When most people think of having their computer on a network, they probably associate it with being connected to the internet. And while internet access is a common and important use of a home or office network, the other major purpose of network is to allow the computers on the network to communicate with each other in terms of sharing files and resources. This video covers some common tasks you might perform on your network other than accessing the internet.
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- When most people think of having their computer…on a network, they probably associate it…with being connected to the Internet.…And while Internet access is a common…and important use of a home or office network,…the other major purpose of a network…is to allow the computers on the network…to communicate with each other…in terms of sharing files and resources.…So in this movie I want to briefly go over some common tasks…you might perform on your network…other than accessing the Internet.…This is going to be a fairly general overview…as there are many types of network configurations…and setups you might find yourself on.…What you're allowed to do on your network…is often controlled by your network administrator,…so you might find that you don't have the ability to perform…some of the things I'm going to be showing you here.…
Let's start with the idea of sharing files…between network computers.…This is a really convenient feature of networks…because you can transfer files…without having to first copy them to a disc,…
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- What is a computer?
- Purchasing a laptop vs. desktop
- Understanding files and folders
- Opening and saving files
- Working with software
- Setting up printers and Bluetooth devices
- Connecting to networks to go online
- Setting up email
- Receiving and sending email
- Searching the web
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1. Getting to Know Computers
2. Getting Started
3. Software and Applications
4. Computer Peripherals
5. Networks and Getting Online
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