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Computer Help for People Over 55
In my line of work, I have found that people over 55 often find computers frustrating and usually need help. To the mature people in the Burlington and surrounding area, we are offering gifts for seniors. Free computer help seminars on the second Monday of every month. Space is limited to 4 people per seminar so call and register early.
These seminars are for Personal Computers (PC), not for Macintosh (Mac) and the operating system is Windows. There are different versions of Windows but don’t fear. It’s like learning how to drive a car. You can drive any make, any model or any year of car. Different cars have controls located at different places and sometimes the controls look slightly different, but you can always figure them out. Windows is no different.
With computers, usually the same task can be performed in various ways. We are structuring our seminars to deal with the task-at-hand and not confuse you with many ways to accomplish the same thing. For each seminar, we will provide you with take home material to reinforce the learning process and ask that if you have your own laptop computer, feel free to bring it along with you for hands on experience.
Always remember Windows online help and the particular application’s online help are your best bets for solutions to your immediate needs.
Okay, let’s get started by calling (905) 336-0259 and register today for the topics that are of interest to you.
Monday, April 10, 2023 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Highlighting, Cutting, Copying, Pasting and Resizing Windows
The very basic stuff.
Monday, May 8, 2023 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
A must attend session for beginners.
Monday, June 12, 2023 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Finding Things on Your Computer
When you cannot, Windows can find a file for you. Finding system information for when you need to know your system’s specifications to buy the right hardware and software for your computer. These details will also be asked when you seek help from somebody to get out of sticky situations.
Monday, July 10, 2023 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Files and Folders
Create a new folder. Saving, opening, moving, copying and deleting files.
Monday, August 14, 2023 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Computer Terms and Test Your Knowledge
A few computer terms explained. Test your computer knowledge. Just for fun. No grades will be given.
Monday, September 11, 2023 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Receiving files from a remote computer to your computer.
Monday, October 9, 2023 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Getting Out Of Trouble
Everybody gets into trouble, only the smart gets out of it fast. Plus, some useful computer tips.
Monday, November 13, 2023 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Email basics and everyone’s nightmare, attachments.
Monday, December 11, 2023 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Shortcuts, Guestbook’s and Bookmarks
Shortcuts can save time. Learn how to view and how to sign a guestbook. Learn what a bookmark is and how to do it.
Monday, January 8, 2024 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Protecting Your Computer from a Virus
Protect from viruses, else you will pay heavily.
Monday, February 12, 2024 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Maintaining Your Computer
Proper maintenance is essential from proper running of your computer. Shutting down the computer correctly or Windows may be messed up. Sooner or later you will have to start Windows in safe mode. Learning about safe mode right now can help make things easy later.
Monday, March 11, 2024 2:00 pm (4 spaces still available)
Computer Buying Tips
Things to look for when buying a computer.
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