EMPOWERMENT TECHNOLOGIES

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EMPOWERMENT TECHNOLOGIES by Mind Map: EMPOWERMENT TECHNOLOGIES

1. MS EXCEL

1.1. Best application to use for inputs of data and creating tables of data requiring operations

2. COMMON COMPUTER PROBLEMS + TROUBLESHOOTING

2.1. Not enough hard disk space?

2.1.1. Delete unwanted or unnecessary files

2.1.2. Backup or archive files in an external disk

2.2. Not enough physical memory, i.e. RAM

2.2.1. Add RAM on the computer

2.2.2. Might need computer technician to do this

2.3. Too many programs are running in the background, or during start-up

2.3.1. Use "misconfig.exe" to stop program from running

2.4. Hard disk if fragmented

2.4.1. Use "Disk Defragmenter" to defragment the hard disk

2.5. There is a virus or malware on the computer

2.5.1. Install anti-virus and anti-malware software

2.6. Fan is not working properly or computer is overheating

2.6.1. Hardened thermal paste

2.6.2. clean dirty fan

2.7. Defective RAM

2.7.1. Replace RAM on the computer (might need a technician to do this)

2.8. Loose component inside CPU

2.8.1. Refit loose component

2.9. Fan is defective

2.9.1. Cables might be in the way of the fan

2.9.2. Check if the fan needs cleaning or replacing

2.10. Hard disk about to fail

2.10.1. Replace hard disk

2.10.2. Backup data on the hard disk

2.11. PRINTER NOT WORKING?

2.11.1. Incorrect printer driver for OS

2.11.1.1. Install driver from the manufacturer's website or CD that comes along with it

2.11.2. Print job sent to the wrong printer

2.11.2.1. Change default printer setting

2.11.2.2. Send print job to correct printer

2.11.3. Printer might be turned off or not plugged in

2.12. Can't access Wi-Fi?

2.12.1. Wrong Wi-Fi passworde

2.12.2. Wrong access point selected

2.12.3. Access point may not be turned on

2.12.4. Defective access point or wi-fi router

2.12.5. Defective wi-fi adapter

2.12.6. LAN cable may not be plugged or may be defected

2.12.7. Defective NIC

2.13. Slow internet connection?

2.13.1. Computer itself may be slow

2.13.2. Incorrect Wi-Fi configuration

2.13.3. Defective wi-fi router

2.13.4. Too many users connected to same wi-fi

2.13.5. ISP may be the issue

2.13.6. Background application may be hogging up the bandwidth

3. CYBER ETIQUETTE

3.1. RULE 1: Remember that it's another person you're communicating to

3.2. RULE 2: Abide to the same laws you adhere to in real life and in cyberspac

3.3. RULE 3: Know where you are in cyberspace

3.4. RULE 4: Respect other people's time and bandwidth

3.5. RULE 5: Make yourself look good online

3.6. RULE 6: Share expert knowledge

3.7. RULE 7: Help keep the flame wars under control

3.8. RULE 8: Respect other people's privacy

3.9. RULE 9: Don't abuse your power

3.10. RULE 10: Make yourself look good

4. MS WORD

4.1. Use this application to create documents . Best suitable for paperwork such as case studies, theses, reporting summaries, essays, etc.

5. MS POWERPOINT

5.1. Never use font size smaller than 32

5.2. Use only up to six bullet points

5.3. Do not put pictures in the middle for it will take up more space thus leaving less room for words/text

5.4. Be creative with font types, colors, and sizes to emphasize on key words

5.5. Do not use script or all caps for they are hard to read

5.6. Use dark font to go in contrast with a light background

5.7. Use a light font to go in contrast with a dark background

6. ICT

6.1. Current State

6.1.1. ICT

6.1.1.1. UNESCO

6.1.1.1.1. "The scientific, technological, and engineering disciplines and the management techniques used to handle and transmit information (between) men and machines."

6.1.1.2. Digital Video Technical Glossary

6.1.1.2.1. "The computing and communications facilities and features that support teaching, learning and a range of activities in education."

6.1.1.3. UK National Curriculum Document in 200

6.1.1.3.1. "The technology used to handle information and aid communication."

6.1.1.4. Official IBM Glossary

6.1.1.4.1. "The use of computer based information systems and communications systems to process, transmit, and store data and information."

6.1.1.4.2. "The use of computer based information systems and communications systems to process, transmit, and store data and information."

6.1.1.5. UK Government's ICT Year in 1972

6.1.1.5.1. "A collective term (that is) involved in handling and transmitting information. It includes computing, telecommunications, and microelectronics (that) process(es), transmit(s), and store(s) date and information.