Computer Basics/Windows 10



Our Computer Basics/Windows 10 training starts from the very beginning by explaining the basics, such as personal computer concepts, and move on to more advanced topics, such as file management, Internet, & emails. We can provide training for all versions of Windows.

1. MICROSOFT WINDOWS BASICS


  • Getting started +


    1. Types of Computers
    2. Turning the computer on & off
    3. Exploring the desktop screen
    4. Working with a window, minimizing, maximizing,  and closing.
    5. Using the start menu & taskbar
    6. Using Cortana
    7. Opening programs


  • Windows settings +


    1. Exploring Microsoft Windows control panel
    2. Modifying display settings (including screensavers, wallpaper etc)
    3. Changing date & time settings
    4. Opening the action center
    5. Modifying or creating user accounts
    6. Setting passwords


  • Working with programs +


    1. Setting your default programs
    2. Creating desktop shortcuts
    3. Pinning programs to the start menu & taskbar
    4. Adding or removing programs


  • Getting help & maintenance +


    1. Using help
    2. Protecting your computer
    3. Backing up your computer
    4. Defragment & Optimise Drives
    5. Using Disk Clean-up


2. The Main Components


  • Hardware +


    1. The Monitor & printer
    2. Using the mouse: click, right click, dragging & dropping
    3. Using the keyboard: special keys
    4. The motherboard & central processing unit
    5. The memories: ROM & RAM
    6. The modem & router


  • Software +


    1. Understanding the operating system Windows
    2. Software applications



3. File management


  • Working with files +


    1. My computer & the recycle bin
    2. The Library: documents, pictures, music & videos
    3. Creating new folders
    4. Changing folder views
    5. Renaming folders & files
    6. Deleting folders & files
    7. Moving or copying files & folders


  • Working with drives +


    1. Opening drives
    2. Saving & retrieving files to/from an external hard drive
    3. Copying & retrieving files to/from DVDs/CDs
    4. Using a USB drive
    5. Saving and Retrieving files in the Cloud


4. The Internet


  • Working with the Internet +


    1. Exploring the Internet screen
    2. Searching & navigating the Internet
    3. Internet browsers: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, & Mozilla
    4. Working with favorites & the favorite bar
    5. Setting or changing a home page
    6. Inserting or closing tabs
    7. Working with Internet Options
    8. Antiviruses & Viruses



5. Emails


  • Working with emails +


    1. Sending, receiving, replaying, or forwarding emails
    2. Composing emails
    3. Using web base email accounts
    4. Sending attachments


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