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IC3 GS4 Living Online (Course & Labs)

ISBN : 9781616915841

Gain hands-on expertise in IC3 GS4 Living Online exam with IC3 GS4 Living Online course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. IC3 GS4 Living Online course and performance-based labs cover all the objectives of IC3 GS4 Living Online exam which include skills for working in the Internet or networked environment and maximizing your communication, education, and social interaction in a safe and ethical way.

Living Online covers aspects of working in an Internet or networked environment, including basic knowledge of networks and the Internet, skills in specific applications such as email software and web browsers, skills required to find and evaluate information, and an understanding of issues related to computing and the Internet being used at work, home, and school (ergonomics, security, ethics, Internet "netiquette," and the like).

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Exam related FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? There are no official prerequisites for this certification.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 36
Where do I take the exam? The IC3 Exam 3 is administered by Certiport at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
  • Multiple choice
  • Match the following
  • Performance-based
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 45 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 50 minutes
What is the passing score? 750

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the IC3_GS4_LO, Certiport's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 2 days (48 hours) before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A two-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • There is no annual limit on the number of attempts on the same exam. If a candidate achieves a passing score on an IC3 exam, the candidate may take it again.

For additional information click here.

What is the validity of the certification? The IC3 GS4 Internet and Computing Core Certification does not expire. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the IC3-EXAM-3-complete, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Computer Operator
  • Office Analyst
  • Office Assistant
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Understanding the Terminology about the Internet and the WWW
  • Understanding the World Wide Web
  • Browsing the Web with a Web Browser
  • Using Multiple Tabs While Browsing the Web
  • Downloading and Uploading Files on the Web
  • Setting a Homepage in Your Web Browser
  • Using and Clearing Your Browsing History
  • Using Favorites or Bookmarks in Your Web Browser
  • Searching for Text in a Web Page from Your Web Browser
  • Using Plug-ins, Add-ons, and Extensions in Your Web Browser
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Networks: LAN vs. WAN
  • Understanding Network Addressing
  • Using and Securing Wireless Networks
  • Security Networks with Firewalls and Gateways
  • Measuring the Speed of Your Internet Connection
  • Understanding the Different Types of Internet Connections
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Principles for Troubleshooting Networking Problems
  • Troubleshooting Network Problems with the Help of Windows Troubleshooting Tools
  • Troubleshooting Network Problems from the Command Prompt
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Creating and Securing Email Accounts
  • Sending Email Messages
  • Replying to and Forwarding Email Messages
  • Automating Your Email Account
  • Organizing and Archiving Your Inbox
  • Communicating through Text Messages
  • Communicating through Multimedia
  • Using Social Media and Social Networks
  • Increasing the Privacy of Your Social Networking Activity
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Personal vs. Professional Communication
  • Verbal vs. Written Communication
  • Inappropriate Ways of Communicating Online
  • Censorship and Filters in the Digital World
  • Intellectual Property, Copyright, Licensing, and Piracy
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Protecting Your Identity and Your Data
  • Removing Data from Your Computer
  • Keeping Your Computer Safe from Threats and Malware
  • The Ergonomics of Using the Computer in a Healthy Way
  • Common Problems That Are Generated by Incorrect Computer Use and Posture
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Using Search Engines to Find Information Online
  • Performing Advanced Searches Using Symbols and Search Operators
  • Searching for Files Online
  • Dealing with Online Advertisements
  • Finding Valuable Information on Internet Forums and Knowledge Bases
  • Evaluating the Information That You Find on the Web
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Understanding WWW
  • Understanding URL elements
  • Browsing the Web using functionalities in IE
  • Browsing the Web using functionalities in Firefox
  • Installing VLC media player
  • Setting the homepage in IE
  • Deleting the browsing history
  • Viewing cookies and temporary files in IE
  • Accessing the browsing history in IE
  • Saving a web page as a favorite in IE
  • Searching for a text on a web page using the menu bar
  • Adding google hangouts plugin
  • Identifying a network topology
  • Configuring IPv4 address
  • Understanding the ipconfig command
  • Configuring SSID
  • Configuring Windows firewall settings
  • Identifying protocol purposes
  • Identifying transfer rates
  • Identifying wireless standards speed
  • Creating a dial-up connection
  • Creating a remote access VPN connection
  • Identifying troubleshooting rules
  • Diagnosing networking issues
  • Testing the existence of other hosts
  • Analyzing network paths with tracert
  • Releasing and renewing an IP address
  • Understanding the arp command
  • Using the netsh command
  • Creating a Gmail account
  • Sending an email message in MS Outlook
  • Creating a contact in MS Outlook
  • Forwarding an email message in MS Outlook
  • Setting up automatic replies
  • Archiving Outlook items
  • Sending messages using an iPhone
  • Testing sound service on Skype
  • Updating facebook status
  • Understanding verbal communication
  • Identifying inappropriate ways of communicating online
  • Identifying principles for identity protection
  • Cleaning system using the CCleaner application
  • Installing security software
  • Running the MBSA tool
  • Identifying key points for using the computer system
  • Searching the web using Bing
  • Identifying search operators
  • Opening the online MS Word help file