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Beginners Windows Essentials is designed for anyone who wants to come to grips with using a computer and is a must for anyone who needs to use applications, such as Word, an email application or a web browser. The course focuses on how to understand and use a Windows operating system.

The second module in this course is Email and Internet.

An Extended Basic Computing Course is also available for people who need to perform basic office tasks.

Windows 7 * Windows 8 * Windows 10

Duration: 4 hours

Cost : 280.00

WINDOWS BASICS

  • Taskbar Basics
  • Manipulating Windows
  • Minimising
  • Maximising
  • Restore Down
  • Resizing a Window
  • Moving a Window

THE START MENU

  • Using the Search Box
  • Using the All Programs link
  • Right Pane Options

USING A MOUSE

  • Clicking modes - single, double, right-click
  • Drag and drop
  • Moving  text and objects
  • Using the scroll wheel

USING A KEYBOARD

  • Identifying frequently used keys
  • Use of SHIFT key
  • Function keys
  • Typing practice in Word.


WORKING WITH APPLICATIONS

  • Files and documents
  • Using dialog boxes
  • Creating, Saving, Opening and Closing documents
  • Calculator
  • Using WordPad and Paint
  • Changing date and time settings
  • Notification Area
  • Using the Task Manager

FILE MANAGEMENT

  • Opening Windows Explorer
  • Copying files and folders to a USB drive
  • Removing a USB drive or other removable device
  • Working with Folders
  • Cutting, copying and pasting in folders
  • Creating and deleting a Desktop shortcut to a folder
  • Deleting a folder shortcut .
  • Working with files
  • Cutting, copying and pasting files / folders
  • Renaming files / folders
  • Deleting files / folders
  • Emptying the Recycle Bin

SHUT DOWN OPTIONS

  • Restart
  • Sleep / Hibernate
  • Shut down.

Windows Essentials for Beginners