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ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

KEMENTERIAN PELAJARAN MALAYSIA

Self Access Learning


Module

ICT Literacy for


Secondary School
Programm
e

Computer
Hardware
Computer Setting

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ICTL For Secondary School - Computer hardware Module

PUSAT PERKEMBANGAN KURIKULUM


KEMENTERIAN PELAJARAN MALAYSIA

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MODULE 7

BASIC COMPUTER SETTING

Curriculum Development Centre


Ministry of Education Malaysia

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1. Name of Module : Computer Hardware: Computer Setting

2. Learning Outcomes: The students should be able to:

1. customize settings for display


2. customize settings for mouse
3. customize settings for sound
4. customize settings for date and time
5. regional and language options

3. Knowledge and Skills:

1. Customize setting for display, mouse and sound


2. Customize setting for date and time, language and regional option

4. Module Summary: At the end of the module, student should be able to set the
computer by customize the setting for display, mouse, sound, date and time, and
regional and language options.

This module contains 5 activities:

Activity 1: Customize settings for display


Activity 2: Customize settings for mouse
Activity 3: Customize settings for sound
Activity 4: Customize settings for date and time
Activity 5: Customize settings for regional and language options

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Activity 1: Customize 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

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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.

Themes

Drop down menu

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

Desktop

Background Menu

OK Button

6. Click at Screen Saver tab. You can change your screen saver by choosing from the
drop down menu. Choose 3D Flying Objects and click OK.

Screen Saver

Drop down menu

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7. Click Appearance. You can change the appearance of windows and buttons, color
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

Activity 2: Customize settings for mouse

1. In the Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes. Appearance and Themes
window will be displayed, then click at Mouse Pointers.

Appearance and
Themes

Mouse Pointers

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2. The Mouse Properties window will appear as shown below. Choose Pointer 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

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

Pointer Option

Motion Slide Indicator

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Activity 3: Customize settings for sound

1. In the Control Panel, click Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices. Sounds, Speech
and Audio Devices window will appear, then click at Adjust the system volume.

Sounds, Speech and Audio Adjust the system volume


Devices

2. Choose the volume level by moving the volume slide indicator. For advance volume
control setting, click at button Advanced.

Volume Slide Indicator

Advanced…

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

Volume Slide
Indicator

Activity 4. Customize settings for Date and Time

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

Date, Time, Language, and


Regional Options Date and time

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

Date and Time

Year
Month

Time Option
Day

3. Click at Time Zone. You can choose the time zone according to which 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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Activity 5: Customize settings for regional and language options.

1. In the Control Panel, click Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options. In the
Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options window, click Regional and Language
Options.

Date, Time, Language, and Regional and Language


Regional Options Options

2. Click at Regional Options tab. Regional option will affects how some programs
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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Evaluation Form

COMPUTER HARDWARE

Module 2: Computer Settings

Name : ___________________

Class :____________________

Date :____________________

At the end of the lesson pupil have learned the following skills.

DON’T KNOW

EXCELLENT
AVERAGE
A LITTLE

GOOD
SKILLS

1. Customize setting for Window Themes


2. Customize setting for desktop background
3. Customize setting for screen saver
4. Customize setting for Window Appearance
5. Customize setting for mouse
6. Customize setting for sound
7. Customize setting for date
8. Customize setting for time
9. Customize setting for regional

Please tick (√) one of the check box

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