Final Exam Beginning Windows 98 Instructor: Zita Podany Final Exam 1. To format a high-density diskette to use on my PC, I would first click on My Computer, (which is located on the desktop) and insert your diskette, then right click on 3 floppy. Go to format, then make sure Quick or Full are checked, then click on the start button. 2. An Operating System is the basic instruction for your hardware and software so that the user can interface with them.
An example of an operating system would be like Windows 98 or Windows 2000. 3. Word 2000 is not an operating system. Rather an application added to an operating system to allow the user to create written documents. 4. To make a folder called Inventory on my hard drive, I would first click on My Computer on the desktop, then click on C Drive, then go to file then new then folder and type in Inventory.
5. To create a shortcut to my new folder entitled Inventory, I would right click on it and then choose create shortcut then click on the Inventory folder, hold the mouse button down and drag it onto the desktop and let go. Its done! 6. I want to look for a document and all I know is that it started with Train. To find this I would click on the Start button on my tool bar, then go to Find, over to files and folders then type in the word Train *. *.
Making sure that there’s a check mark next to subfolders so that every possible place is searched. Then click on Find Now. When the possible files pop up, you can search for the one that you are looking for by just clicking on it until you find the right one. 7. To change my wallpaper all I have to do is right click anywhere on the desktop and a menu appears.
Choose properties when the next screen appears, you can click on the down arrow to scroll through the different choices or you can create your own wallpaper by going to Paint or Word and creating what you want and then go to File and save it, then go to your saved file and open it. Go to File again and down to send as wallpaper and its done! 8. To check to see how much space is available on my hard drive, I would click on My Computer then right click on the C drive, go to properties and this will tell you two different ways to see how much space is available on the hard drive. At the top it tells you how much space has been used up and how much is free space in terms of bytes. At the bottom of the screen a pie diagram is shown to give you a visual.
9. To find the Solitaire game that originally came with your computer you would click on the start button on your tool bar, then go to Find and over to files and folders then type in Games and (make sure that include subfolders is checked) and click on Find Now. Then you can look for the folder by clicking on it until you find the one you are looking for. It also gives you the correct address of where it can be found. 10.
A shortcut is just a much faster way of getting to a program that you use a lot by placing it on the desktop. You wont need to do the several steps necessary to retrieve that program now, unless you want to. Its very useful when you are busy and dont want to spend time searching for a program that you use all the time. With a shortcut, you just click on the icon that you have put on the desktop. B.
You cant use the Screen Print button by itself on the newer computers because it was just too easy for someone to come along and hit that button to see what you were working on. So you need to do the following steps: Hit Alt button and Print Screen then open Paint or Word, go to Edit then Paste then you can resize if you need to, go to File and Print. It takes longer, but it give you improved security.