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Welcome to eBerg's Online tutorials.
Here you will find some commonly used tasks from every day computer use.

If you have a suggested topic please email: team@eberg.ca

Using your PC:

This section of the tutorial assumes that you are using either Windows 95, 98, ME, or XP.

These Tutorials are intended to be read in succession from first to last as some key points are referenced in later tutorials.
  1. Using the the MOUSE
  2. Using the START menu
  3. Moving Windows around
  4. Recognizing files and programs
  5. Using Shortcuts
  6. Playing Games in Windows
  7. Viewing Recently Used Documents
  8. Quick info on the REGISTRY
  9. Viewing Images & Pictures
  10. Setting up your Printer
  11. Scanning an image with your SCANNER
  12. Using ADD/REMOVE with the programs that come with windows
  13. Changing your Desktop Background & Screensaver
  14. Changing your Screen Resolution
  15. Properly removing unwanted programs


Connecting to the Internet:

This section of the tutorial assumes that you have subscribed to an ISP (Internet Service Provider) for a Dial-Up, Cable, or DSL service and you are using either Windows 95, 98, ME, or XP. You must also have either a Dial-Up adapter (modem) to use Dial-Up or a High speed Cable/DSL modem to use your Cable/DSL service.

These Tutorials are intended to be read in succession from first to last as some key points are referenced in later tutorials.
  1. Checking to see if you are already online
  2. Configuring a Network/Internet connection
  3. Connecting to and FTP server


Using Internet Explorer:

This section of the tutorial assumes that you are using the latest version of Internet Explorer (Version 6.0). It is encouraged that you update your internet 'browser' to the latest version to take full advantage of these tutorials. By updating, you also ensure any security issues and program glitches are resolved.

These Tutorials are intended to be read in succession from first to last as some key points are referenced in later tutorials.

  1. Using the Toolbar
  2. Understanding URLs (Web Addresses)?
  3. Clearing your HISTORY (List of recently visited pages)
  4. Clearing your TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES
  5. Bookmarking a Website
  6. Changing your Homepage
  7. How Search Engines Work
  8. Using a Search Engine
  9. Downloading a file from the Internet


Using Outlook Express:

This section of the tutorial assumes that you are using the latest version of Outlook express (Version 6.0). It is encouraged that you update your email client to the latest version to take full advantage of these tutorials. By updating, you also ensure any security issues and program glitches are resolved.

These Tutorials are intended to be read in succession from first to last as some key points are referenced in later tutorials.
  1. Checking and Reading your new email (July 3, 2002)
  2. Replying to an email (July 17, 2002)
  3. Composing a new email (July 17, 2002)
  4. Deleting Unwanted email (July 17, 2002)
  5. Setting up your Mail Account (July 17, 2002)
  6. Sending an Attachment in your mail (Aug 22, 2002)
  7. What is a Newsgroup
  8. Setting up a Newsgroup Account


Using an FTP program:

To follow along with this section you will need to download an FTP program. It is encouraged that you use 'Bullet Proof FTP' to take full advantage of these tutorials.

These Tutorials are intended to be read in succession from first to last as some key points are referenced in later tutorials.

For the following FTP tutorials you can use eBerg's sample FTP site. You may use it as if it were your own website directory on a webserver. You may upload or delete files from this directory as you wish. After uploading your webpages you can access them through you browser at: www.eberg.ca/demoftp.

Keep in mind that every website needs a default page as the first page a visitor will view. You will need a DEFAULT.HTM file in the folder as your default page (otherwise you will get a 'YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS THIS PAGE' error in your browser.

The login information is as follows:

Host: ftp.eberg.ca
User: ftpdemo
Password: demopass
Port: 21

NOTE: Other people may use this ftp/web directory also, therefor they may overwrite your files. Make sure you have a backup of whatever you upload.
  1. Download 'Bullet Proof FTP' (October 11, 2002)
  2. Creating a local Folder for your webfiles (October 11, 2002)
  3. Starting Bullet Proof FTP (October 11, 2002)
  4. Specifying your FTP information (October 11, 2002)
  5. Connecting to the server (October 11, 2002)
  6. Transferring a file from the server (downloading) (October 11, 2002)
  7. Verifying the download (October 11, 2002)