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					Windows XP A tutorial based on the Microsoft Windows operating system Windows XP Lesson One: Windows Basics  Start, log on, log off and turn off the Windows operating system  Become familiar with the desktop and the parts of a window  Control the size and visibility of a window  Use the View menu to view items in folders  Start a program using All Programs and using My Computer  Understand file hierarchy  Use Help Lesson Two: Windows Explorer and File Management  Open Windows Explorer  Open a program from Windows Explorer  Change the view of the folders and files in Explorer  Copy and move files from one place to another  Rename and delete files  Create and delete folders Lesson Three: The Desktop and More File Management  Use the Search feature to find a partial file name  Find and open the location of a program  Check file types  Create and rename a shortcut on the desktop  Use a shortcut to open a program  View recycle bin properties and how to empty the recycle bin  Open and move between two programs  Delete a shortcut  Arrange icons on the desktop  Format and copy disks and write-protect a disk Lesson Four: Modify the Taskbar, Start Menu, Keyboard and Mouse Settings  Add items to and delete items from the Start menu  Reorder the Programs menu  Re-position, re-size and hide the taskbar  Hide, move and resize the Quick Launch toolbar  Explore the System tray  Change keyboard, mouse and pointer properties Lesson Five: More Windows Desktop and System Settings  Create a folder on the desktop  Create a shortcut on the desktop  Change the background display  Change the color schemes of the various window parts  Change the resolution and number of colors displayed on the screen  Change the date and time  View fonts

Lesson Six: Windows Programs  Notepad  WordPad  Character Map  Calculator  Paint Lesson Seven: Copy Files, Use File Types and System Restore  Copy files to and from a floppy disk and hard disk  Create and rename folders and delete files and folders  View file properties  Understand and use the association of file types with applications  Learn how to create a restore point  Learn how to use System Restore Lesson Eight: Maintain Your Hard Drive  Remove unneeded files  Recover deleted files  Empty the recycle bin  Understand the need to back up files  Check your disks for errors  Repair some types of errors  Defragment your disk to improve efficiency

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