The Lazy Man's Guide to Automated Computer Care
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The Lazy Man's Guide to Automated Computer Care

Easy, automated ways to protect your data, send productivity up, reduce stress, & save money by using tech the right way
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Created by Brian Jenkins
Last updated 5/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Eliminate most computer problems by doing a few simple things
  • This in turn will increase productivity and profits (for business owners), save money, protect valuable data, and reduce stress & aggravation
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Requirements
  • Basic computer and Internet skills.
Description

The course is for anyone who uses a Windows based PC -- especially business owners, freelancers, and people who work from home. Your productivity will sky-rocket, while your stress & frustration drops; and you'll save money.

You'll easily learn through a series of narrated videos with written material to support them, plus a few bonuses!

Putting the material to use is EASY and much of it can be fully automated, so you can set it and forget it!

Great effort was made to eliminate tech jargon. Anyone with just basic computer skills can do this and reap the benefits.

It is not a PC repair course or a technical course and is not for people desiring to learn about the technical side of computers.

You'll Discover:

  • How to just about guarantee that you'll never have to worry about viruses again by doing a few simple things, then automating them. You'll be amazed at the performance increase you'll get right away just by eliminating these. And your sensitive passwords, files, and data will be much safer.
  • How to automate COMPLETE backups of your system, so in the unlikely event of a total crash you can be up and running again in a couple hours (not days) like NOTHING ever happened
  • How to ensure a fire, flood, or burglary at your home or office doesn't spell the end for your business.
  • How to stop a catastrophic hard drive failure BEFORE it happens.
  • Simple things you can do to keep your computer running FAST.
  • And MUCH more
  • Did I mention much of this can be AUTOMATED and there is no theory or tech jargon (because this is EASY) to confuse you?
Who is the target audience?
  • This course if for anyone who uses a Windows based laptop or desktop PC. It emphasizes business owners who rely on their PC, but anyone with a PC will find the info valuable. This is NOT a PC repair course. Effort was made to avoid tech jargon and make course easy to implement in a small amount of time. It is not for PC techs, engineers, programmers, geeks, etc.
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Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
02:25:36
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Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability & Introduction
2 Lectures 06:17

Important - please read

Legal Information
01:24

Please watch the short video and read the resource entirely.

Preview 04:53
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The End of Malware: Never Catch a Computer Virus Again Part 1
4 Lectures 28:03
Never Catch a Computer Virus Again
02:05


Download & Install an Anti-Virus Program (and save a few bucks)
09:38

How to Configure AVG Anti-Virus to Scan Automatically
08:49
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The End of Malware: Never Catch a Computer Virus Again Part 2
1 Lecture 16:34
Supplement your Anti-Virus with Anti-Malware Software
16:34
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Keeping Things Up to Date
1 Lecture 12:03
Keep Your PC Current
12:03
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Impending Doom & How to Stop It
1 Lecture 10:47
How to Stop the Inevitable Before it Happens
10:47
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How to Properly (and Automatically) Backup Your Computer
3 Lectures 40:08
Configuring & Automating On-Site Backups Part 1
13:23

Configuring & Automating On-Site Backups Part 2
14:40

Configuring & Automating Off-Site Backups
12:05
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Cleaning Out the Closet
1 Lecture 08:52
Cleaning Out the Closet: How to Eliminate Junk Files From Your PC
08:52
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Picking Up the Pieces
1 Lecture 07:38
Picking Up the Pieces
07:38
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Misc Stuff & a Few Advanced Techniques
1 Lecture 00:08
Misc Stuff & a Few Advanced Techniques
00:08
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Bonus Material
2 Lectures 14:50
Bonus Lecture 1: How to Buy a New Computer
00:08

Bonus Lecture 2: How to Clean the Dust From The Inside of Your Computer
14:42
About the Instructor
Brian Jenkins
4.5 Average rating
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6 Students
2 Courses
Business owner & electrical engineer with focus on computers

Brian Jenkins has had an interest in science, electronics, and computers since he was a child. He currently holds a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with an emphasis on computers. Since 2007 he has been running a computer repair & consulting firm in his area. Brian also runs several other small businesses. In addition to technology, his other interests include health and fitness, entrepreneurship, and brewing craft beer.