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Windows 7: Windows 7 generates tutorial

03 Jun 2010   #1
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Windows 7 generates tutorial

There is a feature in windows 7 that creates a tutorial for almost any task. It creates the tutorial and highlights what the user needs to click. Can someone please tell me the name of the feature.


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03 Jun 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

The only tutorials that I know about or have used, are from the excellent collection of this forum. I would be interested to see if anyone knows differently

Tutorials - Windows 7 Forums
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03 Jun 2010   #3
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Yeah I was at the gym and this guy I know had just came back from a w7 conference, and he told me about the feature, now I can't remember what it was.
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03 Jun 2010   #4
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

No, there is no feature of this nature included in Windows 7. He may have been referring to a piece of software that had been added, but it isn't part of the OS.
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03 Jun 2010   #5
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I will call him tomorrow and then I will post it here. I am sure he said it was a builtin feature.
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03 Jun 2010   #6
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

The only thing that I can think of that he was talking about is Help and Support, Start > Help and Support.
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03 Jun 2010   #7
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

It is called Problem Steps Recorder

Type PSR in the Start Search box and hit Enter
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04 Jun 2010   #8
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Tepid is correct, the feature is called Problem Step Recorder. You can use this tool to have an end user recreate the steps they were doing when their problem took place. This saves you the headache of trying to decipher what they are trying to tell you. You can also use it to create tutorials for other users to follow.
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