Basic computing Ninja to an IT Jedi

Fun easy way to learn Windows 7, 8.1,10, and other Troubleshooting Skills while fine tuning your knowledge.
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  • Lectures 33
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

FINE TUNE your computer skills and be the best IT JEDI you can be! Do you ever get lost in an operating system and ask what do I do next? Ever paid companies 100's of dollars to set up a pc, remove viruses, create restore CD, or any basic IT work. YOU DESERVE BETTER! For a ridiculously low price and 5 hours of training, I will teach you the basics and answer questions!

Things we will discuss and train on:

  • Windows 7 Operating system
  • Control Panel Options
  • Security
  • Command Line Codes
  • Network Connections
  • System and Security
  • Firewalls
  • User Management
  • Disk Management and Maintenance
  • Wireless Routers
  • Network Configurations
    • Public IP Addresses
    • Private IP Addresses
  • System and Restore
    • Repair Disks
    • System Image
  • Virtualization
  • Parental Controls in Router
  • Encryption
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Windows 10

And so much more!

The course is very easy to follow and understand. The videos are done via screen capture and a few slides. BEST OF ALL the information is up to date. Will SAVE YOU MONEY and can be completed within a weekend. I encourage you to ask questions and be involved. I will more than gladly answer your questions.

What do you have to loose! Join the class today! BECOME THE INNER IT JEDI!

Also your feedback is incouraged.

What are the requirements?

  • Internet connection
  • Computer
  • Speakers
  • Desire to learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn to OVERCOME your anxiety of operating systems and reveal your IT Rock star potential. With a thorough walk through of Windows 7 I will put your mind at ease. Making the journey easy to grasp, understand, and follow. Also you will learn how to maneuver through 8.1 and Windows 10 like a Tech Guru. Bonus to the course is you will learn about network configurations and other useful skills.
  • With this knowledge you can save $$ on basic IT work, impress OTHERS with your knowledge making you the HERO and help promoting within an organization or changing a career path with your JEDI computer skills.
  • You will receive 4 hours and 32 videos and options to ask questions and learn more!
  • As a IT Help Desk Professional for several years with several IT certifications. My goal is for everyone to have a basic understanding of technology. It will obviously save you time, money, and makes the job of IT professionals that much easier.

Who is the target audience?

  • Computer Novices
  • Beginners
  • Technologically Challenged
  • People who would like a refresher course

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to Course

Introduction to course. After this video the student will be able to download and create a virtual computer.

  • Student will learn about Oracle Virtualbox
  • They will learn how to set up a virtual machine and why this can be important.
  • Students will be able to create a virtual computer.
Intro Quiz
4 questions
Section 2: System Information Introduction

After this video the student will be able to:

  • Identify which Operating System they are using
  • Specifications of their computer
  • Be familiar with System Information box.
6 questions

What operating system are you using? (__)

Are you 32 bit or 64 bit? (__)

What processor are you using? (__)

What service pack are you using? (__)

What is your computer name? (__)

Section 3: Device Manager and System Protection

Students will learn to

  • Navigate Device Manger
  • Know the importance of Device Manger
  • Troubleshoot drivers
  • Update and Rollback Drivers
  • Create restore points
  • Do a system restore
Section 3 Quiz
4 questions
Section 4: Troubleshoot Internet Connection

After this video students will be able to:

  • Troubleshoot a LAN connection
  • Troubleshoot a wireless connection
  • Install a network driver
Section 4 Quiz
6 questions
Section 5: Troubleshoot Modem

After this video students will:

  • Be able to recognize whether a modem has connectivity
  • Learn what to look for on modem and router
  • How to power cycle the devices.
  • Learn the difference between Docsis 2 and 3.
  • Student will know the diffference between Gateway and Modem
Section 6: Troubleshoot connections and configurations

After this video students will be able to:

  • Further troubleshoot a Network adapter
  • Create a static IP address in LAN connection
  • Know what a DNS does.
Section 6 Quiz
4 questions
Section 7: System and Security

The video will provide students the knowledge to

  • Configure Firewall Rules
  • Install updates
  • Knowledge of the options in System and Security
  • Uninstall updates
  • Plan updating to minimize impact
Section 7 Quiz
5 questions
Section 8: Network and Internet

This video will provide the knowledge and understanding to

  • Change your homepage
  • Clear cookies, website data, things that can slow a browser
  • Learn about proxy settings
  • Familiarize with Network and Internet Panel
Section 8 Quiz
7 questions
Section 9: Hardware and Sound

This video will teach the student

  • How to troubleshoot a printer
  • Find the print spooler and what is it for
  • Change your default printer
  • Familiarize you with the Hardware and Sound Tab
Section 9 Quiz
5 questions
Section 10: User Account Management

