CIS 1 - Kurtz                                                                                                Santa Monica College


Windows Fundamentals

This assignment assumes that you are running Windows 7. If you have a more recent version of Windows on the computer that you are using, please refer to your manual or use a Windows 7 campus computer for this assignment.

  1. If necessary, launch Windows 7 and log on to the computer.
  2. Click the Start button.
  3. Point to All Programs on the Start menu, click on Accessories on the All Programs submenu, and click Notepad on the Accessories submenu.  The Untitled – Notepad window will display and an insertion point (flashing vertical line) will display in the blank area below the menu bar.
  4. Type the following:

your name
CIS 1, Windows Assignment 1
today’s date

  1. Press the ENTER key twice to insert a blank line.
  2. Type Today’s Homework Assignments – Thursday and then press the ENTER key twice.
  3. Type 1. Math – Complete even problems on page 98 and check answers then press the ENTER key.
  4. Type 2. English – Develop research paper outline and then press the ENTER key.
  5. Type 3. Science – Read chapter 9 and do end of chapter questions and then press the ENTER key.
  6. Type 4. History – Bring two Internet articles about Henry David Thoreau to class and then press the ENTER key.
  7. Save the document as a file on your flash drive as assig1.txt.
  8. Upload your file into the Windows Assignment 1 folder in the eCompanion drop box.