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Windows XP

Windows Help and How-to: Using Windows XP

Find all the links here and more. Discover links to the most commonly used features in Windows XP: Digital photography, games, making movies, TV and multimedia, instant messaging, security, computer setup, networking & more.

Update your PC Automatically with Windows Updates

Learn how to setup automatic updates for XP.

How-to use the Backup Utility in Windows XP

Step by step “Backup Utility” instructions to protect your files.

Organize Files and Folders

Learn how to create folders and organize your files.

Specify How Folders Will be Viewed

Learn how to view files as a filmstrip, thumbnail, icons, list and more.

Delete files that you no longer need

Learn how to delete files and restore from the recycle bin.

Copy files to a CD

With a writable CD on your computer, learn how to burn a CD.

How to join a network

How to join a wired and wireless network.

Make your computer more secure

Make your computer more secure by following these steps.

Remove programs you don’t need

Learn how to remove software programs.

Set the clock

Learn how to set your clock and time zone.

Windows Vista

Windows Help and How-to: Using Windows Vista

Find all the links here and more. Discover links to the most commonly used features in Windows Vista: Installation, hardware and drivers, desktop and personalization, performance, maintenance, programs, pictures security and more…

Installing Vista

Learn how to install or upgrade Vista.

How-to use the Backup Utility in Windows Vista

Learn to protect your files.

Working with files and folders

Learn how Vista organizes files and folders.

Open a file or folder

Delete a file or folder

Recover a file or folder from the recycle bin

Save a file

Rename a file

Moving and copying files by drag and drop

Learn how to move and copy a file by using your mouse to drag and drop.

Copy files to a CD

With a writable CD on your computer, learn how to burn a CD.

Find a file or folder

Learn how to search for a file or folder.

Tips for finding files

Learn usable tips for locating files.

What is an administrator account

Uninstall or change a program

Set the clock

Word 2007

Word 2007 Help and How-to

Learn all you need to know about Word 2007.

What's new in Word 2007

Learn about new features in Word 2007.

Headers and Footers

Learn how to create and work with headers and footers.

Formatting Documents

Learn about margins, page setup, page and line numbers, breaks, lists, tables of contents and more.

Mass mailings

Create a directory of names, addresses and other information for mass mailings.

Working with Text

Covers copy and paste, find and replace, repeat and undo, spelling, grammar, formatting characters and paragraphs and more

How to convert documents

Learn how to convert a document to a different version.

How to's about file management

Learn about file management.

Margins and page setup

Learn how to setup margins, page orientation and rulers.

Page numbers

Learn how to setup page numbers and remove page numbers.

Page breaks and section breaks

Learn how to insert page breaks, add or delete a page and change a layout.

Word demos

If you like to see how it’s done, here are some demos.

Excel 2007

Excel 2007 Help and How-to

Learn all you need to know about Excel 2007.

What's new in Excel 2007

Learn what’s new in Excel 2007.

Worksheet and table basics

Learn how to enter, edit copy and format data. Manage worksheets.

Formula and name basics

Learn how to create a formula, correcting formulas and examples of formulas.

Customizing Excel

Customize toolbars, work with the ribbon and loading add-ins.

Chart how-to's

Learn all you need to know about charts.

Converting and compatibility

Learn how to convert a document in previous versions and compatibility.

Filtering, sorting and conditional formatting data

Learn how filter and sort data and add, change, find or clear conditional formats. Create or delete a custom list for sorting and filling data.

Saving and printing

Learn to save a file, define or clear a print area and make a worksheet fit the printed page.

Forms

Add buttons, checkboxes, lists, labels and work with controls on a worksheet.

Functions

Add-in and automation functions, review list of functions and see demos.

Pivot tables

Learn the basics of pivot tables, layout and format, calculations and totals, filtering, sorting and conditional formatting data. Using the pivot table and pivot chart wizard.

Excel demos

Covers copy and paste, find and replace, repeat and undo, spelling, grammar, formatting characters and paragraphs and more.

PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint 2007 Help and How-to

Learn all you need to know about PowerPoint 2007.

What's new in PowerPoint 2007

Learn what’s new in PowerPoint 2007.

Create and deliver dynamic presentations

Watch how you can mouse over a font, font size, them and see the change take place on your slide using the ribbon’s. Office Fluent user interface.

Create a presentation

Learn how to create basic presentation.

Customizing PowerPoint

Customize toolbars, work with the ribbon and loading add-ins.

Working with graphics and charts

Learn all you need to know about graphics and charts.

Add sounds and movies

Learn how to add a sound or movie to your presentation.

Animation

Learn how to add sound effects to an animation or hyperlink. Animate your graphic, text or objects. Change or remove an animation effect.

Review and add comments

Learn to write on slides during a presentation, add, change or delete a comment in a presentation.

Format slides or presentations

Create a photo album, add slide numbers, page numbers or the date and time. Change the starting slide number. Brand your slides with a background picture, color or watermark. Change the order of your slides.

Deliver, distribute or publish a presentation

Print your slides, copy a presentation to a CD, network or local disk drive. Print a presentation in black and white or grayscale. Rehearse and time the delivery of a presentation. Create a custom show or a self-running presentation.

Using templates and masters

Create a template. Create and customize a slide master. Add a background to your presentation. Apply multiple slide masters to a new or existing presentation.

PowerPoint demos

Watch various demos and learn as you watch.

Apple

Office 2008

Learn all you need to know about Office 2008.


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