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Windows XP Advanced

About the course

Windows XP is an operating system that controls the hardware and software on your computer. This system supports multi-tasking and enables one or several people to use a computer and common Windows software.

The Windows XP Advanced course takes you step by step through the advanced tasks of the Windows XP operating system.

You’ll learn how to

  • use changeable Menu Items and add Start Menu shortcuts
  • view hard disk drive properties and free up unused storage space
  • use the Disk Cleanup feature
  • open the Backup and Restore Wizard to back and restore files
  • locate a picture or file using the 'Search Results' window
  • understand Basic Networking concepts and share resources
  • synchronise updated files
  • map network drives and copy files to a mapped drive
  • use Outlook Express and view its various components


There are 17 modules in this course:

  • Start Menu Shortcuts
  • Desktop Shortcuts
  • Printing Documents
  • Controlling the Printer
  • General Disk Properties
  • Disk Maintenance
  • Backup and Restore Features
  • Using the Search Feature
  • Network Resources
  • My Briefcase
  • Mapping Drives
  • User Accounts
  • Outlook Express Basics
  • Creating and Sending Messages
  • Working with Existing Messages
  • Web Browsing
  • Active Desktop

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in ?bite? size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
  • Review course content with eBooks