Computer Boot Camp

For PC Uers

August 16, 2013, 12:00 pm

Where at?

Moodle > Staff Resources > Virtual Meeting Rooms > Professional Learning Room

Guest Link


Who for?

All staff who own, manage, and work with PCs


Presented by:

Jason Don Forsythe


What's On Deck?

  • Familiarity with your machine
      • Computer lifecycles

      • What makes your computer slow down

      • Powered versus battery

      • Wireless versus Wired

      • Buying a new computer, what do you need to do your job effectively

  • Operating systems
      • XP

      • Vista

      • Win 7

      • Win 8

  • Browsers
      • FF

      • IE

      • Chrome

      • Everything else

  • Java (32 bit versus 64 bit or both)
      • removing old versions

  • Anti-virus
      • Free anti-virus

      • Multiple anti viruses installed

      • Common sense internet usage and downloading

      • creating a system restore

  • Computer maintenance
      • Hard drive cleaning, clearing old files, defragmenting your drive

      • Running updates

        • Windows OS

        • Flash

        • Java

        • Browsers

        • Anti-Virus

      • Cleaning your computer regularly

  • Free great software for your windows productivity
      • VLC Media Player

      • Dropbox

      • Sandra Computer Diagnostics

      • Jing

  • Question time

What to Bring?

  • A readiness to learn
  • A willingness to play in the sandbox
  • Practical Questions
  • Creativity energy
  • A Collaborative spirit
  • Positive solutions

Let's Brown Bag TOGETHER!!!!