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SEP 2011 OCT 2011 NOV 2011
FIRST KINGS POINT COMPUTER CLUB MEETING of 2011-2012
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
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Jerry Frank, President of K.P.C.C., began our meeting by greeting and
welcoming members back to our 1st meeting of this season. First, he
announced that the meeting would be held in 3 parts; Dave Waterman, Computer
Maven, sharing his Best Buys and “What is a Fire-Wall” and why
you need it.” Les Hallock, V.P., will speak on “Adding a Program Icon to the
Desktop, using Windows, XP, Windows #7 or Quick Launch, “A list of Icons for
Programs within the computer, placed at the bottom of the screen as a
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Waterman’s, best buys, he stated that most iPads are able to access
the internet. Also, “Acer” and “Toshiba” are selling certain
models with 16, 32 or 64 Gigabytes of memory. $300.00 (approx. cost). It may also be used for E-books that you purchase or get as
a free download.
“What is a Fire-Wall and why
you need it?” A fire-wall stops advertisements and people from
hacking into your computer. This must be combined with an anti-virus
program. You can have as many Fire-Walls as you wish. Remember, you
can only have one anti-virus program. More than 1 and they will work
against each other. Dave also advised that once a week we should
close down our computer and pull the plug on it for 1 minute. He
says this will force your computer to do a reg clean. Give it 1
then, restart your computer, let it warm up, remember to Defrag on a
regular basis, “Bug Doctor” a program that cleans your registry and
the background, makes it run faster.
Les Hallock, prepared a
power point program to show exactly how you can add a program Icon
to your computer desktop or move an Icon to another area of your
computer desktop. Any member who wishes a copy of this program,
bring in your flash drive and you can copy it.
Because of the time
spent on these programs, I was not able to go into my program
“Keyboard Shortcuts,” I will do this next month as part of our
I look forward to seeing you next month.
Respectfully submitted by
Phyllis Frank, Secretary