Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 Course Outline

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7

Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Definitions


Lesson 1.2: Internet Explorer Basics

What is Required to Connect to the Internet?

Types of Internet Connections

Opening Internet Explorer

Setting up Internet Explorer

Closing Internet Explorer


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Lesson 1.3: The Internet Explorer Interface

Using the Command Area

Using the Explorer Bar

Using the Search Bar

About the Status Bar


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Lesson 1.4: The Internet Explorer Window

Enabling and Using the Menu Bar

Minimizing, Maximizing, and Restoring

Manually Resizing the Window

Full Screen Mode vs. Normal Mode

Using Zoom


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Lesson 1.5: More About Toolbars

Enabling Toolbars

Disabling Toolbars

Locking Toolbars

Customizing Toolbars


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Lesson 1.6: Getting Help

About the Help Menu

Contents and Index

Taking the Tour

Online Support


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Browsing the Web

Lesson 2.1: Access a Web Site

Using Navigation Buttons

Parts of a Web Address

Accessing Your Homepage

Using the Address Bar to Access a Web Site

Accessing a Web Site via a Hyperlink

Opening a Page in a New Window


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Lesson 2.2: Using Tabs

Opening a New Tab

Closing a Tab

Switching Between Tabs

Accessing Tabbed Help

Using Tab Thumbnails

Using the Tab List


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Lesson 2.3: Searching the Web

Searching Within a Page

Using the Search Box

Using a Search Engine

Searching Tips

Changing Search Options


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Lesson 2.4: Working with Data

Copying Text from the Web

Copying Pictures from the Web

Saving Pictures from the Web

Saving a Web Page

Sending a Page, Link, or Picture via E-Mail


Lesson 2.5: Printing from the Web

Using Print Preview

Using Page Setup

Printing Your Page

Printing a Selection


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Favorites

Lesson 3.1: Favorite Basics

What are Favorites?

Showing the Favorites Center

Closing the Favorites Center

Accessing your Favorites outside Internet Explorer

About Offline Content


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Lesson 3.2: Creating and Using Favorites

Marking a Page as a Favorite

Marking Multiple Tabs as Favorites

Deleting a Favorite

Accessing a Favorite


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Lesson 3.3: Organizing Favorites

Renaming a Favorite

Adding Folders to your Favorites

Saving Favorites into Folders

Moving Favorites into Folders


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Lesson 3.4: The Links Folder

Viewing the Links Toolbar

Adding Links

Removing Links

Hiding the Links Toolbar


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Security

Lesson 4.1: Secure Sites

Secure vs. Non-Secure Sites

About Encryption

About Digital Signatures

About Cookies

About the Browser Cache

To Display or Not to Display Images


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Lesson 4.2: Accessing Protected Sites

Entering Passwords

Filling Out Forms

About Password Manager


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Lesson 4.3: Security Features

About the Pop-Up Blocker

About the Information Bar

About the Phishing Filter

Managing Add-Ons


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Lesson 4.4: Keeping Yourself Safe

About Anti-Virus Software

About Anti-Spam Software

About Firewalls

Safety Tips


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Lesson 4.5: Managing Information

Importing Favorites

Exporting Favorites

Importing Cookies

Exporting Cookies


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Advanced Topics

Lesson 5.1: Setting Your Options

Opening the Options Dialogue

Overview of the Options Dialogue

Setting Your Homepage

Deleting Temporary Internet Files

Setting Parental Filtering

Automatically Disconnect

Setting Internet Explorer to be your Default Browser


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Lesson 5.2: Managing Your History

What is History?

Accessing your History from the Address Bar

Manually Deleting History Items

Clearing Your Entire History

Setting History Options


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Lesson 5.3: RSS Feeds

What is an RSS Feed?

Enabling the RSS Pane

Subscribing to Feeds

Using Feeds

Changing Feed Properties

Unsubscribing From Feeds


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Lesson 5.4: Additional Components

What is HTML?

Viewing and Editing HTML Source Code

About JavaScript

About ActiveX

About Plug-Ins


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions


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