ESL 100: Computer Lab               Bob Stipp

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER LAB

Your computer screen should show a box with a space to enter a name and a password.

STEP ONE:         In the box marked name type your first initial and 7 letters of your last name, no spaces and not capital letters! If your name is Sergio Martinez then you would type=>smartine

          Press tab and enter your date of birth where it says password. Type month•day•year with two digits. If your birthday is July 4, 1972, type 070472.

          Next, press the enter key two times.

          If the computer does NOT let you enter,

          Type the word guest in the box marked name. You do not need to enter anything in the password box.

          Next, press the enter key two times.

STEP TWO:         When you have a blue or green screen, use the mouse to move the arrow to START.

          Click on START and hold the button down and move the arrow to PROGRAMS.

          Click on PROGRAMS. and hold the button down and move the arrow to MICROSOFT OFFICE 97.

          Click on MICROSOFT OFFICE 97 and hold the button down and move the arrow to MICROSOFT WORD.

          Click on MICROSOFT WORD.. This will bring up a blank page and you are ready to begin working. Following the directs for the day's Lab assignment.

SAVING YOUR WORK:         Click on the file menu, click on save as, click on drive H; and type a name file name (no more than 7 letters, no periods, dashes or commas). Press enter.

         

          Hint: choose a file name that you will remember so you know what the topic is -- Your name and the topic will work.