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Advantages of windows


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Advantages of windows

  1. 1. Advantages of Windows Windows packages comes with several usefulapplications that are specially built to take fulladvantage of windows Windows contains number of utilities to set up,adjust and operate windows and windows applications 1
  2. 2. Advantages of Windows( contd.) By operating the windows program, we can organize files and perform disk operations set up the windows desktop and add new programs to windows 2
  3. 3. WINDOWS DESKTOPWindows DesktopDesktop means desk + topDerived from meaning to top of the deskThe main screen of windows 95/98 is called windowsdesktop.Windows 98 includes the internet Explorer4.0 activedesktop 3
  4. 4. WINDOWS DESKTOPWindows Desktop (cont.)The windows desktop is similar to a real desk on whichcomputer related documents and tools might be arrangedHow frequently used books placed on the top of the desk,in the same way frequently used applications are placedon the computer’s desktop 4
  5. 5. DESKTOP ClockStart Button DESKTOP Task Bar Desk Top FIG 2 5
  6. 6. WINDOWS DESKTOPWindows Desktop (cont.)IconAn icon is a small picture. Windows95 uses small videoicons that represent objects of documentsapplications, folders that is not in use at the momentbut is available if we simply double click on itAn icon has a text label that further describes theobjectsIcons are manipulated with a mouse to executeoperations 6
  7. 7. Windows Desktop (contd.)Standard Icons on the desktop (cont.) My ComputerThis is the my Computer iconDouble-click it to see computer’s drives, printers, networkconnections, and control panel tools 7
  8. 8. Windows Desktop (contd.)Network Neighborhood iconDouble-click it to view available recourses on thenetwork, if your computer is or can be connected toone 8
  9. 9. Network Neighborhood iconThis is used for browsing through the computers that are part of your networkYou can connect to another computer on your network by clicking it and double-clicking on the name of the computer you want to connect to 9
  10. 10. Windows Desktop (cont.)Icons on the desktop (cont.)Recycle Bin icon. It is just like dustbin in our house, a temporarystorage place for deleted files 10
  11. 11. Icons on the desktop (cont.)Contains all files you have discarded. Instead of deleting these files from the file system, Windows 95 puts them in the recycle binBefore we throw on dust from our house, we accumulate it in a dustbinYou can use it to view and retrieve files you’ve designated to be deleted before they are permanently removed 11
  12. 12. Windows Desktop (contd.)The start Button and TaskBar Start Button Task Bar Fig 3 12
  13. 13. Windows Desktop (cont.)The start Button and TaskbarThe button is the one through which almost all theprocesses will be performed in windows 95/98It generally appears at the bottom left corner of thescreen 13
  14. 14. The start Button and Taskbar (cont)By default the start button and taskbar are located atthe bottom of your screen when you start windowsfor the first timeBy default, they are always visible when windows isrunningThe start button provides menu access to all theprograms you regularly use, as well as to your mostrecently opened documents.It also provides you quick access to help and quickaccess to the windows 95/98 find command 14
  15. 15. Windows Desktop (cont.):The start Button and Taskbar (cont.)The start menu To open start menu , you simply point with the mouse at the start button in the lower left corner of the screen, then click the left mouse button The start menu contains three types of selections: commands, cascaded menus and dialog box selections 15
  16. 16. Start Menu Fig 4 16
  17. 17. Windows Desktop (contd.)The start Button and Taskbar (cont.)The start menu (cont.) The first four options of the start menu have a right- pointing triangle on the right side This triangle means that when you select that option by moving the mouse pointer to it, a submenu appears Submenus display additional option 17
  18. 18. Fig 5Accessories Cascading Menu 18
  19. 19. The start menu (contd.)When you move the mouse to the Accessories options ofthe programs submenu opens then Accessories menuThis is the menu you open when ever you want to startprogram and Accessories provided with windows 95-programs like calculator, word pad, notepad and paint 19
  20. 20. The start menu (contd.)Depending on the option, you may be able to movethe mouse and open another submenu severaltimes, all without clickingTo select the final option you have chosen, youmust press the left mouse button 20
  21. 21. The start menu (contd.) The last three options in the start menu have an ellipses after them This tells you that a dialog box where you can enter or select information will open when you select that option 21
  22. 22. Start Menu OptionsThe Options on the start Menu and their function are 22
  23. 23. Start Menu OptionsThe Options on the start Menu and their function are Command DESCRIPTION Run A Start a program or open a folder Log Off We can quickly log off of the computer so that different user can log on Shut down or restarts our computer Shut Down 23
  24. 24. The Taskbar A bar at the bottom of the desktop is the Taskbar It contain three elements: the start menu button, buttons for open Windows, and the time of day indicator at the right end of the Taskbar 24
  25. 25. The Taskbar Every time you start a program or an application, a button representing that application appears on the taskbar The taskbar Makes it easier to move between programs and open window. Windows 95 is a multitasking environment, which means that you can run several programs at a time 25
  26. 26. The TaskbarFor example, while WordPad is running, you can startother accessories like a paintNow a button representing each applicationappears in the taskbarTo switch another application window simply clickthe button for the application you want. When youclose an application windows, Its button disappearsfrom the taskbar 26
  27. 27. SummaryIn this lecture you have learned about  Windows  Features of windows  Advantages of windows 27
  28. 28. Quiz1. The main screen of windows 95/98 is calleda) Taskbarb) Iconc) Desktopd) None 28
  29. 29. Frequently Asked questions1. What is windows.?2. How to start windows?3. State the features of windows ? 29