One advantage to using Windows XP is the enormous number of available Windows programs. You can use many word-processing, database, spreadsheet, drawing, and other programs in Windows. This variety of programs provides all the tools you need to perform your everyday tasks.
Windows programs are easy to open and use, and enable you to create documents. In addition to learning how to open and exit programs, you also learn some skills for working with documents you create with those programs. Two important tasks are saving your work and opening your saved work, both covered here.
Starting a Program from the Start Menu
Exiting a Program
Starting a Program from a Shortcut Icon
Switching Between Programs
Saving and Closing a Document
Opening a Document
Switching Between Open Documents
Creating a New Document