These free training videos guide you step-by-step through basic features unique to Windows 7. The topics covered include everything from taskbar buttons and Windows Live Photo Gallery, to system restore and connecting to wireless networks. We even have guides to the Hot Keys and Sticky Notes features.
Learn how to customize your Windows 7 taskbar by pinning and unpinning documents and programs, selecting different shutdown options, and changing your default programs for certain file types.
See how the control panel in Windows 7 is different from the control panel in Windows XP. In this video you’ll learn how to access your Windows 7 control panel and how to change its view.
Mapping a network drive allows you to access and share files and folders with other computers that are in your network, at home or at work. In this video you’ll learn step-by-step how to map a new network drive on your Windows 7 PC.
Libraries are a new feature in Windows 7 that allows you to find and organize your files much easier. In this video you’ll learn how Windows 7 Libraries work and how you can take advantage of this new feature in Windows 7.
See how you can improve your day to day productivity when working on your Windows 7 PC with some easy to remember hot keys. Microsoft introduced a number of new hot keys in Windows 7 and in this video I’ll show you how to use a few useful ones to help you get more done.
Learn how to setup a wireless connection on your Windows 7 PC by first enabling Wi-Fi on your computer, finding the wireless network you want to connect to and setting up automatic connection so your computer will connect automatically the next time it detects the same wireless network.
Windows XP Mode on Windows 7 allows you to run many older Windows XP programs that are not natively compatible with Windows 7. In this video, Setup and Deployment MVP Rhonda Layfield shows you how to install, setup and use Windows XP More on Windows 7.
In this video, Windows Deployment expert and Windows 7 Deployment Training instructor Rhonda Layfield, will walk you through creating a scheduled task that will run a PowerShell command to automatically replicate your linked deployment share across your network.
Looking for an easy way to share your files and printers at home? With Windows 7 Home Group, you can do so accross all of the computers on your home network that are running Windows 7. In this video, I’ll show you how to setup a new Home Group on your own home network, how [...]
Learn how to publish your photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery and take advantage of features such as slideshows, sharing, and ordering prints.
Learn how to tag your photos using Windows Live Photo Gallery in Windows 7. We’ll cover different types of tags (“People tags” vs “Descriptive tags”) and searching for photos.
The Windows Live Photo Gallery for Windows 7 isn’t just for uploading, organizing and sharing your photos. In this video, I’ll show you how to use the tools already included in Windows Live Photo Gallery to fix or adjust your photos. You’ll learn how to adjust the brightness, contrast, highlights, shadows, color correction, cropping, red [...]
Windows Live Photo Gallery in Windows 7 has a lot to offer; learn how you can organize your photo collection, publish and share photos online, edit and fix photos and even create DVDs to share.
In this video I’ll show you how to use check boxes in Windows 7 to select specific files and folders.
The taskbar and taskbar buttons in Windows 7 have been redesigned to be easier to use and manage. See how you can be more productive by customizing the way your taskbar buttons look and function.
Changing your user account picture in Windows 7 couldn’t be easier. In this quick 2 minute video I show you how to change and customize your user account picture in Windows 7.
Changing Your Power Options in Windows 7 allows you to create a power plan and control when your computer goes to sleep and when your screensaver turns. In this video I demonstrate how to find out what your default settings are, since they do vary among PCs and laptops. Then I show you how to [...]
Places like Panera Bread, Barnes & Noble, as well as many libraries, hotels, airports and local businesses now offer free Wi-Fi. Connecting to Public Wireless Networks is not difficult, and in this video I demonstrate how easy it is to connect to unsecured networks, which don’t require a password.
Did you know your computer has a name? Usually it’s something that doesn’t make much sense, like sequences of numbers. But your computer name is a very easy thing to change. In this video I show you how to rename your computer to whatever you want it to be.
With the amount and variety of programs, many of which are free, the need to uninstall programs is inevitable. Trials, broken or old programs, things you just don’t use anymore seem to pile up pretty fast. But deleting the file which houses the program files is not the right way to uninstall programs in Windows [...]