Introduction to Personal Computers: Using Windows Vista„¢


This course will provide you with the basic skills you need to get started with personal computers and work with the various features, tools, and options available in Windows Vista. In this course, you will familiarize yourself with the basics of personal computers, customize Windows Vista, and manage files and folders. You will also work with simple tools and browse the Internet. Because personal computers today are an essential tool for both business users and private individuals, almost everyone needs to learn basic computing skills such as the ones covered in this course.This course is designed for any knowledge worker, business professional, or private individual who do not have any background knowledge or experience in computers.

This course carries the following professional education credits: 0.4 CEUs. For more information on accreditation bodies, please visit



  • In this course, you will use a personal computer loaded with Microsoft Windows Vista to help you acquire the latest skills in computers.

Hardware and Software Required:

  • Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (or higher)
  • Browser Mozilla Firefox 2 (or higher)
  • Browser Apple Safari 2 (or higher)
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7
  • Operating System Apple Mac OS X 10.4 (or higher)
  • Processor Pentium III 1 GHz (or better)
  • Processor Macintosh Intel-based or PowerPC G4 (or better)
  • RAM 512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection 256K (broadband recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 (current version recommended)
  • Adobe Reader 7 (or higher)
  • Other requirements may apply to supplemental offline activities. Omitting these optional activities does not affect course completion.


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Course Info

  • Code: EL-IPCU-WV
  • Duration: 4 hours 2 minutes
  • Price: Call for price

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