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Windows 7

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Desktop
The working area of the Windows 7
Gadget
A dynamic program that can b e moved anywhere on your screen
Graphical User Interface
An interface that uses graphics or pictures to represent commands and actions
Icon
A graphic representation- often a small image on a button - that enables you to run a program or a program function
Maximize
To increase the size of a window to fill the screen
Minimize
To remove the window from the screen without closing it
Operating System
Software that controls the hardware attached to your computer
Screen Tip
A small note, usually displayed in a yellow box, which provides information about or describes a screen element
Snipping Tool
A program that captures a screen or part of a screen
Windows Explorer
A program that enables you to create and manage folders, and to copy, move, sort, and delete files
Right
You can activate a shortcut menu by placing the pointer over an object and clicking the ________ mouse button
Dialog
A box that asks you to make a decision about an individual object or topic is called a
Start
The button on the left side of the task bar that is used to open programs, change system settings, find Windows help, or shut down the computer is called ___________ button
File
The file and folders stored in the selected disk drive or folder are displayed in the ___________ list
Edit
When you create a new folder, the folder name displays in ___________ mode
Clipboard
When you copy an item, it is stored in the __________, a temporary storage area in Windows
Compress
You can ____________, a file or files to reduce the size pf the files or combine files to make them easier to send
Favorites
When you create a search folder, the search name displays in the Navigation pane in the _________ category
Tags
A custom file property that is read during searches is the ___________ property
Shortcut Menu
A list of context-sensitive commands commonly used when working with the selected object.
Windows 7
is an operating system-software that controls the hardware in your computer
menu
is a list of commands within a category
screen saver
is an animation that displays on your screen after a set period of computer inactivity
start menu
gives you access to all the programs on your computer
active window
stays on top all of the other inactive windows
shortcut
an icon linked to another file or program that opens the file or program
restore
a window, which reduces the window to a button on the task bar
jump list
a list of related files or commands that you might want to jump to
scroll bar
is added to the window whenever the window contains more that it can display
scroll box
provides a visual indication of your location in the window