March 21, 2010

Today’s meeting of the GTPCC held in the Community Room of Howell Furniture.

Attendance 26: 18 members and 8 Guests.

Three membership renewals.


Today's Guest Speaker: Dale Farris, adjunct Instructor - Business and Computer Information Systems - Lamar State College at Port Arthur. Presentation, Cloud Computing - "Google Docs".

The meeting was called to order at 1:45 pm, and Dr. Sam Giglio opened the Q & A session. A question was brought up about Foxit Free PDF reader program and webpage usage. Other topics discussed were: as follows. New external hard drives needing to be partioned and formatted. Imaging C:\ drives for backups, using Ghost and Acronis programs. False positive results found in the Wise Registry Cleaner program. Use of Malwarebytes and A-squared free programs to remove all types of malware . Don gave a short presentation on the use of Immunet antivirus free software. At 2:35 pm, Don introduced the main speaker, Dale Farris. He gave a presentation on Google Docs programs available for free use with Cloud Computing. Dale answered questions until 3:55pm. Door prizes were given out , and the meeting was adjourned at 4: 20 pm.


Door Prize winners:

Billy Hardee -  Roadside digital Talking Compass donated by GTPCC

George Sculley - Compact Earphones donated by Computer Dimensions

Ruth Pyatt - 2 Decks of Playing Cards Anonymous Donor

Jerry McDaniel - A Wooden Wine Puzzler/Don't Break the Bottle by anonymous     Don Schoening -  Book "Liberty and Tyranny" by Mark R. Levin


Submitted by,

Sam Giglio

GTPCC Secretary