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Getting Started with Windows XP - Fill in the Blank

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A(n) is a graphic representation that enables you to run a program or use a program function. 
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Windows XP is an example of a(n) , which coordinates the activities of a computer. 
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The button on the left end of the taskbar is used to run programs, change system settings, or find help. 
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When more than one document or program is open at the same time, you can switch back and forth between them by clicking the appropriate button in the
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A(n) is a second-level menu that is accessed using a menu command. 
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When you delete a file, it is stored in a temporary area called the , from which it can often be recovered. 
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A box that asks you to make a decision about an individual object or topic is called a(n) box. 
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The arrow, I-beam, or other symbol that shows the location or position of the mouse on your screen is called a mouse
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When you right-click an object, a(n) menu displays. 
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The bar that usually displays under the menu bar, and that uses buttons to activate commands, is called a(n)
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To make a window fill the screen, use the button from the title bar. 
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You can hide a program or document without closing it by clicking the button. 
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In My Computer, you can sort file names alphabetically by clicking the column heading. 
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The main storage device on your computer is the disk drive. 
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A file , which consists of the last three characters of a file name, indicates which program was used to create a file. 
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