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Overview

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.

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Average Rating: 3.1 out of 5 rating Based on 10 Ratings

"Windows 7" - by Anonymous on 06-OCT-2011
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Despite the display of the table of contents with its links, there seems to be no way to view individual sections. All I get is a 30-sec preview. These are useless unless there is also a way to view the entire section.

All I can seem to get is the 30-sec previews. I'm not going to sit through a 7-hour video to see a single section that I'm interested in.

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"Windows 7" - by Noob on 23-APR-2011
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For those just starting with Windows 7, this video is ideal.  For those old hands with Windows, this may be a bit slow paced but still provides a good review of what's new/changed.

I highly recommend this to those new to Windows and Windows 7.

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"Windows 7" - by Dully on 04-JAN-2011
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Very informative and thorough.  Erin covered everything I wanted to learn about and a lot that I didn't know existed.  Excellent presentation.  AND I didn't doze off!!
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Table of Contents

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GETTING STARTED USING WINDOWS 7

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Introducing Windows 7

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00:15:32

A First Look at the Windows Desktop

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00:03:35

Working with User Accounts

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00:03:02

Users, Passwords & Permissions

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00:16:21

Exploring Log Off & Power Options

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00:09:25

CUSTOMIZING THE WINDOWS DESKTOP

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Using Icons & Shortcuts

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00:11:42

Adding Gadgets

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00:06:59

Customizing Backgrounds & Window Appearance

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00:11:14

Customizing Sounds, Screensavers & Icons

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00:10:06

Changing Screen Resolution

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00:06:28

ACCESSING THE START MENU

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Using Start Menu Options

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00:15:10

Customizing the Start Menu

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00:13:58

Finding Programs, Files & Settings

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00:08:24

EXPLORING THE REVISED TASK BAR

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Customizing the Notification Area

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00:14:01

Exploring Buttons on the Taskbar

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00:09:30

Taking Advantage of Jump Lists

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00:07:26

Setting Taskbar Properties

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00:08:24

OPTIMIZING THE WINDOWS USER EXPERIENCE

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Moving & Sizing Windows

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00:14:51

Window Navigation Using Breadcrumbs

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00:05:27

Window Navigation & Customization

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00:12:35

Accessing & Configuring Libraries

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00:09:24

Organizing, Rating & Tagging Files

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00:09:02

Indexing & Search Options

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00:04:31

Searching for Files

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00:12:00

Sharing Files & Folders

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00:09:45

EXAMINING HARDWARE & SOFTWARE

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Viewing Devices & Printers

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00:15:05

The Device Manager, Drivers & Power Management

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00:06:10

Setting Default Actions & Programs

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00:11:26

Installing & Uninstalling Software

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00:10:35

Alternate Hardware & Software Tools: Touch

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Speech Recognition

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00:09:09

Live Essentials & Services

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00:09:38

ENJOYING MEDIA

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Playing Audio & Video Using the Media Player

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00:10:38

Ripping CDs & Creating Playlists

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00:07:05

Experiencing the Next Level with the Windows Media Center

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00:11:56

Tapping into the Windows 7 Gaming Experience

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00:15:21

CONNECTING TO A NETWORK

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Networking Overview

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00:14:33

Getting Started with Windows 7 Networking

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00:09:32

Working with the Network Adaptor

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00:05:43

Viewing the Network Map & Changing the Workgroup

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00:07:04

Mapping a Network Drive

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00:08:02

MAINTAINING YOUR SYSTEM

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Optimizing Performance

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00:12:13

Using Troubleshooters & the Action Center

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00:04:51

Using the Problem Steps Recorder

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00:06:45

Keeping Current with Windows Update

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00:05:03

SECURING YOUR SYSTEM & DATA

INTRODUCTION

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00:00:05

Working with System Restore & Shadow Copies

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00:12:43

Executing Backup & Restore

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00:09:33

Implementing BitLocker & BitLocker To Go

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00:11:28

Credits

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00:00:12

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