The Windows 7 operating system is installed on the new laptops and this will be different for many of you who have been using Windows XP. Take a look at the resources below to learn more about Windows 7. You can also visit the Microsoft website and explore their tutorials.
Great Intro to Windows 7
This is a beginner's guide to Windows 7. The five minute video gives a great overview of the basics including these key features: start menu, snap, shake, pinning, peek, jumplist, preview, libraries and search. It's the only video created by "The Nerd Dr." but it's well done and easy to follow.
Great options for learning about Windows 7
Learn Windows 7--Playlists
Below are collections or "playlists" of short videos to introduce you to all things Windows 7. Click on the word "playlist" in the upper left hand corner of each screen to see the video topics. You can scroll through the list to choose a video you'd like to watch or start from the beginning. Remember that you can pause a video at any time to try out something you've learned.