A wizard is a type of user interface whereby a complex task is broken down into a sequence of simpler steps to aid the user in tasks such as software installation, hardware installation, setting up a network/connection, or troubleshooting networks and printers.

Installation Wizards

The step-by-step instructions for installing hardware or software based on the user’s options and preferences commonly include:

  • Agree to licence
  • Product key
  • Choose installation folder
  • Type of installation
  • Other extras
  • Checking for updates
  • Registering online
  • Adding shortcuts
  • A “tour”

Application Wizards

These are step-by-step instructions for performing complex activities in applications, for example creating a Form or a Report in Microsoft Access.

By MisterFoxOnline

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