Computers for Beginners

Course Description

This course is for students who have little or no experience with personal computers and who want to learn the basics. Students will learn about the main components of a typical computer system and the basic elements of the Windows 7 interface.

Students will learn how to navigate in Windows Explorer, organize files and folders, search for items on their computers, and personalize Windows. Students will also learn how to browse the Web with Internet Explorer and how to protect their computers from malware.

Course Content

Unit 1: Computer basics
Computer components
What makes computers work
Unit 2: Managing computer contents
Storing items on your computer
Working with folders
Working with files
Unit 3: Searching for content and using Help
Searching for data on your computer
Windows Help and Support
Unit 4: Customizing Windows
System settings
Unit 5: Using the Internet
Browsing the Web
Customizing Internet Explorer
Social networking
Unit 6: Security and maintenance
Basic security
Routine maintenance

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Course Duration

7.5 hours

Study Methods Available

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