• by Warwick Bishop

  • by Tony Milner

  • by Gerald Moon

  • by Helen Gowland

  • by Trevor Lewis

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Computer Management

computer management 

Four x 2-hour sessions    Cost $30 (or $15 for repeat students).
For Windows users

 

Overview

This course covers many essential operations for keeping your computer in working order. It will heavily support Windows 10 computer management, whilst still being relevant to Windows 7 and Vista. 

Prerequisites

This course is for the more experienced user of computers.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the components of a computer
  • Cleaning of the monitor, keyboard and internal parts
  • Methods of removing unwanted programs and cleaning out surplus or unwanted files
  • Learning how to do Disc Clean, and to Defragment the hard drive
  • Setting a Restore Point, and understanding the purpose of System Restore
  • The need for and installation of an antivirus program; configuring and running antivirus
  • Security issues and protection from spam and malware
  • Importance of saving records to "media" such as an external hard drive
  • Help available from various sources – Microsoft help forum; TeamViewer
  • Access to "cloud" storage and various methods available for this.

Please register early to secure your place in our Courses and Workshops:

  • Click here (Timetable) to see if there is currently a course scheduled.
  • You need to supply the name of course or workshop and your membership number.
  • If the course you want is not listed on the Timetable please email learner@seniornetnelson.org.nz
  • NOTE - There is no need to enrol for Interest Groups, Help Sessions or Club Day Meetings, just turn up
  • REMEMBER - You need to be a paid-up member of SeniorNet Nelson to take a course.