Introduction to Personal Computers

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Anyone | Level: 100

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to be able to use and operate a PC and the software to perform tasks that include starting applications, creating folders, copying and moving files, and personalise the Windows Operating System.

Module 1: Getting start with Personal Computers

  • Identify Uses of Personal Computers
  • Identify Input Devices
  • Identify the storage Devices
  • Set up the Computer
  • Examine Personal Computer Functionality

Module 2: Exploring Windows 7 Operating System

  • Log On to Windows 7 Operating System
  • Explore the Desktop
  • Work with Windows
  • Use Windows Help and Support
  • Turn Off Personal Computers

Module 3: Managing Folders and Files

  • Navigate to Folders with Windows Explorer
  • Work with Folders and Files
  • Copy Data on Storage Media

Module 4: Using Common Tools and Programs

  • Examine Application Software
  • Create a Document in Word Pad
  • Work with the Calculator
  • Customize a Graphic with Paint tool

Module 5: Customizing the Windows 7 Desktop

  • Customize the Start Menu
  • Customize the task bar
  • Personalize the desktop
  • Set a Screen Saver
  • Add Gadgets

Module 6: Browsing the Internet

  • An overview of Networks

Browse Websites with Internet Explorer 8

There are no prerequisites for this course.