Personal Computer Fundamentals includes the following
Who should attend?
Anyone who wants to break into the world of computers! Anyone who
has either recently purchased or is planning to purchase a personal computer
and wants to learn more about what a computer is and can do for them.
terms associated with your Personal Computer: PC, Microprocessor, CPU,
Bit, Byte, Kilobyte (KB), Megabyte (MB), Gigabyte (GB), Clone, Memory,
Hard disk, Floppy disk, Zip drive, CD-ROM, Monitor, Printer, Modem,
Internet, On-line, World Wide Web, Multimedia, Hardware, System Software,
Application Software, Windows, Keyboard, Mouse, Icons, Boot and MORE
Setting up your Computer System: Hooking up the monitor, keyboard, mouse,
printer; Properly powering up (Booting)and
shutting down your computer
Getting to know your PC: Identifying the primary components of your
computer and becoming comfortable with them – keyboard, mouse,
monitor, memory, hard disk, floppy disk, CD-ROM, microprocessor, printer,
Basic Mouse Techniques: Single click; Double click; Click and Drag;
Files and Folders: Files – Filenames and Filename Extensions;
Folders (Directories); Rules in naming Files and Folders
Windows Basics: Parts of a Window – Title bar, Menu bar, Tool
bar, Scroll bars, Status bar; Minimizing, Maximizing and Closing a
Resizing and Relocating a window; Opening a Menu; Start Button; Task
bar; Entering and Exiting a program.