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Basic Computer Skills: Basic Computer Skills

Basic Computer Skills Guide

Welcome to the resource guide on basic computer skills. This guide has been created for individuals who would like information on how to use some common computer programs. Use the tabs, to the left, to see tutorials related to specific programs, or view the general computer skills tutorials below. The tutorials featured here may present different versions of a program than is installed on your own computer, and therefore may look different from what you see on your screen, but the majority of the skills presented are transferable between versions. 

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Video: Learn Computer Basics - Tutorial for Beginners

This 40 minute video covers the fundamentals of using a computer, and assumes no prior knowledge of the viewer

Introduction to Computers

A short overview of computers, what they do and why you might want to use one

Text-based Tutorials

Windows 7 Basics