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File & Document Management  –  Quick Primer  

Rick summarizes file management in Windows at the Seniors SIG The Mouse

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End-of-Lease Pot Luck Tuesday April 25th noon to 4pm

The April monthly meeting is at the clubhouse, NOT at Silver Threads, and will be an end-of-lease potluck, on Tuesday, April 25th, noon to 4. This is an opportunity to see what is available for sale and for free before the lease … Continue reading

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Security 2017 for the Seniors Group

The first half was presented to the Seniors Group on April 10th, up to the middle of slide 5. See http://tinyurl.com/mj2rx54 April 17th we will finish the second half

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In-home Help

Over the years we have had a few members offering in-home help.  We have had no problems arise that I know of.  However, our insurance does not cover such activities. The Victoria Computer Club offers no in-home services.  Members that … Continue reading

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Backups, second time around

The slides for the  Seniors SIG presentation March 20th on computer backups can be found here, at http://tinyurl.com/mu5fla8.  March 27th we will cover slides 16 to the end.

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Presentation March 28th : Seniors’ Services in Greater Victoria.

According to the 2011 census, the total number of seniors (65+) in Greater Victoria was 18.4 % of the total population. This is above the national proportion of seniors (14.8%) and the provincial share of seniors (15.7%). With the significant number … Continue reading

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Training Survey

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Gmail no longer supporting Chrome Browser version 53 and below

Starting February 8, 2017, Google will show a banner at the top of the Gmail interface for users who are still on Google Chrome Browser v53 and below to encourage upgrading to the latest version of Chrome, currently version 55 … Continue reading

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Bodies in the Bathroom, Bottom of the Stairs

If you fall in the bathroom, you may be in for a terrible time trying to raise a neighbour. To counter this, “Fall Alert” devices, worn on the wrist or around the neck, can be rented for about $40 per month … Continue reading

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Smart phones at Seniors SIG

George presented Smart Phones at the Seniors SIG Jan. 30.  The slide show can be viewed here.  Included were Cell phone evolution ​Phone relationships: Love ‘em or Hate ‘em Smartphone Uses Choosing a smart phone Wireless communications Smart phone sensors … Continue reading

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