2 Objectives: Learn basic parts of a computer Practice Mouse skills Learn about and practice “Internet surfing”Learn about different Microsoft products
3 Basic parts of a computer Central Processing Unit (CPU)MonitorsMouseAll of these parts are known ashardware!
4 Basic parts of a computer KeyboardHard Drive (storage device)Power Cord
5 Operating SystemAn operating system is a program that actually “runs” the computer; it manages the drives, takes input from the keyboard and mouse, keeps track of where data is stored, and makes sure all applications work together. It OPERATES THE SYSTEM!
11 Keep your finger on the left button, but don’t press down on it Keep your finger on the left button, but don’t press down on it. Move the mouse around on the desk.To select something, move the mouse until it is over the area you wish to select. Click ONCE.To open something, move the mouse until it is over the area you wish to open. Click TWICE.
12 How to Drag using the mouse Put the cursor over the object you wish to move. Hold the left button down, then move the mouse where you want to move it.When you release the button, the object should be moved to the new location.
13 Time to practice Mouse Skills Click on StartClick on All Programs