Computer Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

This showed up on my email and looks innocent enough, but it is so dangerous.
Looks like it is from Chase Bank.

Please notice it says Chase but if you double click on it, it reveals the true sender (SEE BELOW)  If you click on the fake account address they give you, They will have your ID and Password.


Saturday, January 28, 2017

Please change my email address from   


Thank you kindly, 



Wednesday, January 11, 2017

I will be 91 next month. I've been teaching Windows for 21 years.
Mike Seiler will take over my 2nd Tuesday 7pm Windows SIG.
I will be semiretired in CKCS, and will send out my class email and jokes ever other month.
Will still take calls to help with computer problems
Will still maintained my web sites:
Joe does Windows: 
I really like working with such great classmates.
Kindest regards,

Joe Isaac
414 Southridge Drive
Lexington KY 40505-1532

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

1 10 17  PHOTOS, Windows 10, Cortana, and EDGE *

Dear Classmates,

On Tuesday January 10 at 7 pm:

We will take photos and:

Auto Adjust,
Get rid of Red eye,
Adjust Exposure.
Then send it out in an email.

Will discuss Windows 10, Cortana, and EDGE.

Will do Find My Device so you can locate your laptop and tablet if lost or stolen. 

No Windows meeting in February.

Please attend this meeting. The next meeting will be March 14, 2017

Kindest regards,

Joe Isaac

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Saturday, November 12, 2016


Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
To: Joe Isaac
Subject: Re: Something so moving.

Hi Uncle Joe,

I just saw a commercial that Andre's orchestra will be on KET this Saturday around 3 or 4.

I think I must've watched that video you sent 20 or 30 times - it's beautiful : )


Sent from my iPhone

On Sep 24, 2016, at 12:00 PM, Joe Isaac <> wrote:
Dear Folks,

When I see something so moving, I want to share.
This video is beautiful.

Please watch this with your best girl.

Kindest regards,



Monday, October 17, 2016

 BIG BLUE NATION HISTORY: Cat fans please watch this.

From Myra Engle: Amazing. I have never seen anything like it.

11 8 16  Internet Safety, Trouble Shooting Tips,  Windows Settings*

Dear Classmates,

Tuesday, November 8 at 7 pm at CKCS we will Demo:

1. Internet Safety: Check your settings, Mother's maiden name, Guard personal information, Photos and videos, Check what's needed, Direct message if you can, Delete old accounts, up to date anti-virus software.

2. IF THINGS GO WRONG: Will show you 7 main Troubleshooting Tips.
3. We will also demo System and Personalization in Windows Settings:
4. Will demo Microsoft's Anniversary update best features:

Remember to err is human, to really screw up you need a Computer.

Kindest regards,

Joe Isaac


WorldStart's Video Guide To Windows 10 – DVD
I had these once before and sold out. I bought 10 more and will sell them in class for what they cost me as a Premium member $10.



Monday, September 19, 2016

10 11 16   ++More Windows 10, Cortana, EDGE*

Dear Classmates,

At our meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 7pm, after class questions, We will Demo:
1. Great video on Start screen.
2. Alarms & Clock, and Task Manager
3. Disk Cleanup, will add GB's to your hard drive.
4. Demo Security and Maintenance.
5. Dark Theme.
6. Snipping Tool.
7. OneDrive.

Please plan to attend, invite your friends, and bring your questions! 

If you cannot attend, you can watch it at home on your computer: at 7 pm Tuesday. Copy and paste this link into your browser.

Happy Computing,

Joe Isaac    

You can give Cortana basic commands like “Find pictures from June” or “Find documents with Windows 10” and she’ll apply the appropriate filters, then scour your local files and OneDrive storage for results.

My Joe does Windows .doc file was 26.8MB, made it a pdf file and it was 9.71MB, amazing.

How to sign into Windows 10 automatically?

After updating to Windows 10, many users find that they must sign in to Windows using a password, even if they previously did not. I'll show you how to sign in to Windows 10 automatically.


Survey: Users love their desktops more than their cheapo tablets

Keyboard Shortcuts That Work in All Web Browsers
Ctrl+9 – Switch to the last tab.
Ctrl+Tab – Switch to the next tab 
Ctrl+Shift+T – Reopen the last closed tab.
Ctrl+T – Open a new tab.
Ctrl+N – Open a new browser window.
Alt+F4 – Close the current window. (Works in all applications.)
F5 – Reload.
Escape – Stop.
Alt+Home – Open homepage.
Ctrl + Spin mouse wheel  – Zoom in.
Ctrl + Spin mouse wheel  — Zoom out. 
F11 – Full-screen mode.

Page Down – Scroll down a frame.
Page Up – Scroll up a frame.
Home – Top of page.
End – Bottom of page.

History & Bookmarks
Ctrl + H – Open the browsing history.
Ctrl + D – Bookmark the current website.

Ctrl + P – Print the current page.

what is a "Server" anyway?
A server is nothing more than a computer that provides services or resources to other computers.

Vintage Tips from the 1900s

Our President, Brooke Thomas, took these great photos last year.

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Lexington, KY., United States
Taught Windows from 1995 -2016