Windows xp Presented by: Andrea Dhason Richard Kuramshin TayarKyu DipalPanara
Audience • “This tutorial is aimed at new Windows XP users that are unfamiliar with the operating system. “ • It can also be used by general public who is trying to gain more insight on Windows XP. • It is appropriate for the audience because of the language uses, variety of screen shots, and organization is easy to follow.
Tutorial’s Format • It uses in outline format. • There are total of 5 parts. • Introduction to Windows XP desktop, icons, start button, taskbar, clock • Overview of Start Menu • Overview of Windows XP taskbar, Quick Launch Bar, System Tray • Overview of opening Windows Explorer • Overview of creating, copying, deleting, and renaming files and folders
Tutorial’s Format Continues • Each part consists of several screen shots. • It is well organized and the steps are in both numbered and in paragraph form.
Tone • It is combination of informal and formal. • The tutorial holds our interests by including pictures and instructions that are easy to follow.
Easy to Follow Directions! • All directions are easy to follow by using screen shots, and understandable languages. • All steps are present, and no elements are missing.
Four Ways to Open Windows Explorer • “Click on the START button, hover your mouse over the All Programs(or programs in classic view) and then hover over Accessories, finally click on Windows Explorer. “ • “Hold down the START button and press the E key. “ • “Click the START button, click run, type explorer into the box and press enter. “ • “Open My Computerand click on the Folders button at the top of the My Computerenvironment. “
Results • This tutorial lesson works well and the results are just as described by the authors. • Also, it gives four different methods how to open Windows Explorer.
Conclusion • This is a good example of a process manual which gives us some ideas for our own process manual. • We will use similar organization and structure, variety of screen shots, and the language that is easily understood by everybody.