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    Learning Vista

    Learning Windows Vista Training Course by LearnKey

    Windows Vista 3 Sessions - 9 Hours of Interactive Training

    Microsoft has introduced Windows Vista as its latest Graphical User Operating System. Vista is packed with new features such as file protection and restore, multimedia for improved communication, internet security and much more. LearnKey's expert, Erin Olsen, will help you understand these new features and how to make them work for you or your business. This course is a must for anyone who has Windows Vista as their operating system.

    Benefits

    • Stop wasting your precious time - learn from the experts.

    • Gain advanced knowledge of this latest operating system.

    • Set your own pace and learn in your spare time, anywhere.

    Session 1

    Section A: Introduction

        * Vista Editions
        * Upgrading
        * Checking Hardware
        * Vista Upgrade Advisor

    Section B: Getting Started

        * Domain vs. Workgroup
        * The Power Button
        * Booting the Computer
        * The Welcome Center
        * Computer Details
        * Transfer Files and Settings
        * Registration and Activation
        * Logging Off and Switching Users
        * Sleep vs. Shutting Down

    Section C: Vista Interface

        * Basic vs. Aero
        * The Taskbar
        * Thumbnails
        * ALT+TAB Switching
        * Flip3D
        * Windows in Vista

    Section D: Vista Desktop

        * Notification Area
        * Clock
        * Quick Launch
        * Sidebar
        * Icons and Shortcuts
        * Customizing the Desktop
        * Screen Saver

    Section E: Start Menu

        * Using the Start Menu
        * All Programs Menu
        * Quick Search
        * Customizing the Start Menu

    Section F: Navigation

        * File Structure
        * File Navigation
        * Search Box
        * Modifying Index Locations
        * Advanced Search
        * Saving Searches

    Section G: Organizing and Viewing Files

        * Creating a Folder Structure
        * Deleting Files
        * Command Bar
        * Removing Properties

    Session 2
    Section A: Internet Explorer 7

        * Window/Toolbar
        * Search Bar
        * Other Search Providers
        * Multi-Tab Browsing

    Section B: Viewing and Printing Web Pages

        * Tab Groups
        * Quick Tabs
        * Setting a Home Page
        * Multiple Home Pages
        * RSS Feeds
        * History
        * Zoom
        * Print Preview
        * Print Options

    Section C: IE7 Security

        * Security Settings
        * Protected Mode
        * Add-Ons
        * Security Reports
        * Other Security Tools
        * Deleting Browsing History
        * Downloading Files

    Section D: Windows Mail

        * Configuration
        * Navigating the Window
        * Stationery
        * Creating Mail
        * Message Options
        * Folders

    Section E: Microsoft Communities

        * Subscribing to Newsgroups
        * Unsubscribing from Newsgroups
        * Newsgroup Options

    Section F: Windows Contacts

        * Opening Contacts
        * Creating New Contacts
        * Additional Information
        * Contact Groups
        * Importing Contacts
        * Exporting Contacts
        * Views

    Section G: Windows Calendar

        * Overview
        * Scheduling Appointments
        * Recurrence
        * Multiple Calendars
        * Publishing Calendars
        * Subscribing to a Calendar
        * Tasks
        * Printing

    Section H: Windows Meeting Space

        * Creating New Meetings
        * Settings
        * Joining Meetings
        * Sending Notes
        * Control

    Session 3
    Section A: Multimedia

        * Windows Media Center
        * Windows Media Player
        * Playlists
        * Media File Options
        * Layout Options
        * Playing Music
        * Windows Movie Maker
        * AutoMovie
        * Publishing Movies
        * Windows Photo Gallery

    Section B: Managing Software

        * Windows Defender
        * Software Explorer
        * Uninstalling Programs
        * Windows Features
        * Startup Programs
        * File Associations
        * Media Options
        * Windows Marketplace
        * Windows Update

    Section C: Managing Hardware

        * Adding Printers
        * Printer Options
        * Printer Sharing
        * System Sounds
        * Mouse Settings
        * Power Options

    Section D: Ease of Access

        * Ease of Access Center
        * Magnifier
        * On-Screen Keyboard
        * Narrator
        * High Contrast and Other Features
        * Speech Recognition
        * Speech Tutorial
        * Basic Speech Commands

    Section E: Managing Users

        * User Accounts
        * Creating User Accounts
        * Parental Controls
        * Web Filtering
        * Time Limits
        * Game and Program Controls
        * Activity Reports

    Section F: Networking

        * Network Communication
        * Wireless Connections
        * Network Panel
        * Network and Sharing Centre
        * Managing Connections
        * Windows Firewall
        * Firewall Exceptions
        * Security Centre

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