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Computer Lesson Index

Index of Lessons

Lesson 1   -  What is a Computer?

Lesson 2   -  What is an Operating System?

Lesson 3   -  What are the Basic Parts of a Desktop Computer?

Lesson 4   -  What are the Buttons, Sockets, and Slots Used For?

Lesson 5   -  What is Inside a Desktop Computer?

Lesson 6   -  How Do I Connect a Desktop to the Internet?

Lesson 7   What are the Basic Parts of Laptop Computer?

Lesson 8   -  What are the Buttons, Sockets, and Slots Used For?

Lesson 9   -  What is Inside a Laptop Computer?

Lesson 10 -  How Do I Connect a Laptop to the Internet?

Lesson 11 -  How Do I Set Up a Desktop Computer?

Lesson 12 -  How Do I Keep My Computer Healthy?

Lesson 13What are Some  Troubleshooting Techniques?

Lesson 14 -  What is a Home Network?


Here's a great video on how to cut, copy and paste.


Cut, Copy and Paste Video


Here's a great little exercise to help you get more familiar with your Mouse. Playing solitaire is another great way to gain practice.

Mouse Exercise

Anti-Virus Programs

Antivirus or anti-virus software (often abbreviated as AV), sometimes known as anti-malware software, is computer software used to prevent, detect and remove malicious software.

You need one! There are many on the market ranging from $49.99/year to FREE. I use Norton ($49.99) on 3 of our computers and Microsoft Security Essintials (FREE) on a fourth. I am a big fan of Norton and I must say Microsoft Security Essintials is good too. Microsoft Security Essintials doesn't have all the extras that Norton does. Here is a link to PC Magizine article that can help yu make an informed decission. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372364,00.asp