The "Problems?" courses will help you to deal
with common computer problems and start to do things for
You'll benefit most if you have basic keyboard & website skills
- but it's well worth having a go! There's plenty of
help on hand.
Printers/monitors & webcams
||find out how to install a
new printer & which ones are the best buys - install
monitors & webcams & adjust them - what to look for.
learn what the error messages that pop up really mean &
know which ones to worry about - know what you should be
Backing up important data
||how to avoid losing
treasured pictures and important documents if something
goes wrong - look at alternatives & see which best for
Recovering from errors
||the basic things you should
do now to deal with future problems - how to use
useful programs in Windows & other software.
Recognise virus infections
||how to know if your computer
has been infected - what you can do & know when
you need support.
More about antivirus
||know the difference between
a virus, worm, trojan etc. - how they spread - what
damage they cause - where to find help & information
Change colours & text size
||learn how to increase the
size of text on the internet & in other programs - try
changing the colours used to help with dyslexia & vision
the PC works
||know the names of parts of
the computer, what they do & how they work together -
learn more about the specifications required by
different users & what upgrades are possible.
||how to add extra memory or a
new hard drive to your computer - try installing new
cards & drivers - practice on a demonstration machine.
||find out how to download a
free version of StarOffice including word processing,
spreadsheet, presentation, drawing, and database - learn
how to start using them & how to save files in Microsoft