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Free Windows 7 Training Videos 61 posts

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.

From XP to Windows 7 Training: The Taskbar

From XP to Windows 7 Training: The Taskbar

By Eric Munn on May 19, 2011

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.


From XP to Windows 7 Training: The Control Panel

From XP to Windows 7 Training: The Control Panel

By Eric Munn on May 19, 2011

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.


From XP to Windows 7 Training: Mapping Network Drives

From XP to Windows 7 Training: Mapping Network Drives

By Eric Munn on April 28, 2011

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.


From XP to Windows 7 Training: Libraries

From XP to Windows 7 Training: Libraries

By Eric Munn on April 28, 2011

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.


From XP to Windows 7 Training: Hot Keys

From XP to Windows 7 Training: Hot Keys

By Eric Munn on March 17, 2011

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.


From XP to Windows 7 Training: Connecting to Wireless Networks

From XP to Windows 7 Training: Connecting to Wireless Networks

By Eric Munn on March 17, 2011

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.


How to Install and Use Windows XP Mode on Windows 7

How to Install and Use Windows XP Mode on Windows 7

By Kasia Lorenc on March 3, 2011

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.


Windows 7 Deployment Training: Creating a Scheduled Task

Windows 7 Deployment Training: Creating a Scheduled Task

By Kasia Lorenc on January 20, 2011

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.


Free Windows 7 Training: How to Create a Windows 7 Home Group

Free Windows 7 Training: How to Create a Windows 7 Home Group

By Bill Kulterman on April 12, 2010

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 [...]


Free Windows 7 Training: How to Publish Your Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery

Free Windows 7 Training: How to Publish Your Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery

By Bill Kulterman on March 14, 2010

Learn how to publish your photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery and take advantage of features such as slideshows, sharing, and ordering prints.


Free Windows 7 Training: Tag Your Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery

Free Windows 7 Training: Tag Your Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery

By Bill Kulterman on March 14, 2010

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.


Free Windows 7 Training: Fix Your Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery

Free Windows 7 Training: Fix Your Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery

By Bill Kulterman on March 14, 2010

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 [...]


Free Windows 7 Training: Windows Live Photo Gallery

Free Windows 7 Training: Windows Live Photo Gallery

By Bill Kulterman on March 14, 2010

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.


Free Windows 7 Training: How to Use Check Boxes to Select Multiple Files

Free Windows 7 Training: How to Use Check Boxes to Select Multiple Files

By Bill Kulterman on January 15, 2010

In this video I’ll show you how to use check boxes in Windows 7 to select specific files and folders.


Free Windows 7 Training: Taskbar Buttons

Free Windows 7 Training: Taskbar Buttons

By Bill Kulterman on January 14, 2010

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.


Free Windows 7 Training: Change Your User Account Picture in Windows 7

Free Windows 7 Training: Change Your User Account Picture in Windows 7

By Bill Kulterman on January 14, 2010

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.


Free Windows 7 Training: Change Power Options in Windows 7

Free Windows 7 Training: Change Power Options in Windows 7

By Bill Kulterman on January 14, 2010

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 [...]


Free Windows 7 Training: Logging Into a Public Wireless Network

Free Windows 7 Training: Logging Into a Public Wireless Network

By Bill Kulterman on January 14, 2010

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.


Free Windows 7 Training: How to Rename Your Computer

Free Windows 7 Training: How to Rename Your Computer

By Bill Kulterman on January 14, 2010

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.


Free Windows 7 Training: Uninstalling Programs

Free Windows 7 Training: Uninstalling Programs

By Bill Kulterman on January 14, 2010

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 [...]