This course introduces the fundamentals of operating a desktop computer as a productive business tool and to navigate the Internet using Microsoft Windows and the Internet Explorer. Topics include managing files and folders, practicing good security habits, and using the Internet to effectively locate information. Skills developed in this course include how to logon to the computer, customize the look of Windows, start programs, print documents, and manage computer resources. Advanced skills developed in this course include how to use the basic Windows programs such as: WordPad, Notepad, Paint, and Sound Recorder. General networking and Internet skills developed in this course include how to download and install programs, share folders, and use basic and fundamental Internet technologies.