Netbook Navigators 101 How to use your Netbook the bright way.
Caring for Your Computer THE NETBOOK NAVIGATOR’S DUTIES Protect Charge Clean Repair Remember, your Netbook is like a textbook…it’s on loan to use for school work and homework.
Charging your Netbook Your charger has 2 pieces, the wall socket connector and the power supply. 1. Wall socket connector → ____________ 2. Power supply → ______________
Charging your Netbook How can you tell if your computer is charging properly?
Charging your Netbook How can you tell if your computer is charging properly? Follow the blinking light… Orange blinking quickly: 0-10% blinking slowly: 10-80 solid light: 80-99% Green 100% full charge (you’re good to go!)
Charging your Netbook How do you know when your computer is charging properly? 1.Plug the wall socket charger into the power supply. 2.Plug the power supply end ( A ) into the port ( B ) on the left-hand side of your Netbook until you hear or feel a click. 3.Insert the wall socket charger plug into an outlet. A B
Charging your Netbook If you don’t get a charging light when you charge at home, you should: 1.Reinsert the power supply end into your computer. (Listen for the click.) 2.Make sure the wall-socket connect is plugged into the power supply. 3.Make sure the plug is secure in the outlet (the blue light will be on). 4.Try a different set of outlets.
Charging your Netbook Name 2 things should you do if you’re computer’s not charging properly.
Time to Log in! Hold all three keys down simultaneously (at the same time).
Help me, I’ve logged out and I can’t log in! You don’t want to get locked out, so if you get the message below STOP and figure out the problem. If you get the error message above, then you’ve typed incorrect information. If you get a different message, let your teacher know right away.
Help me, I’ve logged out and I can’t log in! If you’ve logged in before with your username and password, then you can log in again. Take your time. Did you know… when you enter the wrong password 3 times, you get locked out of your Netbook?
Be sure to type the correct information. Always check to see that Caps Lock is NOT on. How will I know? Observe… Okay it’s not on. Now what do I do? Help me, I’ve logged out and I can’t log in!
Turn your computer off - hold down power button for 10 seconds (blue light goes off). Wait 10 seconds. Turn it back on. Still no luck? Plug in your charger. If there’s not enough charge, you can’t log in!
Protecting Your Netbook What is the single most important thing you can do to protect your computer?
Protecting Your Netbook Keep it in its case. (Whenever you’re not using it for school work or homework, that is!). Keep your case clean – no stickers, writing, or other marking. Keep your ID tag securely attached to your case and do not mark on the tag. Let a teacher know right away if your tag or tag tie breaks. What is the single most important thing you can do to protect your computer?
Protecting Your Netbook Barcodes, asset tags and serial numbers are very important. They help us when your computer is misplaced or needs repair. Serial Numbers Barcode Asset Tag Removing or damaging these is a violation of your DATA SNARUP…and you’ll have to pay for replacements! bye bye!
Protecting Your Netbook The white name and computers stickers are also important and need to stay exactly where they are. MS. JOHNSON
Protecting Your Netbook This computer sticker gives us vital information about your computer. Removing or damaging these stickers violates your DATA SNARUP…and you’ll have to pay for replacements! Woohoo! I’m outta here!
Protecting Your Netbook Unprotected or careless treatment of computers can mean serious and expensive damage! Keyboards are pretty sturdy and it takes some rough treatment to lose a key face. 8. What should do you think you should do if a key face becomes loose? So long, farewell…
This is a cracked screen…ouch. 9. A screen can crack if you: A. drop your computer (even when it’s in its case). B. close your computer with something on the keyboard… even a small stack of papers! C. put too much pressure on it (in an overly full backpack, underneath a stack of books, etc.) I’m freeee!
Protecting Your Netbook Forcing the Netbook closed or dropping it can break the hinges. This is a cracked hard case with internal damage. It is caused by very, very rough treatment. A TOTAL loss…$600!
