Computer Classes

Classes fill up fast due to limited seats! Reserve your seat now. Snacks and coffee will be provided. Classes are held on Sundays at 2PM. See the class schedules below for specific dates.

Getting to know Windows 10

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With Microsoft’s latest operating system, using your computer couldn’t be easier - if you know the tips and tricks. Windows 10 was built to function much in the same way that “old reliable” Windows 7 does, just with a different look. We’ll help you unwrap that mystery.

We’ll go over the following:

  • Getting started with the Desktop

  • Changing your desktop background image

  • Customizing your mouse settings

  • The new Windows 10 Start Menu

  • Searching with Cortana

  • The Windows 10 Taskbar

  • Windows 10 Privacy Settings

  • Setting the Date and Time

  • Toolbars

  • Sharing your computer with others

  • Parental Controls

  • Hard Drives Explained

  • File extensions and why they are important

  • How to copy files to a new folder


How to Keep Your Computer Secure

 
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In this class, we take you through the basics of keeping your computer safe. We’ll cover the following topics:

  • How to tell if your computer is infected with a virus or spyware

  • How to mange spam emails properly

  • What is Anti-Virus, and our recommendation

  • Why you need a firewall

  • What is a Trojan, and should you be worried?

  • What is a Rootkit?

  • Essential security for online banking


Beginners Guide to Wi-Fi

 
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Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean you can’t understand it. While Wi-Fi may be confusing, we break it down in simple steps using terminology that’s easy to understand. After this class, you will be able to choose a Wi-Fi device or router without having to rely on someone else to explain what the acronyms on the box mean.

We’ll cover:

  • The basics of Wi-Fi

  • Wireless adapters and why you need them

  • Wi-Fi jargon

  • What are wireless signals?

  • Wireless signals are dangerous, right?

  • What to buy

  • What is Wi-Fi mesh?