What does IE 7.0 Do For Me?


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This was an internal general overview of the IE 7.0 browser for ELE Wealth Management and PHT Mortgage employees

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  • What does IE 7.0 Do For Me?

    1. 1. Welcome Avant / E Tech Support Presentation What does IE 7.0 do for me? Presenter: Matthew Welsh III
    2. 2. Our Interconnected World <ul><li>News, Banking, Investments, Credit Cards, Dinner Reservations…… </li></ul>
    3. 3. What can Microsoft 7.0 do for me? <ul><li>Where is the Favorites Button </li></ul><ul><li>Where is the History Button </li></ul><ul><li>Where did the Toolbar Go? </li></ul><ul><li>Phishing Filter What‘s that? </li></ul><ul><li>Pop Up Blocker Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Setting the Home Page(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Using the Tab Browsing & Quick Tab </li></ul><ul><li>New Printing Formats </li></ul><ul><li>Text Size & Viewing Pages </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Reader </li></ul>
    4. 4. Favorites & History <ul><li>There are now 3 Standard Toolbars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Favorites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feeds (RSS Reader) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Tools -> Toolbars to access options </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ctrl+Shift+I -> Favorites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ctrl+Shift+H -> History </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ctrl+Shift+J ->Feeds </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Where did the ToolBar Go? <ul><li>Microsoft Calls this the “Menu Bar” </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select Menu Bar (The more familiar) </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Phishing Filter What’s That <ul><li>Phishing (pronounced &quot;Fishing&quot;) is one of the fastest growing threats on the Internet and a form of identity theft. It refers to high-tech scams using phony Web sites with actual brands designed to steal valuable personal information such as user names, passwords, credit card numbers, and Social Security numbers. </li></ul>http://www.microsoft.com/mscorp/safety/technologies/antiphishing/default.mspx Looks Harmless
    7. 7. Phishing Stats <ul><li>44 percent of online banking customers use the same password for multiple online banking services. A password obtained by fraudsters can be used at a number of banks. </li></ul><ul><li>37 percent of online banking customers use the same password at other, less secure sites. </li></ul><ul><li>70 percent of account holders are less likely to respond to an email from their bank, and more than half are less likely to sign up or continue to use their bank's online services because of phishing. </li></ul>Looks Harmless
    8. 8. Pop Up Blocker Issues <ul><li>You should only have one instance of Pop Up Blocker running </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate Toolbars offer pop up blocker applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pop-up Blocker Settings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure Notifications are set to Play Sound and Show Information Bar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Information is located in the Pop-up Blocker FAQ </li></ul></ul>Turn Off / On Pop-up Blocker in Internet Explorer Click Tools  Pop-Up Blocker
    9. 9. Using Tab Browsing for Speed <ul><li>You can use Tab List or the Quick Tab view (below), to switch between open browser windows. </li></ul>
    10. 10. The Web My Way <ul><li>Creating a new home page or tab group </li></ul>
    11. 11. Setting my Home Page <ul><li>You can now set up a Tab Group for you Home Page. When you open (1) instance of Internet Explorer you can view your most common sites </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your Company Home Page </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your Bank </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MSN Finance Page </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your Favorite Blog </li></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 12. New Printing Formats <ul><li>Recommend doing the Print Preview </li></ul><ul><li>Set as default to “Shrink to Fit” </li></ul><ul><li>Common Tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove Headers / Footers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landscape / Portrait </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Text Size and Viewing Web Pages <ul><li>Click the link at the bottom of the page (Usually shows 100%). You can zoom in or out between 50% - 400% </li></ul>
    14. 14. RSS Reader and Information <ul><li>What is it? “Really Simple Syndication” </li></ul><ul><li>RSS and Atom files provide news updates from a website in a simple form for your computer. You read these files in a program called an aggregator, which collects news from various websites and provides it to you in a simple form </li></ul>http:// rss.msn.com/more.armx http:// moneycentral.msn.com/community/rss/MoneyFeeds.aspx
    15. 15. Thank You / Questions <ul><li>Please take the time to complete the short questionnaire at the end of the training session </li></ul><ul><li>Please provide feedback to your employer (The Good, The Bad or the Ugly) </li></ul><ul><li>We will send out information about the next E-Meeting / E-Training in two weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to update your clocks on March 11th </li></ul>
    16. 16. Contact Us <ul><li>Avant / Etech Plus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Remote Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://help.avantsolution.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etechplus Customer Support Portal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://customers.etechplus.biz </li></ul></ul></ul>The Avant Solution 29610 Southfield Rd. Suite #115 Southfield, MI 48076 Phone: 248.423.2729 E Tech Plus, Inc 13455 Noel Rd Suite #1000, 10025 Dallas, TX 75240 Phone: 214-256-3539