Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Course Outline

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

Introduction

Prerequisites

Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Definitions

Definitions

Step-By-Step

Step-By-Step Answers

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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

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 1.3: The Internet Explorer Interface

Interface Overview

Using the Command Area

Using the Menu Bar

Using the Explorer Bar

Using the Search Bar

About the Status Bar

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 1.4: The Internet Explorer Window

Minimizing, Maximizing, and Restoring

Manually Resizing the Window

Full Screen Mode vs. Normal Mode

Using Zoom

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 1.5: More about Toolbars

Enabling Toolbars

Disabling Toolbars

Locking Toolbars

Customizing the Command Toolbar

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 1.6: Getting Help

About the Help Menu

About the Help File

Using the Table of Contents

Searching the Help File

Taking the Internet Explorer Tour

Online Support

Step-By-Step

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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Browsing the Web

Lesson 2.1: Accessing a Web Site

Using Navigation Buttons

Parts of a Web Address

Accessing your Home Page

Using the Address Bar to Access a Web Site

Accessing a Web Site via a Hyperlink

Opening a Page in a New Window

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 2.2: Using Tabs

Opening a New Tab

Closing a Tab

Switching Between Tabs

Accessing Tabbed Help

Using Tabbed Thumbnails

Using the Tab List

Step-By-Step

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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

Step-By-Step

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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

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 2.5: Printing from the Web

Using Print Preview

Using Page Setup

Printing your Page

Printing a Selection

Step-By-Step

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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Favorites, Accelerators, and Web Slices

Lesson 3.1: Favorite Basics

What are Favorites?

Opening the Favorites Center

Pinning and Closing the Favorites Center

Accessing your Favorites outside Internet Explorer

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 3.2: Creating and Using Favorites

Marking a Page as a Favorite

Marking Multiple Tabs as Favorites

Deleting and Maintaining Favorites

Accessing Favorites

Step-By-Step

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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

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 3.4: Accelerators

What are Accelerators?

Using Accelerators

Getting New Accelerators

Managing Accelerators

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 3.5: Web Slices

What are Web Slices?

Getting your Slice of the Web

Using Web Slices

Finding More Web Slices

Step-By-Step

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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

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 4.2: Accessing Protected Sites

Entering Passwords

Filling Out Forms

About Password Manager

CAPTCHA

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 4.3: Security Features

About the Information Bar

About the Pop-Up Blocker

About the Phishing Filter

About InPrivate Browsing

About InPrivate Filtering

Managing Add-ons

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 4.4: Keeping Yourself Safe

About Antiviral Software

About Anti-Spam Software

About Firewalls

Safety Tips

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 4.5: Managing Information

Importing Favorites

Exporting Favorites

Importing Cookies

Exporting Cookies

Step-By-Step

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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 Dialog

Overview of the Options Dialog

Setting your Homepage

Deleting Temporary Internet Files

Setting Parental Filtering

Automatically Disconnect

Setting Internet Explorer as the Default Browser

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 5.2: Managing your History

What is Browser History?

Accessing your History from the Address Bar

Manually Deleting History Items

Clearing your Entire History

Setting History Options

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 5.3: RSS Feeds

What is an RSS Feed?

Viewing RSS Feeds

Subscribing to Feeds

Using Feeds

Changing Feed Properties

Unsubscribing from Feeds

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 5.4: Additional Components

What is HTML?

Viewing and Editing HTML Source Code

About JavaScript

About ActiveX

Other Plug-ins and Add-ons

Resetting Internet Explorer

Step-By-Step

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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions

Index


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