Students will learn

  • How to create separate users
  • The importance of isolating the Admin account
  • Difference between guest, admin, and standard users.
  • Familiarize yourself with User Account Options
  • Changing password
Section 10 Quiz
6 questions
Section 11: Backup and Restore

The student will learn

  • How to create backups
  • Create a Image
  • Create a restore CD
  • The difference between a Image and Restore CD
  • Familiarize the student with Backup and Restore
Section 11 Quiz
6 questions
Section 12: Partition and Administrative tools

Students will learn

  • Administrative tools
  • How to partition a drive
  • Difference between a logical drive and a primary partition
Section 13 Quiz
5 questions
Section 13: Virus and Malware Removal

Students will learn

  • How to boot Safe Mode
  • About MSCONFIG
  • How to remove Viruses and Malware
  • Steps to fix more complex viruses
Section 14 Quiz
4 questions
Section 14: Slides for next group of videos
13 pages

Slides that I will be using for several videos coming up.

Section 15: Networking General

Students will learn

  • Difference between a stand alone modem and gateway
  • Learn more about Firewall, DHCP, NAT and general modem settings.
Section 15 Quiz
5 questions
Section 16: Wireless Settings

The objective of this lesson is to teach about wireless settings

  • Channels
  • Frequencies
  • Scanning for interferace
  • Maximizing Wireless Settings
Section 16 Quiz
3 questions
Section 17: Encryption and Passphrase

In this video we will learn about

  • Encryption standards
  • Secured Passwords
Section 18: Public Static vs. Dynamic

In this video we discuss

  • Difference between Public Static and Dynamic
  • What a Public IP is
  • The Dora process
  • The lease terms on Dynamic IPs
Section 18 Quiz
5 questions
Section 19: Configure a Public

This video will teach the student

  • How to configure a static on a router
  • How it is scripted on a modem/gateway
Section 19 Quiz
2 questions
Section 20: Private IP Addresses

The student will learn

  • What a private IP address is for
  • How private IP addresses provide security for your network
  • Reservations
  • Port Forwarding and Port Triggering
  • Learn about ports
Section 20 Quiz
7 questions
Section 21: Command Prompt

This video will familiarize students with

  • Ipconfig
  • Tracert
  • Few other important commands
Section 22: Usage of Command Prompt commands

In the last lesson I spoke of commands this lesson will

  • Show the commands
  • How to find Mac Addresses
  • Locating IP addresses
  • Explaining Self Assigning Ip Addresses
  • Explaining the Tracert Command
Section 23: Windows 8.1 Intro

In this video the student will learn and be introduced to

  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • The similarities between windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Learn to navigate windows 8.1
  • Easy transitioning
Section 24: Windows 8.1 Continue

Students will learn in this video:

  • New task manager features and resource monitor
  • More similarities between windows 7 and windows 8.1
Section 25: Windows 8.1 Final

Students will learn more:

  • About the small changes in the layout
  • Deleting programs
  • About Apps
  • More familiarity between Windows 7 and Windows 8.1
  • New features
Section 26: Windows 10 Intro

In this lesson the student will tour Windows 10 with me first time

  • Similarities between Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10
  • Introduction to the new operating system
Section 27: Windows 10 System And General Settings

Students will learn more about

  • Windows 10 professional
  • Explore System and General settings
Section 28: Windows 10 Disk Management

Students in this video will discover

  • Discover more about the similarities of the Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10
  • Disk Management and General settings.
Section 29: Windows 10 Task Manager

Students will learn how to

  • Navigate through the new task manager
  • Become more familiarized with Windows 10
Section 30: Windows 10 User Account Settings

Students will learn

  • User management options in Windows 10
  • Accounts Settings
  • Become more familiar with Windows 10
Section 31: Windows 10 Miscellaneous

Students will learn

  • The new changes to windows 10
  • Cloud computing
  • Familiarization with new layout and placement in Windows 10
Section 32: Windows 10 Final

In this video students will

  • Learn the new options available in Widows 10
  • Learn about the new search menu Cordina
  • The new Start menu and Layout
  • The remaining features to discover the new Windows 10.
Final Quiz
4 questions
Section 33: Router

In this last lesson the student will learn

  • How to configure Static Publics in Router
  • Set Parental Controls in router
  • Configure wireless
  • Port forward
  • General Information about Routers.

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Instructor Biography

Shaun Kolich, Help Desk/IT Professional

Currently I am a IT Help Desk professional with over 4 years of IT experience. I hold three active IT Certifications Comptia A+, Net+, and Security+. Education I have 10 credit hours left remaining to a Bachelors in Information Technology and Software Engineering degree. My experience includes but not limited to trouble shooting computers, networks, servers, routers, firewalls, security protocols, web development, and other IT processes.

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