Introduction to "Paint" - The Simplest Graphics Tool

This section provides a quick introduction of 'Paint' program. A list of main features and a quick instruction on how to start are also included.

"Paint" is probably the simplest graphics tool available on a Windows system. It is very simple, but good enough to handle tasks of creating and editing computer graphics files with the following features:

Here is how to start and end "Paint" program:

1. To start "Paint", Click "Start > All Programs > Accessories > Paint". Paint program starts with a blank graphic as shown in the picture below:
Paint - New File Window

2. To end "Paint", click the Paint menu, then "Exit".

Last update: 2013.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Microsoft Windows

 Introduction to Windows Explorer

 Introduction to Internet Explorer

"Paint" Program and Computer Graphics

Introduction to "Paint" - The Simplest Graphics Tool

 Dots, Pixels, Colors and Resolution

 Reducing the Size of a Picture File

 Converting File Format from GIF to JPG/JPEG

 GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program

 JPEG Image File Format Quality and Size

 GIF Image File Format and Transparent Background

 "WinZip" - ZIP File Compression Tool

 "WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool

 FTP Server, Client and Commands

 "FileZilla" - Free FTP Client and Server

 Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"

 Spyware Adware Detection and Removal

 IE Addon Program Listing and Removal

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Setting Up and Using Crossover Cable Network

 Home Network Gateway - DSL Modem/Wireless Router

 Windows Task Manager - The System Performance Tool

 "tasklist" Command Line Tool to List Process Information

 "msconfig" - System Configuration Tool

 Configuring and Managing System Services

 Windows Registry Key and Value Management Tools

 Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance

 Winsock - Windows Sockets API

 Java on Windows

 Glossary of Terms

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version