Learn Microsoft Windows Basics
Windows XP, 2000, 98, NT, ME... all of these operating systems require fundamental knowledge. Learn about controlling windows, dialog boxes, menus, Help, mouse commands, file management and more.
Ever wonder how to do something without using the mouse? What if your mouse suddenly quit working. How would you be able to save your work? How would you be able to shut down your computer without performing a "hard shutdown?" Here are some of the more common keyboard shortcuts available in your Windows PC.
Are you "mouse challenged"? Having a hard time driving that mouse? This is a great little diagnostic and tutorial to help you take control of your computer mouse!
This is such a fundamental computer skill, yet so many people never fully learn it. Menus in Windows OS, and the special "modal" feature called Dialog Boxes, are both explained here. Good illustrations make this a helpful tutorial.
Printing basics, managing a print queue, and switching printers...nicely explained here.
Yes, people will often crash their own computers by mistake. What seems like innocent and legitimate tinkering will sometimes turn into disastrous results. Save yourself some self-tinkering grief and try this article.
If you've ever tried to erase files, but your Microsoft OS keeps telling you "file is currently in use" or another such false error, then try these tricks. What follows is some helpful workarounds when your computer erroneously forbids you from deleting. Brought to you by the very smart people at Techiwarehouse.com