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Microsoft Windows 7 LiveLessons (Video Training): Mastering the Windows User Experience

Microsoft Windows 7 LiveLessons (Video Training): Mastering the Windows User Experience

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Lesson 1

Windows 7 Basics, Downloadable Version

In just over 50 minutes, these 15 lessons will help you master the basics of Windows 7. Topics covered include: Desktop Gadgets, Shortcut Keys, Aero Snap, Taskbar Features, Start Menu, Date and Time, Personalization, Display Configuration, Jump Lists, Windows Explorer and Libraries, Seach and Federated Search, and more.

Duration: 00:53:03  File Size: 54 MB

Lesson 2

Windows 7 Application Enhancements, Downloadable Version

Applications you've used for years, like WordPad and Paint, have received new enhancements in Windows 7 - a whole new interface, in fact. Even Calculator has new bells and whistles. These 10 lessons will walk you through the changes and introduce you to the new Windows Live Essentials applications including Mail, Photo Gallery, Writer, and Messenger. 

Duration: 00:36:11  File Size: 34 MB

Lesson 3

Internet Explorer 8.0 and Windows 7, Downloadable Version

Internet Explorer 8.0 is included with Windows 7 and it comes with many great new features including Web Slices, InPrivate Browsing, Quick Tabs, Grouped Favorites, Accelerators, and SmartScreen Filter. These 10 lessons will help you learn all of those new features and more.

Duration: 00:39:14  File Size: 40 MB

Lesson 4

Windows 7 Security Features, Downloadable Version

We all want to feel secure and be secure when working on our computers. You may feel it is impossible in this dangerous world of root kits, bots, spyware, and viruses to ever be safe. Windows 7 includes User Account Controls, Windows Defender, Windows Firewall Enhancements, BitLocker, and a even a new USB encryption feature called BitLocker To Go. These 10 lessons will show you how you can protect yourself with the tools that Windows 7 provides.

Duration: 00:46:07  File Size: 42 MB

Lesson 5

Windows 7 Control Panel Applications, Downloadable Version

Opening your Control Panel for the first time reveals a technical cornucopia of mini-applications; each one has its own importance in administering your system. The applications discussed in these 15 lessons include those not found under the security, networking, or performance categories: Auto Play, Credential Manager, Device Manager, Access Center, Fonts, Power Options, Speech Recognition, Sync Center, User Accounts, Windows CardSpaces, Windows Update, and more.

Duration: 00:49:34  File Size: 43 MB

Lesson 6

Windows 7 Networking, Downloadable Version

Whether a home network, wireless network, or a work network, Windows 7 is designed to make the connection smoothly and securely. Through these 10 lessons, you will learn how to use the new Home Groups feature; how to share media more easily within your home network; and how to use the Network and Sharing Center, which is a one-stop-shop for all your networking needs; and much, much more.

Duration: 00:40:28  File Size: 36 MB

Lesson 7

Windows 7 Administrative Tools, Downloadable Version

Windows 7 includes very powerful administrative tools such as Event Viewer, Task Scheduler, various Disk Management tools, and much more. These 10 lessons explore all the tools you need to work under the hood in Windows 7, from memory diagnostics to services, and more.

Duration: 00:54:17  File Size: 49 MB

Lesson 8

Windows 7 System Settings, Downloadable Version

From within your System Properties you can fine-tune Performance, Start Up and Recovery, Remote Access, and much more. These 7 lessons will help you to understand each tab of the System Properties dialog and the many settings of each. 

Duration: 00:27:19  File Size: 24 MB

Lesson 9

Windows 7 Performance Tools, Downloadable Version

Performance enhancement begins with identifying the bottlenecks of your system - the component that functions slowest. Perhaps you need more memory, a faster processor, or a better hard drive. Well, how would you know? There are a variety of different tools to utilize including the Task Manager, Resource Monitor, and the Reliability Monitor. The most intricate of them all is the Performance Monitor. These 8 lessons explore all of these different tools, showing you just how powerful the Performance Monitor can be in eradicating bottlenecks.

Duration: 00:30:49  File Size: 30 MB

Lesson 10

Managing and Troubleshooting Windows 7, Downloadable Version

These five lessons demonstrate how to back up and restore your system; how to use the new troubleshooting tools; how to work with the Problem Steps Recorder; and how to ask for help through Remote Assistance. You'll also learn about PowerShell, one of the best new tools in Windows 7 for managing and troubleshooting, both remotely and locally.

Duration: 00:20:43  File Size: 21 MB

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Description

  • Copyright 2010
  • Dimensions: 5-23/64 x 7-21/32
  • Pages: 132
  • Edition: 1st
  • DVD
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4226-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4226-1

Video training on demand, for everyone who wants to succeed with Windows 7: a complete video course containing 100 step-by-step screencasts!

  • Start-to-finish personal training on Windows 7 by one of the world's leading experts: just watch and learn!
  • Simple, quick video walkthroughs and practical examples guide users through making the most of the Windows 7 user experience - painlessly!
  • Great classroom training at a fraction of the cost... for everyone who doesn't have time to read a book

In Windows 7: Video LiveLessons, J. Peter Bruzzese presents more than six hours of personalized Windows 7 video training - 100 quick, bite-size video lessons that teach virtually every essential skill Windows 7 users want and need. You can build your skills one step at a time, by simply watching these polished, upbeat videos. Bruzzese begins by touring Windows 7, introducing everything from shortcut keys to Sidebar gadgets; then covers everything from user account control and network setup to Windows Media Player and MovieMaker. He walks through essential tasks like sharing files and making system backups, and presents dozens of tips and tricks that can be used by anyone, including novices. Through these quick, self-contained lessons, you can learn key skills at your own pace - often in as little as five minutes. Every lesson begins with well-defined learning objectives, and ends with easy-to-understand summaries that help you  track your progress. Like all products in the highly successful LiveLessons series, Windows 7 LiveLessons responds to the growing marketplace demand for just-in-time training delivered visually, by leading industry experts. It delivers the power of the best classroom training at a small fraction of the cost, and is designed to appeal to the enormous audience of professionals and consumers who want to master Windows 7 but don't have time to read a large book on the subject!

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Microsoft Windows 7 (Video Training): Aero Snap

Microsoft Windows 7 (Video Training): An Initial Tour of Windows 7

Table of Contents

Introduction: What’s New?

Section 1: Windows 7 Basics [00:51:53]

Section 2: Windows 7 Applications Enhancements [00:35:01]

Section 3: Internet Explorer 8.0 [00:38:05]

Section 4: Security Features [00:44:19]

Section 5: Control Panel Applications [00:48:24]

Section 6: Networking [00:39:18]

Section 7: Administrative Tools [00:53:07]

Section 8: System Settings [00:26:09]

Section 9: Windows 7 Performance Tools [00:29:39]

Section 10: Managing and Troubleshooting Windows 7 [00:19:33]

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