Quick, Simple Microsoft Windows 98 / Edition 1

Quick, Simple Microsoft Windows 98 / Edition 1

by Linda Ericksen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130813281

ISBN-13: 9780130813282

Pub. Date: 10/21/1998

Publisher: Pearson Education

Complete with hands-on exercises and projects, this step-by-step, hands-on guide offers a practical and informative study in the basics of Windows, and is part of the Quintessential Microsoft Office 99 Series books covering some of today's most exciting and popular business programs. Consists of eight units; each divided into specific tasks.

Overview

Complete with hands-on exercises and projects, this step-by-step, hands-on guide offers a practical and informative study in the basics of Windows, and is part of the Quintessential Microsoft Office 99 Series books covering some of today's most exciting and popular business programs. Consists of eight units; each divided into specific tasks. Explains what users will learn, how to invoke the commands, why they would want to use the task, and a related tip. Supported with numerous screen shots, each task concludes with a variety of practice exercises and projects to fortify understanding. Includes many case studies to highlight real-world examples of techniques, and contains three Check Points that give users a chance to regroup and pull together what they've just covered. Uses WordPad as an example program and has readers capture screens to show various Window tasks they have performed. Specific unit coverage includes Getting Started; Using Programs; Working with Disks; Working with Files; Working with the Computer's Hard Disk; Changing the Way Windows Works; Customizing the Desktop, and; Configuring the System and Connecting to the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130813282
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
10/21/1998
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
10.85(w) x 8.57(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started.
Using the Mouse. Becoming Familiar with the Windows 98 Interface. Moving and Sizing a Window. Switching Between Open Windows. Arranging Windows. Getting Help. Shutting Down Windows 98.

2. Using Programs.
Starting a Program. Using the Calculator. Using WordPad. Using Cut, Copy and Paste. Saving and Printing a Document. Using the Print Screen Key. Exiting from Programs. Opening a File. Closing Programs That Aren't Working Properly.

3. Working with Disks.
Viewing the Contents of Disks. Changing the Display of Disk Contents. Sorting the Disk Contents. Formatting a Disk. Copying a Floppy Disk. Creating a Folder on a Disk.
Check Point.

4. Working with Files.
Selecting Files. Copying and Moving Files. Renaming Files. Deleting and Restoring Files. Using the Recycle Bin. Finding Files. Previewing Files.

5. Working with the Computer's Hard Disk.
Viewing Disk Space. Checking for Disk Errors. Installing and Removing Programs. Using the System Information Utility. Using the System File Checker. Using the Disk Defragmenter. Using Disk Cleanup. Using the Maintenance Wizard.
Check Point.

6. Making Windows Work Better for You.
Customizing the Taskbar. Creating Shortcuts. Customizing the Start Menu. Customizing the Mouse. Customizing the Keyboard. Adjusting the System Clock. Using the ClassicDesktop.

7. Changing the Way Windows Looks and Sounds.
Changing the Desktop Background. Changing Color Settings. Changing the Appearance of the Desktop. Creating a Screen Saver. Assigning Sounds to Program Events.

8. Using Internet Explorer and the Active Desktop.
Getting Connected. Using Internet Explorer. Using the Active Desktop.
Check Point.
Appendix A: Alphabetized List of Tasks.
Appendix B: Toolbars and Buttons.
Glossary.
Index.

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