thoreauvanguard Thoreau Vanguard 10/24/00
Thoreau Middle School  
 
The websites below contain basic information

about PC operation and various programs.



These are nice sites to use if you have questions aboout using a PC or using particular programs on your PC.





1. Desktops

http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/desktop.htm

Pictures and explanations of items appearing on the desktop



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/tssc/kpak/win98/html/08600376.HTM

Q & A regarding Taskbar, Toolbars, and Start Menu



http://www.microsoft.com/education/tutorial/classroom/win98/work.asp#explore

Microsoft's quick explanation of the desktop



2. My computer

http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/desktop.htm#mycomputer

Basic paragraph description of My Computer



3. Mouse

http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/mouse.htm

Explains mouse buttons and actions



http://www.microsoft.com/education/tutorial/classroom/win98/work.asp#explore

Scroll down to "Pointing and Clicking"  section.

Gives good info about the mouse and how to change the settings



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/tssc/kpak/win98/html/08600378.HTM

Q & A about mouse issues.



4. Control Panel

http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/desktop.htm#control

Shows most common control panels



http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/windows2000/default.htm

Scroll down to "Adjusting Settings Through Control Panel"

&     "Control Panel Options Programs "



http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/windows98/controlpanel.htm

Using control panels in Windows 98



5. Hard Drive

http://www.microsoft.com/education/tutorial/classroom/win98/work.asp#explore



6.Working with Applications



http://www.apple.com/appleworks/tips/

AppleWorks Tips



http://www.microsoft.com/education/tutorial/classroom/o2k/word.asp

Word 2000 tutorial



http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/WordBrochure.PDF

Creating a brocher with Word



http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/wordtables.PDF

Creating Tables in Microsoft Word (with calculations)



http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/extensions.PDF

Explains some common three letter extensions that appear at the end of a file's  name.



http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/PowerPointBasics.PDF

Powerpoint Basics



http://www.microsoft.com/education/tutorial/classroom/o2k/ppt.asp

Powerpoint 2000 tutorial



http://www.microsoft.com/education/tutorial/classroom/pub2k/default.asp

Publisher 2000 tutorial



http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/brochure.PDF

Creating a brochure using Microsoft Publisher



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/ptts/bdaly/firstclass/fcoutline.htm

First Class checklist and How to Notes



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/IS/techserv/techhelp/firstclass/fctrain/fctrain.htm

Basic Training Manual on First Class



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/IS/techserv/techhelp/firstclass/homecon/hometoc.htm

Connecting to First Class by modem



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/tssc/kpak/ncm40/html/ncm40.htm

Netscape Tutorial



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/tssc/kpak/exp40/html/exp40.htm

Internet Explorer tutorial



7.Multimedia Applications



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/IS/techserv/techhelp/vcr/index.htm

Sending Output from the ATI All-In-Wonder-Pro to a TV/Camcorder/VCR



http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/videocap.PDF

Video capture using an ATI video player and a VCR



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/IS/techserv/techhelp/ati/index.htm

Connecting an EggCam





http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/ulead.PDF

Using U-Lead 3.0 to capture video



8.  Display



http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/ATI.PDF

Changing ATI settings for Large Monitor Display



http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/OMSI/technology/resources/EarthWalkdirs.PDF

Connecting the HP Vectra to the EarthWalk 34" Monitor



9.   Troubleshooting



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/tssc/kpak/win98/html/win98.htm

Basic troubleshooting Windows 98



http://www.fixwindows.com/

A one-stop Windows troubleshooting resource.



http://fcpsnet.fcps.k12.va.us/dit/software/mcafee/index.htm

McAfee Update
Useful links
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