Course 50367A: Learn Windows 7 Step by Step, Level 1

Type: Course
Audience(s):information workers
Technology:Windows
Level:100
This Revision:A
Delivery method:
Instructor-led (classroom)
Length:1 day
Language(s):English

First published:

03 June 2011
Overview
About this course
This one-day instructor-led course provides students with an overview of the features and functions of Windows 7.
Audience profile
This course is intended for novice information workers who want to learn beginning-level Windows 7 skills.
At course completion
After completing this course, students will understand basic account and networking concepts and know how to perform basic Windows 7 tasks. Specifically, they will be able to:
  • Log on to Windows 7.
  • Explore the desktop.
  • Use the Start menu.
  • Use the Windows Taskbar.
  • Explore Control Panel.
  • Find information about their computer system.
  • Update Windows system files.
  • End a computing session.
  • Understand user accounts and permissions.
  • Create a user account.
  • Manage a user account.
  • Limit computer access.
  • Disable or delete a user account.
  • Connect to a network.
  • Create a homegroup.
  • Work with a homegroup.
  • Share files on their network.
  • Manage a network connection.
  • Work with windows.
  • Understand files, folders, and libraries.
  • Find their way around their computer.
  • Connect to network resources.
  • Find specific information.
  • View folders and files in different ways.
  • Work with folder and file properties.
  • Create and rename folders and files.
  • Move and copy folders and files.
  • Delete and recover folders and files.
  • Create shortcuts.
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Explore Windows 7
This module explains how to start and end a computing session, and how to work with some of the menus, folders, and other features in Windows 7.
Lessons
  • Logging On to Windows 7
  • Exploring the Desktop
  • Using the Start Menu
  • Using the Windows Taskbar
  • Exploring Control Panel
  • Finding Information About Your Computer System
  • Updating Windows System Files
  • Ending a Computing Session
Lab : Finding Information About Your Computer SystemLab : Updating Windows System FilesLab : Ending a Computing Session
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Log on and off Windows 7.
  • Use the Start menu and the Windows Taskbar.
  • Work with Control Panel.
  • Find information about your computer and update system files.
Module 2: Manage User Accounts
This module explains how to work with user accounts and set account permissions.
Lessons
  • Understanding User Accounts and Permissions
  • Creating a User Account
  • Managing a User Account
  • Limiting Computer Access
  • Disabling or Deleting a User Account
Lab : Creating a User AccountLab : Managing a User AccountLab : Limiting Computer AccessLab : Disabling or Deleting a User Account
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand User Account Control.
  • Create and manage user accounts.
  • Delete or disable user accounts.
Module 3: Manage Your Network
This module explains how to create and manage networks and homegroups, and how to share files through a network.
Lessons
  • Connecting to a Network
  • Creating a Homegroup
  • Working with a Homegroup
  • Sharing Files on Your Network
  • Managing a Network Connection
Lab : Connecting to a NetworkLab : Creating a HomegroupLab : Working with a HomegroupLab : Sharing Files on Your NetworkLab : Managing a Network Connection
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Set up a network or homegroup.
  • Share files or other resources among computers through a homegroup or network.
  • Change your network connection type or troubleshoot connection issues.
Module 4: Navigate Windows and Folders
This module explains how to work with windows, files, folders, and libraries, how to find computer information and your way around your computer, and how to connect to network resources.
Lessons
  • Working with Windows
  • Understanding Files, Folders, and Libraries
  • Finding Your Way Around Your Computer
  • Connecting to Network Resources
  • Finding Specific Information
Lab : Working with WindowsLab : Finding Your Way Around Your ComputerLab : Finding Specific Information
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Manage windows on your desktop.
  •  Understand the Windows 7 file storage structure.
  • Use different methods to search for files.
Module 5: Manage Folders and Files
This module explains how to view folders and files and work with their properties. It also explains how to create, rename, move, copy, and delete or recover folders and files.
Lessons
  • Viewing Folders and Files in Different Ways
  • Working with Folder and File Properties
  • Creating and Renaming Folders and Files
  • Moving and Copying Folders and Files
  • Deleting and Recovering Folders and Files
  • Creating Shortcuts
Lab : Viewing Folders and Files in Different WaysLab : Working with Folder and File PropertiesLab : Creating and Renaming Folders and FilesLab : Moving and Copying Folders and FilesLab : Deleting and Recovering Folders and FilesLab : Creating Shortcuts
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • View folders and files in different ways.
  • Associate properties with folders and files to make it easier to organize and find information.
  • Create, rename, move, copy, delete, and recover folders and files.
  •  Create and arrange shortcuts on the desktop and in Windows Explorer.
Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Basic computer knowledge, such as keyboard and mouse skills.
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