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Advanced windows

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Advanced windows

  1. 1. Advanced Windows • Changing Properties • Working with Networks • Setting Folder Options • The Recycle Bin • Creating Shortcuts • Customizing the Start Menu • Printers • The Control Panel • The Desktop
  2. 2. Changing Properties • Modifying File Properties • Modifying Folder Properties • Disk drive Properties
  3. 3. Modifying File Properties • Setting the File as Read Only • Hiding the File • Unhiding the File
  4. 4. Setting the File as Read Only • Right-click on the file • Select Properties • Select Read Only • Click Apply, click OK
  5. 5. Hiding the File • Right-click on the file, select Properties • Click on Hidden, click Apply, click OK • Click Tools menu, select folder options • Click View tab • Select Do not show hidden files and folders • Click Apply, click OK
  6. 6. Viewing hidden Files • Click Tools menu, select folder options • Click View tab • Select Show hidden files and folders • Click Apply, click OK
  7. 7. Modifying Folder Properties • Setting the Folder as Read Only • Hiding the Folder • Unhiding the Folder • Sharing the folder
  8. 8. Setting the Folder as Read Only • Right-click on the folder • Select Properties • Click on Read Only • Click Apply, click OK
  9. 9. Hiding the Folder • Right-click on the folder, select Properties • Click on Hidden, click Apply, click OK • Click Tools menu, select folder options • Click View tab • Select Do not show hidden files and folders • Click Apply, click OK
  10. 10. Viewing hidden folders • Click Tools menu, select folder options • Click View tab • Select Show hidden files and folders • Click Apply, click OK
  11. 11. Sharing the Folder • Right click on the Folder • Select Sharing • Click on Share this folder • Type the share name • Specify user limit • Click Apply, click OK
  12. 12. Disk Drive Properties Provides information about the label, type and capacity of the disk It give the opportunity to remove unwanted files and create more space by disk cleanup It allows checking the disk for errors It also allows to share the disk in the network
  13. 13. Working with Networks • Connecting to a Network • Mapping to a Network Drive • Disconnecting from Network Drive
  14. 14. Connecting to a Network • Right click My Computer on the desktop • Select Properties • Click on Network Identification • Click on Properties • Type the computer name • Specify workgroup, click OK • Restart the computer
  15. 15. Mapping to a Network Drive • Open My Computer • Click Tools menu • Select Map Network Drive • Specify the drive letter • Specify the folder location in the network • Click Finish
  16. 16. Disconnecting from Network Drive • Open My Computer • Click Tools menu • Select Disconnect Network Drive • Select the drive name, click OK
  17. 17. Setting Folder Options Enable folders to look in different styles Folder options can be changed as follows: • Open any drive or folder • Click Tools menu, select Folder options • Click on the option to change • Select appropriate change
  18. 18. The Recycle Bin Recycle Bin is used to store all deleted files It works like the dust bin for the computer
  19. 19. Restoring a Deleted Item • Open the Recycle Bin • Right click on the file/folder • Select Restore
  20. 20. Emptying the Recycle Bin • Right click the Recycle Bin on the desktop • Select Empty Recycle Bin • Click Yes to confirm files removal
  21. 21. Working with Shortcuts Shortcuts are icons that provide a quick means to open a file/folder They can be added on the desktop, start menu or toolbar
  22. 22. Placing a Shortcut on the Desktop • Select the object you want to set as shortcut • Click the right mouse button • Select Send to • Choose Desktop(create shortcut)
  23. 23. Placing a Shortcut in the Start Menu • Select the object you want to set as shortcut • Drag the object to the start button • Drag the object the menu that appears • A horizontal line indicates the new position of object • Release the mouse at the desired location
  24. 24. Placing a shortcut on the Taskbar • Select the object you want to set as shortcut • Drag the object to the taskbar at the bottom • Release the mouse at the desired position
  25. 25. Moving a Shortcut A shortcut can be moved to the taskbar, start menu or the desktop as follows: • Select the object to move • Drag the object to the new location • Release the mouse at the desired position
  26. 26. Deleting Shortcuts • Right click on the Shortcut to be removed • Select Delete from the menu • If asked to confirm shortcut removal, click Yes
  27. 27. Undeleting Shortcuts • Open the Recycle Bin • Right-click on the shortcut to be recovered • Select Restore
  28. 28. Customizing the Start Menu Start menu is always visible at the bottom of the screen It is used to open programs and files/folders The Taskbar can be adjusted to show more than one line of icons
  29. 29. Customizing the Start Menu • Click on the Start button • Select Settings from the Start menu • Select Taskbar & Start menu • Click on Advanced tab • Select the options that you need • Click Apply, click OK
  30. 30. Viewing more than one line of icons • Point the top edge of the taskbar • Wait to see double-sided arrow • Drag the taskbar upward until you see two lines
