Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Technology

Windows7

Wheaton College has transitioned all Windows computers to Windows 7. There will be some differences in how Windows 7 works compared to Windows XP. Here you will find some useful videos / tutorials to guide you through the transition.

Getting started with Windows 7

Personalizing your PC

Finding files

Install, view, and manage your devices, including adding printers

Function
In Windows XP Now you can in Windows 7
How do i find my files? Search for files by going to the start button, and then the search wizard. Just start typing in the search box, located in the Start Menu (The button is located in the lower left corner in Windows 7, it actually said "Start" on it in Windows XP).
How do I maximize a window? Maximize a window, hit the maximize button within the window. Maximize a window by either hitting the maximize button or dragging the window to the side of the desktop to expand it.
Where do I find My Documents, Music, Photos, and Videos? The My Documents folder is located on your desktop. There is also a quick access link to the My Documents folder located in the Start Menu. There is a link to your User Account folder on the desktop, within the User folder there are sub folders called Documents, Music, Video, and Photos. There is also a quick access link to each of these folders located in the Start Menu (The button is located in the lower left corner in Windows 7, it actually said "Start" on it in Windows XP).

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