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Revitalising an older PC

Hugh Macdonald You might have received an older PC from someone and now you’re wondering what to do with it. I often get handed old laptops and desktop PCs that clients no longer want. Rather than these going into e-waste,… Continue Reading…

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Advantages of New Wi-Fi Standards

Joe Callison, Seniors Computer Club of Greater Kansas City   Wi-Fi technology and the routers and Wi-Fi adapters using it have advanced a lot in recent years. It is difficult to explain the nuances of Wi-Fi technology without getting geeky,… Continue Reading…

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From The Editor October 2021

Hello and welcome to the October 2021 edition of PC Update. Exciting news – our Moorabbin headquarters can reopen soon! By about October 30 2021, Victoria will have reached the milestone of having 80 percent of the population aged over… Continue Reading…

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Monthly Meeting October 2021

The September 2021 Monthly Meeting was held online on Wednesday 6th October 2021, with about 70 members in attendance via Zoom. This was the program for the evening: Guests : Mark O’Reilly Topic: Tips, Traps, and Trouble with Cyber Insurance… Continue Reading…

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East SIG Report September 2021

Neil Muller Host Paul Woolard opened the September meeting, with a significant increase in members joining again from home via Zoom. The first presentation of the night was George Skarbek presenting his normal Q&A segment. With most members in lockdown,… Continue Reading…

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Presidential Musings October 2021

David Stonier-Gibson This is the last PC Update you will receive before the AGM on Wednesday 3rd November. That meeting will be online only, so votes will have to be done by email or snail mail. The details on voting… Continue Reading…

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Yammer Highlights September 2021

Dennis Parsons Windows   Windows 11 was officially released on October 5th and while most of us probably aren’t brave enough to use it on our main system quite yet, some of us might be keen to at least have… Continue Reading…

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DOTW Winners September 2021

Roger Brown DOTW is a lighthearted look at some of the sillier events of the week. Don’t take it too seriously and do pop over to Chit Chat and vote each week. Thanks to those of our members who occasionally… Continue Reading…

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Member Fiction: What Am I Doing Here?

George Wright I love my computer. I know it’s just a machine on my desk, but what can it really do?   What use is it when its presence dominates my life early in the morning from a focus on… Continue Reading…

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