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There are many ways in technology can be a daunting experience - it can appear to be confusing, with heaps of technical jargon and concepts that are just not easily understood ... unless they are explained, and explained properly and in detail. We



Published: Sun, 01 Jun 2008 07:00:00 +1000

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OzLeisure Beginners Guides : Microsoft Windows Vista - Episode 8, Managing files and folders

Sun, 01 Jun 2008 07:00:00 +1000

It is a common statement from beginners and more advanced users; "I've lost the file". In this episode we explain how to know where your files are kept, how to organise them properly and keep a track of where everything is.


Media Files:
http://www.ozleisure.com.au/Podcasts/BeginnersGuide/Vista/OzLBGVEp8.mp4




OzLeisure Beginners Guides : Microsoft Windows Vista - Episode 7, Installing and uninstalling software and hardware

Mon, 28 Apr 2008 05:00:00 +1000

This is a topic that can scare many novice users half to death; installing software and hardware. It's not a difficult subject for the more experienced user, and in this episode we remove the fear from the pocess with some very simple steps and guidelines for how it all works.


Media Files:
http://www.ozleisure.com.au/Podcasts/BeginnersGuide/Vista/OzLBGVEp7.mp4




OzLeisure Beginners Guides : Microsoft Windows Vista - Episode 6, User accounts and parental controls

Mon, 07 Apr 2008 17:30:00 +1000

The second in our basics of security set, looking at running as a standard user as opposed to an administratove user, and how to set up parental controls on an account to limit access to applictions and web sites, as well as limiting usage time on the PC.


Media Files:
http://www.ozleisure.com.au/Podcasts/BeginnersGuide/Vista/OzLBGVEp6.mp4




OzLeisure Beginners Guides : Microsoft Windows Vista - Episode 5, Viruses, malware, updates and firewalls

Sat, 05 Apr 2008 20:00:00 +1100

There will always be people whose intention is to damage your computer or to use it in ways that you would prefer they didn't; perhaps to gather information about you or other such things, but it needn't be too much of a concern if you take some simple precautions when using your computer. This episode discusses the basics of that.


Media Files:
http://www.ozleisure.com.au/Podcasts/BeginnersGuide/Vista/OzLBGVEp5.mp4




OzLeisure Beginners Guides : Microsoft Windows Vista - Episode 4, Secure desktop

Tue, 25 Mar 2008 20:00:00 +1100

Microsoft Windows Vista introduces a brand new concept to the Windows platform with regards to security, the secure desktop. It's purpose is to advise the user that something with far-reaching effects is about to take place on the system and it announces that is the most dramatic way. To the experienced user, it is nothing to worry about but, to the beginner, it looks as if everything is falling apart. We explain what is happening, why it is happening, when to expect it and reassure you that everything is not actually falling apart.


Media Files:
http://www.ozleisure.com.au/Podcasts/BeginnersGuide/Vista/OzLBGVEp4.mp4




OzLeisure Beginners Guides : Microsoft Windows Vista - Episode 3, Customizing your desktop

Tue, 18 Mar 2008 08:00:00 +1100

We start to tune Windows Vista to suit our needs, and we start with customizing the desktop, the start menu and the system tray.


Media Files:
http://www.ozleisure.com.au/Podcasts/BeginnersGuide/Vista/OzLBGVEp3.mp4




OzLeisure Beginners Guides : Microsoft Windows Vista - Episode 2, Getting to know your desktop

Mon, 10 Mar 2008 23:00:00 +1100

We launch into our series with the most basic look at the Windows Vista interface: the desktop. In this episode, we explain what each of the parts on screen are, what they are used for, and how to manipulate them. We define some of the terms used throughout the operating system and ease you into using Windows Vista and becoming familiar with it.


Media Files:
http://www.ozleisure.com.au/Podcasts/BeginnersGuide/Vista/OzLBGVEp2.mp4




OzLeisure Beginners Guides : Microsoft Windows Vista - Episode 1, Introduction

Mon, 10 Mar 2008 23:00:00 +1100

The first of our beginners guides on Microsoft Windows Vista, a very short introduction on what the series will cover.


Media Files:
http://www.ozleisure.com.au/Podcasts/BeginnersGuide/Vista/OzLBGVEp1.mp4