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Electronic Computer Tutor

By Coronel Data Processing Free to try Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Feb 27, 2009

In the era of an easily-Googled Internet, this download feels a bit dated, but could nevertheless be helpful. It's essentially a compilation of technical support articles, aimed at teaching a novice user about the guts and operations of their PC, from printing problems to system files. As such, it feels a bit like a gigantic FAQ. The application itself probably isn't as convenient as an ordinary Web search. The font can't be resized, and characters are small, making it sometimes difficult to read. A helpful glossary of computer terms is included, but Search and some individual sections are disabled in the trial version.

If you're looking for a handy desktop resource, and don't have a computer guru around to help fix problems, this might be a good investment, although we'd advise many users to simply try the Internet first.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2016.1

Includes a Windows 10 module and updated information.


Release September 16, 2016
Date Added September 16, 2016
Version 2016.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 10, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None


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Developer's Description

As professional computer consultants and instructors, we at Coronel Data Processing have discovered that 80-85% of all computer related problems are due to user, the other 15-20% being hardware or software. The user problems can be as simple as not being able to correct a simple printing problem to as complex as accidentally deleting important system files. Most user related problems can be easily fixed or avoided with a little computer knowledge. Our program can help you learn about your computer!

In The Electronic Computer Tutor we have placed a computer glossary of the most used computer terminology. You no longer have to be in the dark wondering what the gurus are saying.

We have also put in a section on hardware. Click on what you want to learn more about and you will get a pop-up screen telling you about it or you will be taken to a screen with a much more in depth break-down. This will give you an appreciation for your computer as well as a much better understanding of how it works.

The Electronic Computer Tutor has a section about basic computer maintenance. Often, the problems that we as computer consultants encounter with our client's computers are related to a lack of maintenance. With a few simple steps, your computer can stay problem free for years.

Our program has a special powerful Internet section and a Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, and Windows 10 tutorial modules. We explain what the Internet and Windows are and teach about their high points.

We have a section that gives Windows basics, tips, and tricks. Finally, there is a built-in course guide and electronic quizzes to challenge and test your computer knowledge.