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You CAN learn how to make your computer work for you. In the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. Whether you are interested in web and internet access, digital photos, information management, email, spreadsheets and finance. Any computer activity is at your reach.

First time computer users often do not know what it is they need to learn. Understanding the basic concepts helps you sort and associate new ideas in ways that make sense. Learning can be fun. Below is an overview of the basics:

Basic Computer Hardware
CPU, RAM, Hard drive. Understanding the basic parts and what their jobs are.

Working with folders and files in your computer (creating, deleting, organizing, searching).

What it means to access the internet, sending and receiving email, searching for and bookmarking sites of interest, downloading free software.

Word processing, financial, inventory, web development, PIM's, audio and more software than you can shake a stick at! Let me help you choose the right software for your needs. Often the software is free! (note: I do not sell software.)

Using Peripherals
Such as Digital Cameras, Printers, Scanners, CD Burners, and Zip Drives.

Computer Maintenance
How to care for your computer, including protecting yourself from viruses, hard drive defragmentation, and choosing from various methods for backing up what you want to keep.