Windows 7 has come to us as a revolution: and not just for the common user. Every change is never easy–and this is a big one–especially for people coming from Windows XP. We can be overwhelmed by the many features Windows 7 has. But what happens if you want to do more than just use it this new operating system? Continue reading and you will see how to know more about this impressive operating system.
1. Windows Guides
One good way to start is reading the book “Windows 7 The Pocket Guide”:
If you prefer to read articles online:
- Use Check Boxes & Single-Click in Windows Explorer [Quick Tip]
- Listen to your devices on Windows 7 [How To]
- Create a Bootable Windows 7 System Repair USB Drive [Netbooks]
- Set an Automatic Wallpaper Slideshow in Windows 7
The list is very impressive and I can only suggest you read every article you find in this section:
2. Microsoft TechNet – Windows 7.
Microsoft also has a website where you can find a lot of incredible material:
Here you have Webcast, Videos, Virtual Labs, Podcast. Indeed you can see a video about options on Windows 7 you may not know how to use. It’s a very huge website so take your time.
Something you have to probe is Virtual Labs (use Internet Explorer for this.) i.e. if you want to know how to use the AppLocker feature, first select the tab:
Now click on:
Click on Launch Virtual Lab:
Then the enviroment start to load:
An explanation about the Remote Desktop Connection Manager appears:
As incredible as it seems Microsoft provide you with two PCs for learning how to use Windows 7 features. One is a server and the other is a workstation and you only have to follow the instructions (remember to use IE for this lab.)