LESSON 10
WORDS TO KNOW
Rochelle Howard
Appearance and
Personalization Category


Provides options to personalize the
desktop by selecting a new color
scheme, changing the
background, adjusting the scr...


Clock, Language, and Region Category


The Clock, Language, and Region category
contains options that help you localize your
computer. For Instance, use the D...
Control Panel


You use the Control Panel to change and
customize setting on your computer, such
as the desktop, time zone, and account...
Ease of Access Category
The Ease of Access category helps to
make your computer accessible to all
users.
 You can change how your mouse and
keybo...
Hardware and Sound
Category


Hardware and Sound category lets you
manage hardware devices such as
printers, the mouse and the keyboard. You
also can...
Mail Setup


Using the Mail Setup, you can create email accounts and directories, change
settings for Outlook files, and set up
mult...
Network and Internet
Category


The option in the Network and Internet
category help you to connect to the
Internet, view a network and its computers
a...
Notification Area


In addition to using the Control Panel, you
also can change some setting by clicking
the appropriate icon on the right ...
Program Compatibility Wizard


Using the Program Compatibility
Wizard, you can change the compatibility
settings for the program. To access the
Progra...
Programs Category


The options in the Programs category
allow you to uninstall a program of view
installed updates. You also use this
wind...
Startup Program


When you insert the CD or disk, generally
the Startup Program runs automatically.
When this does not occur, use the
com...
System and Security
Category







The System and Security category includes setting for
a variety of system tasks. This window contains link to ...
Continue
Back up and restore files from backup
 Free disk space and defragment the hard
drive
 You also can use the opti...
System Restore


System Restore creates and saves
restore points on a regular basis. If an
issue occurs and the system is not
working co...
System Setting




System setting is the settings that affect
the entire computer. When making
changes to the settings, however, it is
...
User Accounts and Family
Safety Category


Using the User Accounts and Family
Safety category, you can change user
accounts and passwords, set up parental
control...
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  1. 1. LESSON 10 WORDS TO KNOW Rochelle Howard
  2. 2. Appearance and Personalization Category
  3. 3.  Provides options to personalize the desktop by selecting a new color scheme, changing the background, adjusting the screen resolution, and so on.
  4. 4.  Clock, Language, and Region Category
  5. 5.  The Clock, Language, and Region category contains options that help you localize your computer. For Instance, use the Date and Time options to set time and date, change the time zone, add clocks for different time zones, and add the clock gadget to the desktop. In the Region and Language option, you can change locations; the date, time, or number format; and keyboards or other input methods. Clicking the Windows Live Language setting opens a window with a list of a variety of different language options.
  6. 6. Control Panel
  7. 7.  You use the Control Panel to change and customize setting on your computer, such as the desktop, time zone, and account picture. Recall that the left pane of the Start menu includes a list of programs. The right pane has links to some of the more commonly used programs and commands. One of these commands is the Control Panel. To open the Control Panel, click the Start button and then click the Control Panel command on the Start menu.
  8. 8. Ease of Access Category
  9. 9. The Ease of Access category helps to make your computer accessible to all users.  You can change how your mouse and keyboard work and set up the speech recognition option. 
  10. 10. Hardware and Sound Category
  11. 11.  Hardware and Sound category lets you manage hardware devices such as printers, the mouse and the keyboard. You also can set power options, adjust and change the sound the sound systems, manage audio devices, and set the screen resolution.
  12. 12. Mail Setup
  13. 13.  Using the Mail Setup, you can create email accounts and directories, change settings for Outlook files, and set up multiple profiles of e-mail accounts and data files
  14. 14. Network and Internet Category
  15. 15.  The option in the Network and Internet category help you to connect to the Internet, view a network and its computers and devices, synchronize with other computers, and perform other networking tasks.
  16. 16. Notification Area
  17. 17.  In addition to using the Control Panel, you also can change some setting by clicking the appropriate icon on the right side of the taskbar, which is called the notification area. If some of the icons are hidden on your taskbar, click the Show hidden icons button to display the hidden icons.
  18. 18. Program Compatibility Wizard
  19. 19.  Using the Program Compatibility Wizard, you can change the compatibility settings for the program. To access the Program Compatibility Wizard, click Programs in the Control Panel and then click Run programs made for previous versions of Windows.
  20. 20. Programs Category
  21. 21.  The options in the Programs category allow you to uninstall a program of view installed updates. You also use this window to turn Windows features on and off, activate programs made for previous versions of Windows, and add or uninstall desktop gadgets.
  22. 22. Startup Program
  23. 23.  When you insert the CD or disk, generally the Startup Program runs automatically. When this does not occur, use the computer program to view the CD and search for a file named setup.exe, startup.exe, or install.exe. Double-click this file to start the program.
  24. 24. System and Security Category
  25. 25.      The System and Security category includes setting for a variety of system tasks. This window contains link to all of the tools that are used to perform administrative, system, and security-related tasks. Popular tasks include the following; Review the computer’s status and resolve issues by troubleshooting common problems Check firewall status and view the amount of RAM installed Turn automatic updating off and on. Require a password when the computer wakes
  26. 26. Continue Back up and restore files from backup  Free disk space and defragment the hard drive  You also can use the option in this category to check for Window updates and to view Windows security features. 
  27. 27. System Restore
  28. 28.  System Restore creates and saves restore points on a regular basis. If an issue occurs and the system is not working correctly, you can use this feature to return the system file to an earlier point in time. To access System Restore, select the Control Panel and the type System Restore in the search box to start the System restore Wizard.
  29. 29. System Setting
  30. 30.   System setting is the settings that affect the entire computer. When making changes to the settings, however, it is important to understand the effect the change will have on the computer.
  31. 31. User Accounts and Family Safety Category
  32. 32.  Using the User Accounts and Family Safety category, you can change user accounts and passwords, set up parental controls, change a user’s online profile, manage Windows credentials, and manage e-mail accounts.

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