Author Archives: George Bowden

Hacked, and Identity stolen

Members of the Victoria Computer Club are still getting hacked, and identities stolen, usually by callers who say there is some urgent problem that needs fixing. When your computer or phone  is hacked, all your accounts and identities are at … Continue reading

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Editing videos and sharing on YouTube

Here are the links to Ricks slides on editing videos sharing the videos on YouTube

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Migrating away from Me@shaw.ca, Part 1

Part 1 of “Migrating away from Me@shaw.ca” was presented March 1, 2020 Click here for the slides.  Some points George wants to reinforce… It is generally agreed best to separate your Internet Service Provider (of wifi or internet pipes) from … Continue reading

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Executive -2022

Victoria Computer Club Executive 2022 President Dorothy Cushway Vice-President George Bowden Treasurer Ed Prior Secretary Anita Fownes Membership Scott Dyer Member at large Murray Strome Training Vacant

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February 2022 APCUG presentations

FEBRUARY WEDNESDAY WORKSHOPS Wednesday Workshops – 9 am PT February 16 – Learning Linux Register Here:  https://forms.gle/UcvChyJD44mwYM4c9 Join us for another informative session getting chummy with the Penguin (Linux). Watch your fingers when you close the window, and hopefully, you won’t take a … Continue reading

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2022 Annual General Meeting Feb 15th

The Annual General Meetings of the Victoria Computer Club for the fiscal years of 2020 and 2021 will be held Tuesday, February 15 2022 at 10am through Silver Threads, 286 Hampton Rd, Saanich, BC V8Z 1H1.  Because of Covid, BC Societies Registrar granted … Continue reading

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Technology for 55+

We discuss how to effectively and safely use digital technology (smartphones, digital cameras,  tablets and computers) with those 55 and older who join our club. Refer to our calendar for details of events.  To attend Computer Club events you must be … Continue reading

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Never Trust the Unsolicited…

Slides from the presentaton Never trust the unsolicited 

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Windows File Explorer Secrets Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 9:30am – 11:30am

Windows File Explorer Secrets File Explorer is an indispensable app that has been designed to provide a simple user interface (UI) for you to navigate, access, and help organize the files, folders, and apps stored on your computer’s hard drive, … Continue reading

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What the Pandemic Taught Us

Slide show is here How to Zoom,  What are QR codes and their uses,  Quick Assist for online help ,  Attending APCUG meetings,  Sharing Google Photo Albums,  To organize our YouTube videos.  All about streaming services, with so much time … Continue reading

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