Windows 7

What does this course offer you?

In this elearning course you learn the basic functions of Windows 7. Besides you will learn how this system can be customized individually. Managing files, folders and drives is another important topic this course places its focus on. Furthermore you will learn different applications in connection with Windows 7 and how to use it within networks.

What does this course include?

In addition to the instructional content, practice exercises and test questions are also included.


Course Topics

  • Overview of Windows 7

  • Starting Windows
  • Window elements
  • The Start Menu
  • Working with windows
  • The Task bar
  • Jump lists
  • Exiting programs
  • Setting up the desktop
  • Screen and keyboard settings
  • Program installation and default printers
  • Troubleshooting

  • Drives, folders, and files - the basics
  • An introduction to Windows Explorer
  • Navigating with Windows Explorer
  • Representation of elements in Windows Explorer
  • Creating folders and files
  • Setting up libraries
  • Selecting objects
  • Copying and moving objects
  • Context menu and special settings
  • Naming folders and files
  • Compressed (zipped) folders
  • Sending data by e-mail
  • Burning CDs and DVDs
  • Working with the Recycle Bin
  • In the company network

  • Searching in a folder
  • Desktop search
  • Expanding searches

  • Connecting computers
  • Mobility Center
  • Power settings

  • Backing up your data regularly
  • Protecting files and folders
  • Virus protection

  • Screen shots
  • Word processing
  • Working with Sticky Notes
  • Surfing the internet

Technical Specifications


  • Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • Internet Explorer 7 / 8 / 9* / 10* /11*
  • Firefox 10 or higher
  • “Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting” must be enabled

* In Internet Explorer 8 and higher, the Internet Explorer 7 "Compatibility Mode" is used to guarantee the optimal display of course content.

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