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    • Windows XP
      Introduction to Microsoft Windows XP and Office 2007
    • 2
      Let’s Review!
      What are the 2 types of software?
      System software and application software
      Define system software.
      A program that controls the operations of a computer
      What’s an example of system software?
      Operating system
      What operating system do we use in Mr. Downing’s class?
      Windows XP
    • 3
      What’s a user interface?
      A user interface is the combination of hardware and software that you use to communicate with and control the computer.
    • 4
      Windows XP Desktop
      Icons
      Notification area
      Taskbar
    • 5
      Adding a Shortcut to the Desktop
      Click the Start button, point to the program of choice, and then press and release the right mouse button
      Point to ‘Send To’ on the shortcut menu
      Click ‘Desktop (create shortcut)’
      Click an open area on the desktop to close the start menu
      Let’s create a shortcut together!
    • “Go Green”
      Defragment the hard drive
      (start, programs, accessories, system tools, disk defragmenter)
      Delete temporary files – files created when a program cannot allocate enough memory for its tasks
      (start, programs, accessories, system tools, disk cleanup)
      Delete history of the internet browser
      (internet explorer, tools, internet options, general tab, browsing history, delete)
      Delete cookie files
    • Prevent Computer Viruses!
      Install anti-virus software…
      ex. Norton, McAfee, AVG, etc.
    • Safety First!
      Surge protectors, anti-static mats, electric cords & wiring
    • 9
      Windows
      Title bar
      Minimize, Maximize, Close
      Toolbar
      Menu
      Collapse
      Restore
      Expand
    • 10
      Let’s create our folders!
      Open My Documents
      File, New, Folder
      Block #, Last name, Enter key
      Rename Block #, First name, Last initial, Enter key
      Open your folder
      Create 5 folders within your folder (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Internet)
      Click ‘Folders’ on toolbar to view the hierarchy… collapse and expand your folder
      Delete the Internet folder
      Move the Word folder into your Excel folder
      Move it back where it was
    • 11
      2007
    • 12
      Type Text in the Word Document
      Save As ‘Practice’ in your Word folder.
      Rename the file.
      Delete the file from your Word folder
      Create a shortcut on the desktop to your folder…delete it if you wish.
    • 13
      Whoa! Back up!!
      Backup = creating a copy of files on a storage device
      Source drive/folder: drive and folder containing the files to be copied
      Destination drive/folder: drive and folder to which the files are copied
    • 14
      Right-Drag
      Right drag means you point to an item, hold down the right mouse button, move the item to the desired location, and then release the right mouse button.
      When you right drag an object, a shortcut menu is displayed which contains commands specifically for use with the object being dragged.