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Welcome to Paradise Computer Club

Welcome to the

Paradise Computer Club  

2014 - 2015 Season 

 

Our Season runs from October 1st through September 30th.

Saturday meetings are scheduled from November 2013

 to April 2014

 

What's New??

 


Welcome back to the 2014-2015 Season!.

 Nov, 22, 2014 Program will have  Bill Williams demonstrate how to put music and photos on CDs and DVDs, and how to burn them so they will play on a TV.


 

March 8, 2014 Election of Officers took place at the Annual Business Meeting. The newly elected officers assumed their duties April 1, 2014. ...click here


Data from Programs presented at Saturday Meetings:

March 29, 2014 Presentation:

 President Marge Hinners presented Don Bartholomew with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of the valuable contributions and years of dedication to the Computer Club.  click here for more

Andrew Johnson presented "Security and imaging your hard drive"  click here for more

Feb. 22, 2014 Presentation:  Marge Hinners presented a program on

 "Computer Scams and More"  click here for more

Feb. 1, 2014 Presentation:   Rita Conner presented a program on

 "General GMAIL"  click here for more

 

January 25, 2014 Presentation. Darrell Hatch presented

 "Converting Slides into Digital" click here for more


For photos of the The Annual Pot Luck Brunch, Feb.22, 2014  click here


New Acquisition:   the club has just purchased a new Windows computer.

It is the latest and greatest, featuring a touch screen and Win. 8.1


We have joined the APCUG,  a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting and supporting computer and software user groups worldwide.


Paradise Computer Club By-Laws  changes were Approved by membership on February 9, 2013..........more

 


The Program Page lists proposed  programs
(subject to change).......more



ANNUAL BRUNCH was held FEB. 23 2013, in  the  Ballroom

 check  out the diners and Lucky Door Prize Winners .......more




The Club has a new digital converter for slides & negatives which is available on loan to members! 

If you have some slides you would like to scan bring them along.


WARNING  Avoid pressing the  F1 key while on the internet

 While browsing on the internet, if you see a notice telling you to press your F1 key (that's across top left of your keyboard)

 DON'T DO IT.  This key usually means "Help" but not if you are online.  It will release a potent virus in your computer. . .Do not press the F1 key no matter how many times your computer asks you to.  If you don't press F1, you will be constantly reminded to do so . . .just click on the little 'x' on the window, or close your browser totally - might even be better to reboot.

Click on the SNOPES link below for further confirmation at of this threat.

True.  Check link:  http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/f1key.as


 


Members: do you need to print a Airline Boarding Pass but have no printer?
The following members have graciously offered to let you use their printers:
Derek Falck; Hal Shockey; Frank Stratton
  Do you have computers in working order that you want to dispose of?
Take them to Lowell Ergen.
He refurbishes and donates them to underprivileged children who would not otherwise have a computer
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Wireless Internet in the computer room

Wireless internet is available in and around the building housing the computer room, library, and card rooms. It also supports the swimming pool area and the multi-purpose room.
This is a significant convenience for all computer club members and park residents!

 

 

The MAC vs. Windows War may be over? ---more...

   

 

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Meetings:

  • The Club meets October through April.

  • Weekly Meetings are held on Saturdays at 9 am.

  • Meet in the computer room

  • A general business meeting  is held the second Saturday of each month.

     

 

   
     

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