Outwood Computer Club
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Wednesday Evenings, in Outwood Memorial Hall
Victoria Street, Outwood, Wakefield WF1 2NE
We suggest that you use the
'learn my way' modules for initial
[or as refresher courses] Introductory
PLEASE NOTE .......
'learn my way' modules replace previous 'My Guide' and 'GoON' modules.
2014 are 'using touch screen devices', 'creating documents'
and more .......
New Information - aimed at Senior Starters - but useful to All
(via James Smith)
Please Refresh ALL pages using
the navigation bars;
A 'normal' Refresh (
take you back to our 'Home Page' !
A wireless internet facility is available
in Outwood Memorial Hall
A Wireless Internet Connection (WIFI) facility is
available in Outwood Memorial Hall. It is
now possible to connect to
the broadband internet service by means of this wireless connection.
A BT wireless router, (Hub), is
installed in the premises.
Every pc to be connected will require wireless
interface hardware and software.
Some modern computers have WIFI facilities
'built in' (integrated), others will require a plug-in adapter;
Laptop computers usually have 'built in' WIFI facilities;
Others will require an adapter - usually to a USB port connection.
For an email address, the maximum number of connections
be limited to 8 or 9, each will be given an email address and security password, on a 'first
come, first served' basis. The password can then be changed by the
The cost of this service has yet to be
determined - but the service will initially be open for 'free access' using
a temporary password.
Anyone requiring a connection should
In order to aid security, anyone intending to use the wireless internet
connection should notify
Melvin of their requirements and computer name.
Ideally, it would be appreciated if the computer name is set to a
relevant name, i.e. the owners name, e.g. Mels-Laptop
This can be achieved in Windows7 by:
Start - Right Click on 'Computer' then select 'Properties.....
Under 'Computer name, domain name and workgroup settings'......
Click on 'Change settings' then modify 'Computer description' if
Press 'Change' then alter 'Full computer description' if desired.......
Click 'OK' , close & Restart, (now or later), for the changes to be set.
Start / Control Panel / System / Computer Name (tab) - enter name,
then Restart Computer.