Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
In the Lab
3. Click the gray Windows XP Basics button and answer the following questions.
a. What is the narrow band at the bottom of the desktop called?
b. What identiﬁ es a shortcut icon?
c. What icons appear on the desktop the ﬁ rst time you start Windows?
d. What is contained in the notiﬁ cation area?
e. How does Windows keep the taskbar tidy?
f. What does a right-facing arrow on a Start menu command signify?
g. In which folders are text, image, and music ﬁ les placed?
h. What does the Restore Down button do?
i. What appears when a program needs some information from you before it can complete a
j. What do you use to set up user accounts?
k. Where do you go when you want to interrupt your Windows session and let someone else use
4. Click the Skip Intro button in the lower corner of the desktop to skip the introduction to the
Windows XP tour.
5. Click the yellow Best for Business button and listen to the narration.
6. Click the red Safe and Easy Personal Computing button and listen to the narration.
7. Click the green Unlock the World of Digital Media button and listen to the narration.
8. Click the blue The Connected Home and Ofﬁ ce button and listen to the narration.
9. Click the red Exit Tour button on the desktop to exit the Windows XP tour.
10. Click the Close button in the Help and Support Center window.
Part 3: Taking the Windows XP Tour without Sound or Animation
1. Click the ‘Play the non-animated tour that features text and images only’ button in the
Windows XP Tour dialog box and then click the Next button.
2. Click the Start Here button to read about the basics of the Windows XP operating system.
3. Scroll the Windows XP Basics window and read the paragraph below the Windows Desktop
heading. Click the Next button to display the next topic.
4. Scroll the Windows XP Basics window and read the paragraph below the Icons heading. Answer
the following questions.
a. What icon is displayed on the desktop the ﬁ rst time you start Windows?
b. Does deleting a shortcut icon affect the actual program or ﬁ le?