Skills for Success with Windows 7 Getting Started

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/10/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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KEY BENEFIT:Skills for Successis the Microsoft Windows 7 textbook that recognizeshow people learn today! Skills are taught withnumbered steps and bulleted textso readers are less likely to skip valuable information. KEY TOPICS: Exploring the desktop; opening programs and using the Start menu; creating a new folder; copying and moving files; renaming and deleting files and folders; resizing, moving, and scrolling windows; capturing and saving an image on screen; and more. MARKET: For those looking for anintroductory guide to computing concepts and skills,in particular Windows 7 and Office applications, that recognizes how people learn todaywith numbered steps and bulleted text.

Author Biography

Kris Townsend is an Information Systems instructor at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane, Washington. Kris earned a bachelor's degree in both Education and Business, and a master's degre in Education. He has also worked as a public school teacher and as a systems analyst. Kris enjoys working with wood, snowboarding, and camping. He commutes to work by bike and enjoys long rides in the Palouse country south of Spokane.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Windows 7

Skill 1 Personalize the Windows 7 Desktop

Skill 2 Add and Remove Gadgets

Skill 3 Add Shortcuts

Skill 4 Move Between Windows and Customize the Taskbar

Skill 5 Resize, Move, and Scroll Windows

Skill 6 Use Windows Explorer and Create Folders

Skill 7 Move and Rename Folders and Copy Files

Skill 8 Move, Rename, and Delete Files

Skill 9 Compress Files and Use the Address Bar

Skill 10 Describe and Find Files and Folders

    More Skills 11 Create Backup Copies of Your Work

    More Skills 12 Use Libraries to Organize Files

    More Skills 13 Search the Web with Internet Explorer 8

    More Skills 14 View Pictures from Digital Cameras


  ** This is a one-chapter supplement

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