Windows 7 New Features

What's new and improved in the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system
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  • Lectures 25
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2013 English

Course Description

This course introduces you to the major new features and enhancements in Windows 7, many of which will save you time and improve your efficiency. You will learn how to understand the new desktop and how to customize it, use Gadgets, pin items to the Start or Task Bar, manage multiple windows in new ways, and some great keyboard shortcuts. The course also helps you to understand changes to file management, placing emphasis on the new Document Library system and improvements in searching.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic experience with a previous version of Microsoft Windows

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand changes to the start menu and the taskbar
  • Pin applications to the start menu and the taskbar
  • Modify the shut down button
  • Use gadgets
  • Modify the notification area and the desktop background
  • Understand and use libraries
  • Work with changes in searching
  • Manage devices
  • Keyboard shortcuts

What is the target audience?

  • Basic PC users preparing to upgrade their current operating system to Windows 7 and want to learn what is new or changed

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
02:21
Section 2: The New Desktop
Viewing the Start Menu
Preview
02:39
Using the Taskbar
Preview
06:43
Hiding and Arranging Windows
07:03
Navigating with the Keyboard
04:19
Section 3: Customizing the Desktop
Pinning Applications to the Start Menu
Preview
04:21
Modifying the Shut Down Button
Preview
01:26
Customizing the Taskbar
03:45
Modifying the Notification Area
03:08
Modifying the Desktop Background
02:59
Using Gadgets
06:09
Section 4: File Management
Using Windows Explorer
Preview
03:55
Understanding Libraries
07:47
Adding Locations to a Library
02:50
Searching for Documents
05:32
Section 5: Managing Devices
Accessing Devices and Printers
Preview
02:01
Adding a Printer or Other Device
Preview
01:25
Using the Device Manager
04:11
Using ReadyBoost
04:17
Section 6: Keyboard Shortcuts
Accessing the Alternative Context Menu in the Task Bar
01:56
Previewing Applications
01:23
Modifying Windows
03:31
Accessing Laptop Settings
01:06
Reviewing Old Shortcuts
02:55
Section 7: Conclusion
Conclusion
01:19

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