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Windows 7

Video Description

Using a computer these days is a requirement. In order to use a PC without it becoming cumbersome and frustrating, you need to know it's operating system and how to navigate, find, open, use and manage the system including its hardware, software and files. This course will review some of the old standby features and hone in on the numerous enhancements in this version. You'll learn the tools to increase reliability, efficiency and security that will optimize the user experience as never before. You'll also find out what jumping, shaking, snapping, streaming and BitLocking are.

Table of Contents

  1. GETTING STARTED USING WINDOWS 7
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Introducing Windows 7 00:15:32
    3. A First Look at the Windows Desktop 00:03:35
    4. Working with User Accounts 00:03:02
    5. Users, Passwords & Permissions 00:16:21
    6. Exploring Log Off & Power Options 00:09:26
  2. CUSTOMIZING THE WINDOWS DESKTOP
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Using Icons & Shortcuts 00:11:43
    3. Adding Gadgets 00:07:00
    4. Customizing Backgrounds & Window Appearance 00:11:15
    5. Customizing Sounds, Screensavers & Icons 00:10:07
    6. Changing Screen Resolution 00:06:29
  3. ACCESSING THE START MENU
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Using Start Menu Options 00:15:10
    3. Customizing the Start Menu 00:13:59
    4. Finding Programs, Files & Settings 00:08:25
  4. EXPLORING THE REVISED TASK BAR
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Customizing the Notification Area 00:14:01
    3. Exploring Buttons on the Taskbar 00:09:30
    4. Taking Advantage of Jump Lists 00:07:27
    5. Setting Taskbar Properties 00:08:24
  5. OPTIMIZING THE WINDOWS USER EXPERIENCE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Moving & Sizing Windows 00:14:51
    3. Window Navigation Using Breadcrumbs 00:05:27
    4. Window Navigation & Customization 00:12:36
    5. Accessing & Configuring Libraries 00:09:25
    6. Organizing, Rating & Tagging Files 00:09:03
    7. Indexing & Search Options 00:04:32
    8. Searching for Files 00:12:01
    9. Sharing Files & Folders 00:09:45
  6. EXAMINING HARDWARE & SOFTWARE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Viewing Devices & Printers 00:15:05
    3. The Device Manager, Drivers & Power Management 00:06:10
    4. Setting Default Actions & Programs 00:11:27
    5. Installing & Uninstalling Software 00:10:35
    6. Alternate Hardware & Software Tools: Touch 00:08:00
    7. Speech Recognition 00:09:09
    8. Live Essentials & Services 00:09:38
  7. ENJOYING MEDIA
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Playing Audio & Video Using the Media Player 00:10:38
    3. Ripping CDs & Creating Playlists 00:07:05
    4. Experiencing the Next Level with the Windows Media Center 00:11:57
    5. Tapping into the Windows 7 Gaming Experience 00:15:22
  8. CONNECTING TO A NETWORK
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Networking Overview 00:14:33
    3. Getting Started with Windows 7 Networking 00:09:32
    4. Working with the Network Adaptor 00:05:43
    5. Viewing the Network Map & Changing the Workgroup 00:07:05
    6. Mapping a Network Drive 00:08:02
  9. MAINTAINING YOUR SYSTEM
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Optimizing Performance 00:12:13
    3. Using Troubleshooters & the Action Center 00:04:52
    4. Using the Problem Steps Recorder 00:06:46
    5. Keeping Current with Windows Update 00:05:03
  10. SECURING YOUR SYSTEM & DATA
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:06
    2. Working with System Restore & Shadow Copies 00:12:44
    3. Executing Backup & Restore 00:09:33
    4. Implementing BitLocker & BitLocker To Go 00:11:29
    5. Credits 00:00:12