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Overview

Computers are part of our everyday world. Those who have never used a one can be intimidated. Those who use one every day have often not been provided basic instructions — it's "assumed" they know. In this course, we take away the fear and mystery of the PC. We introduce the parts, terminology and basic skills everyone needs to know to be comfortable using a computer in a visual, easy-to-understand way. Want to know what the Windows operating system actually does or why you should care about RAM? How about what actually happens when you "log on"? With Total Training, you'll master the fundamentals of the PC so you can enjoy and benefit from it without frustration or fear.

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Table of Contents

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Time

PC COMPONENTS

Introduction

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00:00:05

What This Course Covers & PC Overview

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00:11:39

The Basic PC System Parts

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00:10:36

Computer Memory

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00:06:17

Buttons & Lights & Ports, Oh My!

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00:09:18

The Boot Process

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00:09:52

THE MOUSE

Introduction

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00:00:05

Mouse Basics

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00:06:32

Moving the Cursor

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00:06:36

Mouse Techniques

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00:10:38

Adjusting Mouse Settings

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00:08:09

THE KEYBOARD

Introduction

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00:00:05

Keyboard Basics

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00:06:54

Keyboard Parts

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00:09:42

Applying Keyboard Techniques

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00:10:32

Adjusting Keyboard Settings

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00:04:36

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Introduction

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00:00:05

What Operating Systems Do

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00:07:54

The Windows® Desktop

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00:06:21

The Start Menu & Task Bar

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00:11:08

Configuring Basic Desktop Settings

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00:10:32

WINDOW BASICS

Introduction

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00:00:05

Minimizing, Maximizing & Menus

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00:09:34

Resizing Windows & Using Scroll Bars

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00:07:36

Toolbars, Tabs, Flyouts & Dialog Boxes

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00:09:57

Understanding Multitasking

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00:07:50

How to Multitask

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00:15:49

SOFTWARE BASICS

Introduction

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00:00:05

Software Categories

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00:11:30

Saving & Naming Files

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00:10:05

Storage & Media

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00:03:59

Save & Save As

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00:10:23

PRINTING BASICS

Introduction

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00:00:05

Printing Concepts & Devices

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00:11:20

Setting Up a Default Printer

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00:08:50

Adding & Sharing a Printer

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00:06:01

Printing a Document

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00:07:19

Printing Pictures & Canceling Print Jobs

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00:07:36

UNDERSTANDING FILE STRUCTURE

Introduction

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00:00:05

File System Concepts

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00:08:34

Folder Hierarchy & Breadcrumbs

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00:10:13

Navigation Options

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00:11:53

View Options, Properties & Creating a New Folder

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00:14:29

Understanding Cut, Copy & Paste

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00:07:47

Selecting Text

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00:10:14

Cutting, Copying & Pasting Text

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00:07:55

Cutting, Copying & Pasting Files

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00:05:45

Creating Shortcuts & Deleting

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00:06:25

The Recycle Bin

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00:06:17

NETWORK BASICS

Introduction

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00:00:05

Network Fundamentals

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00:09:33

Network Terminology

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00:06:38

Networking Devices

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00:04:53

Going Global

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00:04:01

Reviewing Your Network

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00:09:31

Setting Up a User Account

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00:11:10

Setting Up Parental Controls & Switching Users

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00:08:56

BASIC PC MAINTENANCE

Introduction

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00:00:05

Using Windows Defender

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00:05:51

Optimizing the System

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00:15:45

Backing Up Your Data

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00:07:50

Credits

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00:00:12

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  • TCFND09_P01_PF.zip