Computer Training & Resources
Did you know…
That your membership in the Kanata Seniors Council gives you access to a variety of technology services?
You can connect your computer, phone or tablet to Wi-Fi at the Kanata Seniors’ Centre, or use one of our five Windows 10 PCs for Internet and email access, printing, scanning or Skyping. For your convenience, one PC is equipped with an extra large LCD monitor and larger fonts for better accessibility.
Learn about your computer, tablet, phone or eReader from our experienced instructors in one-on-one tutoring sessions. Using Kanata Seniors Council computers, or your own laptop or device, we can help you with:
Navigating and managing files on your Windows 10, or Apple computer.
Setting up and using email.
Safely browsing the Web using Internet Explorer/Edge, Chrome, or Firefox, and search engines like Google.
Creating documents, spreadsheets, and presentations with Microsoft Office or similar tools.
Understanding mobile computing and taking advantage of the “Cloud.”
Using social networking tools like texting/instant messaging, video calling, Facebook, or blogging.
Finding and loading useful Apps on tablets and smartphones.
Making the best use of your eBook reader.
Transferring, editing, and managing the photos on your digital camera.
Connecting a printer, scanner, or memory stick.
Keeping your personal information private and your computers safe from viruses and malware.
Links to Computer Tips & Programs
Free Tutorials on computer topics:
Password Management: https://www.lastpass.com/
Free Office productivity tools: https://www.libreoffice.org/
Software downloads: http://www.tucows.com/downloads
Windows Defender: (anti-virus):
CCleaner (file cleanup):
Malwarebytes (malware remover):
Adobe Reader for the Digital Cloud: https://get.adobe.com/reader/
Adobe Digital Editions for eReading:
Google Chrome browser: https://www.google.com/chrome/
Mozilla Firefox browser:
TeamViewer collaboration: https://www.teamviewer.com/en/
IrfanView image viewer: http://www.irfanview.com/
Free Fax: https://faxzero.com/
Thunderbird E-mail: https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/thunderbird/
Computer Maintenance and Online Basics for Seniors: