GTPCC MEETING MINUTES
March 20, 2011
1:30 p.m.: Dr. Sam opened meeting with Questions & Answers. Topics discussed:
Super Antivirus Spyware & Malwarebytes
Speed testing using IE: Time Warner Cable & www.speedtest.net
DNS (Domain Name Server)
How to clean up your computer: CCleaner, Auslogics (Defrag),
SuperAntivirus Spyware, www.ilovefreesoftware.com
Make sure you secure your wireless router(s).
Rule of thumb: Need 10% or more of free harddrive space for computer to run properly.
2:30 p.m.: Main presentation by guest speaker Ira Wilsker on Google Free Services
On Google home page click on “more”, scroll down and click “even more” to view all services.
Need to create an account to get full access to all programs.
Items Ira introduced us to:
Google Books: about 3.5 million to choose from, also magazines old
Google Health: Track all your health info, specify who gets access to info, can import
info from approved facilities.
Google Voice: One number for all phones, online voice mail, cheap calling, can change
voice to text and send to phone.
Google Translate: Can view web pages in other languages, can copy and paste text and
Ira briefly told us about several other programs such as Google Calandar, Checkout, Earth, Finance, Picasa, Maps, Docs and Froogle.
4:00 p.m.: President, thanked Ira for his great presentation.
Announcements were made:
Any new member that wants on our bulk e-mail list, contact GTPCC
View GTPCC web page frequently as it is updated regularly.
April 17 Meeting: Virtual machines to be presented by Lauri Arnold, LIT program director
Treasurer Jerry McDaniel, held drawing for door prizes; winners being:
Ruth Pyatt; Stitchable Journal (Needlepoint Projects) Donated by Barns & Noble
Ira Wilsker: Don’t Break the Bottle puzzle donated by Barns & Noble
Stuart Griggs: Belkin Cleaning Kit donated by Computer Dimensions
Gilbert Saldana: Universal TV, VCR & CBL Control Donated by GTPCClub
John Ruisch: iCar Play Wireless 200 donated by Computer Dimensions
John Lauve: 4GB G3 Data Traveler Flash Drive donated by GTPCClub
4:15 p.m. Meeting adjourned.