I can't find my MS Office program
Did you look on the desktop? The Start button? Under 'All Programs'?Right click on the desktop; select 'new'. Pick the MSOffice app you needPush the Start Button and Search for any file endingin .doc or docx (depending upon which version ofWord you own). Your search should read: *.doc or*.docx. When it finds a data file (a document createdin MS Word), open it. That will open Word
Start button is gone
Push the Flying Windows key
Taskbar is gone
Hover over the bottom of the screen. Did itreappear?Is it on the side of the screen?
Computer/monitor/k eyboard/mouse doesn't work
Is the power cord plugged in?Is the keyboard/mouse/monitor plugged into theCPU?Is the computer/monitor power button on?
Sound doesn't work
Are the speakers plugged inâ€”correctlyâ€”to the CPU?If you have headphones, are they plugged inâ€”correctlyâ€”to the CPU (match the colors)Is the volume up?Is there any sound playing?
Monitor went black
Is it still plugged in? Is it seated correctly (wiggleand pushâ€”make sure it's really plugged in)
Push the Flying Windows (85% of taskbar tasks are to open a new program)
Taskbar was moved
Drag and drop it back to where you like it
Desktop icons are all messed up
Right click on the desktop. Select 'arrange' and how you want them sorted
Screen says 'Ctrl- Alt-Delâ€¯
Hold down Ctrl+Alt with your left hand, and push'delete' with your right
Within a program
I can't find the file
Search for it (see instructions above)Open the Recycle Bin. Is it in there?
I need today's date
Hover over the clock in the lower right corner. It'llshow the dateStart typing the date (you probably know the month)and Word usually fills it in for youShift+Alt+D is the keyboard shortcut for date
I erased my document/text/para graph
Ctrl+Z will undo one step at a time for up to 200steps
Is it on the taskbar? Click to re-activate
There's probably a dialogue box open somewhere.Look around the screen. When you find it, it'll want you to answer a questionYou might have gotten out of it. Re-select it on thetaskbar
Menu command is grayed out, won't work
You're probably in the middle of something you don'teven know about. Push 'Esc' (for 'escape') four timesand try again
I can't exit a program
Alt+F4 closes most programs. Or Ctrl+WCtrl+Alt+Delete and then select the Task Manager.From there, pick the 'applications' tab and close yourprogram.
Double-click doesn't work
Click and then push enter.
Shift key won't capitalize
Is your Caps Lock on?
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Top toolbar disappeared
It's too small
Ctrl++ zooms in, as does Ctrl+ rolling the mouse wheel 0030 January 2012