General Meetings are held at 5:00 p.m. on the
second Tuesday of each month in the computer classroom at
the Almaden Community Center, 6445 Camden Avenue, San Jose,
California. The classroom is on the second floor. For a map,
click here, and for
directions to the classroom click here.
For a list of meeting speakers and topics for
the year, click the Meetings link in column on the left.
December General Meeting -- 12/9/2014
Subject: Annual Photo Sharing Show
Bring some photos that you would like to share. The
rules are as follows:
No more than 25 photos per person.
No more than 10 minutes per person.
Photos must have been taken in 2014.
Photos must be on a flash drive or CD/DVD.
General Meeting -- Cancelled
The November General meeting scheduled for 11/11/2014
has been cancelled. The Almaden Community Center will be
October General Meeting -- 10/14/2014
Subject: Interesting YouTube
Speaker: Club members and guests
Members and guests are invited to bring links to their
favorite YouTube videos. The videos can be on any subject
and cover anything that might be of interest to the group.
September General Meeting -- 9/9/2014
Subject: Make Windows 8.1 Act
More Like Windows 7
Speaker: DeForrest Home
A common complaint about Windows 8.1 is that the
familiar Windows 7 Start menu has been removed. DeForrest
will show you two ways to bring the Start Menu back. He will
also demonstrate how to open the new Modern applications in
multiple windows on the Desktop that can be sized and moved
To see a copy of DeForrest's handout, click here.
Sixty years of star parties with the San
Jose Astronomical Association
On September 19th the San Jose Mercury News printed an
article about the San Jose Astronomical Association. The
article highlighted some of the activities that our club
postmaster, Jim Van Nuland, is doing to bring the
Association's Outreach Program to the schools. Jim visits
schools in San Jose and neighboring cities and sets up
telescopes for night viewing activities. You can read the
article at http://goo.gl/BSCYyF.
Farewell Paper Newsletter
The PC Club newsletter, "Bits and PCs," is available to
club members on the club web site. The
newsletters are in PDF format, so you can use the free Adobe Reader to view/zoom/print pages
or the entire newsletter.
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PC Health Check
Due to the smaller size of our new
meeting room, we will no longer be able to provide a PC
Health Check at our meetings. However, information about
software that members can use to do their own PC health
check is at
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