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1 Windows Basics Developed by: D. Cook

2 User Interface Hardware and Software Monitor Keyboard Mouse User friendly vs. MS-DOS GUI (graphical user interface)

3 Launching Windows 2000 (XP) CTRL-ALT-DEL Desktop Icons My Computer My Documents My Network Places Recycle Bin

4 Launching Windows 2000 (XP) Taskbar Start Quick Launch toolbar IE Show desktop Taskbar buttons area (open applications) Tray status area clock

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6 Communicating with W2K MOUSE Apple Parts Primary mouse button Secondary mouse button Wheel button Ball vs. optical

7 Communicating with W2K Mouse operations: 1. Point 2. Click 3. Right-click 4. Double-click 5. Drag 6. Right-drag 7. Scroll

8 Point and Click Point you move the mouse across a flat surface until the mouse pointer rests on the item of choice on the desktop Click you press and release the primary mouse button (left mouse button)

9 Activity #1 Point & Click 1. Point to the Start button on the taskbar Move the mouse across a flat surface until the mouse pointer rests on the Start button. Screen tip should read Click here to begin. 2. Click the Start button on the taskbar Press and release the left mouse button. The Start menu displays.

10 Start Menu Three Parts Top Office commands Middle application launches Bottom Shut Down, Log Off, Restart

11 Activity #1 Point & Click 3. Point to Programs on the Start menu Programs submenu is displayed. Submenu (cascading menu) is displayed when you point to a command that is followed by a right arrow. When you point to a command, it is highlighted.

12 Activity #1 Point & Click 4. Point to an open area of the desktop. 5. Click the open area. The Start menu and Programs submenu close. To close a menu anytime, click any open area of the desktop except on the menu itself.

13 Right-Click Press and release the secondary mouse button

14 Activity #2 Right-Click 1. Point to an open area of the desktop and release the right mouse button. Short cut menu is displayed Specifically for use with the object If dimmed out, that option is unavailable

15 Activity #2 Right-Click 2. Point to New on the shortcut menu. 3. Point to an open area of the desktop. 4. Click the open area to close the shortcut menu and the submenu.

16 Double-Click When you press and release the left mouse button twice without moving the mouse.

17 Activity #3 Double-Click 1. Point to the My Computer icon on the desktop. 2. Double-click by quickly pressing and releasing the left mouse button twice without moving the mouse.

18 My Computer Double-Click to open My Computer Active window the window currently being used Recessed button in the taskbar button area

19 My Computer Screen Window Border surrounds the window

20 My Computer Screen Title Bar contains small icon and Window Title Window Title identifies the window

21 My Computer Screen System Menu click on the icon to the left The commands given will be associated with the open window.

22 My Computer Screen Three Buttons on the right of the title bar: 1. Minimize button keeps open but in the taskbar button area 2. Maximize button fills the screen 3. Close button exits the program

23 Drag You point to an item, hold down the left mouse button, move the item to the desired location, and then release the left mouse button. You can move any window by dragging the title bar.

24 Activity #4 Drag 1. Point to the My Computer window title bar.

25 Activity #4 Drag 2. Hold down the left mouse button. 3. Move the mouse so the window moves to the center of the desktop. 4. Release the left mouse button.

26 Activity #5 Resize by Dragging 1. Position mouse pointer over the lowerright corner of the window until pointer changes to a two-headed arrow.

27 Activity # 5 Resize by Dragging 2. Drag the lower-right corner upward and to the right.

28 Lab Assignment Using the Mouse

29 Scrolling Wheel button on the mouse Scroll bar on the right side of window

30 Keyboard Input device on which you manually key, or type, data

31 Keyboard Shortcuts Pressing a single key (enter) Pressing and holding down one key and then pressing a second key (CTRL + ESC)

32 Keyboard Shortcut Examples 1. Press the F1 key (Windows Help) 2. Press CTRL + ESC (open Start menu)

33 Computer Lab Using the Keyboard

34 Launching Applications A program is a set of computer instructions that carries out a task Application program allows you to accomplish a specific task for which that program is designed. Word processing program Presentation graphics program Web browser program

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