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