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Computers for parents

My parents have bought the laptop. So I was searching for some basic help video for them to use the laptop. Help video which they need. They need not know what is cpu, what is input, output etc. Nor do they need to know how to change the desktop wallpaper.

I searched for kannada videos. I did find one. But not good. Then there were some video series in Hindi. One was named some thing like basic computers for parents. So appropriate title. And it is good. The video teaches what is desktop, how to search for files, open files etc and how to send gmail. Here is a link to the video youtube

And there is another series from gnanyagya. This is professionally made and is useful.

My mother is a writer and she wants to type in Kannada using Baraha. So I did find one tutorial for baraha - did not have the patience to go through it. Here is the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmxNRq6PlK8

I got an impulse to prepare a video myself. Then I know me. Will some one prepare a series of videos in Kannada - how to start computers, basic file opening,saving etc, using mail , using skype and using internet.

 

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