Computer Fundamentals – Windows 7 (Adaptive)

Use the Computer Fundamentals – Windows 7 (Adaptive) to assess a candidate’s basic knowledge of using a personal computer.


Use the Computer Fundamentals – Windows 7 (Adaptive) to assess a candidate’s basic knowledge of using a personal computer.   Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • MS Office
  • Typing
  • Security
  • Email
  • Transferring Data

This test provides the answers you need to make informed hiring and promotion decisions.

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The Computer Fundamentals – Windows 7 (Adaptive) test measures the candidate’s basic knowledge of using a personal computer. While the test focuses on the skills of using any PC, it uses the Windows 7 platform as its basis. Designed for all computer users, this test includes the following topics: Basic Windows Features, Control Panel, Desktop and Taskbar, Files and Folders, Hardware, Internet, Networking, Office Applications, Performance, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting, and Security.

Job Family/Title: Knowledge Worker, Computer
Average Testing Time (minutes): 20
Time Allowed (minutes): 90
Maximum Number of Questions: 30
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Multiple Choice – Adaptive, Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) technology dynamically adjusts the test to the level of the test taker resulting in shorter test times, increased accuracy and enhanced security.
Product Category: Software Skills

Test Topics

Basic Windows Features
• Accessories
• Home/Professional – What’s New?
• Shutdown
• Windows Installation, Updating and Upgrading

Control Panel
• Add/Remove Programs
• Personalize Computer Settings
• Printers and Other Hardware

Desktop and Taskbar
• My Computer
• Notification Area
• Shortcuts/Hot Keys
• Start Menu
• Taskbar and Start Properties

Files and Folders
• Libraries
• Recycle Bin
• Views
• Windows Explorer
• Working with Files and Folders

• Device Manager
• Peripheral Devices
• Storage Devices
• Transferring Data

• E-mail
• Internet
• Using a Web Browser

• Accessing and Sharing Resources
• HomeGroup
• Network Communication
• Remote Desktop Access
• Windows Firewall

Office Applications
• Other Software Applications
• Windows Applications

Performance, Maintenance and Troubleshooting
• Control Panel
• Defragment Disks
• Disk Management
• Manage User Accounts
• Scheduled Tasks
• System Restore

• Permissions/Sharing/Security Processes
• Security Settings

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