Microsoft Windows Basics Course Module 6:
Tips to Make the Computer Easier & Save Time

 

Length

Description

   

 

8:00

How to Arrange and Organize Icons On Your Desktop – Windows XP

This video lesson gives you some tips on different ways you can make your desktop more organized and set up the way you want.This version has some overlap with the following one but is specific to Windows XP.

   

 

9:32

How to Arrange and Organize Icons On Your Desktop – Windows Vista & 7

This video lesson gives you some tips on different ways you can make your desktop more organized and set up the way you want.This version has some overlap with the following one but is for newer versions of Windows after XP.

   

 

9:52

How to Arrange, Organize, and Easily Find Your Files, Emails, Music and More With Column View

People see their music, photos, documents, emails and more on their screen, arranged in columns every day (think of your email inbox with columns for From, Subject, Date Sent, etc), but a lot of people have no idea you can use column view to quickly and easily arrange things to make them more organized and make things easier to find and work with.

This lesson shows you a few tricks you probably never knew about a wide range of programs on your computer that will make them easier to use.

   

 

2:22

How to Make Text Larger and Easier to Read
(Windows XP Version)

In this lesson I show you how to change a setting on your computer which increases the “font size”.

This makes words throughout the computer on most windows larger and easier to read. This may not change the size of text everywhere, but it will in most places.

   

 

4:00

How to Make Text Larger and Easier to Read
(Windows Vista & Windows 7 Version)

In this lesson I show you how to change a setting on your computer which increases the “font size”.

This makes words throughout the computer on most windows larger and easier to read. This may not change the size of text everywhere, but it will in most places.

   

 

7:15

How to Change the Resolution of Your Computer Screen (Windows XP Version)

The resolution of your computer’s display (screen) is the number of “pixels” (dots) which make up the image on the screen. Newer computers usually come with very high resolution screens which can sometimes make things look smaller than you might want.

This lesson helps you understand exactly what the resolution means to you and helps you decide on the best setting for your computer screen and your personal needs.

The information in this lesson used together with the information in the first lesson above can make a big difference in how clearly you can see what’s on the screen, especially if you have vision problems.

   

 

8:01

How to Change the Resolution of Your Computer Screen (Windows Vista & 7 Version)

The resolution of your computer’s display (screen) is the number of “pixels” (dots) which make up the image on the screen. Newer computers usually come with very high resolution screens which can sometimes make things look smaller than you might want.

This lesson helps you understand exactly what the resolution means to you and helps you decide on the best setting for your computer screen and your personal needs.

The information in this lesson used together with the information in the first lesson above can make a big difference in how clearly you can see what’s on the screen, especially if you have vision problems.