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Meeting Date Dec 6, 2016

Meeting information will be posted later. Below is from a previous meeting.

PC personal computer or communicator?

What to do with your new windows 10 device/communicator. Google has android device/phones. Apple has IPhone. But nobody has more Servers, Desktops, Tablets and now phones then Microsoft in use. (How many
keyboards have a windows key?) Most new PC’s come out of the box with Windows 10 installed. For those with Windows 7 and 8 the free Windows 10 update will end on July 29, 2016.

The club has purchased a new laptop. It is a Dell Inspiron 15 (3558) with Windows 10 Home installed. After installing Windows 10 many times on older systems and new ones. I saw an issue with the user experience. This is what Microsoft calls it. You are steered to a Microsoft account. As you go through setup, you will end up with a MS account. But that’s cyber life. They all want your account, Google did it, Apple did it, Verizon did it and so on. Back to point, out of box laptop. There is a workaround for these issues if you are concerned about security and keeping the system clean. With a few easy steps/guidelines to follow, the transition to Windows 10 may be easier. We’ll take a look at the new GUI (graphic user interface) all key system apps are there and some you do not need. Windows 10 is a device driven operating system. The workaround setup will/should work for the internet installed update. We’ll look at some features that work in all Windows 10 devices. As always we will learn to love Windows and Microsoft.

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Door Prizes ........Stay Tuned...... Bob Sullivan


The Mohawk Valley PC Users Group Inc. (MVPCUG) provides support and camaraderie to computer users of all skill levels throughout the Mohawk Valley. MVPCUG does this through vendor presentations, special interest groups (SIGs), workshops, a monthly newsletter, and a Web site. "Members Helping Members" is the way of the club.

General Meetings

Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM

New Hartford Public Library
2 Library Lane New Hartford, NY
Usually in the Sammon room (Directions)

Occasionally meetings are held at a planned different location and that location is listed here, and in the newsletter. If a meeting is canceled due to bad weather it is posted here as well as a mass emailing is sent out. You can also check the radio and TV stations.

A typical agenda consists of a discussion of club business, a demonstration and a question and answer session. Presenters usually donate the products demonstrated to raffle as door prizes at no cost to the members present.
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