UK Wide Training Courses for Computer Skills from Activia

Computer Basics Windows XP - Level 2

A 1-Day Training Course

Course Content

Course Aims

This half-day interactive workshop course has been designed to give delegates an invaluable start to using computers. Following on from the Level 1 course, delegates will learn the skills needed to become more productive with Windows XP.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who is new or inexperienced with computers who wants an easily understood introduction to what computers are and how to start to use them. Delegates should fully understand the concepts and skills taught in the Level 1 course.

Course Outline
This course is a 1-day training course structured into 2 modules.
Module 1
Working with Windows XP
Topics covered Understanding the Layout of a Window:
  • Opening and Closing a Window
  • Minimise, Maximise, and Restore
  • Tiling and Cascading Windows
  • Moving, Sizing and Switching Between Windows
  • Files and Folders:
  • Creating a New Folder
  • Renaming a Folder
  • Opening a Folder or File
  • Moving Files using Drag and Drop
  • Deleting a Folder or File
  • Copying, Cutting, and Pasting a File or Folder
  • Copying a File or Folder
  • Cutting a File or Folder
  • Pasting a File or Folder
  • Copy to Folder or Move to Folder
  • Selecting Multiple Files and Folders
  • Dragging and Dropping a File or Folder
  • Using My Computer to Browse Files and Folders
  • The Recycle Bin:
  • Emptying the Recycle Bin
  • Restoring a File or Folder from the Recycle Bin
  • My Computer vs. Windows Explorer
  • Module 2
    Menus, Toolbars and Getting Help
    Topics covered Customising Windows XP:
  • Customising the Taskbar and Start Menu
  • Quick Launch Bar and Other Toolbars
  • Using Windows Explorer Menus
  • The Help and Support Feature:
  • Opening and Navigating Help and Support
  • Understanding the Layout of Help and Support
  • Setting Search Options
  • The Search Companion:
  • Using the Search Companion
  • Changing Search Companion Preferences
  • Wildcard Searches
  • The Accessories Menu:
  • Accessories Menu Programs
  • Accessibilities Sub-Menu
  • Communications Sub-Menu
  • Entertainment Sub-Menu
  • System Tools Sub-Menu

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