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.
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.
August General Meeting -- 8/12/2014
Subject: 3D Printing
Speaker: Jessica Wong
Jessica is a Tech Museum Volunteer. She will discuss the
various types and uses of 3D printing. She will bring a 3D
printer to the meeting and will demonstrate the printing of
a small plastic figure.
July General Meeting -- 7/8/2014
Subject: Windows 8.1+
Speaker: Walt Cole
The subject for the July PC Club meeting will be Windows
8.1+, using a video supplied by the APCUG called
"De-Mystifying Windows 8.1 & the Latest Update - APCUG
2014 Spring Virtual Technology Conference." The video is of
a presentation made at the conference by Lee Laughner.
to view the slides that accompanied Lee's talk.
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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erroneous message about the TLS security protocol being
disabled at sjpc.org. If you encounter this message,
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SSL. For more information about email at sjpc.org,
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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