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Computers for Newbies For people who don’t know anything about computers

Dec 21, 2015

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  • Computers for Newbies For people who dont know anything about computers
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  • The Course Introduction. The keyboard. The mouse. Windows desktop. Browsing basics. E-mail Explorer. Organizing and finding files and folders. The World Wide Web (searching, travel, reservations, shopping, banking, etc.) Word processing (Word) Internet providers Also????
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  • March 27 Sign in Hardware/ Software The keyboard The mouse The Windows desktop Some vocabulary Using a browser
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  • How to Sign in Login: xsoar1 [Tab or mouse] Password: so12ar [Enter]
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  • Hardware
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  • Qwerty Keyboard
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  • Using a Mouse How to hold Left & right buttons
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  • More Mousing Left click, right click Click and drag (drag and drop) Double click Slide, dont lift Scrolling
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  • The Windows Desktop Wallpaper Taskbar Quick Launch System Tray Start Menu System Icons
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  • Navigating Windows Opening the Start Button Opening a program on the desktop Closing, minimizing, maximizing or moving a window Moving between open windows / applications Scrolling in a window Manipulating and moving through text Right clicking an icon or other element of Windows
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  • Vocabulary PC / Mac Operating system (Windows XP, Vista) CPU Processor (Pentium) Icon Cursor Web (World Wide Web) Browser E-mail Word Processing Message boards, newsgroups
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  • Questions? Comments? Rita Goldberg 45 Judson Street Canton, NY 13617 386-3693 [email protected]
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  • Remember Mistakes are necessary if we want to learn. Rome wasnt built in a day. You wont break it! Everyone needs a friend. To access this complete PowerPoint online, go to: http://it.stlawu.edu/~rgol/newbies1.ppt
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  • Homework!! 1)If you have access to a computer and the Internet, open your browser and type the following link in the address space. Then hit [Enter].and do the activities. They will help you learn to use the mouse. http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/class/seniors/link.html 2)Here is another basic mouse tutorial. See if you can do all the activities. http://www.unc.edu/depts/recreate/spot/activity/computer/mouse/mouse.html 3)Open the browser on your computer (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Netscape) Type in usairways or http://www.usairways.com and find out what flights are available from Massena to Pittsburgh on April 12. What are the prices?http://www.usairways.com