Assumptions made by this tutorial
The tutorial uses the conventions YourNameHere and your user to convey locations specific to your machine.
C:\Users\YourNameHere\Downloads and your user Downloads
- both mean the Downloads folder associated with your login.
Folder and Directory mean the same thing
Object: a thing; file, folder, directory, etc
Navigate: go to the location specified
Elevated: Run as administrator... (Alternate MenuPick)
Command Prompt: non-grahical user interface, actions entered as text
The exact text provided by the tutorial must be entered.
Hint: to avoid typos, copy the entire line containing the
command and paste it in the Command Prompt window.
See How to Enable Copy to Clipboard from the Windows 7 Command Prompt
MenuPick: select item on menu
Start Menu: you know how to launch programs listed there
==> shorthand for sub-menus.
Alternate menu: presented when you Right Click an object
Right Click: use the right mouse button to click
Click: single mouse click
DblClick: two rapid single clicks
Select: single click
Rls: Release ('let go' - also means version)
DragDrop (copy): Click and hold object, drag object, Rls to drop
TextBox: Fill in the box with supplied text
Checkbox: click to mark, click to clear
Radio button: Click to select
Every effort has been made to make this a step-by-step process, however, it is beyond the scope of a single tutorial to provide information on every command or concept. Search the tutorial section if you need greater detail on a concept or command presented in this tutorial.