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    Windows Basics

    Welcome to Windows Basics, a two-part course designed to provide you with a basic knowledge of Windows. These lessons will help you understand what you need to know before you move to the more advanced tutorials on viruses and how to defend against them. The first lesson starts with a closer look at files, extensions, and their associated programs. The second and final lesson will provide an overview of the Windows System Registry, truly the central nervous system for Windows and the programs that run under it.

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