A program or application is software that allows you to complete tasks. Microsoft Word is an application, as are Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Photoshop.
To open a program from the desktop:
- Double-click on the desktop icon.
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To open a program from the Start Menu:
- Click on the Start (Windows) button on the left side of the taskbar.
- The Start Menu opens.
- Click on (All) Programs at the bottom of the Start Menu.
- Single-click on your desired application to open it.