Use Computer Operating Systems and Hardware - Microsoft Windows 10

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The skills acquired in ICTICT201 Use Computer Operating Systems and Hardware will enable you to select, configure and use computer operating systems and basic computer hardware, including configuring the operating system to work with a variety of hardware peripherals and types of information and communications technology (ICT) equipment.

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • work safely with your computer, consider your impact on the environment and manage files and folders efficiently
  • explain the various hardware components of the computer
  • understand the various types of software
  • work with the basic components of the Windows 10 interface
  • work with Windows Store apps
  • work with desktop program and app windows
  • use Windows to install, update and uninstall programs
  • understand data storage and navigate your computer's drives, folders and files
  • navigate the folder hierarchy and work with folders
  • manage files on your computer
  • understand the purpose and function of libraries, and how to manage libraries
  • work with the Recycle Bin to manage deleted items
  • work with Quick Access and shortcuts in File Explorer
  • personalise the user interface
  • manage your printer and printing tasks in Windows
  • use several features to optimise the Windows operating system
  • manage user accounts
  • work with Windows security features
  • back up and restore data
  • access the command line interface in Windows

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