Intro to Windows: Getting Started with a Windows PC

at Accelerate Computer Training - Long Beach

Course Details
$119 4 seats left
Start Date:
Long Beach, Other Suburbs/Cities
200 Pine Ave Ste 280
Btwn E 3rd St & E Broadway
Long Beach, California 90802
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 5
Teacher: Tim Jones

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this windows training:

In this three-hour session, you will gain the skills essential to using a Windows-based computer effectively, including working the mouse and keyboard, using the Start menu, working with windows, creating and saving documents, creating new folders and the basics of using software programs and browsing the Web.


This class is designed for new computer users or those new to a Windows-based computer. No prior computer experience is necessary.

Class Outline

Exploring the Computer

  • hardware; a look at the parts and ports
  • memory vs. storage
  • starting up the computer
Using the Mouse
  • point, click and drag
  • double-click
  • right-click
Exploring the Desktop
  • the Desktop icons
  • Start menu and Taskbar
Using a Window
  • opening and closing windows
  • moving and resizing windows
  • minimize, maximize and restore
  • switching between open windows
  • changing views
Working with Files and Folders
  • navigating local and network storage locations
  • creating new folders
  • renaming, moving and copying file
  • sending to and restoring from the Recycle Bin

Using Programs

  • launching and exiting programs
  • creating and saving documents
  • opening and printing documents
  • basic text editing techniques
  • typing and editing text
  • selecting text
  • cut and paste
  • undo
Searching for Files

Customizing Your PC
  1. background image
  2. set date and time
  3. adjust volume and other settings

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows:

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   


Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

You may cancel or reschedule a class registration at least seven days prior to the class without incurring any penalty. After seven days, we may charge a penalty of up to 100% of the registration cost.


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Reviews of Classes at Accelerate Computer Training (32)

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Intro to Windows: Getting Started with a Windows PC
Reviewed by Maria D T. on 1/11/2022
This class was so excited cause I was ready lucky it’s was one on one and got to learn more. Thank you so much Tim looking forward to the next class.
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