Windows XP

  • Link: Windows XP
  • Topic: Basic Computer Skills, Microsoft Office Tutorials
  • Type: Course
  • Format: GCFLearnFree
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Windows XP is an operating system produced by Microsoft. An operating system is the software that makes your computer functional and is responsible for running all the other software. Start learning about Windows XP today.

Topics include:

  • The Windows XP Desktop
  • Launching Programs and Internet Explorer from the Start Menu
  • Getting Familiar with the Windows XP Window
  • Moving and Sizing Windows
  • Customizing Windows XP Using the Control Panel

File Management

  • Files, Folders, and Drives
  • Using My Documents, My Computer and Windows Explorer
  • Adding Shortcuts
  • Using the Recycle Bin
  • Searching for Files and Folders
  • Managing User Accounts

Accessibility and Problem Solving

  • Taking Advantage of Accessibility Options
  • Using the Accessibility Wizard
  • Using the Help and Support Center
  • Using a Printer
  • Using Systems Tools for Basic Maintenance