Author Archives: Andrew Lindsay

About Andrew Lindsay

Christian. Husband, Step-Father, Foster-Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather. Relative and Friend. Funeral Director, 'Fish Doctor', Registered Nurse, ERP Specialist, Business Systems Analyst, and Technical Manager. Employee, Supervisor, Manager, and Mentor. Club Member, Community Volunteer, and Neighbor. Blessed.

Senior’s Guide to Computers

For the elderly person, that is constantly getting frustrated while trying to use the Internet, go to the Senior’s Guide to Computers website. It’s not a joke – it’s actually a website devoted to providing technical information about computers and … Continue reading

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Sandy Berger’s Compu-KISS

Another useful site for computer novices to bookmark is Sandy Berger’s Compu-KISS site. Sandy’s site covers just about any aspect of computing that you can imagine. Her tutorials are very short, very simple, and offer screenshots to boot. http://www.compukiss.com/

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Microsoft Digital Literacy

This is probably the most professionally done resource to learn computer basics. It comes directly from Microsoft at the Digital Literacy site. Here, you’ll find three “curriculum” levels – basic, standard and advanced. Each curriculum level provides a few tutorial … Continue reading

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Remember the F1 Key

Pressing the F1 key will bring up a context aware “help” dialog in most any computer. If you click F1 while on your desktop, it will bring up a general help dialog about your computer. If you click F1 while … Continue reading

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Jan’s Illustrated Computer Literacy 101

The design is a bit outdated and the some of the graphics are cheesy, but after browsing through the site you’ll see that Jan offers useful instruction that really will teach computers to someone who absolutely has no clue how … Continue reading

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Tildee – create and share tutorials

Tildee is a site where you and others can easily create online tutorials and share them with others. If you know how to do something, not necessarily computer related, then sign up for an account, create your tutorial, and share … Continue reading

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ELDY – a surpurbly simple software solution

Eldy is a software that turns any standard PC into an easy-to-use computer for people that have never used a computer before or people that just want to ‘keep it simple’ and don’t need or want all the bells-and-whistles of … Continue reading

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Where did the articles go?

I’m performing a reorganization of the site. Old articles will be reappearing as I have time to repost. If you have one that you commonly referenced, be patient, I’ll have it republished as soon as I can.

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