Computer Basics - Advanced

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Description:
This is a basic introduction to using a PC, starting the computer, using files and folders etc. It is a useful starting point for any new user.
Prerequisites:
Participants should have completed Computer Basics - Intermediate or have equivalent experience.
Working With the Computer :
Starting the Computer
Using the Start Menu
Shutting Down the Computer
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Basic Tasks :
Viewing System Information
Changing the Keyboard Language
Formatting a Removable Disk
Using the Print Screen Command
Finding Help
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Using the Desktop:
Anatomy of the Desktop
Selecting Icons
Moving Icons
Opening Files, Folders, and Applications from the Desktop
Creating Shortcuts
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Customizing Your Computer :
Changing the Date and Time
Changing the Volume
Changing the Resolution and Color Depth
Changing the Background
Changing the Screen Saver
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Printing :
Adding a Printer
Viewing Available Printers
Changing the Default Printer
Printing from an Application
Viewing Print Jobs
Managing Print Jobs
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Case Study
Review Questions
Working with Files and Folders :
Understanding Files
Understanding Folders
Understanding Storage Devices
Drive Structure
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Managing Files and Folders, Part I :
Browsing to a File or Folder
Opening a File
Opening a Folder
Creating and Naming Folders
Creating and Naming Files
Using the Recent Files List
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Managing Files and Folders, Part II :
Renaming and Deleting Folders
Renaming and Deleting Files
Selecting Files and Folders
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Files and Folders
Sorting Items in a Folder
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Viewing File or Folder Properties:
Viewing the File or Folder’s Location
Viewing the Number of Items in a Folder
Checking the Size of a Folder
Checking the Size of a File
Changing the Access Permissions of a File
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Working With Files and Folders :
Backing Up Files and Folders to a Disk
Deleting Files and Folders
Restoring Files or Folders
Finding Files or Folders
Using Wild Cards in your Search
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Compressed Files:
Understanding Compressed Files
Compressing Files
Extracting a Compressed File
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Case Study
Review Questions
Index