In this Computer Basics training class, you will become comfortable with basic computer vocabulary, organizing files and folders, using the search facility, identifying key features of the desktop, and working with some of the popular Microsoft applications. You will:
- Learn basic computer vocabulary
- Work with and personalize the desktop
- Manage files and folders through Microsoft Explorer
- Open, close, save, and print from popular Microsoft applications
- Access the internet and search for and bookmark content
- Learn the basics of sending, receiving and replying to emails
- Protect your computer from malware and back up your files
Users who are new to the computer environment or users who just want to update their computer knowledge by learning the basic skills needed to work with the various features, tools and options available.
Section 1: Getting Started
Types of Devices
What Is a File?
What Is a Hard Drive?
What Is Memory?
What Is a USB?
What Is a Network Drive?
What Are Hardware and Software?
What Are Input Devices?
What Are Output Devices?
Section 2: Operating Systems and Applications
What Is an Operating System?
Date and Time
Personalizing the Desktop
What Is an Application?
Section 3: Windows Explorer
Section 4: Applications
Opening Programs and Files
Saving Your Work
Printing Your Work
Closing a Program
Section 5: Managing Files and Folders
Copying and Moving Files
The Recycle Bin
Section 6: Getting Started with the Internet
The World Wide Web
How to Access the Internet
Searching for Content
Understanding the “Cloud”
Section 7: Email Basics
Why Use Email?
Opening an Email
Sending and Replying to an Email
Section 8: Protecting Your Computer
What is Malware?
- Trojan Horses
Backing Up Your Files to an External Drive
Upcoming ClassesAll Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
|January 5, 2024 |
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
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