Windows XP
Course Code: AD522

An introductory course for people familiar with computers but new to the Windows XP operating system.  Learn how to navigate through Windows, manage files and explore some of the Windows XP Accessories Programs.

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Differences with the new Windows XP Operating System

  • Modifying the Taskbar

  • Use Windows Explorer

  • Copying, moving, renaming & deleting files & folders

  • Work with different XP Applications

  • Understand components of the Internet

  • Utilise the Help system

What you will learn
Topics covered by this course include:

Getting Started

  • The Windows XP Desktop

  • Examining Options on the Start Menu

  • Customising the Taskbar

  • Moving and Resizing a Window

  • Logging on and off Windows XP

Exploring Your Computer

  • Examine components of your computer

  • Windows Explorer

Managing Your Files

  • Copy and Move files

  • Create a Folder

Working with XP Applications

  • Creating a Word document and Excel Spreadsheet

  • Running two Applications at the same time

  • Utilising Commands in a Windows XP Application

Windows XP Accessories

  • Using accessory options

Creating and using Shortcuts

  • Placing and Removing a Shortcut on your Desktop

  • Rearranging Icons on your Desktop

Browsing the World Wide Web

  • Understanding the Internet and the World Wide Web

  • Using Internet Explorer and MSN Explorer

The Help System

  • Displaying Help

  • Additional Help and Support Centre Resources


A basic knowledge of Personal Computer fundamentals is recommended for this course.

Dates and times
Please refer to your Fourth R centre for dates and times.

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