Windows 7 Essentials

Welcome to the Windows 7 Essentials workshop. This workshop will help you unlock the power of the tools available in Windows 7. By the end of this workshop, your new desktop will have you rocketing through your tasks like a pro!
Windows 7 Essentials will show your participants the great new features of Windows 7 and provide them with a great base to further their Windows 7 experiences. With Windows 7 you are able to better manage your time by providing new and more efficient tools and applications.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
Housekeeping Items
The Parking Lot
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Welcome to Windows 7
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
Upgrading from Windows Vista?
Upgrading from Windows XP?
User State Migration Tool
Windows Easy Transfer
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Start Menu
Log In and Out of Windows
All Programs
Search Box
Pin to Start Menu
Customizing the Start Menu
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: The Taskbar
Jump Lists
Live Taskbar Preview
Pin to Taskbar
Notification Area
Action Center
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Control Panel (I)
System and Security
Network and Internet
Hardware and Sound
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Control Panel (II)
User Accounts and Family Safety
Appearance and Personalization
Clock, Language, and Region
Ease of Access
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Gadgets and Tools
Desktop and SideShow Gadgets
Sticky Notes
Snipping Tool
Get More Gadgets Online
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Productivity Tools
Drag and Drop Files
Aero Shake and Snap
Windows Key Shortcuts
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Networking and Sharing
View Available Networks
Sharing Files
Remote Media Streaming
Location Aware Printing
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Built-in Applications
Windows Mail
Windows Defender
Windows Firewall
Backup and Restore
Windows Media Center
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Troubleshooting Tools
Program Compatibility
Problem Steps Recorder
System Restore
XP Mode
Startup Repair
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Review from the Parking Lot
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations