Learn windows xp practical

 WINDOWS XP (PRACTICAL)

TO TURN ON A COMPUTER
    Power on switch---Power on UPS---Power on CPU---Wait until the login screen appears---Select on account---Wait until the desktop appears---Refresh the screen.

TO TURN OFF COMPUTER
    Start---Turn off computer---Turn off---Wait until the screen turns black---Power off switch.

TO OPEN NOTEPAD
    Start---All programs---Accessories---Notepad
or Start---Run---Type(Notepad)---Ok

TO SAVE FILE IN NOTEPAD
   File---Save---Select a location to save---Type your file name---Save

TO OPEN ANY EXISTING FILE
   File---Open---Select the location from where you want to open your file---Select the file or type the file name---Open.

TO CHANGE FONT IN NOTEPAD
    Format---Font---Select a font---Ok. 


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TO CHANGE FONT SIZE
    Format---Font---Select a font size---Ok

TO OPEN WORDPAD
   Start---All programs---Accessories---Wordpad
or Start---Run---Type(Wordpad)---Ok

TO VIEW FORMAT BAR IN WORDPAD
    View---Format---Bar

TO CHANGE FONT
      Select the text---Format bar---Font---Select a font---Ok

TO CHANGE FONT SIZE
     Select the text---Format bar---Font size---Select a font

BOLD
     Select the text---Format bar---Bold(B)

ITALIC
     Select the text---Format bar---Italic(I)  

UNDERLINE
     Select the text---Format bar---Underline(U)

FONT COLOR
     Select the text---Format bar---Color---Select a color

COPY
     Select the text---Right click on it---Ok   

PASTE
    Select the place---Right click on it---Paste

TO CUT
    Select the text---Right click on it---Cut

CHANGE DESKTOP BACKGROUND(by a picture)
    Right click on desktop---Properties---Desktop---Select a background picture---Select a position(Central, Tile, Stretch)---Apply---Ok

TO CHANGE DESKTOP BACKGROUND(by color)
     Right click on desktop---Properties---Desktop---Select(None)from background---Select a color---Apply---Ok

SET A SCREENSAVER
     Right click on desktop---Properties---Screensaver---Select a screen saver---Set wait time---See the preview---Apply---Ok

TO LOCK/UNLOCK THE TASKBAR
     Right-click on Taskbar---Select(Lock/Unlock the Taskbar)

TO CHANGE START MENU VIEW
     Right click on start menu---Properties---Select( Start menu or Classic start menu)---Apply---Ok

SET YOUR NAME AS SCREENSAVER
    Right click on desktop---Properties---Screen saver---Select(3D Text)settings---Type your text in custom text box---Select rotation type---Select resolutions---Select size---Select speed---Select(Color,Texture,Reflection)---Select custom(Color,Texture,Reflection)---Select(Color,Texture,Reflection)---Select a Color or Texture or Reflection---Ok---Set wait time---Apply---Ok

TO CHANGE THE THEME
     Right click on desktop---Properties---Theme---Select a theme(Windows XP or Windows classic)---Apply ---Ok

TO CHANGE TIME AND DATE
    Start---Control Panel---Date, Time, Language and Regional Options---Date and Time---Change Date and Time---Apply---Ok

TO CHANGE THE MOUSE POINTER(by the scheme)
     Start---Control Panel---Printers and Other Hardware---Mouse---Pointers---Select a scheme---Apply---Ok

TO CHANGE THE MOUSE POINTER(without scheme)
    Start---Control Panel---Printers and Other Hardware---Mouse---Pointers---Select(Normal select)---Browse---Select a pointer---Apply---Ok

TO CHANGE THE MOUSE POINTER SPEED
    Start---Control Panel---Printers and Other Hardware---Mouse---Pointer Options---Change the speed---Apply ---Ok

TO SWITCH BETWEEN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY BUTTONS
     Start---Control Panel---Printers and Other Hardware---Mouse---Buttons---Select(Switch between primary and secondary button)---Apply---Ok

TO CREATE A FOLDER
     Right-click---New---Folder---Type a name---Enter

TO RENAME A FOLDER
     Right click on folder---Rename---Change the name---Enter

TO DELETE A FOLDER
     Right click on folder---Delete---Yes

TO CHANGE FOLDER ICON
     Right click on folder---Properties---Customize---Change icon---Select icon---Ok---Apply---Ok

SINGLE/DOUBLE CLICK TO OPEN AN ITEM
     Start---Control Panel---Appearance and Themes---Folder Options---General---Select(Single/Double-click to open an item)---Apply---Ok

TO HIDE A FILE OR FOLDER
     Right-click on the file or folder which you want to hide---Properties---Select(Hidden Options)---Apply---Ok---Start---Control Panel---Appearance and Themes---Folder Options---View---Select(Do not show hidden file or folder)---Apply ---Ok

TO UNHIDE ANY FILE OR FOLDER
     Start---Control Panel---Appearance and Themes---Folder Options---View---Select(Show hidden file or folder)---Apply---Ok---Now right click on the folder which you want to unhide ---Properties---Remove select from(Hidden options)---Apply---Ok

TO SHOW/HIDE THE TASKBAR CLOCK
     Right-click on the Taskbar---Properties---Select(Show the clock)---Apply---Ok

TO OPEN WINDOWS EXPLORER
     Start---All Programs---Accessories---Windows explorer
or   Start---Run---Type explorer---Ok

FILTER KEY(keyboard on or off)
     Start---Control Panel---Accessibility Options---Accessibility Options---Keyboard---Select(Use filter key)---Apply---Ok

MOUSE KEY(mouse pointer on or off)
     Start---Control Panel---Accessibility Options---Accessibility Options---Mouse---Select(Use mouse key)---Apply---Ok

TO ARRANGE ICONS OF DESKTOP
     Right click on desktop---Arrange icons by---Select a type

TO OPEN MS PAINT
     Start---All Programs---Accessories---Paint
or  Start---Run---Type(pbrush)---Ok

TO CLEAR RECYCLE BIN
     Right click on Recycle Bin---Empty Recycle Bin---Yes

TO CHANGE HARD DISK DRIVE NAME
     Start---My Computer---Right click on the drive---Rename---Change the name---Enter
     

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