Help Exercises Unit 3: The Desktop
Exercise 1: Shortcut to the calculator
The exercise asked us to create a Shortcut to the calculator that is the file calc.exe
1 Go to the desktop.
2 Right mouse click on the desktop.
3 Choose the menu New.
4 Select the option Shortcut .
5 Click Browse
6 Select the drive C
7 Double-click on the folder of Windows, then Windows32
8 Search for the file named calc.exe.
9 Click Open
10 Click Next
11 On the name box write My Calculator
12 Click Finalize.
Exercise 2: Changing the time
The exercise 1 asks us to change the time to 12:12:12
1 The first thing is to go to the clock and double-clicking on it.
2 Go to the digits that mark the hour.
3 With the arrows change the hour.
4 Next go to the digits that mark the minutes and adjust them like you did the hour.
5 The same will be done with the seconds.
From the exercise 2 it asks us to change the date to 14 of October of 2005.
1 Go to the month box and adjust it.
2 Go to the year box and do the same.
3 On the calendar below select the day by clicking on it.
4 To change the Time Zone click on the arrow that is next to this box.
5 Allow it to adjust to daylight savings time if necessary.
6 Click OK
Exercise 3: Adding a desktop bar
To add a desktop tool bar.
1 Go to the Windows task bar, but not on the buttons.
2 Click on the task bar with the right mouse button.
3 Select the option Tool bar . A list of tool bars will appear.
4 Select the tool bar named Desktop.
5 It will appear next to the task bar.
With this bar we can access the same things we can from the desktop.
To remove the bar.
Repeat steps 1 through 4.
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