Laptop Self Care is a 6-week programme designed to help you learn how to use your own laptop or computer better, to be able to update it, manage it, install software and troubleshoot problems for yourself.
EVERY WEDNESDAY 14.00-16.00 From 8th June 2022 at Anerley Town Hall.
Through-out the course you will complete an audit of your own computer, be able to organize files and make sure it is safe. There will be activities to complete in between classes which will develop your knowledge and confidence.These will be sent by email.
We will work through problems together as a group which is a useful way of learning and building confidence. This is practical, hands-on and interactive.
Getting to know your computer. Part 1
We start by getting to know the control panel, system information and getting settings just right for you
Getting to know your computer. Part 2
Building confidence to download useful (and free) software, completing an audit and clearing up disk space.
Safety and Security
Learning how to secure your laptop, check for viruses and ensuring you are safe
Files and management – Part 1
An overview of different file types and the folder structure within your computer. Learn where things are saved and how to keep things tidy.
Files and management – Part 2
Saving files to the ‘Cloud’ explained and deciding what is best for you.
Maintaining your computer
Learn how to check for and run critical updates to your computer and keeping things up to date.
Learn how to create documents and spreadsheets for free with online tools and Libre Office.
How to download, transfer and organize your photos and memories.