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  • 14 Jan 2013 12:45 PM | Deleted user

    APCUG’s 2013 Winter Virtual Technology Conference (VTC) will be held on Saturday, February 2, from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time. The VTCs are gaining popularity with user group members and attendance is growing with each conference. The sessions are 50 minutes in length and offer attendees the opportunity to ask questions via a chat window. Videos from earlier conferences can be found on APCUG’s YouTube channel www.youtube.com/apcugvideos.

     

    You will find information on how to register for the virtual conference at: http://apcug.net/virtual/index.htm

     

    Please click on Register for Upcoming Events - External Site

    https://apcug.ilinc.com/perl/ilinc/lms/event.pl

     

    If you would like further information, send an email to virtualconferences@apcug.org.

  • 01 Jan 2013 7:13 PM | Anonymous member

    Our December totals were 70 items and 68 pounds of food. This makes the GRAND total for Oct-Nov-Dec 2012 of 160 items and 163 pounds of food! Because of your support, more families will have a good, nourishing meal this winter. I want to send a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated. It is truly appreciated! Happy New Year!


  • 12 Dec 2012 11:54 AM | Deleted user

    Below are the User to User Questions, if you have some input to give please be sure to put the Question Number in your response.

    #1 If you have loaded Windos 7 64 bit can you reload windows 7 as 32 bit without loosing all installed software  ( short answer was no )

    #2 I use AOL & every other time I log on at my work PC it says my mail is unavialable, I have to sign out and sign back on, My PC is wired and I use Microsoft security antivirus, What could be cuasing this ? It is also slow.

    #3 I have a home network with Windows XP home as my desktop computer I use a RJ45 cable to connect to the router. I can connect to the internet with my Winodws 7 laptop , but I cannot do file sharing. or printing. I s there a setting that I'm Missing

    #4 If I do a factory re-install fro Windows XP will I be albe to download SP1, SP2, SP3 from Microsoft ( yes, look for the network versions which will be 300 to 500 Megs down load those before you do the re-install and it will go much easier )

    #5 I'm looking to upgrade my computer from XP to Winodws 8 a salesman told me that parallel port printing is not supported. ( I did find a non-Microsoft site that mention it does exist and is a service that runs )

     

  • 27 Nov 2012 6:25 PM | Anonymous member
    November's totals were 54 items and 55 pounds of food. Add that to October's donation – and we're up to 90 items at 95 pounds! In December, we will pass my initial target of 100 items, but I would love to see us hit John Henderson's challenge of 200 items! I will be collecting our final donation at our December KIPCUG meeting on Dec 11th – (that's the 2nd Tuesday!) 

    I will also be at Susan's Excel SIG (Monday, 12/3) & Mark's Internet SIG (Monday, 12/10) - if you want to bring items then. THANK YOU to all who donated!

  • 04 Nov 2012 8:18 PM | Anonymous member

    Thanks to everyone who brought in canned goods for October. We had 36 items totaling 40 pounds of food. John Henderson challenged us to a new goal of 200 canned goods. We have our November and December meetings to meet that goal. We are very lucky to have good food on our tables, so let's spread that wealth!

  • 25 Oct 2012 8:56 AM | Deleted user

    APCUG’s 2012 Fall Virtual Technology Conference (VTC) will be held on Saturday, November 3, from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eastern time. The VTCs are gaining popularity with user group members and attendance is growing with each conference. The sessions are 50 minutes in length and offer attendees the opportunity to ask questions via a chat window. Videos from earlier conferences can be found on APCUG’s new YouTube channel <www.youtube.com/apcugvideos>.

     

    You will find information on how to register for the virtual conference at: http://apcug.net/virtual/index.htm. If you have a question, please send an email to virtualconferences@apcug.org.

     

    Spread the word by forwarding this e-mail to your members. This is a great way for them to expand their technology experience and be introduced to new skills.

     

    Fall 2012 Virtual Conference Sessions

    • USB3 versus USB2 versus eSATA
    • Are we losing this generation’s photos?
    • Learn what is attacking your computer & how to protect it
    • Genealogical Research Tools in the Cloud
    • Windows 8….It’s here!
    • Mountain Lion – The 15 Best Apps
    • Marketing Your User Group with Community Service
  • 22 Aug 2012 12:06 PM | Deleted user

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  • 22 Aug 2012 11:59 AM | Deleted user

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  • 14 May 2012 12:23 PM | Deleted user

    On Wednesday, May 16 at 7:00PM Eastern Time, the Central Florida Computer Society Digital Photo SIG will hold its monthly virtual meeting. This meeting is also an APCUG benefit and is open to its members groups and their members. Also the general public is invited to attend to see what Computer User Group Special Interest Groups (SIG) are all about.

