Microsoft Windows 7 Transition from Windows XP

1 day

Course Overview

You are familiar with the Microsoft Windows XP operating system. Every version of Windows includes new features and enhancements to improve on previous releases. Windows 7 is the latest release in the Microsoft Windows operating system family. In this course, you will use the new features in Windows 7 to improve your workflow efficiency and business productivity.

Course Objective

You will use the new features in Windows 7 to streamline your workflow efficiency and business productivity.

Target student

This course is designed for persons who are familiar with and comfortable working in Windows XP and want to upgrade to the new and enhanced features of Windows 7. This course is not for students who are first-time Windows users.


To ensure successful completion of Windows 7: Transition from Windows XP (First Look), students need to have experience working in a Windows XP environment.

Course Outline

Exploring the New Features on the Windows 7 Desktop

  • Log on to Windows 7
  • Explore the Desktop Context Menu Options
  • Explore the Windows 7 Taskbar

Working with Enhanced Files and Folders Management

  • Examine Enhancements in Windows Explorer
  • Work with Libraries
  • Work with Windows
  • Share Files and Folders

Working with the New and Enhanced Programs in Windows 7

  • Work with New Accessories
  • Work with the Enhanced Accessories
  • Browse the Internet Using Internet Explorer 8
  • Use the Windows Media Center
  • Set Up and Manage Removable Devices

Securing the Computer Using Enhanced and New Features

  • Apply Security Settings
  • Troubleshoot Problems

Windows XP Virtual Mode in Windows 7

  • XP Vitual mode