Using and Managing Application Software

Explore application setup and management with this course.

4 videos  //  17 minutes of training

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Course description

There’s an application for it — whatever “it” happens to be. Explore the variety and use of applications with this course on application software, including installation, maintenance, file extensions, different applications that do the same thing and more.

Course syllabus

Walking Survey of ApplicationsDuration: 2:46

In this episode, Scott explores the amazing variety of applications available on many computing devices.

Managing ApplicationsDuration: 2:44

In this episode, Scott describes the life cycle of an application, from installation to maintenance to uninstallation.

Applications and ExtensionsDuration: 4:12

In this episode, Scott explains the essential functions of file extensions, with lots of examples.

Ask Me Anything About Working with ApplicationsDuration: 7:10

In this episode, Scott talks about team collaboration software, Office 365 versus Open Office, software installation and updates.

Meet the author

Scott Jernigan

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Scott Jernigan is editor-in-chief for Total Seminars, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations. Scott has been involved in the computer, network and IT industry since 1996 as a technician, instructor, editor, author and speaker.

Scott has written, edited, and contributed to dozens of books on computer literacy, hardware, operating systems, networking and certification. His latest book is Computer Literacy: Your Ticket to IC3 Certification. Scott co-authored the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, the Mike Meyers A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs and the CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals All-in-One Exam Guide. Scott has taught computer classes all over the U.S., including stints at the United Nations and the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. 

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