Bentley College Computing Resources 2008


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    1. 1. Bentley Systems Overview & Windows Environment
    2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Have an understanding of various tools and technologies available during your course of study (M: drive, Virtual Lab, Blackboard, My.Bentley, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Understand what resources are available on-campus versus off-campus </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to make use of Microsoft Outlook to the full extent </li></ul><ul><li>Know where to get computer related help </li></ul>
    3. 3. Objectives <ul><li>Learn how to configure the taskbar </li></ul><ul><li>Choose programs to launch during startup </li></ul><ul><li>Control panel options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>be able to add or remove programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>change how files and folders are displayed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>change mouse settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>explore various power options – including sleep and hibernate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learn what Ctrl+Alt+Del does </li></ul>
    4. 4. Computing Resources @ Bentley Microsoft Outlook Server M: Drive Your PC @ school Blackboard | | OWA WWW | MyBentley | Bannerweb home internet lab FIREWALL network Virtual Lab Library Printer
    5. 5. Computing @ Bentley <ul><li>Microsoft Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>OWA </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>My.Bentley </li></ul><ul><li>M: Drive </li></ul><ul><li>Help Desk Online/Offline </li></ul>
    6. 6. Microsoft Outlook <ul><li>500 Mb of storage space </li></ul><ul><li>Difference between reply & reply to all </li></ul><ul><li>Create new folders for saved message </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create-folder-name (if this is a subfolder, be sure its parent is highlighted) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create Distribution List </li></ul><ul><ul><li>address book-groups-add groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set Rules for filters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>delete or save </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set preferences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>file-preferences-user preferences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set signature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>file-preferences-user preferences- mail & news </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Windows Environment <ul><li>Start Button </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Welcome Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobility Center </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Personal Settings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screen Saver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appearance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sidebar & gagets </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Windows Environment – Control Panel <ul><li>Add or Remove Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Display </li></ul><ul><li>Folder Options </li></ul><ul><li>Change account picture </li></ul><ul><li>Mouse </li></ul><ul><li>Network Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Power Options </li></ul><ul><li>Backup & Restore Center </li></ul>
    9. 9. Software installed on your machine <ul><li>Microsoft Office Professional 2007  </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft OneNote 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Outlook 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Symantec Antivirus </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Acrobat Reader </li></ul><ul><li>FileZilla </li></ul><ul><li>LightScribe software  </li></ul><ul><li>HP Webcam </li></ul><ul><li>Bizcard </li></ul><ul><li>HP Quicklook 2 </li></ul>
    10. 10. Your computer <ul><li>Meets 810F Military Ruggedization Standard </li></ul><ul><li>Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 Montevina </li></ul><ul><li>160G Hard Drive 7200 RPM FX </li></ul><ul><li>4 GB RAM </li></ul><ul><li>14.1-inch WXGA + anti-glare with Integrated Camera (2 MP) </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboard Light </li></ul><ul><li>DVD/RW Dual Layer drive with LightScribe </li></ul><ul><li>3 USB 2.0 Ports </li></ul><ul><li>SD Media Card Reader (camera) </li></ul><ul><li>6 Cell 55W Hour plus 8 Cell Detachable Travel Battery </li></ul><ul><li>802.11a/b/g/draft-n Wireless </li></ul><ul><li>Fingerprint Reader (Not currently active) </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth 2.0+ </li></ul><ul><li>Touch-sensitive controls </li></ul>
    11. 11. Where to save your data <ul><li>Personal Folder </li></ul><ul><li>M: </li></ul><ul><li>CD-DVD </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Drive </li></ul><ul><li>SD Card </li></ul><ul><li>External hard drive </li></ul>
    12. 12. Taking Care of Your Computer <ul><li>Never eat or drink near your notebook. The majority of non-warranty damage is caused from spills and can cost you money. </li></ul><ul><li>Never carry your notebook while it is open or by the screen or the front portion of the keyboard - carry it towards the rear portion of the keyboard near the numbers row using two hands </li></ul><ul><li>Never move or carry your notebook while it is running, close the lid. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t force USB devices. If plugged in incorrectly, the system board and USB ports can be damaged which could cost you. Make sure you use the icon to safely remove any USB devices or SD cards. </li></ul><ul><li>Never leave your notebook out of your sight (even for a second) </li></ul><ul><li>If your notebook is stolen, immediately contact the Bentley Computing Services Desk and the police. You will be charged a fee of $750, provided you file a police report within 48 hours. If you fail to file a police report within 48 hours, your student account will be charged the fair retail market value of the notebook. In either instance, your notebook will be replaced. </li></ul><ul><li>VIDEO </li></ul>
    13. 13. Readings <ul><li>Computing Resource Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep & Hibernation </li></ul><ul><li>Control Panel </li></ul><ul><li>OneNote (video stream) </li></ul>