-          The interest for computers came to me back in 1995.  This is where I will start adding sources for my IT toolkit.  The classes during my college career rarely revealed some neat shortcuts to get things done on the computer.  I will be using the Windows 95 keyboard shortcuts as my first annotation.  Everyone should know the basic cut, copy and paste shortcuts from using Microsoft Word.  The keyboard shortcuts vary from operating systems, but I plan to include Linux, UNIX, and Windows shortcut keys for the final IT toolkit.  However, I will focus in Windows for now.  To bypass auto play when inserting a CD or DVD or thumb drive, hold down the SHIFT key.  The ALT plus the TAB key will switch between open Windows.  The shortcuts were introduced in 1995, but they are the same shortcuts used today.  To copy a file, hold the CTRL key down while dragging it.  To make the file a shortcut, hold CTRL and SHIFT while dragging the file. 

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-          The shortcut keys for Windows 98 will be described in my IT toolkit that was added to Windows since Windows 95.  Windows 98 introduces how to back up your files and how to watch TV on your computer.  Windows 98 also introduced how to defragment your hard disk, and how to configure your IP address and DNS address manually.  Hold down the left SHIFT, left ALT, and the PRINT SCREEN button to switch on high contrast mode.  High contrast mode enables the viewer to read the monitor in a different color scheme.  This can help the people that are color blind. To delete an item immediately without sending it to the recycle bin hold SHIFT and DELETE.  To rename a file press F2. To view a file’s properties hold ALT and ENTER while selecting the file. 

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

            This research was conducted for the Information Technology Strategy, Policy, and Governance class at Southern Polytechnic State University.  The designer thanks Dr. Rich Halstead-Nussloch, Dr. Chi Zhang, Dr. Liyang Yu, Dr. Carter, Dr. Becky Rutherfoord, Brian Gridley, Roger Soiset, Babara Bernall, Patricia Roth Pierce, Anthony Cantrell, Laura Howard, Jan Hall, Ming Yang, Susan VandeVen, Karen Purcell, and Christopher Miller for their knowledge as lecturers and advisors for Southern Polytechnic State University and Coosa Valley Technical College.