How-do-I... Manage my computer

computer management

These courses will help you learn how to organise your files; know more about the workings of your computer's operating system; monitor and optimise it for performance; know what to do about update messages; learn about anti-virus/anti-malware software to provide protection against malicious attacks; troubleshoot hardware, software and/or network and Internet errors, and much more.



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Managing the contents of your computer

This course is all about organising your computer's contents (its files and folders) in a sensible way. It's a bit like moving into a new house and storing all your belongings in appropriate places, so you'll know where to find them when you want them again.


computer managementComputer Management

This course will help you to understand the components of a computer - monitor, keyboard and internal parts. Learn how to remove unwanted programs and files; how to disc clean and defragment the hard drive; about security issues and backing up your information.


Please register early to secure your place in our Courses and Workshops:

  • Click here (Timetable) to see if there is currently a course scheduled.
  • You need to supply the name of course or workshop and your membership number.
  • If the course you want is not listed on the Timetable please email
  • NOTE - There is no need to enrol for Interest Groups, Help Sessions or Club Day Meetings, just turn up
  • REMEMBER - You need to be a paid-up member of SeniorNet Nelson to take a course.