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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Third Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 4. Taking Windows for a Spin

Now that you have everything connected, configured, and powered up—and you know a little about how Windows works—it's time to take your new computer for a test drive. Just to get the feel of things, you know—open a few documents, print a few pages, that sort of thing. That's what this chapter is about.

Playing a Game

Let's assume you followed the instructions in Chapter 2, “Setting Up Your New Computer System,” and that you have all the components connected and your system up and running. You should now be looking at an empty Windows desktop, similar to the ...

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