Programs enable you to do work on the computer. For example, a word processing program such as Microsoft WordPad allows you to create a basic document. You can easily open a program from the Start menu.
Favorites, another choice on the Start menu, are links to your favorite websites on the Internet. Microsoft includes its own list of web favorites to get you started. However, if you find an intriguing site while surfing the Web you can add it to your Favorites folder.
To learn about adding websites (such as the one you're using now) to your list of Favorites, you might want to take a look at our Internet 101 tutorial.
In this lesson, you will simply learn how to open your Favorites folder from the Start menu.
Once you save a website on your Favorites list, you can return to it quickly by clicking on its name on the list.