GTPCC MEETING MINUTES
October 16, 2011
Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in the Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas
Guest Speakers: Cindy Giglio and Doug Hargroves of Barnes and Noble
Attendance: 18 members and 8 guests.
1:30 p.m.: Dr. Sam opened meeting with Questions & Answers. Topics discussed:
Internet errors: Resetting your modem and Router
Converting old media to new media
Our president gave us a Windows 8 demonstration with IE 10
Visit techlabs.com for features and minimum requirements Windows 8
www.windows8beta.com to download version (ISOdouble Layer DVD)
Also discussed: Cloning, backing up and making images Prior to install
2:30 p.m.: Dr. Sam introduced staff from Barnes & Noble for Nook Books Presentation
bn.com for short videos on Nook Color Tablet and Nook Reader
Color Nook: $249, Simple Touch reader: $149
One year manufacturer warranty, $54.95 for extended warranty
Color Nook: Create your own wallpaper
Most books under $10
3:15 p.m.: Announcements were made by our President
Next month: Shopping on line by Ira Wilsker
December: Training classes available by Lamar University
Ideas for future meeting presentations are needed.
Discussion was held on screen with projector versus monitor with the majority opting for monitor.
Note from Dr. Sam: Clean keyboards regularly including disinfecting keys and removing dust, hair, crumbs, etc.
3:30 p.m.: Our treasurer held drawing for door prizes. Winners were:
1. Katrina Rodriguez: Scratch-n-Scroll Mouse pad/ Zwipes Cloth Donated by Computer Dimentions
2. Corinne Griggs: Connectables Photo Frame for 4 X 6
Prints donated by GTPCC
6. Jimmie D. Harris: Credit card proctor case Donated by
3:45 p.m.: Meeting adjourned.