Getting started with Windows® 7
Windows 7 rolls out with Getting Started Window that can be easily opened by clicking the start button which further displays Getting Started option. The Getting Started window offers you the links to overview the latest Windows 7 operating system as well as it helps you in dealing with common tasks.
Discover Windows 7: If you want to get the information regarding the latest version, open Windows 7 Home Page on the Microsoft Web site in the Internet Explorer.
Personalize Windows: As a part of your personal Windows 7 settings, it allows you to choose a new desktop background image, window colors, sound, screen saver.
Transfer Your Files: Windows 7 allows you to transfer files and settings from one system to another running Windows. Not only this, it also allows you to transfer data from one user's profile, or from multiple user accounts. It helps you to decide what to move to your new computer, which transfer method to use, and finally perform the transfer.
Share With HomeGroup : Home network can be easily created with Windows 7 that can connect your PC to a printer with Windows 7 HomeGroup allowing you to watch and record your favorite movie with Windows Media Center. You can associate a default printer to a network that means you have a default printer both at home and at the work place. This feature can detect the location and itself makes the transition from work to home to use the correct printer in each location.
Change User Account Control settings: It allows you to change the User Account Control settings that determines when you are to be informed about changes that programs are about to make to your computer.
Windows Live Essential: Windows Live Essentials allows you to perform e-mail, instant messaging, photo editing, and blogging. Some of them include Messenger, Photo Gallery, Mail, Writer and others.
With the help of Messenger you can chat anytime with your friends and family on your PC or mobile phone. Messenger allows you to stay in touch with your favorite people in real time. Photo Gallery allows you to share and organize your photographs. You can also restrict your sharing with certain validations. You can also get your photos and videos from your camera to your PC.
With Mail you can manage you multiple e-mail accounts simultaneous and easily. With this software you can manage all your e-mail accounts, including Windows Live Hotmail and third party accounts, from within Mail. It keeps your mind away from hassles of logging in to multiple accounts to check all your e-mail.
Back Up Your Files Over The Network: Backup and restore function in Windows 7 enables you to create the safety copies of the most important files. You can set up your network to save the copies of critical files. It will surely prove to be a worthwhile investment as a Home Network backup can easily maintain the copies of the electronic data files thus securing the data in case of theft, disaster and computer failures. You have the option to choose from online service or Home Network backup.
Add New Users: Windows 7 allows you to make changes to your own user account as well as to add new users.
Change The Size Of Icons: IIt also allows you to change the size of the text and icons exhibited on Windows 7 desktop. You can easily access any of these options exhibited in the Getting Started Window from the Windows Start menu.