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ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

KEMENTERIAN PELAJARAN MALAYSIA

Self Access Learning Module

ICT Literacy for Secondary School


Programme
Computer Hardware Computer Setting

PUSAT PERKEMBANGAN KURIKULUM KEMENTERIAN PELAJARAN MALAYSIA

ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

MODULE 7
BASIC MAINTENANCE COMPUTER SETTING

Computer Hardware

Curriculum Development Centre Ministry of Education Malaysia

ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

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Name of Module :

Basic Maintenance - Computer Settings

Learning Outcomes: The students should be able to: a. customize settings for display b. customize settings for mouse c. customize settings for sound d. customize settings for date and time e. regional and language options

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Knowledge and Skills

a. Customize setting for display, mouse and sound. b. Customize setting for date and time, language and regional option.
4. Module Summary: At the end of the module, students should be able to set the computer by customizing the setting for use. This module contains 5 activities: Activity 1: Activity 2: Activity 3: Activity 4: Activity 5: Customizing settings Customizing settings Customizing settings Customizing settings Customizing settings for display. for mouse. for sound. for date and time. for regional and language options.

ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

Activity 1:

Customizing settings for display

1. Click Start button, then click Control Panel

Control Panel

2. Control Panel window will appear as shown below. Then click Appearance and Setting.

Appearance and Setting

ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

3. Click at Display

Display

4. Display Properties window will appear as shown below. In the Themes option, you can change the themes of your computer by choosing from the drop down menu. Choose Window XP and click OK as shown below. Themes

Drop down menu

ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

5. Click at Desktop tab. You can change your desktop background. Choose Bliss in the background menu and click OK. Desktop

Background Menu

OK Button

6. Click at Screen Saver tab. Choose from the drop down menu. Choose 3D Flying Objects and click OK.

Screen Saver

Drop down menu

ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

7. Click Appearance. You can change the appearance of windows buttons, colour schemes and font size by choosing from drop down menu. In Windows and buttons, choose Window XP style. In colour scheme, choose Default (blue). In Font size, choose Normal. Then, click OK.

Appearance

Windows and buttons Colour schemes

Font Size

ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

Activity 2: Customizing settings for mouse 1. In the Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes. Then click at Mouse Pointers.

Appearance and Themes Mouse Pointers

2. The Mouse Properties window will appear as shown below. Choose Pointers tab option. You can customize the mouse pointer by choosing from the customize drop down menu. Choose Normal Select and click OK.

Pointers

Customize Drop down Menu

ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

3. Click Pointer Option tab. You can select the pointer speed by moving the motion slide indicator. Click OK.

Pointer Option

Motion Slide Indicator

ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

Activity 3: Customizing settings for sound 1. In the Control Panel, click Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices. Then, click Adjust the system volume.

Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices

Adjust the system volume

2. Choose the volume level by moving the volume slide indicator. For further volume control setting, you have to click Advanced. Then, choose and set the volume as you wish.

Volume Slide Indicator

Advanced

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ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

3. Adjust the volume level by moving the volume slide indicator.

Volume Slide Indicator

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ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

Activity 4 :

Customizing settings for Date and Time

1. In the Control Panel, click Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options. Then click, date and time.

Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options

Date and time

2. Click at Date and Time tab. Choose day, month and year from the Date options, to change date, change the time in the time option. After you choose the suitable date and time, click OK.

Date and Time Year Month

Day

Time Option

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ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

3. Click Time Zone. Choose the time zone according to the country you stay by choosing from the drop down menu. Choose (GMT+08:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and click OK.

Time Zone

Drop Down Menu

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ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

Activity 5: Customizing settings for Regional and Language Options. 1. In the Control Panel, click Date, Time, Language and Regional Options. Then, click Regional and Language Options.

Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options

Regional and Language Options

2. Click Regional Options tab. Regional option will effect how programmes format numbers, currencies, dates and time. Then, click the drop down menu. English (United States) is commonly use. Choose English (United States) and click OK.

Regional Options

Drop down menu

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3.

Control Panel window will appear as below. Close the Control Panel Window.

Close

4. The interface will be shown as below.

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ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

Evaluation Form COMPUTER HARDWARE - BASIC MAINTENANCE Module 7: Name Class Date Computer Settings : ___________________ :____________________ :____________________

At the end of the lesson, I have learned the following skills. DONT KNOW

SKILLS

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Customize Customize Customize Customize Customize Customize Customize Customize Customize

setting for Window Themes setting for desktop background setting for screen saver setting for Window Appearance setting for mouse setting for sound setting for date setting for time setting for regional

Please tick () one of the check box

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EXCELLENT

AVERAGE

A LITTLE

GOOD