Students will learn basic computer concepts and skills related to IBM and compatible computers. Students will receive a thorough introduction to the domain environment. In addition, they will learn Windows 2000 techniques and become acquainted with applications. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Log on to Windows 2000, shut down and restart the operating system, and work with desktop objects and windows.
- Navigate to information stored on the computer.
- Use Windows Explorer to manage files and folders.
- Use common Windows 2000 program techniques by working with WordPad and Paint.
- Customize the Windows 2000 desktop to best suit your needs.
- Use My Network Places to browse the network and view connections; use the Active Directory to browse and search shared folders; activate the Offline Files feature, make changes to a file, and then synchronize the copies on the domain and their computers.
- Manage and administer the workstation by using the Microsoft Management Console, the Control Panel, and the NTFS used in Windows 2000.
Benefits: This course provides a broad information base for students so that they have a greater awareness and confidence when using computers. Not only do students learn what the components are, but they also learn why they need to know this information and how it affects them in a practical way. This may enable students to participate in conversations, make appropriate requests, and troubleshoot problems related to personal computers.
Target student: Students enrolling in this course are not required to have any background knowledge or experience in computers.