Terra, here are some of the tutorials and resources for using windows 7 and to help you transition to windows 7 In particular, download the Microsoft prepared document Accessibility-transitioning to windows 7 as a good starting point. john A good starting point on your computer is to press the windows key and type in "getting Started and press enter. you will get into the Windows 7 help system. Look around this web page interface. and enter on the link to get you into the web site on line. here are resources that have helped me in the past 8 months: 1. M S windows training resource that is aimed at accessability and transitioning to windows 7 and contains other links of help : http://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/windows7/transition.aspx On this page is the link to a word document of some 20 pages prepared by microsoft entitled "Accessibility-Transitioning to Windows 7". 2. Here are links to VIP training materials on using the windows explorer and task bar. http://vip.chowo.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/jaws/Taskbar-7-Guide.html http://vip.chowo.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/jaws/Windows-Explorer-7-Guide.html 3. blind cool tech web site has some audio/spoken tutorials that might be helpful, so on this page simply do a search with the jaws search feature using the search item "windows 7" and you can work your way through this extensive list of audio tutorials on a variety of topics. here is their web link: http://blindcooltech.com/ 4. blind geek zone web site has some audio tutorials and a windows 7 list serve for the blind: http://blind-geek-zone.net/ some 5. I have about completed reading a book (11 CD) from a book written in the UK by Dr. Sarah Morley Wilkins entitled "Windows 7 and Vista Explained: A Guide for Blind and Partially Sighted Users (WINDOWS7)" This is distributed in the USA by the National Braille Press. This is a good systematic tutorial for those who learn best this way. As a former trainer of jaws and Assistive technology, this fits my personality but it is not for everyone. the book is available in 5 formats including Braille. http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/WINDOWS7.html Award-winning author Dr. Sarah Morley Wilkins has teamed up with Steve Griffiths in this new step-by-step guide on Microsoft Windows 7 and Vista, written specifically for blind users. The fifth book in the "Windows Explained" series from the Royal National Institute for the Blind, this tutorial starts with the basics and guides users through topics such as file management, troubleshooting, and using the Internet. Written from a non-visual perspective, this guide will also benefit adaptive technology trainers and people supporting users with sight loss. By special arrangement with RNIB, NBP is offering the full range of formats (with American braille) to customers in the United States and Canada only. For answers to frequently asked questions about this list visit: http://www.jaws-users.com/help/ _____ From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Terra Syslo Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2010 1:26 AM To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: windows 7 questions Can anyone tell me where I can read more about using features in windows 7 like jump lists and libraries with JFW 11 or offer any tips? Thanks for any help.