  31. 31. Adding Programs in the Start Menu • Click on Start button, select settings • Choose Taskbar & Start menu • Click on Advanced tab • Select Add, specify program location • Select folder to add • Select folder to place the program • Type the program name, click Finish
  32. 32. Removing Programs from the Start menu • Click on Start button, select settings • Choose Taskbar & Start menu • Click on Advanced tab • Select Remove, specify program name • Click Remove • Click Yes to confirm removing
  33. 33. Working with Printers • Printers receive information or data from the computer and converts them into hard copy on pieces of paper. • Each printer can be installed(connected ); disconnected(removed) or changed the settings depending on the computer used.
  34. 34. Installing(Adding) a new Printer • Click on Start button • Select Settings from the menu • Select Printers • Select Add Printers • Follow the steps to the end of installation
  35. 35. Removing a Printer • Click on Start button • Move to Settings • Select Printers • Right-click on the printer to be removed • Select Delete
  36. 36. Pausing a Printer • Click on Start button • Select Settings from the menu • Select Printers • Right-click on the printer to be paused • Select Pausing Printing
  37. 37. Setting a Default Printer • Click on Start button • Select Settings from the menu • Select Printers • Right-click on the printer to be paused • Select Set as Default Printer
  38. 38. Configuring Printer Settings  Different settings can be done on the printer to effect the proper utilization of expensive devices.  You can attach printers from other computers and print out your documents at your position.  You may also share your printer and share with other users. These settings are part of printer configuration.
  39. 39. Setting the Printer as Shared • Click on Start button • Move to Settings • Select Printers • Right-click on the printer to be shared • Click on Properties • Select Sharing • Specify sharing name
  40. 40. Managing Print Jobs Windows allows one to manage how the received jobs will be printed It is possible to delete print jobs, pause printing(to change paper) or rearrange print jobs. To access the print spooler(sorter), double- click the printer icon on the taskbar/folder
  41. 41. Changing the order of Print Jobs • Open the printer spooler • Click on the document name • Drag the document up or down
  42. 42. Removing Print Jobs • Open the printer spooler • Right-click on the document name • Select Cancel Printing
  43. 43. Removing all Print Jobs • Open the printer spooler • Right-click on the default printer • Select Cancel all Documents
  44. 44. Working with the Control Panel The control panel is used to customize and configure the windows system as follows: Adding new hardware/software Change the screen display Set the date and time Change passwords, configure mouse Manage fonts etc
  45. 45. Accessing the control Panel • Click on the Start button • Select Settings from the menu • Select Control Panel
  46. 46. Setting Date & Time • Open the Control Panel menu • Double-click on the Date&Time icon • Set the correct Day, Month and Year • Set the correct hour and minutes for time
  47. 47. Mouse Configuration The mouse can be configured in the different ways as follows: Button configuration Pointer configuration Motion configuration Hardware configuration
  48. 48. Configuring the mouse • Open the Control Panel menu • Double-click on the mouse icon • Click buttons, pointers, motion or hardware tabs to make appropriate changes • Click Apply, click OK
  49. 49. Changing Keyboard Settings  Enables one to set how fast the buttons repeat when pressed down  The keyboard settings include :- Character repeat delay time Character repeat rate Cursor blink rate Setting turn off capital letter’s button Input language Hardware location
  50. 50. Configuring the Keyboard • Open the Control Panel menu • Double-click on the Keyboard • Make appropriate changes • Click Apply, click OK
  51. 51. Sound attachment Windows allows setting certain events of the computer to be accompanied by sound These events include starting the computer, shutting the computer, opening a program, closing a program etc.
  52. 52. Setting Sound Event • Open the Control Panel • Double-click on Sounds and Multimedia • Select an Event from the list
  53. 53. Assigning Passwords(win2000)  Some users may be restricted from opening your files, folders and printers by giving them passwords  The passwords can be assigned as follows: • Open the Control Panel • Double-click on Users and Passwords • Select Users tab • Select a small box to assign password to users
  54. 54. Changing a Password • Press Alt-Ctrl-Del • Select Change Password • Type old password • Type new password • Click OK
  55. 55. Power Management • Power management is used to set the system on how power will be utilized • You can set power scheme according to how your computer will be used • Double-click on Power Options on the Control Panel
  56. 56. Adding New Active Desktop Items • Right click on the desktop • Select Properties, click on Web tab • Click New option, • Select the item, click OK • Click Apply, click OK
  57. 57. Removing Active Desktop Items • Right click on the desktop • Select Properties, click on Web tab • Select item to remove, click delete • Click Apply, click OK
  58. 58. Modifying Desktop Items • Right click on the desktop • Select Properties, click on Appearance • Click New option, • Select the item, click OK • Click Apply, click OK

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