     

    To register for the free on-line event, go to https://apcug.ilinc.com/perl/ilinc/lms/event.pl

     

    and check the box next to “CFCS Digital Photo SIG” and click the Register button. You will receive your log-in via email. There will also be a link to a test to be sure that you will be able to attend. A small download will be required.

     

    This month’s meeting consists of two parts and this meeting will be aimed at beginners and intermediate users. Part 1 will be “RTFM: A Guide to reading your Point & Shoot Camera User Guide”. Part 2 will be “How to Buy a Digital Camera,“ a short explanation of the 4 types of cameras and how to purchase the best type for you. This topic is based on a recent PC Mag article.

     

    We look forward to you attending. If you have any issues joining the conference, contact hpoplock@apcug.org 

  • 26 Apr 2012 10:17 AM | Deleted user
    In this edition of NOOZ:
     
    O’Reilly / APCUG Quarterly Book Program
    Virtual Conference #3
    Virtual Digital Photo SIG
     
    1.    O’Reilly Books. If your group has opted into the O’Reilly / APCUG quarterly book program, the books and e-Book certificates will be to your group’s contact this month.
     
    2.    Virtual Conference #3. APCUG (the international computer organization your group belongs to) is having its third virtual conference via the Internet on Saturday, May 5. It will run from:
     
    Eastern - 1:00pm – 5:50pm
    Central - 12:00pm – 4:50pm
    Mountain - 11:00am – 3:50pm
    Pacific - 10:00am – 2:50pm
     
    See http://apcug.net/virtual/index_vc3.htm
     for details.
     
    There are two tracks; the presentations are 50 minutes each. You may attend one or more presentations on either or both tracks.
     
    As of this date, the sessions scheduled for Virtual Conference #3 include:

    Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Francis Chao, Tucson Computer Society, Arizona

    How to Successfully Download and Install Software, Jere Minich, Program Chair, Lake-Sumter Computer Society, Florida

    Freebies, Judy Taylour, President, Santa Clarita Valley Computer Club, California

    Using Your Smart Phone for Everything – Oh Really!, Bill James, Editor/Webmaster, Computer Club of Oklahoma City

    Mac for Newbies, Greg West, Vice President, Sarnia Computer User Group, Canada

    Protecting Yourself and Your Identity Online, Bob Gostischa, IT Security Expert, avast!

    How to publicize your user group, Don Singleton, APCUG Director
    Brainstorming with Judy Taylour, Chair, APCUG Board of Advisors

    Registration information and detailed presentation information may be found at: http://apcug.net/virtual/index_vc3.htm
     
    EVERYONE SHOULD REGISTER for both Track1 and Track2, even if they are only planning to attend presentations in one track. After they register, they will be sent a personal iLinc log-in that should not be shared with anyone since it is their unique log-in. Participants should use a headset to avoid feedback or echoing. If they do not have one, Instant Messaging will be available for any questions or comments.
     
    TEST DRIVE: If anyone would like to tryout iLinc prior to the Virtual Conference, there will be a training session on April 28, at 12:01pm Eastern. There are also step-by-step instructions at http://apcug.net/virtual/
       
     
    TEST YOUR SYSTEM AHEAD OF TIME: Attendees can find how easy it is to prepare and test their system ahead of time at: https://apcug.ilinc.com/systest/pychfhx
       
     
    3. Virtual Digital Photo SIG. In APCUG’s ongoing effort to add member benefits, the Central Florida Computer Society
    (www.cfcs.org) invites you and your UG members toattend their Virtual Digital Photo SIG meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 16,at 7:00pm, Eastern time.
     
    Hewie Poplock, CFCS Digital Photo SIG leader, will be covering several photography and photo editing tips and tricks, aimed at beginners and intermediate photographers.
     
    If your user group doesn’t have a Digital Photo SIG, this is an opportunity for your members to participate in an online DP SIG. If your group has a Digital Photo SIG, it’s an added opportunity for those members to enhance their skills.
     
    The SIG meeting will be held via iLinc. To register, everyone will need to go to https://apcug.ilinc.com/perl/ilinc/lms/event.pl
     .Participants will be asked for their first and last name and email address. They should check the box for the correct session. (It may be the only one.) They will be sent a unique login and should not share that link as it is assigned to them. Participants should use a headset to avoid feedback or echoing. If they do not have one, Instant Messaging will be available for any questions or comments.

    Any questions please email me, Greg West: gwest@apcug.org

    Thanks and I hope to see you at the May 5th. online conference...

    Greg West
    APCUG Advisor
    gwest@apcug.org
    http://apcug.org
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