Thursday, September 25, 2014

Date Changed: Tonight's Talk, Backup and Backup Strategy for Windows, scheduled for Sept. 25, 2014 @ 7PM has been Moved to Oct. 1, 2014 at 7 PM

We are moving tonight's talk  on Backup Strategy to next Wednesday, Oct.1, 2014.

due to

Wetness Aversion:



Apparently those signed up did not like the forecast for tonight!

Ted

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Correction!!! Sept. 25!!! Backup and Backup Strategy for Windows, Also Infection Eradication Strategy -- Talk at the Kinnelon Library Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 @ 7PM




To Boot or Not to Boot, That is the Question


OK, Which Offers Better Protection?

Anyway, I will be giving a talk at the Kinnelon Public Library, this Thursday, September 25, at 7 PM, which is the 3rd of 6 such talks this year, on the subject of taking care of your Windows PC, new or 


...


and so on.

Backup and Backup Strategy for Windows, Also Infection Eradication Strategy -- Talk at the Kinnelon Library Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 @ 7PM






To Boot or Not to Boot, That is the Question


OK, Which Offers Better Protection?

Anyway, I will be giving a talk at the Kinnelon Public Library, this Thursday, October 25, at 7 PM, which is the 3rd of 6 such talks this year, on the subject of taking care of your Windows PC, new or old, with special attention in Part 3 to:

Bootable Backups

1) Why You Need Them

2) How to Make Them

3) Where and How to Buy Backup Drives and Drive Cases.

4) Why You Should Buy Your Own Drive and Case and not a Pre-Packaged External Drive

5) How to Get Up and Running after a System Drive Failure in Just a Few Minutes.

We will also talk about infection eradication strategies and what you need to have on hand to deal with surprises.

And, As Always we will have our Open Mike period at the end of the talk and demo, so you can find out why your computer isn't doing what you want:

Ask Your Questions about Your Computer and Computer Related Problems, such as:

1) Is my machine too old? When do I need a new machine?

2) How can I "pin" that program to my Taskbar, and what is a "Gadget?"

3) Why does my computer ... ?

4) If you have a laptop with a problem, bring it along and we'll take a quick look.

5) Questions and on-the-spot diagnosis will be limited by the time available!!!

All of you Kinnelon and North Jersey people, and everybody else, are welcome to come.

Call the Kinnelon Library at 973 838 1321 and reserve a spot.

See you there!

~Ted

PS: This talk pertains to PCs running Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP

Photo Credits: http://www.emergingrunner.com/2011/06/barefoot-but-for-my-shoe.html
and http://www.vtarmynavy.com/belleville-boots.htm


         

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Windows 8 vs Windows 7 -- Do Not Fear Windows 8 -- Talk at the Kinnelon Library Thursday, May 22 2014 @ 7PM


Windows 8 vs Windows 7--
Why Windows 8 is OK and You Should Not Fear It
Home, Sweet Home in Windows 8
 I will be giving a talk at the Kinnelon Public Library, this Thursday, May 22 at 7 PM, which is the 2nd of 6 such planned talks this year, roughly a month apart, on the subject of Using Your PC or Laptop, in this case, with Windows 8 and 8.1 -- how it is different from previous versions of Windows, how it is similar, and what you need to know about your next Operating System! This talk will cover again some of the topics in the November 2013 talk which people have expressed interest in and which have since changed.
  • The Good Things -- and there are Good Things: Stability, Speed, Backup ...
  • The Annoying Things -- How to Work Around Them
  • The New User Interface -- What You Need to Know
  • How to Make Windows 8 and 8.1 Look and Work Like Windows 7
  • Why You Should Have It Instead of Windows 7
I will also be talking about certain power and protection hardware such as Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Surge Protectors, and the like.

Plus -- As Always -- Ask Your Questions about Your Computer and Computer Related Problems, such as:

1) Is my machine too old? When do I need a new machine?

2) How can I "pin" that program to my Taskbar, and what is a "Gadget?"

3) Why does my computer ... ?

4) If you have a laptop with a problem, bring it along and we'll take a quick look.

5) Questions and on-the-spot diagnosis will be limited by the time available!!!

All of you Kinnelon and North Jersey people, and everybody else, are welcome to come.

Call the Kinnelon Library at 973 838 1321 and reserve a spot.

Also note that the last talk this year will be on Dec. 19, Thursday, and will be a Year End Wrap-Up including all of the things you need to do to take care of your computer at least once a year.

See you there!

~Ted

PS: This talk pertains to PCs running Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP, Tablets and Phones


Photo Credits: All Mine

           

Friday, March 7, 2014

Talk at the Kinnelon Library Wednesday, Mar. 12, 2014 @ 7 PM on Computer Disaster Recovery -- Quick and Complete -- How to Do It!


