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, (new window), modules for initial computer exercises
[or as refresher courses]        'Tutor Info' , (new window).

PLEASE NOTE .......
'Learn My Way' modules replace previous 'My Guide' and 'GoON' modules...
New for 2014 are 'using touch screen devices',  'creating documents' and more .......

New Information - aimed at Senior Starters - but useful to All  (via James Smith)


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Tutorials

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MEL's TUTORIALS    [please scroll down for Windows, MAC & Mel's Tutorials]

10th February, 2016       Introduction to Skype

14th September, 2011   May be repeated if / when desired

21st September, 2011   New date to be determined !

28th September, 2011   New date to be determined !

 5th October, 2011        New date to be determined !

4th March, 2013            Information on 'TypeCases'  (upper & lower case)

WINDOWS  TUTORIALS

Please contact Ashley Gatt - at a club meeting - for help with Windows 7 features

Tutorial Date Comments
Microsoft Windows 7 Tutorials (New Windows) .. Close (x) the new window to return here
01 19/08/11 Microsoft Windows 7 Tutorials  (all topics - several movies)
02 02/09/11 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7 - (2.16 minutes)
03 20/09/11 Backing up files -
04 02/09/11 Changing Windows Settings  (5.08 minutes)
05 02/09/11 Choosing which Windows 7 Version - (2.24 minutes)
06 04/09/11 Computer Name [General & Work Group] - (0.46 minutes)
07 04/09/11 Email Signatures  [ Mel's notes - additional email notes ]
08 15/09/11 Finding Your Computer Name - (0.46 minutes)
09 02/09/11 Finding Your Files  (4.35 minutes)
10 02/09/11 Geek Your Rig - Home Entertainment - (2.13 minutes)
11 02/09/11 Geek Your Rig - Extras - (2.43 minutes)
12 02/09/11 Geek Your Rig - On a Budget - (2.58 minutes)
13 02/09/11 Getting Started (around the desktop - 5.58 minutes)
14 02/09/11 Getting more out of your PC with Windows Anytime upgrade (2.58)
Home Groups
15 05/09/11 Home Group - (0.49)     Create Group - (0.58)
16 05/09/11 Home Sweet Home Group - (active document)
17 02/09/11 Home Group - Sharing Files  (3.43 minutes)
18 05/09/11 Home Group - Questions & Answers - (active document)
19 02/09/11 Personalizing Your PC  (4.50 minutes)
20 06/07/12 Pin a program to the taskbar  - (1.13)
21 02/09/11 Software & Hardware Compatibility in Windows 7 - (2.07)
22 24/10/11 Uninstall or Modify a Program  (1.16 minutes)
23 02/09/11 Using e-mail and the Internet  (5.25 minutes)
24 06/09/11 WIFI Connection Problems - (Text - this window)
25 18/09/11 WIFI Security
26 18/09/11 Windows Live Mail - Setup and much more !
27 02/09/11 Windows XP vs Windows 7 - (2.15)
Work Groups    Microsoft    at Home    Microsoft at Work
Join the OUTWOOD COMPUTER CLUB work group ??
28 20/09/11 Add more memory - install more RAM (random access memory)
29 20/09/11 Empty your Inbox - 4 ways to take control of your Inbox
30 20/09/11 Free Music - global radio
31 20/09/11 How to clean yor computer - setup & maintenance
32 20/09/11 How to make your computer faster - 6 ways to speed up your PC
33 20/09/11 Increase your browsing speed - 7 ways to work faster
34 20/09/11 Maintain & Troubleshoot your PC - 8 simple ways
35 20/09/11 Opttimize your computer Slow PC? - optimize for peak performance
36 20/09/11 Organize your Computer  - find information faster
37 20/09/11 Organize your Email - 7 ways
38 20/09/11 Personalize your PC & Phone -  ringtones, emoticons, and wallpapers
39 20/09/11 Play games online - NOT on computer clubWIFI please !
40 20/09/11 Shortcuts to Microsoft Office Programs
41 20/09/11 Speed up your PC- automate your computer maintenance schedule
42 20/09/11 Tips for business owners - software and hardware tips
43 20/09/11 Tips for working from home
44 20/09/11 Virtual Team  - (text page with several links)
45 04/09/11 Work Group - Join or Create - (text page)
 
Please Inform Mel of other suitable WINDOWS tutorials or Exercises

 

MAC  TUTORIALS

Please contact Michael Hooley - at a club meeting - for help with MAC Computer features

iTunes & Quicktime may be required for Apple Software - Download from here ?

Tutorial Date Comments
01 03/09/11 MAC Basics - Anatomy of MAC Computers - (4.23 minutes)
02 03/09/11 MAC 101 - Getting Started with a MAC - with text & pictures
03   Windows on a MAC -
04   PC to MAC - the basics -
05   Wireless Basics -
06   iChat Basics -
07   Mail Basics -
     
08 03/09/11 MAC Operating System - Lyndas Tutorials - (movie 1.14 minutes)
     
    Please Inform Mel of other suitable MAC tutorials

 

MEL ASHTON'S  TUTORIALS

Please contact Melvin Ashton of other suitable WINDOWS tutorials or Exercises

Mel's Computer Club Tutorials

Tutorial Date Comments
Microsoft Windows 7 Tutorials (New Windows) .. Close (x) the new window to return here
01 06/09/11 Exercises - Email; Searches; Printing; Work Groups, etc.
02 11/09/11 Find a MAC address or Vendor - e.g. 64-68-0c-d8-f-83
03 17/09/11 Gordon's Space - LOTS of important information !
04 18/09/11 Hotmail Setup - Mel's setup instructions
05 19/09/11 McAfee Security    Downloads  Mel's Notes [ to be updated ]
06 10/09/11 Miscellaneous Comments - Printing Page Break Code
07 18/09/11 New Computer Setup - for Outwood Computer Club
08 21/09/11 Printer Ink Levels - Educational & Cartridge Test Pages
09 15/09/11 Rename your computer     Finding Computer Name - (0.46 minutes)
10 04/10/11 Site Map - Example for this website bu way out of date !
11 17/09/11 Tablets - Get the Tablet that's right for you (more at end)
12 10/09/11 Windows7 Email Notes - additional comments
13 25/09/11 Windows Essentials - adding Live Mail, Messenger and Photo Gallery
14 17/09/11 Windows Live Mail - Background Sound /Picture
15 17/09/11 Windows Live Mail - Inserting a table
16 25/09/11 Windows Live Mail  and  More - on Contact Groups
17 17/09/11 Windows Mail - Setting up an account from start to finish
18 14/11/11 Leave a copy of emails on the server [for a few days if desired]
Work Groups
Join the OUTWOOD COMPUTER CLUB work group ??
19 04/09/11 Work Group - Join or Create - (text page)
20 10/11/11 Firefox Toolbars Explained  [with more info & FREE download link]
 
Mel Ashton's Tutorials Miscellaneous info prior to Windows 7  [new window ]

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