Protecting Your Netbook Aside from protecting your Netbook from physical damage, you need to protect it from loss. 10. When do you think the most “lost” Netbooks get turned in? 11. What can you do to make sure your Netbook isn’t one of the “lost”? Answer the questions on your answer sheet.
Protecting Your Netbook Aside from protecting your Netbook from physical damage, you need to protect it from loss. What can you do to make sure your Netbook isn’t one of the lost?What can you do to make sure your Netbook isn’t one of the lost? 1. Know where it is at all times. 2. Remember to check that you have it when you get up to leave from nutrition or lunch. 3. Take it with you when you leave class. 4. Remember it’s your responsibility, not your friend’s. Your friends have their own Netbooks to worry about.
Protecting Your Netbook Protecting your netbook from illness. What kinds of things do you think will make your computer ill?What kinds of things do you think will make your computer ill?
Protecting Your Netbook What kinds of things do you think will make your computer ill?What kinds of things do you think will make your computer ill? Opening and downloading files from the Internet. Would you eat something you knew was bad for you? Downloading applications, programs, and games. Would you buy something you’ve never seen before? Streaming music or video. Would you put on cement shoes to run a race?
Protecting Your Netbook Protecting your netbook from illness. Do not RUN, INSTALL or DOWNLOAD! 12. What kinds of things do you think will make your computer ill?
Cleaning Your Netbook What’s the best way to keep your computer clean?
Cleaning Your Netbook 1.Always store your Netbook in the case when not in use. 2.Keep food and drinks away from your Netbook. 3.Avoid touching the screen. (That means no fingers, pens, pencils, etc.) 4.Beware of the damage small children can do to your Netbook and keep it in a safe place. What’s the best way to keep your computer clean?
Cleaning Your Netbook 13. What should you do when it does get dirty? Bring it to the library cleaning station. It’s a good idea to do this regularly even if it doesn’t seem dirty.
Repairing Your Netbook 14. How do I know if my computer needs repair? It won’t boot up – won’t turn on, won’t get to the blue sign in screen (Ctrl+Alt+Delete) The screen doesn’t look right. It won’t stay charged even though you charged it properly. You get error messages regularly.
Repairing Your Netbook What should you do if your computer needs repair?
Repairing Your Netbook 15. What should you do if your computer needs repair? 1.Show it to a teacher or administrator as soon as possible. 2.Show it to a teacher or administrator as soon as possible. 3.Show it to a teacher or administrator as soon as possible.
Where Can You Use Your Netbook? 16. Where are some places you know it is okay to use your Netbook? 17. Where do you think it might not be such a good idea to use your Netbook?
Where Can You Use Your Netbook? Where are some places you know it is okay to use your Netbook? Where do you think it might not be such a good idea to use your Netbook? 1.In a classroom. 2.In the library. 3.In your home. 1.In a place where there’s no roof. (Moisture and sun are not good for a Netbook.) 2.Where it might get hit by something. 3.Wherever people are eating or drinking. 4.Any place that might put it in danger.
The Netbook Navigator’s Oath Repeat after me. 1.I, ____________________, will protect my Netbook by keeping it in the case when not in use and by knowing where it is at all times. 2.I will bring my charged Netbook to school each and every day. 3.I will keep my Netbook clean and bring it to the cleaning station when it is dirty. 4.If I have a problem with my Netbook, I will tell my teacher or an administrator immediately, so I can get it repaired. Protect, Charge, Clean, Repair
Protecting & Saving Your Work You can save your work to: Your The networked Z drive A portable storage device (thumb drive, flash drive, jump drive) Netbook
Protecting & Saving Your Work Click on the SAVE icon. To save it to your Netbook, click on Libraries, then Documents. Practice Open a word document by clicking on the icon. Type “Saving Practice” on the top of the document. Netbook
Protecting & Saving Your Work Click on File then Save As. Practice To save it to the Z drive Can you find the Z drive? What do you notice about the Z drive? Write your ideas in Chat.
Protecting & Saving Your Work Netbook Jump Drive Z Drive When would you save to each of the places below?