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Date Topic Training/Talks Notes and Handouts
1-8-2015 Basics

Starting with the keyboard, we will cover  basics no matter what operating system you have and will look at some shortcuts that can make using your computer no matter what OS you have, XP, Vista, 7 or 8. 

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1-15-2015 File Manager Covered using the File Manager to locate files, create folders, move and copy files and folders, etc. Also looked at creating a blog, getting "real" prints of your pictures, safe downloads at download.com, snipping tool vs greenshot, registry cleaning, and more.

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1-22-2015 Word Using a word processor. Some basics to getting the most out of your word processing software.

Class  Notes  |  Paper on Word Processing
 

1-28-2015 Programs that
come with
Windows
We talk a lot about the cloud and the apps that can be both run in the cloud or the ones that are freely downloaded to our computer. But what about the ones that are already on our computer, the one that are included within the Windows package? Whether you have XP, Vista, 7,or 8 there are a number of places you may never have gone.

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2-5-2015 Selling on
eBay
Let's see how easy it is to sell something on eBay. Learn how to post an item, how to receive payment safely, and how to ship your items.

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2-26-2015 Basic
Computing
We covered the first four items in the following handout.

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3-5-2015 Basic
Computing
Will continue starting with item 5.

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3-12-2015 Basic
Computing
Will continue starting with item 10.

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3-19-2015 Basic
Computing
Will continue starting with item 13.

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3-26-2015

Basic
Computing
Will continue starting with item 14.

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4-2-2015 Ripping Music
and Burning
a Mix
Ripping music DVDs and burning your own mix of songs to play on a DVD player at home or in your car.

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4-9-2015

Basic
Computing
Will continue starting with item 15.

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4-16-2015 Basic
Computing
Will continue starting with item 17. Finish the series.

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4-23-2015 Open
Forum
Various topics and an open forum--see notes.

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4-30-2015 Open
Forum
Various topics plus an open forum--see notes.

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5-5-2015 Google
Earth
An introduction to using Google Earth

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5-7-2015 Open
Forum
We looked at Ninite, Belarc Advisor, A-drive, safe sites to download from, using a UPS, and more

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5-14-2015 Open
Forum
Looked at Personal Cloud storage, Lubuntu, getting music from  CD's to the PC and the to your phone, a few Windows keyboard shortcuts, and more.

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5-21-2015   NO CLASS
5-28-2015 Open
Forum
Changing Comcast WiFi password, strong passwords, finding out who is using your WiFi, and more.

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6-4-2015 Open
Forum
Facebook groups, Browser basics, TinyURL, Fiver, and more

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6-11-2015 Open
Forum
Topic to be determined.

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