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Black Friday Deals and Scams

Presented by George Bowden at Ask the Experts,  November 22, 2022 Black Friday Deals and Scams

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Materials from Alan Perry’s presentation “Staying Safe Online” and Tech Gifts

Alan Perry gave a great presentation to the Victoria Computer Club on November 17th on “Staying Safe Online” on Windows and on Apple Products.  The second part of his presentation was 10 Tech Gift Ideas.  See links below On Sunday, … Continue reading

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Popularity Counts

When you load up your friend’s computer with your favourite operating system, you may not be doing them any favours.  You may love Linux Fedora for instance, but unless you are going to live forever to support your friend, consider … Continue reading

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The Battle for Your Identity, Parts 1 and 2

To access the slides for the presentation, “The Battle For Your Identity” click here. Part 1 was presented Sept 6th,  in slides 1 to 21. Part 2 was presented to club members Sept 20th, with a shortened review of part … Continue reading

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The hazards of direct deposit etransfer accounts

Recently I have had two instances of people sending me money via etransfer, but sending it to the wrong email address, which I have no access to.   It is very easy to enter a wrong email address when setting up … Continue reading

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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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