Microsoft® Windows®: Level 1

Course Specifications

Course number: WIN-100
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Performance-Based Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • log on to Windows, explore its interface, and identify the different components present in the interface.
  • customize the Windows desktop.
  • manage files and folders.
  • use the common tools and programs available in Windows.
  • browse the Internet.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Exploring Windows

  • Topic 1A: Identify Personal Computer Functionality
  • Topic 1B: Log On to Windows
  • Topic 1C: Explore the Desktop
  • Topic 1D: Work with Windows
  • Topic 1E: Access the Help and Support Feature
  • Topic 1F: Turn Off the Personal Computer

Lesson 2: Customizing the Windows Desktop

  • Topic 2A: Customize the Start Menu
  • Topic 2B: Customize the Taskbar
  • Topic 2C: Personalize the Desktop
  • Topic 2D: Add Gadgets to the Desktop

Lesson 3: Managing Folders and Files

  • Topic 3A: Navigate to Folders Using Windows Explorer
  • Topic 3B: Work with Folders and Files
  • Topic 3C: Secure Folders and Files
  • Topic 3D: Organize Folders and Files
  • Topic 3E: Search for Folders and Files

Lesson 4: Using Common Tools and Programs in Windows

  • Topic 4A: Create a Document in WordPad
  • Topic 4B: Work with the Calculator
  • Topic 4C: Capture Screens Using the Snipping Tool
  • Topic 4D: Customize a Graphic with the Paint Tool

Lesson 5: Browsing the Internet

  • Topic 5A: Get Familiar with the Internet
  • Topic 5B: Browse Websites Using Internet Explorer 8
  • Topic 5C: Download and Install a Gadget