DER NETBOOKS AND WINDOWS TIPS Lena Arena Project Coordinator, DER NSW – Sydney Region 9582 2851 [email_address]
THINGS TO REMEMBER… <ul><li>Log onto the DER netbooks using: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
SAVING POWER <ul><li>Turn wireless off when not needed </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce brightness of screen (Fn +   ) </li></ul>...
IDEAPAD S10E
Plug in a bigger monitor Plug in a full size keyboard and mouse
On = Power on Flashing = Sleeping Orange = Charging Blue = Charged Off = Running on battery On = Wireless enabled This but...
THINKPAD MINI 10
MANAGE WIRELESS CONNECTIONS Fn F5
CAMERA AND MICROPHONE SETTINGS Fn F6
SLEEP MODE <ul><li>Press Fn+ F4 keys for Sleep mode  </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep mode is also called Standby mode </li></ul><u...
SOME DISPLAY FEATURES OF WINDOWS 7 Click Alt + tab to switch between open applications Click  + tab to switch between open...
WINDOWS 7 TIPS Type in here to find what you are looking for quickly
MORE WINDOWS 7 TIPS Hover mouse over icons in task bar to preview what is open
WINDOWS 7 TIPS Hover mouse over the rectangle on the bottom right corner to preview the desktop.  Click it to minimise all...
WINDOWS 7 TIPS Right click on the icon of the program to pin it to the taskbar if you use it often
WINDOWS 7 TIPS 1. Right-click  on the  name of the program  in the  Start menu 2. Select Pin to Taskbar  OR Pin to Start M...
WINDOWS 7 TIPS Dragging a window to the  far right  side or  far left side  of the screen will make it snap to half the sc...
GADGETS Right click on the desktop to install  gadgets  or personalise the desktop
CHANGING THE DESKTOP BACKGROUND Right click on the desktop to  personalise  the desktop  background  image. Click  Persona...
HIDING THE TASKBAR Right-click in the Taskbar and  Select  Properties Tick  Auto-hide  the taskbar. Click OK
TAKING SCREEN SNAPSHOTS  <ul><li>Use Home/Windows  + S to take a screen shot of the desktop or any open application </li><...
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Windows7 mini10netbook

  1. 1. DER NETBOOKS AND WINDOWS TIPS Lena Arena Project Coordinator, DER NSW – Sydney Region 9582 2851 [email_address]
  2. 2. THINGS TO REMEMBER… <ul><li>Log onto the DER netbooks using: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Password is your Portal password </li></ul><ul><li>Access the internet using your usual portal username and password </li></ul><ul><li>After changing passwords, you must connect the DER netbook to the DET network using a network cable the first time you log on for the password to be re-set for the netbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Always run the battery down completely before re-charging to get the most out of the battery </li></ul>
  3. 3. SAVING POWER <ul><li>Turn wireless off when not needed </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce brightness of screen (Fn +  ) </li></ul><ul><li>Have a static background (not a slide show) </li></ul><ul><li>Use sleep mode between activities and classes </li></ul>
  4. 4. IDEAPAD S10E
  5. 5. Plug in a bigger monitor Plug in a full size keyboard and mouse
  6. 6. On = Power on Flashing = Sleeping Orange = Charging Blue = Charged Off = Running on battery On = Wireless enabled This button turns wireless on and off
  7. 7. THINKPAD MINI 10
  8. 8. MANAGE WIRELESS CONNECTIONS Fn F5
  9. 9. CAMERA AND MICROPHONE SETTINGS Fn F6
  10. 10. SLEEP MODE <ul><li>Press Fn+ F4 keys for Sleep mode </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep mode is also called Standby mode </li></ul><ul><li>All data is kept in memory </li></ul><ul><li>Power load reduces and saves energy </li></ul><ul><li>Computer resumes from sleep mode faster and at the same place when sleep started </li></ul><ul><li>Light indicates computer is in sleep mode (computer beeps) </li></ul><ul><li>Press On button to ‘wake’ computer from sleep </li></ul>Fn F4
  11. 11. SOME DISPLAY FEATURES OF WINDOWS 7 Click Alt + tab to switch between open applications Click + tab to switch between open applications with style
  12. 12. WINDOWS 7 TIPS Type in here to find what you are looking for quickly
  13. 13. MORE WINDOWS 7 TIPS Hover mouse over icons in task bar to preview what is open
  14. 14. WINDOWS 7 TIPS Hover mouse over the rectangle on the bottom right corner to preview the desktop. Click it to minimise all windows. Click again to restore. Hide/ShowDesktop Press home/windows key and spacebar to do the same
  15. 15. WINDOWS 7 TIPS Right click on the icon of the program to pin it to the taskbar if you use it often
  16. 16. WINDOWS 7 TIPS 1. Right-click on the name of the program in the Start menu 2. Select Pin to Taskbar OR Pin to Start Menu
  17. 17. WINDOWS 7 TIPS Dragging a window to the far right side or far left side of the screen will make it snap to half the screen size so you can compare documents side by side. Keyboard shortcuts : Home/Windows + left arrow key Home/Windows + right arrow key
  18. 18. GADGETS Right click on the desktop to install gadgets or personalise the desktop
  19. 19. CHANGING THE DESKTOP BACKGROUND Right click on the desktop to personalise the desktop background image. Click Personalise
  20. 20. HIDING THE TASKBAR Right-click in the Taskbar and Select Properties Tick Auto-hide the taskbar. Click OK
  21. 21. TAKING SCREEN SNAPSHOTS <ul><li>Use Home/Windows + S to take a screen shot of the desktop or any open application </li></ul><ul><li>The snapshot can be copied to a section of a Microsoft OneNote notebook OR copied to the clipboard to insert into another document. </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Snipping Tool from the Start menu so the image can be copied or saved as an image file (e.g. JPG) to use in other applications </li></ul>

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