6. Exploring, Downloading, and Running Programs

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This chapter shows you how to work with programs and gadgets in Windows 7 by spotlighting these tasks:

Finding and starting a program

Working with program windows

Closing a program

Downloading a program

Installing and uninstalling programs

Working with gadgets

Whether you are using your computer primarily to stay in touch with friends and family, to finish the work you didn’t get done at the office, or to watch your favorite media and shop your favorite sites, programs are at the heart of all you do on your Windows 7 PC. Microsoft Word is an application program you use to create documents, ...

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