Sample Files

Installing the Sample Files

Our sample files are available for you to download from the Internet onto your own computer. Each course has a set of sample files which have been compressed into a single, executable file with the extension “.exe”. You will need to download the file from the Internet and extract the sample files into their folder before they can be opened by the appropriate application. Once you have downloaded the file from the list below, simply find the file and double click it to extract the sample files. You will be able to select a specific folder to store the files in, or you can accept the suggested folder.  If the folder does not exist, it will be created for you automatically.  Once extracted, the files can be opened normally from within the application, by clicking File, Open then navigating to the folder you extracted them into.

  1. From the table below, locate the course you intend to practice, and click on the hyperlink.
  2. Click the Open button to begin the download of the file to a temporary folder.  The download may take a few minutes to complete.
  3. Now an Extract dialog box will appear. Notice the location the file will be extracted to.  You might want to write this down so you will know where to find it later.
  4. Click the Extract button. If asked, click Yes to create a new directory. The extract may take a few minutes to complete. Click OK when completed.
  5. You will now be back to the sample files table. Close the Internet Explorer window.
  6. Launch the application you are planning to practice.  You will now be able to open the sample files normally from the location you extracted to in step 4 above.

 

MICROSOFT SAMPLE FILES
Word Excel Access PowerPoint Other Files
Word Introduction 2016 Excel Introduction 2016 Access Introduction 2016 PowerPoint Introduction 2016 Outlook All Levels
Word Intermediate 2016 Excel Intermediate 2016 Access Intermediate 2016 PowerPoint Intermediate 2016 Excel PowerPivot 2016
Word Styles, Layout, Graphics & Newsletter Features 2016 Excel Charts, Graphics & Data Presentation 2016 Access Adv. Form & Report Design 2016 PowerPoint Advanced 2016
Word Mail Merge, Macros & Forms 2016 Excel PivotTables, Importing, Managing & Filtering Data 2016  MS Project Introduction 2016
Word Mastering Long Documents & Tracking Revisions 2016 Excel Advanced Functions, Macros, Templates & Linked Workbooks 2016  MS Project Advanced 2016
Word 2016 Study Guide Excel 2016 Study Guide
Word Introduction 2013 Excel Introduction 2013 Access Introduction 2013 PowerPoint Introduction 2013
Word Intermediate 2013 Excel Intermediate 2013 Access Intermediate 2013 PowerPoint Intermediate 2013
Word Styles, Layout, Graphics & Newsletter Features 2013 Excel Charts, Graphics & Data Presentation 2013 Access Adv. Form & Report Design 2013 PowerPoint Advanced 2013
Word Mail Merge, Macros & Forms 2013 Excel PivotTables, Importing, Managing & Filtering Data 2013
Word Mastering Long Documents & Tracking Revisions 2013 Excel Advanced Functions, Macros, Templates & Linked Workbooks 2013
Word Introduction 2010 Excel Introduction 2010 Access Introduction 2010 PowerPoint Introduction 2010 Outlook 2010 All Levels
Word Intermediate 2010 Excel Intermediate 2010 Access Intermediate 2010 PowerPoint Intermediate 2010
Word Styles, Layout, Graphics & Newsletter Features 2010 Excel Charts, Graphics & Data Presentation 2010 Access Adv. Form & Report Design 2010 PowerPoint Advanced 2010 MS Project 2010 Introduction
MS Project 2010 Advanced
Word Mail Merge, Macros & Forms 2010 Excel PivotTables, Importing, Managing & Filtering Data 2010 PowerPoint Sample Pictures
Word Mastering Long Documents & Tracking Revisions 2010 Excel Advanced Functions, Macros, Templates & Linked Workbooks 2010