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Parts Of Computer Mouse

Parts of Mouse:

Left Click and Right Click which are buttons and in between the Scroll Wheel, which kind of looks like a quarter on its side, between the buttons to help you scroll through documents and web pages more easily. You might have a Ball instead of the scroll wheel depending on the mouse. Usually the Mouse has a wire like a tail, or you might have a Wireless Mouse.

Careful, it might run away once in a while...
Place your mouse beside the keyboard on smooth mouse pad. Hold the mouse with your index finger resting on the left button and your thumb resting on the side. To move the mouse, slide it slowly in any direction. As you move the mouse notice on your screen there is an Arrow or a Pointer. Now Microsoft does a wonderful job explaining Mouse functions, with pictures too! Left click twice here. You don't have to answer question at bottom. Just come back. Hit top left Back Arrow and page goes away and you are back at our site. 
How To Use Mouse Microsoft

How To Use Keyboard:  Desktop Laptop Notebook
For keyboard help click here and learn from Microsoft basic explanation and pictures on the Keyboard And Keyboard Shortcuts. Right now you just need the basics, the stuff you will use most often when you use your computer. Later you can learn more but for now it gets confusing. When we teach too fast in our DCMetro class, they get confused. This article covers the basics of keyboard operation and gets you started with keyboard commands and find link to make keyboard program shortcuts for desktop computer or notebook. Use Blue Back Arrow To Return Our Site Top Left < ---

Keyboard Tutorial
Keyboard Shortcuts XP

Mouse Option Settings Vista XP

Settings Mouse Left Handed Person

You can reverse mouse buttons to work another way.
Click Start / Control Panel / Click Printers And Other Hardware / Click Mouse

Open Mouse Properties
Buttons Tab Up Top:
Left button box says "Click" which is default setting.
Left Click once on "Arrow" and drop down menu appears.
Find "Right Click" and then, one Left Click and setting should read
right click now.
Next box down, "Right Button" ...
Now left click once and on drop menu click on word "Click"..
Now click Apply and OK...
It was, box one Click, and box two, Right Click..
Now, Right Click box one, and Click, box two..
Check Mouse and see if stuff has switched sides ...
Make a mistake? Look below find, Restore Defaults button and click...
Left Hand Mouse User

*You may not need to do anything with the next two boxes and depending on the kind of mouse you have as it might or might not have these functions 50+...

How To Use Mouse Properties

Next tab Pointers...
If your mouse pointer currently is an arrow, for now we recommended you leave this. If you need to make adjustments here, you might need experienced help, and with other options below.
Next Tab Pointer Options..
If Mouse pointer moves to slow for you, left click once with your pointer placed directly on the slider button...
Now hold down left click on mouse, don't release button, and drag slider whatever way you wish. Release Mouse button now....
The third Category "Visibility"
If you find it difficult to see the Mouse Pointer,
You can click in the box and a check will appear..
The mouse leaves a trail and looks similar to the picture to the left and the slider button will set how much of a trail you want to see....
When done, click Apply for new settings to work.. Click OK and box closes...
There are more Tabs here which might need experienced help.
Chances are the default settings on these applications will be sufficient.

After you are comfortable using both mouse and keyboard visit next section,
where you learn how to right and left click mouse to do tasks . Use page link.
Learn Left Right Click Mouse


Desktop computers are designed for use at a desk or table. They are typically larger and more powerful than other types of personal computers. Desktop computers are made up of separate components. The actual computer unit is basically rectangular and known as a "tower" and is probably the most common home PC case type. Some units however are flat and square shaped maybe 4 or 5 inches in height. Other components, such as the monitor, mouse, and keyboard, printer and more connect to the system unit.
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