Files, Folders & Applications in Windows 7

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For Seniors: Check Spelling in a Microsoft Works Document

Before printing or sharing a Microsoft Works document, you might want to spell check it. Although MS Works' spell checker won’t catch every error (if you typed sore instead of soar, for example, the tool [more…]

For Seniors: Change Page Setup of a Microsoft Works Document

The page setup settings in Microsoft Works' word processor determines such things the margin size and page orientation. Change page setup in MS Works when you first create a document, or anytime prior [more…]

For Seniors: Print a Microsoft Works Document

MS Works is a suite of programs often installed on laptops, that includes a word processor. Printing documents you create with MS Works is easy, and you can even make a few adjustments right before printing [more…]

For Seniors: Create a Spreadsheet with Microsoft Works

Microsoft Works includes a spreadsheet program you can use to organize data and perform calculations. Microsoft Works Spreadsheet uses a grid-like structure for entering data [more…]

For Seniors: Format Numbers in a Microsoft Works Spreadsheet

Microsoft Works Spreadsheet helps you to organize data and crunch numbers. You can format the numbers in a spreadsheet to look like currency ($23.50), display a specific number of decimal points [more…]

For Seniors: Apply AutoFormats to a Microsoft Works Spreadsheet

You can format the cells in Microsoft Works spreadsheet manually, or with an AutoFormat. AutoFormat applies a set of number formats, fonts, cell colors [more…]

For Seniors: View an Image in Windows Photo Viewer

Windows Photo Viewer enables you to view digital photos. You can also use Windows Photo Viewer to e-mail or print photos, burn (save) photos to disc, or display images in a photo slide show on-screen. [more…]

For Seniors: Tag Your Windows' Photos

Tags help to categorize your Windows photos so you can search for them easily. A Windows tag typically describes what's in a photo, such as Family, Holiday, or Washington DC, although you can add a tag [more…]

For Seniors: Burn Windows' Photos to a CD or DVD

You can burn (save) a copy of Windows' photos to a CD or DVD disc, and then share the photo CD or DVD with friends or use the photo disc as back up for the original photos if they get damaged. A DVD holds [more…]

For Seniors: Play a Slide Show of Windows' Photos

You can play a slide show of photos on your Windows computer, displaying each photo one by one automatically. Slides shows of Windows' photos can also be saved and edited, if desired. [more…]

For Seniors: Play Solitaire on a Windows Computer

Windows provides many games such as Solitaire that you can play for fun and to relieve stress. You play Windows Solitaire like you might play real solitaire, by arranging cards in order on-screen. [more…]

For Seniors: Play FreeCell on a Windows Computer

FreeCell is a variation of solitaire you can play in Windows. Games such as FreeCell are often just what you need to do in Windows to recharge your batteries after a long day. [more…]

For Seniors: Play Spider Solitaire on a Windows Computer

Windows provides many games such as Spider Solitaire that you can play for fun. You play Windows Spider Solitaire like you might play real solitaire, by arranging cards in order on-screen. [more…]

For Seniors: Play Minesweeper on a Windows Computer

Playing Windows' games such as Minesweeper allow you to clear your mind with a few minutes of fun. With Windows Minesweeper, the object is to flip over all the tiles without blowing up [more…]

For Seniors: Play Hearts on a Windows Computer

Windows provides many games such as Hearts that you can play for fun and to relieve stress. You play Windows Hearts like you might play the real game of Hearts, by winning tricks while taking the least [more…]

For Seniors: Play Chess Titans on a Windows Computer

Chess is an ancient game of strategy. If you’re a chess buff, you’ll enjoy playing Chess Titans in the Windows version of chess, which pits you against a computer opponent. [more…]

For Seniors: Play Checkers on a Windows Computer

Windows Checkers is easy to play, and a great stress reliever. The Windows version of checkers is an online game where you match your checker-playing skill with another player. [more…]

How to Import Pictures from a Digital Camera into Windows 7

Want to download your digital camera's photos into your Windows 7 computer? The good news is that Windows 7's built-in software can grab photos from almost every make and model of digital camera. This [more…]

How to Watch Movies in Windows Media Player 12

In Windows 7, Windows Media Player 12 can act just like a DVD player, letting you watch movies on disc, view videos that you've downloaded from the Internet, and enjoy videos that stream from the Internet [more…]

How to Burn CDs and DVDs in Windows 7 Media Player

Burn your own music CDs with Windows 7 Media Player - it's super simple. And to burn DVDs, load Windows DVD Maker. You can then create movies and slideshows complete with background music and special effects [more…]

How to Use Windows Media Player 12's Libraries

In Windows 7, Windows Media Player 12 organizes your music, pictures, videos, and recorded TV into libraries. Organizing and finding your way through these libraries may take a little getting used to, [more…]

How to Organize Computer Files and Folders

Keep your PC organized with folders that you can copy, move, sort, group, and rename with quick and easy mouse action. Create new files and folders to add to your well-organized computer filing system [more…]

How to Tell Windows Media Player 12 Where Your Media Files Are Kept

In Windows 7, Windows Media Player 12 automatically looks for movies, music, and images in particular places and compiles libraries of your media. If you don't keep your media in one of those places, you [more…]

How to Navigate Open Applications on the Windows 7 Desktop

If you have a lot of applications open on your Windows 7 desktop, it can sometimes be difficult to find and view the one you want. But once you get the hang of some of Windows 7's desktop navigation features [more…]

How to Add and Remove Programs in Windows 7

Discover how to add or remove programs in Windows 7 to meet your needs. This video also shows how to change/repair Windows 7 programs, find "missing" programs that you've installed, and turn off unused [more…]
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