Windows XP Training

Windows XP Training

CustomGuide Windows XP Demo

Course Description

Increase your productivity by learning the best ways to navigate, organize, and manage your computer and its contents. With CustomGuide’s Microsoft Windows XP course, users at any technical level learn exactly what they need to know at their own pace. It starts with Windows fundamentals like working with files and folders and then moves on to advanced topics like customizing Windows.

Lessons: 160

  • Course Outline:
  • The Fundamentals
  • A Look at Windows and What’s New
  • Starting Windows XP Home
  • Starting Windows XP Professional
  • Understanding the Windows XP Screen
  • A Look at the New Windows XP Start Menu
  • Using the Mouse: Pointing, Clicking, and Double-clicking
  • Using the Mouse: Clicking and Dragging
  • Using the Mouse: Right-clicking
  • Using the Keyboard
  • Exiting Windows and Turning Off Your computer
  • Working with a Window
  • Starting a Program
  • Understanding the Parts of a Window
  • Minimizing, Maximizing and Restoring a Window
  • Closing a Window
  • Moving a Window
  • Sizing a Window
  • Switching Between Windows
  • Tiling and Cascading Windows
  • Working with a Windows Program
  • Using Menus
  • Using Toolbars
  • Filling Out a Dialog Box
  • Entering Text in the WordPad Program
  • Editing Text
  • Saving and Opening a File
  • Selecting, Replacing, and Deleting Text
  • Using Undo
  • Printing a File
  • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text
  • Changing the Font Type and Size
  • Using Bold, Italics, and Underline
  • Changing Paragraph Alignment
  • Getting Help by Contents
  • Getting Help with the Help Index and Search
  • Saving and Opening Files in Different Locations
  • Working with Folders and Files
  • Understanding Storage Devices, Folders, and Files
  • Using My Computer to See What’s in Your Computer
  • Opening a Folder
  • Creating and Renaming a Folder
  • Copying, Moving and Deleting a Folder
  • Opening, Renaming, and Deleting a File
  • Copying and Moving a File
  • Restoring a Deleted File and Emptying the Recycle Bin
  • A Closer Look at Files and Folders
  • Changing How Information is Displayed
  • Selecting Multiple Files and Folders
  • Finding a File Using the Search Companion
  • Managing the Search Companion
  • Using Windows Explorer
  • File Management Using Windows Explorer
  • Using MS-DOS
  • Creating and Using a Compressed Folder
  • Customizing the Taskbar and Desktop
  • Using the Windows Classic Start Menu
  • Using the Windows Classic Appearance
  • Moving, Resizing, and Hiding the Taskbar
  • Customizing the Start Menu
  • Working with the Quick Launch Toolbar
  • Opening Recent Documents
  • Using the Run Command to Start a Program
  • Adding Shortcuts to the Desktop
  • Starting a Program Automatically when Windows Starts
  • Customizing Windows
  • A Look at the Control Panel
  • Changing the Date and Time
  • Adjusting your Computer Volumn
  • Changing the Color Scheme and Appearance
  • Adding Wallpaper to the Desktop
  • Adjusting the Screen Resolution
  • Adjusting the Color Depth
  • Using a Screen Saver
  • Changing System and Program Sounds
  • Adjusting the Mouse
  • Customizing How Folders Look and Work
  • Customizing Folder View Options
  • The Free Programs
  • WordPad
  • Notepad
  • Calculator
  • Sound Recorder
  • Paint
  • Creating Pictures with Paint
  • Play Games
  • Character Map
  • Working with Pictures and Multimedia
  • Introduction to Digital Cameras
  • Transferring Digital Photos to your Computer
  • Viewing and Managing Your Digital Photos
  • Printing Digital Photos
  • E-mailing Digital Photos
  • Ordering Prints Online
  • Introduction to Windows Media Player
  • Playing a CD on Your Computer
  • Copying CDs to Your Hard Drive
  • Creating a Playlist
  • Burining Music CDs
  • Listening to Internet Radio Stations
  • Changing Skins
  • Playing a DVD on Your Computer
  • Optimizing and Maintaining Your Computer
  • Formatting a Disk
  • Repairing Disk Errors
  • Defragmenting Your Hard Disk
  • Adjusting Power Settings
  • Freeing Up Space on Your Hard Disk
  • Scheduling Tasks
  • Installing New Software
  • Removing Software
  • Adding and Removing Window Components
  • Installing a Printer
  • Changing Printer Setting and the Default Printer
  • Shutting Down a Frozen Program
  • Installing New Hardware
  • Using Window Update
  • Restoring Your Computer
  • Using the Device Manager
  • Exploring the Internet
  • Introduction to the Internet
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Displaying a Specific Web Page
  • Browse the Web
  • Adding a Web Page to Favorites and Changing your Home Page
  • Displaying a History of Visited Web Pages
  • Clearing the History of Visited Web Page
  • Downloading Picture Files
  • Understanding the Information Bar
  • Using the Pop-up Blocker
  • Understanding Information Security
  • Understanding Window Security
  • Understanding Window Firewall
  • Introduction to E-mail
  • Composing and Sending E-mail
  • Adding a Name to the Address Book
  • Receiving E-mail
  • Replying to a Message
  • Forwarding and Deleting a Message
  • Passwords, Logons, and User Accounts
  • Workgroup vs. Domain
  • Creating a New User Account on a Workgroup Computer
  • Editing a User Account on a Workgroup
  • Editing a User Account on a Domain
  • Logging Off Windows on a Workgroup
  • Logging Off Windows ona Domain
  • Logging On to Windows on a Workgroup
  • Logging On to Windows on a Domain
  • Changing Your Password on a Workgroup
  • Changing Your Password on a Domain
  • Changing the Log On Process on a Workgroup
  • Networking with Windows XP
  • Introduction to Networks
  • Browsing the Network
  • Mapping a Network Drive
  • Connecting to a Network Drive
  • Connecting to a Network Printer
  • Sharing Your Files and Printer on the Network
  • Changing Access Permissions to Shared Folder
  • Specifying Security Options to a Shared Folder
  • Setting Up a Network
  • A Look at Common Network Hardware
  • Ethernet Networks
  • Installing an Ethernet Home Network
  • Wireless Networks
  • Installing a Wireless Home Network
  • Connecting to a Wireless Network
  • Connecting to a Wireless Network Manually
  • Automatically Connect to a Wireless Network
  • Basic Network Troubleshooting
  • Installing a Network Card
  • Managing Network Protocols and Components
  • Understanding and Configuring TCP/IP

What’s Included:

CustomGuide Tutorials
Interactive Tutorials
CustomGuide Quizzes
Interactive Quizzes
CustomGuide Courseware
Training Manuals
CustomGuide Quick References
Quick References
SocialU Learning Platform
Learning Platform

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