Taking Care of Your Computer: Disaster Recovery

No Matter How You Got There!
I will be giving a talk at the Kinnelon Public Library, Wednesday, Mar. 12, at 7 PM, which is the first of such talks this year, roughly a month apart, and this month it will be on the subject of Disaster Recovery!
  • From Lightning Strikes to Hardware Failure, What to Do
  • How to Plan for the Worst
  • What Steps to Take in Advance
  • How to Restore Your Working Environment
  • How to Protect Your Data
  • How to Be Up and Running again Quickly, even in Minutes
  • Real World Examples that Have Happened to Me! Lightning ... !
Plus -- As Always -- Ask Your Questions about Your Computer and Computer Related Problems, such as:

1) Is my machine too old? When do I need a new machine?

2) How can I "pin" that program to my Taskbar, and what is a "Gadget?"

3) Why does my computer ... ?

4) If you have a laptop with a problem, bring it along and we'll take a quick look.

5) Questions and on-the-spot diagnosis will be limited by the time available!!!

All of you Kinnelon and North Jersey people, and everybody else, are welcome to come.

Call the Kinnelon Library at 973 838 1321 and reserve a spot.

See you there!

~Ted

PS: This talk pertains to PCs running Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP, Tablets and Phones


Photo Credits: http://enron-online.com/2013/07/02/cute-baby-kittens-enron/
         

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

2013 Year End Wrap -- Talk at the Kinnelon Library Thursday, Dec. 19 2013 @ 7PM


2013 Year In Review of: Taking Care of Your Computer

Don't Do Anything Stupid!
I will be giving a talk at the Kinnelon Public Library, this Thursday, December 19 at 7 PM, which is the last of such talks this year, roughly a month apart, recapping the all of the other talks given this year including!
  • Windows 8 and 8.1: Why It's OK and How to Learn to Love It ...
  • Email for Tablets, PCs and Phones
  • Photos with Picasa and Shutterfly
  • Cloud Backup and Tablets, Plus What is My Computer Doing?
  • All about Internet Security for Your PC
  • Buying a New Computer
  • All about WiFi
Plus -- As Always -- Ask Your Questions about Your Computer and Computer Related Problems, such as:

1) Is my machine too old? When do I need a new machine?

2) How can I "pin" that program to my Taskbar, and what is a "Gadget?"

3) Why does my computer ... ?

4) If you have a laptop with a problem, bring it along and we'll take a quick look.

5) Questions and on-the-spot diagnosis will be limited by the time available!!!

All of you Kinnelon and North Jersey people, and everybody else, are welcome to come.

Call the Kinnelon Library at 973 838 1321 and reserve a spot.

Also note that the last talk this year will be on Dec. 19, Thursday, and will be a Year End Wrap-Up including all of the things you need to do to take care of your computer at least once a year.

See you there!

~Ted

PS: This talk pertains to PCs running Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP, Tablets and Phones


Photo Credits: http://d1ovi2g6vebctw.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/best-funny-Christmas-Gifs-wishes-2013-christmas-story.gif

           

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Windows 8 -- Why It's a Good Thing -- Talk at the Kinnelon Library Thursday, Nov. 21 2013 @ 7PM


Windows 8 --
The Good, the Bad and the Fixed
Home, Sweet Home in Windows 8
 I will be giving a talk at the Kinnelon Public Library, this Thursday, November 21 at 7 PM, which is the 8th of 9 such planned talks this year, roughly a month apart, on the subject of Using Your PC or Laptop, in this case, with Windows 8 and 8.1 -- how it is different from previous versions of Windows, how it is similar, and what you need to know about your next Operating System!
  • The Good Things -- and there are Good Things: Stability, Speed, Backup ...
  • The Annoying Things -- How to Work Around Them
  • The New User Interface -- What You Need to Know
  • How to Make Windows 8 and 8.1 Look and Work Like Windows 7
  • Why You Should Have It Instead of Windows 7
Plus -- As Always -- Ask Your Questions about Your Computer and Computer Related Problems, such as:

1) Is my machine too old? When do I need a new machine?

2) How can I "pin" that program to my Taskbar, and what is a "Gadget?"

3) Why does my computer ... ?

4) If you have a laptop with a problem, bring it along and we'll take a quick look.

5) Questions and on-the-spot diagnosis will be limited by the time available!!!

All of you Kinnelon and North Jersey people, and everybody else, are welcome to come.

Call the Kinnelon Library at 973 838 1321 and reserve a spot.

Also note that the last talk this year will be on Dec. 19, Thursday, and will be a Year End Wrap-Up including all of the things you need to do to take care of your computer at least once a year.

See you there!

~Ted

PS: This talk pertains to PCs running Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP, Tablets and Phones


Photo Credits: All Mine

             

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