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Windows tutorials for PC users with a little more experience
Once you have become acquainted with the very basic principles of the computer, you can move on to learning features of Windows for those who have graduated from "newbie" status.
Tips on using Windows Explorer
Shows some of the different features of Windows Explorer and its alter ego My Computer
Tutorial on Windows file extensions
Explains what file extensions are and what they do. Describes the way file associations function
Tutorial on understanding and managing file associations
Explains the functions of file associations. Details the procedure for changing file associations and for adding programs and functions to the right-click context menu
Tutorial on the versatility of the right-click
Explains the many features of the right-click context menu. Describes how to use and configure the "Send To" function and outlines the kind of information to be found in "Properties Sheets"
Tutorial on how to use System Restore in Windows XP
A presentation in Macromedia Flash format on how to use this important accessory for backing up your system files
Tutorial on how to defragment your hard drive in Windows XP
A presentation in Macromedia Flash format on how to perform a basic hard drive maintenance operation using the defragmenter console
Material for course on file management
Describes how Windows organizes information into files and folders. How to use Windows Explorer. Discusses basic operations copy, move, etc. Discusses file extensions and associations. Discusses the right-click context menu. Based on original material at the Ewing Computer Learning Center site.
Tips on downloading from the Internet
How to get various kinds of information from the Internet. Based on original material at the Ewing Computer Learning Center site.
Optimizing your computer's performance
How to make your computer run faster and better. Keeping the hard drive healthy with "defrag" and "chkdsk". Keeping the system clean. Safety precautions. Controlling what programs and services run on the computer. Based on original material at the Ewing Computer Learning Center site.
Computer safety
How to guard against viruses, worms, Trojans, phishing and other security problems. Based on original material at the Ewing Computer Learning Center site.