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How to Pass ECDL for Microsoft by Sharon Murphy, Paul Holden

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Chapter 2. Using a Computer and Managing Files

Prepare to take your first practical steps in computing. In this module you will learn the correct ways of starting and shutting down a computer, discover the meaning of the various little pictures on the Windows screen, and find out how to start and close Microsoft® Word, Excel and other software applications that you will meet in later ECDL modules.

Have you ever wondered what information was stored on your computer? After completing this module you will be able to answer such questions as: what drives are installed on a computer? What are the names of its folders and files? What is a processor chip and how much memory does it have? You will even discover how to find a particular file without knowing ...

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