September 15, 2013

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

6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas


Attendance: 13 members and 4 guests.

     New Members: None

     Renewals: None  

Guest Speaker: Joe Mike Brooks, General Manager of Zydeco Tewchnologies

Speaker Presentation: Servicing Small Business 

At 1:30 pm: Dr.Sams Q&A Session: Subjects discussed:

GTPCC computer update to Windows 8, Classic start menu for Windows 8, Windows 8.1 (available Oct 2013), Connecting printers to newer computers, Device Manager in Windows 8, Note:  Printer install Do not connect USB cable to printer until prompted, Shortcuts for Windows 8, USB wireless adapters, Windows Defender (W8), AVG Anti-virus, software at techsupportalert.com.

At 2:30 pm: Guest Speaker Presentation: Joe Mike Brooks with Zydeco Technologies:

Mr. Brooks entertained us with a presentation on servicing small businesses. Afterwards, he answered several questions on topics such as software he uses and supports, internet strength, and power surges, etc.

3:50 pm Anouncements: Upcoming Meeting.

3:55 pm: Door prize drawing held by Treasurer Jerry McDaniel. See "Door Prizes" page for door prize winners and donors.

4:20 pm: Meeting adjourned. 

Submitted by,

Gwen Jones

GTPCC Secretary