Computer and Internet Basics for Adults/Seniors: Home

How to Use this Guide

If you are looking on very basic information about popular websites and how to use them, this is the page for you to use. As you scroll down, there will be more resources. Depending on what type of computer you are using, the Windows or Macintosh tab will be useful for you. Fun things are also things that can be used on any type of computer with Internet access.

Basic Skills

Basic Tips

Some things to remember:

  • Always be patient while on the computer. It will take some time to grasp how to use a computer, but once you know how, it can be very rewarding.
  • If you cannot figure something out, try Googling (searching) your problem. If that doesn't work, always feel free to ask someone who may know the right answer.
  • Be aware of scams - if something sounds too good to be true, it probably isn't true. Don't click on things that seem suspicious.
  • Sometimes you have to pay for things. It is easy to fall into the trap of buying things online, but try to avoid it.

Welcome to your new online life!

Welcome to the fun and exciting Internet! Opening up a whole new world for you; connecting yourself with others all over the world and those just down the street!

From: 50 Shades of Learning

Helpful Books

Want to check out a book on a topic related to something on this tab? Look no further!

Computer Basics

Although this is more orientated towards Windows users, it still includes helpful information for anyone.

Using Popular Websites and Programs

It is important to use sites such as Google and others in order to enhance and make the best possible experience online.

Using Social Media

Many people begin to use computers on a more regular basis in order to stay in touch with their loved ones. This is done through social media websites, the most popular being Facebook. Other popular sites include Twitter,

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Kayla Linke