Computer Hardware Software 1.Introduction 2.Internet research and security Email Basic online protection 3.Use PC safely and efficiently 4.Purchase decisions.
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Computer Hardware Software 1.Introduction 2.Internet research and security Email Basic online protection 3.Use PC safely and efficiently 4.Purchase decisions
Email / Phishing, SPAM Phishing (use of e-mail messages that appear to be sent from a trusted source.)Phishing Spam (you get spam is because the person sending spam has your email address.)Spam
Phishing examples? How can we tell they are fake? Spelling Mistakes Incorrect Graphics Personal Information The URL
Internet research and security Browse Internet safely –Set your browser security to medium/medium-high –Add safe sites to trusted sites –Read e-mail messages in plain text –Block pop-up windows in your browser Secure sites; Secure Data; online transaction; MSU web credit store Instant messenger, chatting, and Voice over IP programs
File management Manage by folders Save on the server (\\edshare.educ.msu.edu) Name files properly (do not use space or #, $, ~, !) View files with different layout Keep a backup copy yourself Stop using floppy disks; use thumb drive Email management
Basic PC protection Strong password Windows Security Essential program Check for Windows updates automatically Firewalls (turn on Windows built-in firewall)turn on Windows built-in firewall Set the Internet browser security medium-high Do not download free programs from internet
Use computer efficiently –Reduce printing; convert documents into PDF files. –Hard disk de-fragmentationHard disk de-fragmentation –Empty Internet browsers cached files –Use MSU wirelessUse MSU wireless
Basic troubleshooting techniques –“My computer does not work”. Be specific when report error. –PC Restore and RecoverPC Restore and Recover –Computer Screen Care –Keyboard / Mouse
Things to consider when you purchase a computer CPU speed Hard Drive size Memory/RAMMemoryRAM CD/DVD Drive Video Card External Connectors
Things to consider when you purchase a computer Who is going to use it? What is the priority? Weight Screen size CPU power Pricing Timeline
Connect laptop to projector Connect the video cable to the projector. 1.Turn on projector. 2.Turn on your laptop.
Resources College computer support websitewebsite MSU computer store room 101store MSU computer repair: room 120