Silver Surfer`s Day 2010. Abingdon Library.
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In Brief
Silver Surfer`s Day is a great way for anyone to get a taster for the wonderful world of the Internet and Computing. On May 21st, up and down the country, about 1000 events, designed for the over 50s are being held, and free taster sessions offered to all.

Overview
We are holding our Silver Surfer event at the Abingdon Library, in conjunction with Oxfordshire County Council. The event will run on Friday 21st May, in the 1st floor computer suite.

To cater for the different levels, we will be running two courses, so please see below, and decide which one is right for you. Places will be allocated on a first come basis, so please contact Abingdon Library direct to book a slot.

Course A - Complete Beginners (no computer experience, or very little)

Computer
What is it ?
Turning it on/off
Screen
Keyboard
Mouse

Windows
What is it ?
Logging on/off
Shutting down
Starting programs
Desktop setup

Internet
What is it ?
Brief look at the Oxfordshire Library Website

Safe Computing
Viruses
Online scams
Online banking/shopping safe practice

What next ?
Learning options


Course B - Novices (can use a mouse & keyboard)

Windows
Different Versions. Windows 7 current
Desktop look
Speeding up your Computer

Internet
What is it ?
Internet Browsing
Search Engine
Online Shopping
Online Banking
Favourites/setting home page

Email
What is it ?
Setting up and account
Sending an email
Replying
Attachments

Safe Computing
Viruses
Online scams
Online banking/shopping safe practice

What Next ?
Learning options


Links
Abingdon Library

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Home Computing
Digital Photography
   

 




 
     
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