Beginning Windows: From Novice To Power User!!

Even if you’re an absolute beginner, I will transform you into a confident Windows user. I guarantee it!
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  • Lectures 19
  • Contents Video: 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

This BRAND NEW COURSE was designed in June 2015 with the absolute beginner in mind. Whether you know nothing about computers, or you simply want to reinforce the knowledge you already have, I'll help you achieve your goals.

Even if you've never used a Windows computer, this course will guide you step-by-step to computer confidence. I'll lead you slowly through each topic, cover everything you need to know to feel comfortable, and I promise to avoid confusing computer jargon.

Updated July 1 2015!!!

Register now and get access for life!! If you ever need to review any part of this course, you can repeat each lecture as many times as you want.

Best of all, you get 30 days to decide if I've kept my promise. If within 30 days, you're dissatisfied for any reason, I'll gladly refund your tuition, no questions asked!!!

I've been working in the computer industry for over 30 years and I've helped thousands of people just like you learn to use their computer more efficiently and without frustration. I'm completely confident I can help you as well.

In this course, you'll learn the following:

  • The five characteristics that all computers share?
  • How to use a standard keyboard.
  • How to use a standard mouse.
  • Become fluent with the Windows desktop.
  • Learn to customize and configure your Windows environment.
  • Learn how to use your computer for banking, shopping, and many common office functions.
  • Learn how to find information and answers about any subject quickly and easily.
  • Learn how to share your computer with other family members without your settings getting changed.
  • Learn how to keep your computer free of viruses and other malicious software.
  • Learn how to do all the above securely and at minimal risk.

I'm constantly working for you by adding new lectures and material to this course. As a registered student, you'll be the first to have access to new material and you'll never need to pay one penny more. You have my personal guarantee.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a Udemy account and the ability to access it.
  • You will need to approach this course with a willingness to study and learn.
  • You must be willing to practice the skills you learn.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Operate a Windows computer with confidence and skill.
  • Become fluent with the keyboard and mouse.
  • Learn how to customize your Windows environment for super-efficiency!
  • Learn how to use hot-keys and shortcuts like an expert!
  • Learn how to keep your computer secure and virus-free!
  • Learn how to share your computer without losing your settings!

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who struggles with basic Windows operations.
  • Anyone who wants to strengthen their Windows skills.
  • Anyone who needs a refresher in basic Windows operations.

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.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction To Beginning Windows
Welcome to Class!!!
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04:39
09:58

Learn how to use all the excellent tools that Udemy provides.

What is a computer?
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10:17
Section 2: Get Comfortable With The Basic Hardware
Learning The Keyboard Part 1
Preview
11:18
Learning The Keyboard Part 2
Preview
10:11
Some Final Thoughts On The Keyboard
00:38
Learning The Mouse
17:37
Section 3: Get Comfortable With Basic Windows 7 Features
Learning The Desktop Part 1
09:39
Learning The Desktop Part 2
11:24
Learning The Desktop Part 3
08:06
Learning The Taskbar
08:57
Learning The System Tray
07:31
Learning The Start Button Part 1
08:38
Learning The Start Button Part 2
10:53
Learning The Start Button Part 3
14:12
Section 4: Getting Outside The Box - Surfing The Web
Get Comfortable With Your Web Browser
05:44
Browsing With Internet Explorer
15:19
Browsing With Google Chrome
08:59
Browsing With Mozilla Firefox
15:43

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Instructor Biography

Ray Cullin, IT Professional with over 30 years experience.

Currently serving as IT Manager for a government municipality in New Mexico. During my career, I've been employed as a database administrator, systems administrator, software administrator, security administrator, and as a PC technician. I've been in the computer industry for over 30 years and I've helped thousands of people just like you.

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