September 19, 2010

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

Attendance: 15 Members and 9 Guests. 

At 1:30, Dr. Sam's Discussion and Q&A group discussed computer backups, freeware as well as the newest Acronis 2011. also discussed several registry and disk cleaners. Of particular interest was the “Give-Away Table”, where members and guests placed usable items they no longer used on a table for others to take and use. Nearly all of the many items were “re-cycled”.  

At 2:30, main presentation was held, Useful Utilities for Windows Vista and 7 by GTPCC staff. These utilities, for supplementing Windows programs, were discussed and demonstrated by GTPCC staff. A review of the utilities and websites are posted on Bulletin Board/ Discussion Forum on this website. Also discussed was the GTPCC website and purpose of different pages. 

After presentation, drawing for door prizes was held. Winners were: 

  Richard Brink won Express Card 12-in-1 R/W donated by Computer Dimensions

  Stuart Griggs won OmniCleanz Cleans All donated by Computer Dimensions

  J.B.Oaks won LED + Laser Pen donated by GTPCC

  Dr.Sam Giglio wonRemovable Hard Drive Drawer donated by GTPCC

  Bob Finch won Don't Break the Bottle Puzzle donated by Barnes & Nobles

  Angela Walker won BioViva Game donated by Barnes & Nobles

Meeting Adjourned at 4:15


Submitted by,

Dr. Sam Giglio

For GTPCC Secretary