Quick, Simple Microsoft Windows 98

Quick, Simple Microsoft Windows 98

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For short, introductory courses on Windows/98 and Office 2000. Supported by numerous exercises and projects designed to appeal to a wide range of students, these practical and informative texts offer a step-by-step, hands-on guide to learning the software. Ericksen fills a much-needed void in the market. *Full, four-colour, spiral-bound texts on the latest releases of Microsofts best-selling applications. *Completely visual, hands-on in orientation with minimal reading; the focus is on doing. Explains each task in detail, concluding with a practice exercise students can perform. Presents numerous screen shots, including dialog boxes and results of the exercises. *Concise, task-oriented objectives, guided exercises, and end-of-chapter summaries keeps students on track. *Supported by interactive, CD-ROM based tutorials developed by CBT Systems, these tutorials may be value packed with any text in the series. *All supplements for this series, including Instructor's Manual, Solutions Disk, PowerPoint, and Data Disks as well as the Computerized Testing System, are available on one CD.
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Product details

  • Spiral bound | 224 pages
  • 213.36 x 266.7 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130813281
  • 9780130813282

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 Classic Desktop.

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.


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