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Computing Fundamentals

Video Description

The Computer Fundamentals course is an entry-level training course which targets to develop basic computer literacy among the candidates. The course is oriented towards enabling the candidates to learn the basic concepts of operating system, personal computer, computer networking and to troubleshoot common day-to-day problems that may arise in a very small office or personal setup. This course is designed for staff members of an organization who are transitioning to personal computers from manual work. The course helps the organization to reduce unnecessary burden on their IT team by enabling the non-IT staff to take care of the very basic issues they may face while using personal computers at their workplaces.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Course Introduction 00:00:51
    2. Instructor Introduction 00:01:19
  2. Module 01 - Operating System Fundamentals
    1. Operating System Fundamentals 00:00:35
    2. Lesson 1: What is an Operating System? 00:00:32
    3. How Applications and Hardware Work with an OS 00:12:07
    4. The Old Days of the CLI 00:03:00
    5. What the Modern OS Supplied 00:03:51
    6. Demo - Navigating a Modern App 00:07:21
    7. Demo - Working with Multiple Apps 00:05:10
    8. Common OS Features 00:07:36
    9. Demo - Working with Windows 00:11:53
    10. Directory Infrastructure 00:09:10
    11. Demo - Managing Files and Folders 00:14:31
    12. Drivers and Hardware 00:04:13
    13. Common Interface 00:00:55
    14. Common Interface (cont.) 00:01:56
    15. Demo - Signing In to Windows 8 and Managing Tiles 00:07:42
    16. Demo - Using the Account ID Menu 00:02:05
    17. Demo - Viewing the Charms 00:02:01
    18. Demo - Working with Files and Folders 00:08:31
    19. Demo - Navigating the Desktop 00:06:53
    20. Directory Infrastructure 00:01:48
    21. Updates and Patches 00:01:40
    22. Demo - Control Panel 00:05:15
    23. Lesson 2: Configuring the Operating System 00:02:00
    24. Visual Options 00:00:57
    25. The Background 00:02:36
    26. Demo - Desktop Background 00:05:33
    27. Demo - Working with the Elements of a Desktop Window 00:10:05
    28. Lesson 3: What is an Application? 00:00:11
    29. Working with the Operating System 00:02:06
    30. Working with the Software 00:02:39
    31. Security 00:05:13
    32. Lesson 4: Using Control Panel 00:00:28
    33. Software 00:01:55
    34. Demo - Adding/Removing Software 00:05:58
    35. Hardware 00:09:21
    36. Visual Devices 00:01:35
    37. Date/Time 00:00:49
    38. Servers 00:03:11
    39. Module 01 Review 00:00:52
  3. Module 02 - Computer and Network Terminology
    1. Computer and Network Terminology 00:00:29
    2. Lesson 1: Hardware and Peripherals 00:00:12
    3. Hardware and Peripherals 00:06:12
    4. Lesson 2: Storage 00:00:21
    5. Demo - Hardware 00:05:34
    6. Storage Devices 00:09:01
    7. How a Hard Drive Works 00:02:48
    8. Demo - Storage 00:05:20
    9. Lesson 3: Connectivity Devices 00:00:12
    10. Server Types 00:04:14
    11. Desktop 00:00:52
    12. Lesson 4: Network Components 00:00:14
    13. Switches 00:03:12
    14. Routers 00:02:47
    15. Demo - Network Settings 00:04:22
    16. Firewalls 00:02:09
    17. Module 02 Review 00:00:23
  4. Module 03 - Working with Software and the OS
    1. Working with Software and the OS 00:00:38
    2. Lesson 1: Software and Concepts 00:00:11
    3. Managing Software 00:04:16
    4. Software 00:03:21
    5. Software (cont.) 00:01:58
    6. Demo - Changing Windows Defender Settings 00:05:31
    7. Lesson 2: Licensing 00:00:14
    8. Types of Software Licenses 00:03:20
    9. Pirating 00:02:16
    10. Demo - Licenses 00:05:39
    11. Lesson 3: Using Software 00:00:20
    12. Hardware Limitations 00:00:55
    13. Presentations 00:01:25
    14. Publishing 00:01:03
    15. Content and Entertainment 00:01:27
    16. Working with Media 00:01:34
    17. Demo - Applications 00:03:28
    18. Lesson 4: Software Tools 00:00:19
    19. Database vs. Spreadsheet 00:03:28
    20. Demo - Database vs. Spreadsheet 00:03:31
    21. File Compression 00:01:14
    22. Demo - File Compression 00:02:53
    23. Disk Management 00:03:04
    24. Malware Detection 00:01:48
    25. Module 03 Review 00:00:19
  5. Module 04 - Troubleshooting
    1. Troubleshooting 00:00:21
    2. Lesson 1: Software 00:00:23
    3. Updates 00:02:46
    4. Removing Malware 00:03:56
    5. Safe Mode 00:02:25
    6. Knowledge Base 00:01:14
    7. Demo - Getting Help 00:03:49
    8. Task and Process Management 00:02:44
    9. Demo - Task Manager 00:05:31
    10. Lesson 2: Hardware, Devices, and Peripherals 00:00:16
    11. Firmware 00:01:10
    12. Cables and Connections 00:03:21
    13. Devices and Peripherals 00:00:40
    14. Lesson 3: Backup and Restore 00:00:18
    15. Backups 00:02:27
    16. Demo - Backups 00:03:55
    17. Module 04 Review 00:00:40
    18. Course Closure 00:00:25