February 16, 2014

Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in

Community Room of Howell Furniture,

6095 Folsom, Beaumont, Texas


Attendance: 22 members and 8 guests.

  New Members: None

  Renewals: 4

Guest Speaker: Ira Wilsker, Professor of Computer Management @ LIT  

Speaker Presentation: Backups of Computers and e Devices


1:30 pm:  Dr. Giglio opened meeting with Q & A.  Topics discussed:

          USB voice recorders

          Eraser fee software


          Clean install

          Saving money on ink cartridges

          HP ink cartridges

          “Ink for dummies”


2:30 pm:  Our guest speaker, Ira Wilsker, presented backing up your computer. Items discussed:

          PC Decrapifier

          Software privacy

          Disk and file tools under freeware categories at Techsupportalert.com 

          Media choices:  external and cloud backup

          Backup programs such as Comodo

Ira followed with a question and answer session covering:

          Backing up emails

          XP after April 9 and Windows 7 end support dates

          Buying ink cartridges online 

3:40 pm:  Door prize drawing held by Jerry McDaniel. View "Door Prizes" page for winners and donors.

3:50 pm:  Our president announced:

Our meeting for next month

There will be no meeting in April due to Easter Sunday

Our May meeting guest speaker will be Tiny from SW Louisiana PC User’s Group,

“Using Your Android Device as a Computer Replacement”. 

4:00 pm:  Meeting adjourned. 


Submitted by,

Gwen Jones

GTPCC Secretary