1. Click the Start button to display the Start menu. 2. Click or point to Programs or All Programs. 3. Click the program you want to run. 4. The program will appear in a program window. 5. Click the Close button to close a program window.
Click the Title Bar to drag the window Click the Minimize button to shrink the program to a button on the taskbar. Click the Maximize button to make the window fill the screen. Drag any edge or corner to the desired size.
Click the program button to switch from one program to another. Click the Show Desktop icon to minimize all program windows and show the desktop. Right-click a blank area of the taskbar, then select an option to arrange all open windows.
When you click a text box, the insertion point appears in it. Type directly into the box. Press the Backspace key to delete the character to the left of the insertion point. Arrow keys move the insertion point right or left. Click any option in a list to select it. Options appear when you click the down arrow. Click the up or down arrow to scroll through the list. You can drag the scroll box up or down.
1. Click the Open button to open an existing file. 2. Click the down arrow to select a storage device. 3. Click the Up One Level button to move back one level. 4. Double-click a folder to see the files and folders it contains. 5. Click the name of the file you want to open. 6. Click the Open button to open the selected file.
1. Click the Save button to save the current file. 2. The Save As dialog box will open if the file has not been saved before. 3. Click the down arrow to select a storage device. 4. Double-click a folder to open it. 5. Type the name of the file. 6. Click the Save button.
1. Click Start, then Shut Down or Turn Off Computer to display the dialog box to shut down the computer. 2. Click Shut Down, then OK, or click the Turn Off option. 3. When you see the OK to turn off your computer message, turn the computer and monitor off.