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Recovering settings with System Restore

What is System Restore? Programs you install can make changes to your system settings, and occasionally this can cause problems with your computer. System Restore is often the easiest way to fix these problems. System Restore allows you…
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Windows 7 Troubleshooting

Not all computer problems will be shown in the Action Center. For example, you may be having trouble with a particular program or device, or with connecting to the Internet. For these types of problems, you will want to view troubleshooting…
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Changing User Account Control settings

What is User Account Control? User Account Control warns you when a program or user is trying to change your computer's settings. It puts a temporary lock on your computer until you confirm that you want to allow the changes. This helps…
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Security and Maintenance

Security and maintenance are important with any computer, and Windows 7 has made several improvements that make it easier than ever to keep your computer in good shape.In this lesson, you will learn how to use the Action Center, User Account…
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Using a Search

To search your Libraries:Locate the Search bar at the top right corner of the Windows Explorer pane. Start typing a file name or keyword. Search will start displaying matching items even before you finish typing.Search…
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The Windows Explorer

Windows Explorer Understanding Windows Explorer will help you navigate through your content and work with your files and folders in an easy manner.Click the folder icon on the taskbar to open Windows Explorer.Windows Explorer interface.To…
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Setting up your Libraries

You decide which folders and content to include in your Libraries. To create your own Library:Select New Library in the toolbar, or right-click Libraries in the Navigation pane. Select New and then Libraries.To customize…
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Libraries in Windows 7

At this point, you are likely ready to start organizing and accessing your files and content. Windows 7 has developed search and libraries to make it easier to find, maneuver, and customize your files.In this lesson, we will show you how…
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Managing User Accounts in Windows 7

With Windows 7, everyone who uses your computer can have their own user account. This allows each person to have his or her own settings, and it allows you to set up Parental Controls to limit the types of games and programs your children…
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Getting Started with Windows 7

If you've used earlier versions of Windows, you may find that Windows 7 is pretty familiar. However, if you're new to Windows you'll need to learn about some of the basics, such as the taskbar, Start menu, and Recycle Bin. Watch the video…