These guides describe a range of basic computing techniques.
Click on any bold type to open a guide.
Filing systems Saving and Filing documents
Unwanted files. How to remove unwanted files from your computer storage
Uninstall a program how to remove an unwanted Program from your computer.
Copying CDs How to copy ("rip") a CD and "burn" a new CD.
Keyboard fast command short cuts
Internet. Connecting your computer through a modem to the internet
Google Searches. How to search for information on the internet.
Google maps. How to find places, world-wide, pictorial street views, planning routes from place to place.
Email. How to Send and receive email using;
Windows live mail
Group email. How to set up group email
attaching Photos. How to attach a photograph to an email
Document storage and
Filing Photos; how to file them away
Word 2010 (system 7)
Part 1 How to use Home Menu, Clipboard, Font, styles and editing.
Part 2 How to Insert, pages, tables, pictures, clip art, shapes and drawings.
Labels in word 2010; how to create addressed labels
Creating tables in Word 2010; an extended description on how to create a table
Creating a Book Guide on how to create a book.
Finished Book Example of a finished Book
Excel 1 Addition of a simple column of numbers.
Excel 2 Multiple columns and use of simple formulae.
Excel 3 Continuous additions to columns and running totals
Excel 4 Investments and savings calculations
Excel 5 Passwords; how to protect your Word and Excel documents using passwords.
XP filing and email using XP
Labels in XP
Vista. Guide, an introduction to the web using Vista
Skype. How to create a video connection with friends and family.
U3A web page. A sub editors guide to editing