“ Using the Computer Desktop” By Mr. Jarrett K-4 Computer Lab
“ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The  desktop  is what you see on the screen once you  log in . </li></ul><ul><li>Whe...
Do you see a “desktop” on this computer? Is it ready to use?
“ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The  desktop  has four main parts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Icons </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
“ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The pictures on the  desktop are called  icons . </li></ul>
“ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>Icons  are how you run  programs on your  computer. </li></ul>
These  are Icons
Double-clicking  the icon runs the program.  Click the picture,  not the words.
“ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The  Start Button  is  </li></ul><ul><li>another way to run  programs. </li></ul><ul...
This is the “Start” button.
“ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The  Taskbar  is a place where programs “go” when they are running. </li></ul>
This is the Taskbar.  It is empty because no programs are running.
“ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The  System Tray  is a special area where we see: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The  clock <...
This is the System Tray.
“ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The  desktop  has four main parts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Icons </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
What’s this?
ICON!
What’s this?
START BUTTON!
What’s this?
TASK BAR!
What’s this?
SYSTEM TRAY!
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  1. 1. “ Using the Computer Desktop” By Mr. Jarrett K-4 Computer Lab
  2. 2. “ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The desktop is what you see on the screen once you log in . </li></ul><ul><li>When you see the desktop , your computer is ready to use. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Do you see a “desktop” on this computer? Is it ready to use?
  4. 4. “ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The desktop has four main parts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Icons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start Button </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taskbar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>System Tray </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. “ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The pictures on the desktop are called icons . </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>Icons are how you run programs on your computer. </li></ul>
  7. 7. These are Icons
  8. 8. Double-clicking the icon runs the program. Click the picture, not the words.
  9. 9. “ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The Start Button is </li></ul><ul><li>another way to run programs. </li></ul><ul><li>When you click it, you see a menu . Menus give choices. </li></ul><ul><li>Only click the Start Button once. </li></ul>
  10. 10. This is the “Start” button.
  11. 11. “ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The Taskbar is a place where programs “go” when they are running. </li></ul>
  12. 12. This is the Taskbar. It is empty because no programs are running.
  13. 13. “ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The System Tray is a special area where we see: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The clock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other icons for programs running in the “background” </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. This is the System Tray.
  15. 15. “ Using the Computer Desktop” <ul><li>The desktop has four main parts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Icons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start Button </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taskbar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>System Tray </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can you find them? </li></ul>
  16. 16. What’s this?
  17. 17. ICON!
  18. 18. What’s this?
  19. 19. START BUTTON!
  20. 20. What’s this?
  21. 21. TASK BAR!
  22. 22. What’s this?
  23. 23. SYSTEM TRAY!
  24. 24. “ Using the Computer Desktop” By Mr. Jarrett K-4 Computer Lab
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