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Browser and Email Basics
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Describe the Internet and the Web
Search the Internet using a search engine
Navigate to Web pages using tabbed browsing
Explore the Favorites Center
Save a Web Slice
Print and save a Web page
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Objectives
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• Describe email and email software
• Send, receive, reply to, and delete email using
Windows Live Mail
• Manage contacts in Windows Live Mail
• Add an attachment to an email message
• Set an appointment with Windows Live Calendar
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Microsoft Internet Explorer
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The Internet and the Web
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• The Internet is a worldwide collection of computer
networks that allows people to communicate and
share information easily
• The Web is a service the Internet offers that enables
individuals and businesses to test and market
products and services to a global audience
• A Web site is a collection of Web pages that have a
common theme or focus
• Web pages are stored on Web servers
– Web servers are connected to each other through
the Internet
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The Internet and the World Wide Web
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• The software you use to connect your computer to
the Web server is your Web browser.
– Common Web browsers are Microsoft Internet
Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari
• The home page appears when you start your
Web browser
– These browsers use a standard Graphical User
Interface design
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Search Engines and Uniform Resource
Locators
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• To search the Internet, enter your search criteria,
keywords that relate to the topic for which you want
to find information, into the Search box and then
click the Search button to begin the search
• Web browsers use URLs to identify where Web pages
are stored on the Internet
– Protocol
– Domain Name
• IP address
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Entering a URL in the Address Bar
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• Select the current URL in the Address bar
• Type the URL of the Web page you want to retrieve
• Press the Enter key (or click the Go to arrow) to
display the Web page in the browser window
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Tabbed Browsing
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• Tabbed browsing lets you display multiple Web
pages in the same browser window
– Go to a Web site you want to explore
– Press and hold the Ctrl key
– Click a link on the page to open a new Web page
on a new tab
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– Click the New Tab button, which appears to the
right of the open tabs
– In the Address box, enter the URL for the Web
address you want to visit, and then press the Enter
key
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Tabbed Browsing
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Using the Favorites Center
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• Internet Explorer brings together the Web sites you
have visited and the pages you go to on a regular
basis in one central location—the Favorites Center
• The History list tracks the Web sites you visit over a
time period
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Using the Favorites List
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• You can save the URL of a Web site as a favorite in
the Favorites list
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Subscribing to an RSS Feed
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• A feed, or RSS feed, delivers frequently updated Web
site content directly to your browser
• Go to the Web page that has the feed you want to
subscribe to, and then click the Feeds button on the
Command bar
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Saving Web Slices
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• A Web Slice is a portion, or “clipping,” of a Web page
that is frequently updated
• When a Web page contains a Web Slice, the Add
Web Slices button appears on the Command bar
• To save a Web Slice, click the Web Slice icon on the
Command bar
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Printing and Saving a Web Page
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• Display the Web page you wish to print
• Click the Print button arrow on the Command bar,
and then click Print
• Click the Print button
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Printing and Saving a Web Page
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• Click the Page button on the Command Bar to open
the menu, and then click Save As
• Type the file name and choose the location
• Click the Save button
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Windows Live Mail
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Exploring Email
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• Electronic mail, or simply email, allows you to
communicate with other users on a network such as
the Internet
• An email message is a simple text document that you
can compose and send using an email program, also
called email client software, such as Microsoft
Windows Live Mail
• When you send a message, it travels through the
network to an e-mail server
• The e-mail server stores messages until the recipients
request them
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Exploring Email
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• The email address you use directs the message to its
destination
• Your email address is included as the return address
in any message you send, so that your recipients can
easily respond to your message
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Send and Receive Email Using
Windows Live Mail
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• Windows Live Mail is available with Windows 7, but
you must install it on your computer before you can
use it
• Click the Start button on the taskbar, point to All
Programs, click the Windows Live folder, if
necessary, and then click Windows Live Mail
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Send and Receive Email Using
Windows Live Mail
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• To send an e-mail message:
– Press the Create Mail button on the toolbar
– Type in the e-mail addresses of the recipient
– Type your subject matter
– Type your message and then click the Send button
• To retrieve mail that has been sent to you:
– Click the Send/Receive button on the toolbar
– Windows Mail will contact your email server and
download your email messages
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Send and Receive Email Using
Windows Live Mail
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Send and Receive E-mail
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• To reply to a message:
– Click the Reply button
– The recipient address and the subject matter are
automatically filled in
– When you have completed typing your reply, click
the Send button
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Adding Contacts
to Your Contacts Folder
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• Click Contacts in the Programs list of the Folder pane
• Click the New button on the toolbar. The Add a
Contact dialog box opens
• Click Contact in the left pane, and enter contact
information, such as first name, last name, personal
email address, work email address, and so on
• Click the Primary e-mail address button, and then
select the email address you want to use as the
default email address
• Click the Add contact button, and then close the
Windows Live Contacts window
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Adding Contacts
to Your Contacts Folder
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Attaching a File to a Message
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• To attach a file to a message, first create a new
message and click the Attach button on the toolbar
• Browse for and select the file you wish to attach to
the message
• After selecting the file, complete your message and
click the Send button
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Managing Your Schedule
with Windows Live Calendar
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• Windows Live Calendar is a tool in Windows Live
Mail that you use to schedule appointments, track
tasks, and stay on top of deadlines
• Click Calendar in the Programs list of the Folder pane
• Click the New button on the toolbar
• Type the subject of the appointment
• Set the start time and end time
• Click Save & Close
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Managing Your Schedule
with Windows Live Calendar
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