In Windows 7 Essential Training, David Rivers helps users of any level feel comfortable with the improvements and enhancements found in Microsoft's operating system. From simple navigation through the updated graphic user interface, David shows how to install or upgrade and get the most out of Windows 7. He covers using the new Internet Explorer 8 and boosting a computer's memory with the ReadyBoost tool. He also highlights hardware configuration options and explores the advances made connecting a home or work system with Windows Live, the cloud-computing environment made available for Windows 7 users. Exercise files accompany this course.
Running Windows XP programs within a Windows 7 installation
Accessing favorites quickly through jump lists
Establishing user settings through Windows Explorer
Setting up a home network with Homegroup
Displaying similar sites with suggestions in Internet Explorer 8
Syncing photos on two computers with Live Sync