Near the top, point to Desktop and then click the link for your OS.
On the next page, you need to choose a wallet. For this project, click Electrum, as shown below.
A pop-up box describes the features of Electrum.
Click the "Visit website" button.
At the bottom of the Electrum page, click the blue "Download Electrum" button.
On the next page, click the link to get the version for your OS, as shown below.
Install it on your system.
When you see your seed, as shown below, copy it and save it somewhere safe. If someone gets your seed, they can steal all your Bitcoins. And if you forget your seed, your Bitcoins may be lost forever.
Complete the installation and start Electrum. It should look like the image shown below, with a blue dot in the lower right corner. If that dot is red, your network is not allowing you to connect to Bitcoin nodes.
An address appears, as shown below.
Notice that there is a "Network fee" of 0.001 BTC for the transaction, which is about $3.00 (as of 6-14-17).
In Electrum, the transaction appear at first as "Unconfirmed", as shown below.
Capture a full-screen image.
YOU MUST SUBMIT A FULL-SCREEN IMAGE FOR FULL CREDIT!
Save the image with the filename "YOUR NAME Proj X3", replacing "YOUR NAME" with your real name.
Just rename the "default_wallet" file and restart Electrum. Create a new wallet and you will see an option to use an existing seed.
Updated 10-24-17 by Sam Bowne