April 21, 2013

Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom, Beaumont, Texas 

Attendance: 18members and 6 guests.

No New Members:    1 Renewal:

Guest Speaker: None

Speaker Presentation: Q&A


1:35 pm:  Dr. Sam opened meeting with Q & A.  Topics discussed:

         Google Chrome & Bing

         WiFi signal boosters

         Dual band routers and guest passwords

         Info retrival from failing hard drives

         1 – click cleaner for Androids

         Antivirus protection for smart phones

Techsupportalert.com & apps (Note:  Download android apps from google play store)

Trend Micro product codes

Libre Office

DoNotTrackMe (www.abine.com) & Ghostery (www.ghostery.com)

Unsecure WiFi networks safety

2:45 pm:  Dr. Sam continued our Q & A session with highlights on Windows 8:

         Classic Shell (www.classicshell.net)

         Windows 8 automatic printer configuration for compatibility

         Navigation of Windows 8

         Windows SkiDrive

         Possible update on Windows 8 in near future

         EaseUs & Acronis

         User Group Relations (www.ugr.com)


3:30 pm:  Our president made announcements on upcoming meetings:

         Next month:  Ins & Outs of Windows 8 by Stuart Griggs & Dr. Sam

         June:  Ira Wilsker on Great Software for Today’s Computers

         July:  Pending

         August:  Jennifer with Computer Dimensions on Apple Products


3:35 pm:  Our treasurer held drawing for door prizes: Winners were:

Nancy Malbrough: 8ft Philips Fiber optic audio cable donated by GTPCC
Todd Rogers: All-in-One Charger & Flashlight donated by GTPCC
Samuel Antoine: The iPhone Pocket Guide donated by Computer Dimensions
Linda Spurlock: Two decks of playing cards donated by Barnes and Noble
Gwen Jones: Set of 12 Brush Markers donated by Barnes and Noble

3:40 pm:  Meeting Adjourned