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Application- anotherword for a programrunning on the computer.User interface- the waythe user tells thesoftware what to doand how the computer
GRAPHICALUSER INTERFACEUses pictures tomake it easierfor the user. It
The main components ofWindows when you startyour computer are theDesktop, My Computer,Recycle Bin, Start Button,Taskbar, and Shortcutsto applications. Afteropening an application,
The Desktop is thevery first screenyou see afterWindows starts.There you find thefolders: MyDocuments, My
My ComputerWhen you double-clickon theMy Computer icon onthe desktop, it willopen a window similarto the one shown
When you delete afile from yourcomputers harddrive, it is removedto the folder calledRecycle Bin. Filesdeleted from your
The Taskbar is the rowat the bottom of theWindows screen whereall currently openapplications or filesare listed. The taskbaris used to select a fileor application that is
The termmultitasking meansto be running orworking in two ormore applicationsat the same time.
In the top-right corner ofyour document are theMinimize/Maximize/Closebuttons. The first one whenclicked minimize your screen,sending it to the taskbar. Thesecond one maximize yourscreen, filling all desktopwith the document you areworking with.The last button
A shortcut creates abutton or icon whichtypically stays onthe desktop andwhen clicked, quicklyallows you to starta program or open a
By clicking the Startbutton, in the verybottom-left corner ofthe screen, a verticalwindow will come upwith the Start Menu.The list of submenus in