a large book on the subject!

    Table of Contents

    1. Microsoft Windows 7 Introduction
      1. Microsoft Windows 7 Introduction 00:04:30
    2. Section 1: Windows 7 Basics
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:48
      2. Lesson 1: An Initial Tour of Windows 7 00:04:11
      3. Lesson 2: Working with Desktop Gadgets 00:02:53
      4. Lesson 3: The Value of Shortcut Keys 00:02:59
      5. Lesson 4: Aero Snap 00:02:03
      6. Lesson 5: Working with the New Taskbar Features 00:03:19
      7. Lesson 6: Making Changes to the Taskbar and Start Menu 00:05:01
      8. Lesson 7: Changing Your Date and Time Settings 00:02:48
      9. Lesson 8: Altering Your Personalization Settings 00:03:24
      10. Lesson 9: Display Configuration Options 00:02:50
      11. Lesson 10: Jump Lists Help You Work Faster 00:02:09
      12. Lesson 11: Working with Windows Explorer 00:05:06
      13. Lesson 12: Working with Libraries 00:04:47
      14. Lesson 13: Searching in Windows 7 00:03:28
      15. Lesson 14: Federated Search 00:02:37
      16. Lesson 15: Shutting Your System Down 00:03:30
    3. Part II: Windows 7 Application Enhancements
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:31
      2. Lesson 16: Notepad and Wordpad 00:03:22
      3. Lesson 17: Paint Gets the Ribbon Interface 00:04:09
      4. Lesson 18: The New Calculator Features 00:04:02
      5. Lesson 19: The Snipping Tool 00:03:26
      6. Lesson 20: Download Windows Live Applications 00:03:39
      7. Lesson 21: A Look at Windows Live Mail 00:03:21
      8. Lesson 22: A Look at Windows Live Photo Gallery 00:04:02
      9. Lesson 23: A Look at Windows Live Writer 00:03:40
      10. Lesson 24: A Look at Windows Live Messenger 00:03:05
      11. Lesson 25: Jump Lists Help You Work Faster 00:01:46
    4. Part III: Internet Explorer 8.0
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:26
      2. Lesson 26: A Tour of Internet Explorer 8.0 00:02:32
      3. Lesson 27: Multiple Tabs and Quick Tabs 00:02:35
      4. Lesson 28: Grouped Favorites and Multiple Home Pages 00:03:53
      5. Lesson 29: Suggested Sites 00:03:07
      6. Lesson 30: Accelerators 00:05:18
      7. Lesson 31: Web Slices 00:04:27
      8. Lesson 32: Compatibility View 00:03:24
      9. Lesson 33: What is Protected Mode? 00:03:08
      10. Lesson 34: The SmartScreen Filter 00:05:14
      11. Lesson 35: InPrivate Browsing and Filtering 00:04:02
    5. Part IV: Security Features
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:36
      2. Lesson 36: Working with the Actions Center 00:04:00
      3. Lesson 37: What is User Account Control? 00:04:41
      4. Lesson 38: Using the UAC Slider 00:04:52
      5. Lesson 39: Windows Defender and Spyware Scanning 00:04:44
      6. Lesson 40: Additional Features of Windows Defender 00:03:14
      7. Lesson 41: Working with the Windows Firewall 00:04:46
      8. Lesson 42: BitLocker Drive Encryption 00:03:25
      9. Lesson 43: BitLocker To Go 00:03:55
      10. Lesson 44: Parental Controls 00:05:19
      11. Lesson 45: Windows Live Family Safety 00:05:26
    6. Part V: Control Panel Applications
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:39
      2. Lesson 46: Working with the Control Panel 00:02:44
      3. Lesson 47: AutoPlay 00:02:52
      4. Lesson 48: Credential Manager 00:01:52
      5. Lesson 49: Default Programs 00:03:22
      6. Lesson 50: Device Manager 00:03:35
      7. Lesson 51: Ease of Access Center 00:03:05
      8. Lesson 52: Fonts 00:02:32
      9. Lesson 53: Power Options 00:03:12
      10. Lesson 54: Programs and Features 00:02:55
      11. Lesson 55: Region and Language 00:02:00
      12. Lesson 56: Speech Recognition 00:05:33
      13. Lesson 57: Sync Center 00:03:51
      14. Lesson 58: User Accounts 00:04:04
      15. Lesson 59: Windows CardSpaces 00:03:14
      16. Lesson 60: Windows Update 00:02:54
    7. Part VI: Networking
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:32
      2. Lesson 61: Working with HomeGroups 00:05:42
      3. Lesson 62: Sharing Media 00:02:21
      4. Lesson 63: The Network and Sharing Center 00:02:55
      5. Lesson 64: The Network Connectivity Status 00:04:26
      6. Lesson 65: The Network Map 00:01:57
      7. Lesson 66: Advanced Sharing Settings 00:04:12
      8. Lesson 67: Working with Your Network Adapter 00:04:29
      9. Lesson 68: Configuring Your TCP/IP Settings 00:04:01
      10. Lesson 69: Troubleshooting Network Connectivity Issues 00:04:19
      11. Lesson 70: Working with Remote Desktop Connections 00:04:24
    8. Part VII: Administrative Tools
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:30
      2. Lesson 71: A Review of Administrative Tools 00:03:52
      3. Lesson 72: The Computer Management Tool 00:02:41
      4. Lesson 73: Working with Event Viewer 00:08:13
      5. Lesson 74: Local Security Policy Settings 00:05:06
      6. Lesson 75: Services 00:04:22
      7. Lesson 76: The System Configuration Tool 00:06:57
      8. Lesson 77: Working with Task Scheduler 00:02:44
      9. Lesson 78: Using Windows Memory Diagnostics 00:05:46
      10. Lesson 79: Disk Management 00:06:43
      11. Lesson 80: A Review of System Properties 00:06:13
    9. Part VIII: System Settings
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:29
      2. Lesson 81: Changing the Computer Name and Domain Settings 00:02:17
      3. Lesson 82: Advanced System Properties: Altering Performance Settings 00:03:42
      4. Lesson 83: Advanced System Properties: User Profiles 00:04:49
      5. Lesson 84: Advanced System Properties: Startup and Recovery 00:03:37
      6. Lesson 85: System Restore Points 00:03:37
      7. Lesson 86: Remote Access Settings 00:04:31
      8. Lesson 87: Configuring Local Group Policy Settings 00:03:09
    10. Part IX: Windows 7 Performance Tools
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:47
      2. Lesson 88: The Windows Experience Index 00:03:37
      3. Lesson 89: A Review of Advanced Performance Tools 00:04:12
      4. Lesson 90: The Reliability Monitor 00:03:49
      5. Lesson 91: The Resource Monitor 00:02:05
      6. Lesson 92: A Review of the Performance Monitor 00:01:54
      7. Lesson 93: Performance Monitor: Using Objects and Counters 00:04:50
      8. Lesson 94: Performance Monitor: Using Data Collector Sets 00:04:44
      9. Lesson 95: The Task Manager 00:03:43
    11. Part X: Managing and Troubleshooting Windows 7
      1. Learning Objectives 00:00:39
      2. Lesson 96: Backup and Restore 00:05:11
      3. Lesson 97: Using the Problem Steps Recorder 00:03:18
      4. Lesson 98: Using the Troubleshooting Tools 00:02:46
      5. Lesson 99: Remote Assistance 00:02:39
      6. Lesson 100: An Overview of PowerShell 00:05:01