Basic computing Ninja to an IT Jedi
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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.
3.7 (11 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,271 students enrolled
Created by Shaun Kolich
Last updated 5/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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Requirements
  • Internet connection
  • Computer
  • Speakers
  • Desire to learn
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Computer Novices
  • Beginners
  • Technologically Challenged
  • People who would like a refresher course
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Curriculum For This Course
33 Lectures
04:31:28
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Introduction to Course
1 Lecture 08:28

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.
Preview 08:28

Intro Quiz
4 questions
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System Information Introduction
1 Lecture 08:18

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.
Preview 08:18

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 2 Quiz
6 questions
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Device Manager and System Protection
1 Lecture 05:29

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
Device Manager and System Protection
05:29

Section 3 Quiz
4 questions
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Troubleshoot Internet Connection
1 Lecture 03:46

After this video students will be able to:

  • Troubleshoot a LAN connection
  • Troubleshoot a wireless connection
  • Install a network driver
Troubleshoot Internet Connection
03:46

Section 4 Quiz
6 questions
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Troubleshoot Modem
1 Lecture 01:44

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
Troubleshoot a modem
01:44
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Troubleshoot connections and configurations
1 Lecture 10:45

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.
Connections and Configurations
10:45

Section 6 Quiz
4 questions
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System and Security
1 Lecture 12:06

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
System and Security
12:06

Section 7 Quiz
5 questions
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Network and Internet
1 Lecture 12:24

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
Network and Internet
12:24

Section 8 Quiz
7 questions
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Hardware and Sound
1 Lecture 07:51

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
Hardware and Sound
07:51

Section 9 Quiz
5 questions
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User Account Management
1 Lecture 06:35

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
User Account Management
06:35

Section 10 Quiz
6 questions
23 More Sections
About the Instructor
Shaun Kolich
3.7 Average rating
72 Reviews
2,232 Students
6 Courses
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.