Higher Education

Microsoft® Windows 7: Illustrated Introductory, 1st Edition

  • Steve Johnson
  • ISBN-10: 0538749059  |  ISBN-13: 9780538749053
  • 232 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2008
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $66.00
  • Newer Edition Available
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Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, Microsoft Windows 7 – Illustrated Introductory equips your students with Windows 7 knowledge using a practical, user-friendly format. This streamlined book gets students up and running with Windows 7 and covers all of the newest Windows 7 features, including HomeGroup, Jump Lists, Libraries, and more!

Features and Benefits

  • Features the reader-friendly Illustrated Series' two-page spread format, which provides succinct lessons with instructions on the left page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page.
  • Makes concepts relevant with end-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops.
  • Helps students get the most from Windows 7 with the text's coverage of the newest file and window management features.
  • Predicts commonly made mistakes and offers "Quick Tips" within the step-by-step directions to help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Makes a great reference for future use, thanks to its concise content and streamlined design.

Table of Contents

A: Introducing Windows 7.
B: Working with Windows Programs.
C: Managing Files and Folders.
D: Customizing File and Folder Management.
E: Customizing Windows Using the Control Panel.
F: Securing Your Computer.
G: Exploring the Internet.
H: Exchanging Mail and News.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Microsoft® Windows 7: Illustrated Introductory + Windows 7 CourseNotes + A Guided Tour of Microsoft Windows 7

ISBN-10: 1133224989  | ISBN-13: 9781133224983

List Price = $121.95  | CengageBrain Price = $121.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $91.46

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Windows 7: Illustrated Introductory
    List Price = $87.95  | CengageBrain Price = $87.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $66.00
  • Windows 7 CourseNotes
    List Price = $10.95  | CengageBrain Price = $10.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $8.25
  • A Guided Tour of Microsoft Windows 7
    List Price = $28.95  | CengageBrain Price = $28.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $21.75

ePack: Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course + Microsoft® Office 2010 Illustrated, Second Course + Microsoft® Windows 7: Illustrated Introductory + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1133287921 | ISBN-13:  9781133287926

List Price = $419.95  | CengageBrain Price = $419.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $314.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010 Illustrated, Second Course
    List Price = $186.95  | CengageBrain Price = $186.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $140.25
  • Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course
    List Price = $216.95  | CengageBrain Price = $216.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $162.75
  • Microsoft® Windows 7: Illustrated Introductory
    List Price = $87.95  | CengageBrain Price = $87.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $66.00
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Multi-Term Instant Access
    List Price = $108.00  | CengageBrain Price = $108.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $108.00


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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538749067 | ISBN-13: 9780538749060)

Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included such as data and solution files, syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson has authored or co-authored more than 90 titles on a variety of computer software. Steve has written on Windows, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Expression Web, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and Mac OS X. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training in print and Web editions.